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Published May 19, 2022 7:05 AM

The International Astronomical Union has awarded Souvik Bose the best PhD Prize 2021 within the “Sun and Heliosphere” division. 120 Ph.D. theses were submitted for the award consideration. Bose did his doctoral studies at the Rosseland Centre for Solar Physics, Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics, UiO.

Tour Oslo Science Park
Published May 18, 2022 9:44 AM

In Norway, we often look to other countries when we talk about innovation and business in the field of life sciences. We still have a lot to learn from other countries, but a lot of good things is happening in the innovation ecosystem for life sciences in Oslo that we can be proud of, and that others are curious about and want to learn from.

Illustration seed funding
Published Apr. 27, 2022 1:03 PM

Are you a researcher within life sciences, health or technology? Do you have an innovative idea for a new product, solution or technology, but need help to develop it further? The Life Science Growth House can help you take the next steps! Check our call for seed funding. We will grant funding for up to 35 projects. Application deadline: midnight 24 May 2022.

Illustration student funding
Published Apr. 27, 2022 1:03 PM

Are you a student within life sciences, health or technology? Do you have an innovative idea for a new product, solution or technology, but need help to develop it further? The Life Science Growth House can help you take the next steps! Check our call. We will grant funding for up to 20 projects. Application deadline: midnight 24 May 2022.

Minister Ola Borten Moe, the rectorate and director Hilde Nebb.
Published Apr. 6, 2022 10:08 AM

Through a number of services from the newly established Life Science Growth House, we facilitate increased innovation in life sciences, health and technology at the University of Oslo (UiO). Our new innovation meeting place for the innovation ecosystem will stimulate networking and collaboration that can contribute to more knowledge from research at UiO being put to use and benefiting patients and society.

The leaders of UiO:Life Science convergence environements
Published Mar. 31, 2022 4:00 PM

In 2017, something completely new happened at the University of Oslo, the first convergence environments were created under the auspices of UiO:Life Science. The six interdisciplinary research groups that were selected after a thorough application process were to solve major societal challenges in health and the environment. Wednesday 30 March was the closing event and time to share experience and results.

Picture of an Arctic landscape and title: Environmental monitoring in the Arctic, with a particular focus on greenhouse gas flux studies
Published Mar. 31, 2022 9:34 AM

In 12-22 September 2022 there will be held a 5 credits UArctic summer school about; Environmental monitoring in the Arctic. It is a PhD course but motivated MSc students can also apply. The course is given by University of Aarhus, with field work and most of the teaching at University of Oulu (Uleåborg), Finland.

Poster: The GeoWednesday seminar entitled 'VIKINGS - Volcanic Eruptions and their Impacts on Climate, Environment, and Viking Society in 500-1250 CE',
Published Mar. 18, 2022 2:49 PM

The GeoWednesday seminar entitled 'VIKINGS - Volcanic Eruptions and their Impacts on Climate, Environment, and Viking Society in 500-1250 CE', was presented by Kirstin Krüger for a full audience in The Science Library@UiO, 16. March 2022.  She presented exciting multidisciplinary results, and a tree core sample found in the Raknehaugen burial mound showing bad years of growth around the volcanic winter year 536. 

Trude Storelvmo has been awarded support for research to understand how clouds change due to global warming. The photo was taken in 2020 when she received the UiO award for younger researchers. Photo: Ola Gamst Sæther
Published Mar. 17, 2022 5:12 PM

Professor of meteorology Trude Storelvmo is one of two from the Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo awarded the ERC Consolidator Grant announced recently. With that, she will receive millions from the European Research Council (ERC) for several years to come.

Mathew Domeier has been awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant for his research project on an enigmatic and dynamic era in Earth's prehistory Ediacara period for ~ 635-540 million. Photo: Gunn Kristin Tjoflot
Published Mar. 17, 2022 4:48 PM

Researcher Mathew Domeier from CEED and the Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo has been awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant for his research project on an enigmatic and dynamic era in the Earth's prehistory. The scholarship from the European Research Council (ERC) gives him the opportunity to build up the research team he needs.

Mathew Domeier. Photo: Private
Published Mar. 17, 2022 3:51 PM

We are so proud to announce that Mathew Domeier was awarded a European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant! Congratulations also to fellow department winner Trude Storelvmo! Mat's project – EPIC: Untangling Ediacaran Paleomagnetism to Contextualize Immense Global Change.