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Published Apr. 24, 2019 9:36 AM
Published Apr. 23, 2019 9:32 AM

As the first country, Norway has signed an agreement with Elsevier that ensures that Norwegian researchers can publish open access at no extra cost in most of Elsevier's journals.

Prof. Andreas Max Kääb, Department of Geosciences receives medal and diploma by EGU, Vienna; April 8, 2019. Photo: Bernd Etzelmüller/UiO
Published Apr. 10, 2019 12:29 PM

Vienna 8th of April: The European Geosciences Union (EGU) presented Professor Andreas Max Kääb, Department of Geosciences with the "Louis Agassiz Medal" of 2019. The medal is awarded to research efforts that are "outstanding", and the reasons from EGU for awarding Kääb the medal speak for themselves.

Published Apr. 3, 2019 3:06 PM

There is no doubt that Australia and Japan are two different countries in many ways, for instance from the point of view of their climate, resources, landscape. Such differences are important when considering which renewable energy sources are appropriate to invest into.

Cover page of the RoCS' Annual Report 2018
Published Apr. 2, 2019 3:37 PM

The first annual report of the Rosseland Centre for Solar Physics (RoCS) is now available! Discover the vision and the scientific programme, the activities and the achievements done by all the people working at RoCS.

Published Mar. 29, 2019 2:11 PM

Marianne Zeyringer will be supervising 1‐2 students to undertake a spatial analysis of the socio ‐ environmental and technical constraints to wind and PV development in Norway.

Blue sculls, illustration
Published Mar. 27, 2019 11:28 AM

Two of the eight new convergence environments in UiO:Life Science have research partners from the Department of Biosciences. 

Published Mar. 26, 2019 1:52 PM

Professor Knut Willem Ruyter has been appointed as academic ombud at the University of Oslo for the next three years. The ombud is independent of the organisation and will, among other things, provide guidance and advice to academic employees who find themselves in difficult research ethical situations.

Published Mar. 26, 2019 12:40 PM

Diabetes, organ donation, consciousness, the immune system, evidence in rape cases, mental illnesses, medicinal plants and cancer. These are societal challenges that will be examined in interdisciplinary life science research groups at the University of Oslo.

Published Mar. 25, 2019 3:01 PM

Are you a third-year bachelor- or masterprogramme student in geosciences at Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo? Would you be interested in doing a language course in Portuguese in Brazil? A intensive course in Portuguese will be offered in August at Federal University of Pará (UFPA), as a part of the GeoSource network project.

Logo bærekraftsmål
Published Mar. 25, 2019 1:21 PM

The University of Oslo’s research leads to new knowledge and innovations. However, our students make the greatest long-term impact for society. See our film "Connecting people and disciplines to solve complex problems".

Published Mar. 15, 2019 9:41 AM

Both students and employees at UiO should feel safe.  If you would like to speak up about something at UiO but are unsure if you should dare to do so, we have created an overview of what happens when a whistleblowing notification is made. 

Hjerne, illustrasjon
Published Mar. 14, 2019 2:34 PM

Application deadline: 7 April 2019

PhD fellowships available in computational science through the SUURPh international training programme - four positions.

Published Mar. 13, 2019 8:30 AM

Harassment is not accepted at UiO. The aim of the guidelines is to prevent harassment.  

Published Mar. 12, 2019 11:07 AM

After lengthy negotiations, it is now clear that Norwegian research institutions are unable to reach an agreement with the publisher Elsevier to renew subscriptions.

Published Mar. 6, 2019 9:59 AM
Published Feb. 26, 2019 3:22 PM

Thanks to all who attended Oslo Life Science 11–14 February 2019. See pictures and watch videos from the events. We hope to see all of you again at Oslo Life Science 2020. 

Published Feb. 26, 2019 3:22 PM

Six new teams have been admitted to UiO´s innovation programme SPARK Norway. They will develop their ideas within health-related life sciences for the benefit of patients and society.

Published Feb. 18, 2019 10:08 AM
Mastercandidates
Published Feb. 12, 2019 3:25 PM

Our graduated master candidates from biology and molecular biology were awarded a diploma and praise on February 11th. We are proud of the work they have done.

Published Jan. 25, 2019 1:45 PM

PhD candidate Elise Holter Thompson has been granted funding for a three-year postdoc position from the Norwegian Health Association (Nasjonalforeningen for folkehelsen) where she will investigate mechanisms of dementia using an animal model.

Published Jan. 23, 2019 11:22 AM

Awarded for the best popular scientific article of 2018 by Forskerzonen, Peter Laursen reveals how scientists can survive the struggle between doing research and public outreach.

Anny Cazenave. Photo: Private
Published Jan. 16, 2019 8:42 AM
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Published Jan. 9, 2019 11:44 AM

RoCS, the freshly established Norwegian Centre of Excellence, welcomes four new PhD students in Solar Physics.