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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Two of the eight new convergence environments in UiO:Life Science have research partners from the Department of Biosciences.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
Application deadline: 7 April 2019
PhD fellowships available in computational science through the SUURPh international training programme - four positions.
Harassment is not accepted at UiO. The aim of the guidelines is to prevent harassment.
After lengthy negotiations, it is now clear that Norwegian research institutions are unable to reach an agreement with the publisher Elsevier to renew subscriptions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.