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Sabrina Sartori
Published Aug. 12, 2019 9:48 AM

During three days, our new students will have the possibility to engage in the introduction week at ITS.  It is mandatory for everybody to attend our arrangement on Wednesday the 14th of August at 10 am.

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Published July 5, 2019 1:37 PM

Professor Nils Chr. Stenseth is the first Norwegian researcher to be honored with a prize from the International Ecology Institute (ECI) in Oldendorf in Germany.

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Published July 2, 2019 3:42 PM

The Spanish Astronomical Society awards the prize for the best PhD thesis  in astrophysics of 2018 to Dr. Daniel Nóbrega Siverio, one year-old postdoc at RoCS. 

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Published June 27, 2019 4:12 PM

After a long negotiating process, Unit has, on behalf of UiO and other research institutions, signed a letter of intent for an agreement with the academic publisher Springer Nature. The Springer-Compact agreement is valid for 3 years from 2020.

Driving back into camp after one of the last pickups. Photo: MAGPIE
Published June 24, 2019 4:32 PM

Members of the MAGPIE (Magnetotelluric Analysis for Greenland and Postglacial Isostatic Evolution) project at Dept. of Geosciences & CEED have spent much of June on the ice sheet of Greenland. Now nearing its completion, the campaign was a great success and has been documented day-by-day on the MAGPIE blog. 

 Fotograf: Elina Melteig/UiO.
Published May 31, 2019 6:07 PM

We are excited to celebrate three dissertations in the very same day.  You are all most welcome to join one day of trial lectures 6th of June, followed by the three defences on the 7th of June.

Emma Eriksson
Published May 24, 2019 9:11 AM

Psychology student Emma Eriksson is part of the team at the University of Oslo and Oslo University Hospital that will test a new innovative treatment on Norwegian patients with chronic pain. The method involves meditative breathing with monitoring on smartphones at home.

The "UiO Astrorunners" team at ITA.
Published May 16, 2019 3:34 PM

Each year the Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics (ITA) took part to the well known and challenging Holmenkollen relay "as one". Until now.

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Published May 14, 2019 3:22 PM

Bike Kitchens are popular in the United States. Blindern is now the first campus in Norway to open its own bicycle café for students. The goal is to make it easier and more attractive for students to use their bikes on a daily basis.

Professor Trude Storelvmo, Department of Geosciences. Photo: Private
Published May 9, 2019 2:44 PM

The FORCeS project coordinated by Stockholm University got recently a grant from EU Horizon 2020. With this project 20 research teams will contribute to more precise climate projections by reducing the uncertainty on how particles in the air affect climate. Trude Storelvmo at Department of Geosciences will lead one of the work packages in FORCeS.

Published May 7, 2019 12:52 PM

From June 1 you must use a parking app at UiO!

Published Apr. 29, 2019 11:04 AM

UiO:Life Science and vice-rector for research and innovation Per Morten Sandset invite all employees at UiO to breakfast meetings 27 May, 28 May, 29 May and 5 June at 8–9 AM.

Mathew Domeier (left) and Andreas Kääb, at the EGU General Assembly 2019 Vienna. Photo: Carmen Gaina
Published Apr. 26, 2019 12:35 PM

The European Geosciences Union holds annually its General Assambly in Vienna, Austria in April. This is the largest conference for geoscientists in Europe, and it covers all subject fields under the 'geoscience umbrella'.  For 2019 two scientists from University of Oslo got awards for their research in geosciences, respectively in geomatics/remote sensing and geology.

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Published Apr. 26, 2019 8:19 AM

Are you a Master’s student or a professional degree student in the life science domain at UiO with an innovative idea that you want to test out and build on in the lab? Why not apply for biomaker funding from UiO:Life Science? The application deadline is postponed to 15 August.

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.

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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.

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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.