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Åshild Maria Eftevåg is the new Head of Office at the Department of Biosciences. She started in the position September 5, and comes from the research center NORMENT, where she was administrative manager.
Follow the construction process through pictures that are taken by webcam regularly.
The ninth edition of the International Conference on Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL-EpiRob) conference was hosted by the ROBIN-group. This conference gathers scientists and researchers from computer science, robotics, psychology and developmental studies to share knowledge and research on how humans develop sensing, reasoning and actions.
Following the discoveries of oil in the North Sea, considerable efforts were made at Norwegian universities to do research and teaching in petroleum geology, not only in traditional geology. A UiO professor who committed to building up Norwegian expertise in petroleum geology has now written about the early Norwegian oil history.
Our graduated master candidates from biology and molecular biology were awarded a diploma and praise on September 3rd. We are proud of the work they have done.
We are happy to announce that a photograph taken by Njord's researcher Olivier Galland is featured as the cover of the most recent issue of GeoExPro.
ICDL-EpiRob is a unique conference that gathers scientists and researchers from computer science, robotics, psychology and developmental studies to share knowledge and research on how humans develop sensing, reasoning and actions. This year the Robotics and Intelligent Systems (ROBIN) research group at University of Oslo (UiO) organised and hosted the conference.
Earlier this year the Research Council of Norway (RCN) announced 270 MNOK for research on digital innovation, of which a CINPLA group has been awarded 16 MNOK for a new project.
Based on over 30 years of experience in modelling and numerical calculations, Professor Lars Petter Røed at the Department of Geosciences has written the textbook 'Atmospheres and Oceans on Computers'. The textbook summarises numerical methods for calculating atmospheric and ocean currents. Computer power is increasingly used in geosciences. Numerical calculations is the key.
This summer Bas Altena gave a keynote talk during the Innsbruck Summer School of Alpine Research 2019, Austria, on how to use the small CubeSat satellites to observe glaciers and processes on Earth.
Clare Andvik, formerly McEnally, has won the award for best master's thesis on the UN's sustainability goals. Clare has studied the relationship between diet and environmental toxins in killer whales.
Are you a scientist working on health-related topics in the life science domain? Do you have an idea for a new solution or technology with innovation potential, but need help to take the next steps? Why not let UiO:Life Science’s two-year innovation programme SPARK Norway help you! Application deadline 14 November 2019.
Welcome to your new life as a student at UiO. At the library we are ready to help you along the way, just ask.
Norway took its first bronze medal ever in the International Biological Olympiad in Hungary. Anna Braathen received a bronze medal and Heidi Berg received an honorable mention, merit. Norway has never had such a good team effort overall.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
DHIS2 brings together 268 participants from 61 countries, represented by 118 different organisations. The agenda is to share experiences, learn more about DHIS2 and to strengthen the community.
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.
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.
Each year the Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics (ITA) took part to the well known and challenging Holmenkollen relay "as one". Until now.
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.
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.