"Create realistic mocks of what the telescope will observe is crucial for a correct analysis of the data. That is the biggest challenge."
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"Since I did both my bachelor’s and master’s degree at UiO, and then decided on doing a PhD here, it might be easy to tell that I like Oslo and ITA a lot."
Just before the summer, Section for Meteorology and Oceanography, Dept. of Geosciences moved from temporary premises at Ullevål Stadium to the Blindern campus. Now they are finally in place in nice newly renovated premises on the 2nd floor of Kristine Bonnevies hus.
Nuria Pereira Banzon is one of 41 students who received a grant from UiO:Life Science to work on a life science research project this summer. She is working on the project ‘How impaired brain garbage recycling and bad sleep affect memory?’ which is headed by Associate Professor Evandro Fei Fang at Akershus University Hospital.
Gerd Nilsen becomes a new business representative on the board of UiO:Life Science from June 1. Gerd works as Senior Project Manager in Thermo Fisher Scientific.
The university has made plans for the start of studies and teaching in autumn 2020. There will be a mix of digital and physical offerings, and students will be well received in buddy groups as well as groups for teaching.
KURT and iEarth hosted a digital seminar about teaching
En par-ustabil supernova er antageligvis en av de kraftigste eksplosjonene vi har i universet, opp til 100 ganger kraftigere enn en type Ia supernovaer. Det var de første stjernene som antageligvis endte sine dager i par-ustabile supernovaer.
The Nordic network of imaging platforms, Bridging Nordic Microscopy Infrastructures BNMI, has been awarded NOK 2.5 million from NordForsk. The Norwegian coordinating node in this network is NorMIC Oslo, an infrastructure at the Department of Biosciences, UiO.
Researchers in Earth & Environmental Sciences at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Oslo achieve a high score on the Nature Index for 2020. Their research is now ranked 8th in Europe, and 3rd in Europe outside the UK.
Professor Clint Conrad of the Dept. of Geosciences, University of Oslo and CEED has been awarded the Evguene Burov Medal by the International Lithosphere Program.
"The favourite part of my job is the collection, reduction and analysis of observational data. I particularly enjoy the process of “cleaning” and exploring the data to reveal their hidden information."
What is the difference between an astronomer and an astronaut? Is astronomer and astrophysicist basically the same scientist? And what about astrologer? Let me clear this up and guide you through a bit of astro-history.
A new article shows that accounting for thermokarst-inducing processes matter when predicting permafrost thawing.
Through new agreements with Wiley and Taylor & Francis, students and staff at UiO and OUS now have access to over 120,000 more e-book titles than before. In total, we now have access to over 900,000 e-books in Oria, the library's catalog.
“Hei! Jeg heter Helle, og er en doktorgradsstipendiat.” Slik begynner de fleste presentasjonene mine, men av en eller annen grunn slutter jeg aldri å være nervøs før et foredrag. Blir du også nervøs før en presentasjon? Jeg har skrevet ned noen av mine tips til å gjøre opplevelsen litt mindre nervepirrende.
As there were no counter-candidates the election was canceled. Solveig Kristensen is the new Dean and Bjørn Jamtveit the new Vice Dean from 1 January 2021. They have appointed Knut Mørken as Vice Dean for Education.
The University of Oslo's board has decided that the initiative UiO:Life Science will be continued for a new five-year period.
The Academic Writing Centre is a consultation service for students and faculty at the UiO. Although the campus is closed, the centre is open online for all inquiries about the study situation in general and essay writing in particular.
I løpet av en lang prosess kan man noen ganger, om man er heldig, ende opp med litt bonuskunnskap i den andre enden.
Many people miss having access to the Botanical Garden. Now the University of Oslo is working towards a careful reopening of the garden, but we must still take infection control measures.
If you've ever given up on a dream or if your dreams took you somewhere unexpected, this one's for you.
A recently published paper led by Olivia Roth (GEOMAR; Kiel) together with several members of CEES uncovers a modification of the adaptive immune repertoire of seahorses and pipefish that coincide with evolution of male pregnancy.
There is much new to learn about the Coronavirus. This spring, the Department of Biosciences invited researchers from home and abroad to share what they know about the virus and the development of vaccine. Watch the video from the seminars below.
Corona times are going to have a special place in the future history books! What are we going to tell our kids? We sat at home, watched Netflix, made, saw and laughed at memes to save the world! To be honest, this is not all!