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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
From June 1 you must use a parking app at UiO!
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.
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.
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 was 15 August.
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.
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.
Fra Svelgen, Norge.
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.
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".
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