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Minister Ola Borten Moe, the rectorate and director Hilde Nebb.
Published Apr. 6, 2022 10:08 AM

Through a number of services from the newly established Life Science Growth House, we facilitate increased innovation in life sciences, health and technology at the University of Oslo (UiO). Our new innovation meeting place for the innovation ecosystem will stimulate networking and collaboration that can contribute to more knowledge from research at UiO being put to use and benefiting patients and society.

The leaders of UiO:Life Science convergence environements
Published Mar. 31, 2022 4:00 PM

In 2017, something completely new happened at the University of Oslo, the first convergence environments were created under the auspices of UiO:Life Science. The six interdisciplinary research groups that were selected after a thorough application process were to solve major societal challenges in health and the environment. Wednesday 30 March was the closing event and time to share experience and results.

Picture of an Arctic landscape and title: Environmental monitoring in the Arctic, with a particular focus on greenhouse gas flux studies
Published Mar. 31, 2022 9:34 AM

In 12-22 September 2022 there will be held a 5 credits UArctic summer school about; Environmental monitoring in the Arctic. It is a PhD course but motivated MSc students can also apply. The course is given by University of Aarhus, with field work and most of the teaching at University of Oulu (Uleåborg), Finland.

Poster: The GeoWednesday seminar entitled 'VIKINGS - Volcanic Eruptions and their Impacts on Climate, Environment, and Viking Society in 500-1250 CE',
Published Mar. 18, 2022 2:49 PM

The GeoWednesday seminar entitled 'VIKINGS - Volcanic Eruptions and their Impacts on Climate, Environment, and Viking Society in 500-1250 CE', was presented by Kirstin Krüger for a full audience in The Science Library@UiO, 16. March 2022.  She presented exciting multidisciplinary results, and a tree core sample found in the Raknehaugen burial mound showing bad years of growth around the volcanic winter year 536. 

Trude Storelvmo has been awarded support for research to understand how clouds change due to global warming. The photo was taken in 2020 when she received the UiO award for younger researchers. Photo: Ola Gamst Sæther
Published Mar. 17, 2022 5:12 PM

Professor of meteorology Trude Storelvmo is one of two from the Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo awarded the ERC Consolidator Grant announced recently. With that, she will receive millions from the European Research Council (ERC) for several years to come.

Mathew Domeier has been awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant for his research project on an enigmatic and dynamic era in Earth's prehistory Ediacara period for ~ 635-540 million. Photo: Gunn Kristin Tjoflot
Published Mar. 17, 2022 4:48 PM

Researcher Mathew Domeier from CEED and the Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo has been awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant for his research project on an enigmatic and dynamic era in the Earth's prehistory. The scholarship from the European Research Council (ERC) gives him the opportunity to build up the research team he needs.

Mathew Domeier. Photo: Private
Published Mar. 17, 2022 3:51 PM

We are so proud to announce that Mathew Domeier was awarded a European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant! Congratulations also to fellow department winner Trude Storelvmo! Mat's project – EPIC: Untangling Ediacaran Paleomagnetism to Contextualize Immense Global Change.

Hilde Nebb and Morten Dæhlen in Oslo Science Park.
Published Mar. 4, 2022 1:52 PM

The Life Science Growth House and dScience – Centre for Computational and Data Science will strengthen the innovation culture at UiO and contribute to making Oslo Science Park an even more holistic ecosystem for innovation where business and academia meet. Aim: Put knowledge from research into use!

Ribbon cutting rector, deans and innovation director.
Published Feb. 18, 2022 3:02 PM

On 17 February, the Life Science Growth House – the new innovation unit for life sciences at the University of Oslo – was officially opened. The Growth House will help researchers and students with the innovation process. See pictures from the opening where we gathered Oslo’s innovation ecosystem for life sciences.

Portrait of Jeffrey Hutchings.
Published Feb. 7, 2022 2:02 PM

It is with sadness that we were informed about the recent passing of our former colleague and Collaborative Partner Professor Jeffrey Hutchings of Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada. Professor Hutchings was 63 years of age.