Our research funded by the European Union
The European Research Council (ERC) funds outstanding researchers and excellent ideas. ERC supports investigator-driven frontier research across all fields. The University of Oslo has the highest number of ERC grants in Norway.
Horizon 2020 funds outstanding thematic research projects. We participate in several collaborative projects led by researchers at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences.
The Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) provide grants for all stages of researchers' careers - be they doctoral candidates or highly experienced researchers - and encourage transnational, intersectoral and interdisciplinary mobility.
The Third Plague Pandemic in Europe stopped with the introduction of insecticide and improved personal and environmental hygiene, explains Barbara Bramanti.
Evolution has produced amazing life forms, but you need look no further than to the human body to find examples of poor construction.
Deep intracontinental earthquakes are poorly understood, despite their potential to cause significant destruction. A study sheds new light on earthquake mechanisms, now researchers hope to be able to help at-risk communities in the future from the danger these earthquakes poses.