Our research funded by the European Union
The European Research Council (ERC) funds outstanding researchers and excellent ideas. This is the most prestigious funding a researcher can recieve. The University of Oslo has the highest number of 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.
We provide training to highly motivated researchers to successfully apply for an MSCA Individual Fellowship
People typically sleep seven to eight hours in one stretch and stay awake for the rest of the day. Evolutionary scientists have assumed that this rhythm of sleep arose when our early ancestors went from being nocturnal to diurnal, but a new study of the Javan slow loris indicates that the human way of sleeping is much older.
The world’s great oceans are known to most people. Less well known is the seabed, and the fact that sediments are continually being deposited there. The recently updated map GlobSed shows 30 % more sediments on the seabed than previously assumed. A PhD Fellow at UiO has led the update.
You are pregnant and in need of an important medication, but nobody knows if the medication is safe for the fetus. Should you stop taking the drug? Or close your eyes and hope for the best? A new research venture is going to crack enormous amounts of data from all over Europe to find the answers that women need in these situations.
The University of Oslo is ranked the most innovative university in Norway by Thomson Reuters.