Today came the news from the Research Council of Norway about the allocation of grants to new Norwegian centres of excellences (SFF). One of the SFF-centres goes to our Professors Trond Helge Torsvik and Stephanie Werner and to the centre named; 'Center for Planetary Habitability'. Fantastic and great news!
Many researchers from the Department of Geosciences received grants from Fri projektstøtte (FRIPRO) from The Research Council of Norway (NFR) this time. This was announced by NFR on 5. September. The competition for getting a FRIPRO research grant is, as usual, fierce.
Professor of hydrology Chong-Yu Xu at Department of Geosciences is honored for his outstanding and long-term contribution to Nordic Association for Hydrology (NHF).
LATICE and the Department of Geosciences is hosting one of this year's Fulbright Scholars at University of Oslo, Michael Bekken. He will study transfer of carbon from soil to atmosphere, to better parameterize the Norwegian Earth System Model.
The Circle U: ICUP Evaluation Panel has selected the "VIKINGS: Volcanic Eruptions and Their Impacts on Climate, Environment and Viking Society from 500 to 1250 Common Era" research project as one of the three Circle U. ICUP 2022 award recipients!