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Published Sep. 17, 2020 11:15 AM

UiO:Life Science funds convergence environments – interdisciplinary research groups that address major challenges within health and environment. In November a third call will be published. 

Portrait of Pierre Chymkowitch.
Published Sep. 14, 2020 1:28 PM

We are happy that Pierre Chymkowitch joined IBV as an Associate Professor at the section for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BMB) earlier this year.

Person: Kjetil Voje.
Published Sep. 3, 2020 12:35 PM

Kjetil Lysne Voje has been awarded 1.5 million Euros in research grants from the European Research Council (ERC). He will take a closer look at how changes in the evolution of species occur over time.

Published Aug. 31, 2020 3:24 PM

Are you a scientist working on health-related topics in the life science domain? Do you have an idea for a new solution or technology with innovation potential, but need help to take the next steps? Why not let UiO:Life Science’s two-year innovation programme SPARK Norway help you! Application deadline 12 November 2020.

tote bag with an Einstein quote
Published Aug. 13, 2020 10:25 AM

Welcome new students, welcome returning students! We look forward to seeing you at the library and helping you to find literature, perform searches and guide you with your writing.

MetOs moved to Kristine Bonnevies hus in June 2020. Photo: GKT/UiO
Published July 31, 2020 1:28 PM

Just before the summer, Section for Meteorology and Oceanography, Dept. of Geosciences moved from temporary premises at Ullevål Stadium to the Blindern campus. Now they are finally in place in nice newly renovated premises on the 2nd floor of Kristine Bonnevies hus.

Girl relaxing on the lawn.
Published June 23, 2020 11:04 AM

The Humanities and Social Sciences Library in Georg Sverdrups hus is open. The other libraries keep their take away library open, but with reduced opening hours. We are planning to run as normal, with normal opening hours for all our libraries, from 10 August, provided the situation allows for this.

3 people and a computer-screen
Published May 20, 2020 2:27 PM

The Nordic network of imaging platforms, Bridging Nordic Microscopy Infrastructures BNMI, has been awarded NOK 2.5 million from NordForsk. The Norwegian coordinating node in this network is NorMIC Oslo, an infrastructure at the Department of Biosciences, UiO.

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Published May 7, 2020 8:55 AM

Through new agreements with Wiley and Taylor & Francis, students and staff at UiO and OUS now have access to over 120,000 more e-book titles than before. In total, we now have access to over 900,000 e-books in Oria, the library's catalog.

Skrivementorer veileder i zoom
Published May 4, 2020 1:48 PM

The Academic Writing Centre is a consultation service for students and faculty at the UiO.  Although the campus is closed, the centre is open online for all inquiries about the study situation in general and essay writing in particular.

Corona virus, illustration
Published Apr. 14, 2020 2:12 PM

There is much new to learn about the Coronavirus. This spring, the Department of Biosciences invited researchers from home and abroad to share what they know about the virus and the development of vaccine. Watch the video from the seminars below.

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Published Apr. 6, 2020 12:49 PM

The week after Easter, the University Library will open a limited service for collecting highly needed material from our printed collections. The service will be offered within the national guidelines for infection control. It is not possible to return any books to the Library until we are up and running with normal services again. 

Announcement of the idea competition featuring a coronavirus-shaped lightbulb
Published Apr. 2, 2020 3:04 PM

Inven2 is organizing an exceptional idea competition due to the ongoing pandemic. Are you a student or employee at the University of Oslo or in the South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority and have a good idea for an innovative product or service? Then you can take part in the Idea Prize and win NOK 100,000 as well as advice and help to take the idea to market.

Illustrasjoner av videomøter
Published Apr. 1, 2020 11:15 AM

Recently, UiO started using Zoom for both digital teaching and video meetings, and the use of Zoom at UiO has seen tremendous growth in the past weeks. But with the use of new tools new questions arise. Here, UiO's head of IT security Espen Grøndahl answers the most important questions.