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Collage Life Science
Published Oct. 1, 2019 9:53 AM

Academic employees and students at UiO can apply UiO:Life Science for funds for partially financing of open events that are in line with the initiative's strategy. The next application deadline is 1 December 2019.

Published Oct. 1, 2019 9:30 AM

Academic employees, post docs and PhD students at UiO within the life sciences can apply for support to strengthen the collaboration with international research environments. The next application deadline is 1 December 2019.

Portrait of Åshild
Published Sep. 30, 2019 10:58 AM

Åshild Maria Eftevåg is the new Head of Office at the Department of Biosciences. She started in the position September 5, and comes from the research center NORMENT, where she was administrative manager.

Mastercandidates
Published Sep. 5, 2019 9:38 AM

Our graduated master candidates from biology and molecular biology were awarded a diploma and praise on September 3rd. We are proud of the work they have done.

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Published Aug. 30, 2019 2:27 PM

Earlier this year the Research Council of Norway (RCN) announced 270 MNOK for research on digital innovation, of which a CINPLA group has been awarded 16 MNOK for a new project.

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Published Aug. 28, 2019 10:49 AM

Clare Andvik, formerly McEnally, has won the award for best master's thesis on the UN's sustainability goals. Clare has studied the relationship between diet and environmental toxins in killer whales.

Published Aug. 27, 2019 9:45 AM

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! The last application deadline was 14 November 2019.

Illustration of the library
Published Aug. 26, 2019 2:20 PM

Welcome to your new life as a student at UiO. At the library we are ready to help you along the way, just ask.

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Published Aug. 19, 2019 3:54 PM

Norway took its first bronze medal ever in the International Biological Olympiad in Hungary. Anna Braathen received a bronze medal and Heidi Berg received an honorable mention, merit. Norway has never had such a good team effort overall.

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Published July 5, 2019 1:37 PM

Professor Nils Chr. Stenseth is the first Norwegian researcher to be honored with a prize from the International Ecology Institute (ECI) in Oldendorf in Germany.

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Published June 27, 2019 4:12 PM

After a long negotiating process, Unit has, on behalf of UiO and other research institutions, signed a letter of intent for an agreement with the academic publisher Springer Nature. The Springer-Compact agreement is valid for 3 years from 2020.

 Fotograf: Elina Melteig/UiO.
Published May 31, 2019 6:07 PM

We are excited to celebrate three dissertations in the very same day.  You are all most welcome to join one day of trial lectures 6th of June, followed by the three defences on the 7th of June.

Emma Eriksson
Published May 24, 2019 9:11 AM

Psychology student Emma Eriksson is part of the team at the University of Oslo and Oslo University Hospital that will test a new innovative treatment on Norwegian patients with chronic pain. The method involves meditative breathing with monitoring on smartphones at home.

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Published May 14, 2019 3:22 PM

Bike Kitchens are popular in the United States. Blindern is now the first campus in Norway to open its own bicycle café for students. The goal is to make it easier and more attractive for students to use their bikes on a daily basis.

Published Apr. 29, 2019 11:04 AM

UiO:Life Science and vice-rector for research and innovation Per Morten Sandset invite all employees at UiO to breakfast meetings 27 May, 28 May, 29 May and 5 June at 8–9 AM.

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Published Apr. 26, 2019 8:19 AM

Are you a Master’s student or a professional degree student in the life science domain at UiO with an innovative idea that you want to test out and build on in the lab? Why not apply for biomaker funding from UiO:Life Science? The application deadline was 15 August.

Published Apr. 23, 2019 9:32 AM

As the first country, Norway has signed an agreement with Elsevier that ensures that Norwegian researchers can publish open access at no extra cost in most of Elsevier's journals.

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Published Mar. 27, 2019 11:28 AM

Two of the eight new convergence environments in UiO:Life Science have research partners from the Department of Biosciences. 

Published Mar. 26, 2019 1:52 PM

Professor Knut Willem Ruyter has been appointed as academic ombud at the University of Oslo for the next three years. The ombud is independent of the organisation and will, among other things, provide guidance and advice to academic employees who find themselves in difficult research ethical situations.

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Published Mar. 25, 2019 1:21 PM

The University of Oslo’s research leads to new knowledge and innovations. However, our students make the greatest long-term impact for society. See our film "Connecting people and disciplines to solve complex problems".

Published Mar. 13, 2019 8:30 AM

Harassment is not accepted at UiO. The aim of the guidelines is to prevent harassment.  

Published Mar. 12, 2019 11:07 AM

After lengthy negotiations, it is now clear that Norwegian research institutions are unable to reach an agreement with the publisher Elsevier to renew subscriptions.

Mastercandidates
Published Feb. 12, 2019 3:25 PM

Our graduated master candidates from biology and molecular biology were awarded a diploma and praise on February 11th. We are proud of the work they have done.

Published Jan. 25, 2019 1:45 PM

PhD candidate Elise Holter Thompson has been granted funding for a three-year postdoc position from the Norwegian Health Association (Nasjonalforeningen for folkehelsen) where she will investigate mechanisms of dementia using an animal model.

Portraits. Boris Schmid got a Young Research Talent grant. Sanne Boessenkool and Bastiaan Star became partners in a new Innovative Training Network (ITN).
Published Dec. 20, 2018 4:19 PM

Congratulation to Boris Schmid on a Young Research Talent grant, and to Bastiaan Star and Sanne Boessenkool on becoming partners in a new Innovative Training Network (ITN).