We invite you to a pleasant gathering for our first convergence environments on Wednesday 30 March in Sophus Lie's auditorium. There will be presentations, panel discussion, mingling and tapas. Everyone who is interested in interdisciplinary research and collaboration is welcome!
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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 application deadline was 1 June.
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 application deadline was 1 June.
The Life Science Growth House and business clusters kick off innovation hangouts where researchers, students and businesses can build networks. In this way, we will facilitate collaboration that puts more research from UiO to use for the benefit of patients and society.
Fridtjof Nansen's award for young researchers in science and medicine for 2022 goes to Eivind A. B. Undheim, Associate Professor at Department of Biosciences. He receives the award for excellent research in evolutionary biology.
In February, a new climate and environmental strategy was adopted by the University Board. A draft action plan for implementing the strategy is now ready. We welcome students and staff to comment on the action plan via an online form and at an open debate meeting.
Do you have an innovation idea in life sciences, or are you wondering if you have an idea? Contact the Life Science Growth House to get access to counselling, seed funding, mentors and meeting places and more to get started on your innovation process.
On 17 February, the Life Science Growth House – the new innovation unit for life sciences at the University of Oslo – was officially opened. The Growth House will help researchers and students with the innovation process. See pictures from the opening where we gathered Oslo’s innovation ecosystem for life sciences.
The negotiations with the two major publishing giants have resulted in new agreements following post-deal negotiations.
At the Sustainable Development Goal conference in Bergen yesterday, a CBA-led UNESCO report was launched, on the role of higher education institutions in reaching global sustainability.
The University of Oslo now has a new and comprehensive climate and environmental strategy that will put its mark on all of the university´s core activities – from education and research to dissemination, innovation, and operations.
It is with sadness that we were informed about the recent passing of our former colleague and Collaborative Partner Professor Jeffrey Hutchings of Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada. Professor Hutchings was 63 years of age.
Students from medicine, pharmacy and chemistry have the opportunity to get summer jobs in companies through the internship scheme which is supported by the Life Science Growth House. A matchmaking event for companies and students is held 9 February.
EIT Health Scandinavia, part of one of the largest life science initiatives world-wide, is now expanding its network to include University of Oslo (UiO) as an associate partner.
Thursday 13 January, the government announced an easing of Covid-19 measures. This means it will be possible to offer more physical education to the students.
UiO:Life Science will fund 40 educational summer research projects for students between April and September 2022. Students currently enrolled in a bachelor, master or relevant professional degree program at the University of Oslo are eligible to apply. The registration will open Thursday 13 January at 8 am.
The Centre for Digital Life Norway encourages open science and FAIR data management. For the first time, they are highlighting and rewarding outstanding examples of life science researchers in Norway who have managed their data according to the FAIR principles.
Of 75 applications, 11 came through the eye of the needle. This important initiative at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences will contribute to a sustainable future.
Rapid changes in the atmosphere and biosphere characterizes the Anthropocene, and cross disciplinary science is important. A new course and a series of lectures at UiO seeks to contribute, including several CBA researchers.