UiO:Life Science funds 14 convergence environments that address major challenges within life sciences related to health, environment and sustainable growth. A new application round has started. Researchers from all units at UiO are welcome to participate.
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UiO:Life Science supports projects at UiO that are in line with the UiO life science strategy for research, innovation and education with the aim of securing and strengthening international competitiveness in the life sciences. Open call applies to projects at UiO that are not eligible to apply for funding through the other UiO:Life Science funding opportunities.
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 last application deadline was 1 March 2021.
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 last application deadline was 1 December 2020. A new call with application deadline 1 June will be out in the spring 2021.
New members of the Faculty Board are to be elected. Until 20 October, you can nominate candidates.
UiO:Life Science funds convergence environments – interdisciplinary research groups that address major challenges within health and environment. In the beginning of November a third call was published.
Dag O. Hessen from CBA is among the nominees for Nordic Council Environment Prize 2020. The commitee writes that "Through his research, outreach and writing, Dag O. Hessen has made an extraordinary contribution to our understanding of nature and diversity."
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.
Four out of seven Norwegian recipients of the European Research Council's (ERC) Starting Grants are from UiO. The ERC announced the awards today.
Starting spring 2021, master’s students at UiO can strengthen their academic and environmental skills with a cross-disciplinary green Honours Certificate.
Lytt til podkast om livsvitenskap med helsedirektør Bjørn Guldvog, UiO-forsker og deltaker i UiO:Livsvitenskaps SPARK-program Gunnveig Grødeland og viserektor Per Morten Sandset.
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.
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.
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.
The university has made plans for the start of studies and teaching in autumn 2020. There will be a mix of digital and physical offerings, and students will be well received in buddy groups as well as groups for teaching.
KURT and iEarth hosted a digital seminar about teaching
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.
A new article shows that accounting for thermokarst-inducing processes matter when predicting permafrost thawing.
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.
As there were no counter-candidates the election was canceled. Solveig Kristensen is the new Dean and Bjørn Jamtveit the new Vice Dean from 1 January 2021. They have appointed Knut Mørken as Vice Dean for Education.
The University of Oslo's board has decided that the initiative UiO:Life Science will be continued for a new five-year period.
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.
Many people miss having access to the Botanical Garden. Now the University of Oslo is working towards a careful reopening of the garden, but we must still take infection control measures.
A recently published paper led by Olivia Roth (GEOMAR; Kiel) together with several members of CEES uncovers a modification of the adaptive immune repertoire of seahorses and pipefish that coincide with evolution of male pregnancy.
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.