Maia Bangsund has already started her summer project and will be researching for a total of six weeks full time at BabyLing Lab where she contributes to an ongoing study on children's early language development.
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Hjerneforskerne og de som forsker på kunstig intelligens finner inspirasjon hos hverandre. Professor i nevrovitenskap Marianne Fyhn og Klas Pettersen fra NORA - Norwegian Artificial Intelligence Research Consortium møtes til en samtale i podkasten Universitetsplassen.
CEES members are amongst expert authors of Chapter 4 of the Blue Compass (Blått kompass) report from the Centre for the Ocean and the Arctic: "The ocean genome – conservation and sustainable use of marine genetic resources in Norway"
Recently the new biotech company Tribune Therapeutics was established based on research conducted by Ole Jørgen Kaasbøll and Håvard Attramadal. Ole Jørgen Kaasbøll was admitted to UiO:Life Science’ innovation programme SPARK Norway in 2019 and will now assume the role of Chief Scientific Officer in the new company where Georg Vo Beiske, HealthCap has been appointed Chief Executive Officer. Tribune Therapeutics aims to develop a treatment for fibrosis.
UiO:Life Science will fund six new convergence environments - interdisciplinary research groups that address major challenges within health and environment. The application round began last year and now the deadline for submitting a full application is approaching.
This spring, new members will be elected to the University of Oslo's board. A total of four employee representatives will have a very important influence on the strategy and direction of the University of Oslo over the next four years. You can meet them at a digital election meeting on 2 June.
The CLIPT lab at the University of Oslo provides stable isotope measurements on natural materials, and this month marks 3 years since opening for analyses.
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 June 2021.
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 June 2021.
CBA centre coordinator Lene Liebe Delsett has launched a new book this week. It is in Norwegian and called Brennmaneteffekten – Hvordan går det med den norske naturen? (ENG: The Jellyfish effect – Is the Norwegian nature doing well?), published by Spartacus.
UiO:Life Science does not offer its own courses or study programs in life sciences, but wants to contribute to providing the students with the best possible educational programs. Departments and faculties can now apply for support to develop interdisciplinary bachelor courses in life sciences. The application deadline is 1 April.
The faculties can plan for physical teaching for up to 20 people, and student pubs and basements for reopening, as of Monday 1 March.
The Medical Library offers courses in literature searching in medical and interdisciplinary reference databases, critical appraisal of articles, reference management, OA-publishing and research visibility. Find more information and sign up via the overview below.
Are you a PhD student, postdoc or Master’s student in life sciences and interested in career opportunities beyond academia? Sign up for Young Talents on 16 February! You will hear inspiring talks by director general in Norwegian Food Safety Authority (Mattilsynet) Ingunn Midttun Godal, in addition to speakers from DNV GL, AstraZeneca, Mowi, Norsvin and entrepreneur Morten Isaksen from Bio-Me.
A reliable sense of space is essential for daily life and memory formation. Breaking down the extracellular matrix around grid cells makes the mental map unstable [Nature Communications 11th of January, 2021].
UiO:Life Science has announced a new call for funding of new convergence environments and will in this round fund five to six interdisciplinary research groups. Researchers from all units at UiO are welcome to participate in the application round.
This year Viola Lobert, who teaches genetics and developmental biology at the Department of Biosciences, has made virtual lab tours of four model organism facilities to introduce her students to the wonders of development, but also to give them a taste of what it’s like to do experiments in a lab.
Read about the work of Elise Holter Thompson at Forskning.no (Norwegian only): Lagring av minner i hjernen – hva kan det si oss om demens?
The application results for the RCN calls for "Researcher Project for Scientific Renewal" and "Collaborative Project to meet Societal and Industry-related Challenges" have been announced. CEES had a high success rate. Congratulations to all, we are proud of you and extremely happy that CEES had so many successful applications this year.
UiO:Life Science will fund educational summer research projects for 40 students between April and September 2021 for students currently enrolled in a bachelor, master or relevant professional degree program at UiO. We now invite you to suggest projects for one or two students. The application deadline was 1 February 2021.