Tid og sted: 1. sep. 2014 18:0020:00, Litteraturhuset (room: Amalie Skram), Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo

Open lecture by philosopher Massimo Pigliucci

Tid og sted: 8. mai 2014 15:15, Aud. 2, Kristiene Bonnevies hus, Blinder


Professor Zoran Culig, Department of Urology, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria

Tid og sted: 8. mai 2014 12:15, Aud. 2, Kristine Bonnevies hus, Blindern


Professor Jeffrey Richards, Department of Zoology, The University of British Columbia, Canada

Tid og sted: 2. mai 2014 10:1511:00, Aud. 2, Kristine Bonnevies hus, Blindern

By Sonja J. Vermeulen from University of Copenhagen

Tid og sted: 6. mars 2014 14:15, Aud. 2, Kristine Bonnevies hus, Blindern


Professor Håkan Westerblad, Karolinska Institutet, Sverige

Tid og sted: 27. feb. 2014 14:15, Aud. 2, Kristine Bonnevies hus, Blindern


Dr. Andy Taylor, The James Hutton Institute, Craigiebuckler, Aberdeen, Scotland

Tid og sted: 13. feb. 2014 14:15, Aud. 2, Kristine Bonnevies hus, Blindern


Professor Brenda Konar,

School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, University of Alaska, USA

Tid og sted: 12. feb. 2014 10:1515:30, Auditorium 1, Helga Engs hus, Blindern, Oslo

Speakers: Stefan Bengtson, Terrence W. Deacon, William F. Martin, Adam Rutherford, Nathan Sanders and Eörs Szathmáry

Tid og sted: 6. feb. 2014 14:15, Aud. 2, Kristine Bonnevies husk, Blindern

Aquatic monitoring in Maputo bay, Mozambique


Dr. Joachim Sturve, University of Gothenburg, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences,  Sweden.


Monitoring environmental condition; examples from the North Sea and from Masfjorden


Dr. Bjørn Einar Grøsvik, Havforskningsinstituttet, Bergen


Tid og sted: 6. feb. 2014 12:1513:15, Aud. 2, Kristine Bonnevies hus, Blindern

Jonathan Frampton

Director of Research and Knowledge Transfer / Professor of Stem Cell Biology College of Medical and Dental Sciences University of Birmingham, U.K.

Tid og sted: 30. jan. 2014 12:1514:15, Aud. 2, Kristine Bonnevies House, Blindern


The PhD-forum at the Department of Biosciences in collaboration with Biostruct invites to a spring seminar-series about life after the PhD. People that have taken a PhD in life science, and now work outside of academia come and tell about their experience. What have they done after the PhD, where do they work, and how did they end up there? What kind of skills apart from the scientific background has been valuable to them?

Tid og sted: 29. okt. 2013 09:0011:00, Aud. 3, Kristine Bonnevies hus
Tid og sted: 12. okt. 2013 13:00, Litteraturhuset, Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo

With among others David Sloan Wilson and Dag O. Hessen

Tid og sted: 19. sep. 2013 19:0021:30, Litteraturhuset (Nedjma), Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo

Forskningsdagene - åpent for alle: "Havet brukes til transport og ferie, som matkammer og søppeldunk. Publikumsakvarier tilbyr levende kunnskap om hvordan vi påvirker havet og kan leve godt sammen med havet. Vi inviterer til en marin aften om mennesker og havet – bli med på reisen!" (This event it held in Norwegian.)

Tid og sted: 3. sep. 2013 18:0020:00, Litteraturhuset ('The House of Litterature), Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo

There is no scientific controversy over whether evolution is right and creationism is wrong. But do you know the scientific arguments for evolution? This evening, geneticist and popular science author Steve Jones will tell you "Why evolution is right and creationism is wrong". Even though there is no scientific controversy, this topic is still controversial. Eugenie C. Scott, the executive director of the National Center for Science Education (NCSE, USA) since 1987, will talk about why that is - and why we still need to defend evolution and other sciences in the classrooms - and elswhere.

Tid og sted: 2. sep. 2013 10:1512:00, Aud. 1, Georg Sverdrups hus, Blindern

This year at the annual Kristine Bonnevie lectures, the geneticist and popular science author Steve Jones from University College London will tell you "What sex really means". Eugenie C. Scott from The National Center for Science Education will draw on her long experience in defending science education in the U.S., and explain why communicating science is so important in her lecture "Defending evolution - and some other sciences".

Tid og sted: 12. feb. 2013 10:1514:00, Sophus Lies Auditorium, Blindern

Speakers: Adam Rutherford, Christina Richards, Tatum Simonson and Richard Myers

Tid og sted: 11. feb. 2013 19:00, Litteraturhuset, Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo

Music and popular science. Hosts: Åse Kleveland and Nils Chr. Stenseth. Tickets sold at the door for 100 NOK (NB: Cash only).

Tid og sted: 1. sep. 2012 12:0014:00, Litteraturhuset, Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo

Carl Zimmer, the author of several popular science books, will talk about how the latest research has drastically changed our view of viruses

Tid og sted: 31. aug. 2012 10:1513:40, Aud. 1, Georg Sverdrups hus, Blindern

Speakers: Cori Bargmann and Carl Zimmer

Tid og sted: 14. mars 2012 15:0016:30, Sophus Lie's Auditorium

Speaker: Steven Pinker

Tid og sted: 13. feb. 2012 10:1514:00, Auditorium 1, Helga Engs hus, Blindern

Speakers: Göran Arnqvist, Manfred Milinski, Jane M. Reid and Stephen M. Shuster

Tid og sted: 21. okt. 2011 18:0020:00, Litteraturhuset, Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo

Speaker: Massimo Pigliucci

Tid og sted: 2. sep. 2011 11:1514:15, Sophus Lie's Aud.

Speakers: Elizabeth Hadly, Richard Dawkins and Jim Al-Khalili

Tid og sted: 12. aug. 2011 18:0020:00, Litteraturhuset

Open lecture at the House of Literature by Jared Diamond