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The EarthFlows research group. University of Oslo
Time and place: Dec. 6, 2019 1:15 PM4:00 PM, Room Kelvin V316, Fysikkbygningen

The EarthFlows research group is hosting a short winter seminar for its network members Friday 6th of December. Keynote speaker is Jerome Weiss from Institut des Sciences de la Terre, France.  The seminar is open for all interested. See the full programme here. 

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Time and place: Nov. 29, 2019 10:00 AM3:00 PM, V414, Njord centre

This workshop brings together scientists who work on maturation and deformation processes in shales. It is funded through the project "Prometheus" in the framework of the program Petromaks 2 of the Norwegian Research Council.

This is a closed event

Time and place: Nov. 25, 2019Nov. 29, 2019, Malargüe, Argentina

The LASI VI Workshop and conference will be held in Malargüe, Mendoza Province, Argentina, 25-26 November 2019. The theme for this years conference is “The physical geology of subvolcanic systems: laccoliths, sills and dykes”. 

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Time and place: Nov. 5, 2019 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Seminar room FV414, The Physics Building

Assistant professor David Wallis, of Department of Earth Sciences, Utrecht University will present a new model for transient creep of olivine.

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Time and place: Nov. 1, 2019 3:00 PM5:00 PM, Seminar room V414, Physics building

At the poster session we will have a look at some of our researchers' most recent posters and our new junior researchers will present their themselves and their projects.

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Time and place: Oct. 25, 2019 1:15 PM, Auditorium 3, ZEB-bygningen

Ph.d.-kandidat Håvard Svanes Bertelsen ved Institutt for geofag, Det matematisk-naturvitenskapelige fakultet, vil forsvare avhandlingen "Beyond Elasticity - An Experimental Study of Magma Emplacement Mechanisms and Associated Deformation Structures" for graden Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: Oct. 17, 2019 11:15 AM12:00 PM, Kelvin (FV316), the Physics building

Quirine Krol, postdoc at ETH Zürich (Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich) visits PoreLab and will hold a talk on snowflakes, on Thursday October 18.

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Time and place: Oct. 15, 2019 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Fysikkbygningen, seminar room V414

Eijsink is a visiting scholar at Njord and a PhD candidate at MARUM Research Faculty, Universität Bremen.

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Time and place: Oct. 8, 2019 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Seminar room V414

Njord's associate professor, Jessica McBeck, will present findings from a recently accepted article.

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Time and place: Sep. 13, 2019 1:00 PM2:00 PM, PoreLab, Kelvin (FV316)

Björn Birnir is Professor of Mathematics and Director of the Center for Complex and Nonlinear Science at UCSB, USA.

Time and place: Sep. 10, 2019 12:15 PM1:00 PM, The Physics Building, Seminar room V414

David Grégoire is full professor in mechanics at the Laboratory of complex fluids and their reservoirs at Université de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour and IUF Junior Chair in the Mechanics and Physics of Porous media.

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Time and place: Aug. 29, 2019 3:15 PM4:00 PM, Fysikkbygningen, seminar room V414

A Njord/PoreLab Seminar. 

Benoit Coasne is a CNRS Research director at Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire de Physique, University Grenoble Alpes. He has done a lot of work on porous media and molecular simulation.

Time and place: Aug. 29, 2019 10:15 AM11:00 AM, Fysikkbygningen, seminar room V414

As part of her PhD, Marthe Grønlie Guren will do a presentation on a review of molecular dynamics simulations. 

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Time and place: Aug. 23, 2019 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Seminar room V414, Fysikkbygningen

Liquefaction is a serious earthquake hazard. Under shaking, naturally saturated granular media (soils, fault gouge) that usually supports shear stress like a solid, may start to flow like a fluid. This phenomena is not well understood nor predicted. Einat Aharonov will present a numerical study of such a system and explain some of the physics controlling it.

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Time and place: Aug. 16, 2019 1:15 PM, Auditorium 1, The Geology building

Doctoral candidate Arianne Juliette Petley-Ragan at the Department of Geosciences, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is defending the thesis: Earthquakes and Metamorphism in the Lower Crust, for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.

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Time and place: June 21, 2019 1:15 PM, Lille fysiske auditorium (V232), Fysikkbygningen

Le Xu at the Department of Physics will be defending the thesis 

"Experimental Observations of Dissolution in Fractures in Circular Geometry"

for the degree of PhD

Time and place: June 19, 2019 9:45 AMJune 20, 2019 4:00 PM, Toppsenteret, Forskningsparken

The EarthFlows Meeting is an annual event on its 5th edition, and part of a strategic research initiative for cross-disciplinary research at the University of Oslo, Norway. This year's seminar will be held in Oslo between 19th and 20th of June 2019.

Time and place: June 17, 2019 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Seminar room FV414

Ass. prof. Ian Bourg from Princeton University will be visiting us on June 17th, to give a seminar on: "Clay, water, and salt: Controls on the hydrology and mechanics of fine-grained soils and sedimentary rocks".

Time and place: June 5, 2019June 7, 2019, Lindås, Hordaland

Earthquakes in the lower continental crust

Time and place: Apr. 24, 2019 1:15 PM, Auditorium 1, The Geology Building

Xiaojiao Zheng at the Department of Geosciences will defend the thesis:

"Reaction-induced Fracturing in Confined Systems"

for the degree of PhD.

Time: Mar. 22, 2019 1:15 PM

Jesús Rodríguez Sánchez at the Department of Physics will be defending the thesis 

"Experimental study of brittle or ductile behaviour of mineral cements"

for the degree of PhD

Time and place: Mar. 21, 2019 1:15 PM, Auditorium 1, Helga Engs hus

Lei Li at the Department of Physics will be defending the thesis 

"Nanoconfined Calcite Growth in situ. Microfluidic Channel, Growth rims, Cavity, Crystallation pressure and Disjoining pressure”

for the degree of PhD

Time and place: Mar. 21, 2019 12:00 PM1:00 PM, Origo, The Physics Building

By Professor Eirik Grude Flekkøy, PoreLab, UiO

Time and place: Mar. 20, 2019 1:00 PM2:00 PM, v414, Physics Building

Patrick Huber from Hamburg University of Technology will give a talk on the topic: "Soft Matter in Nanoporous Media: From Nanoscale Physics to Metamaterials' Science".

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Time and place: Mar. 14, 2019 1:15 PM, Auditorium 1, The Geology building

Lisa De Ruiter at the Department of Geosciences will be defending her dissertation: Rock cementation by magnesium silicate hydrate