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Published May 7, 2021 1:22 PM

Tom Vincent-Dospital has done remarkable research during his time as a PhD, and this has now been recognized by the University of Strasbourg who have awarded him with the PhD prize for 2020. He delivered his PhD thesis the fall of 2020 as a collaboration between the University of Strasbourg and PoreLab at the University of Oslo.

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Published May 4, 2021 11:34 AM

A team from the Physics Laboratory of the ENS of Lyon in collaboration with the Porelab Center of Excellence of the University of Oslo in the framework of Louison Thorens's co-supervised PhD and the CNRS International Research Project (D-FFRACT), were recently able to demonstrate a "magnetic Janssen effect" with the emergence of a radial force along the walls due to the confinement, whose amplitude and direction are determined by the applied magnetic field. The studies have now been published in prestigious Nature Communications.

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Published Apr. 7, 2021 10:34 AM

The cover of the April issue of Physics Today, features the graphical print by Ellen Karin Mæhlum, a piece she created through a collaboration with scientists at Njord.

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Published Dec. 21, 2020 12:50 PM

In November 2019 85 scientists from all over the world met in Malargüe in the Mendoza Province of Argentina for the LASI6 workshop. (LASI’s official title is “The Physical Geology of Subvolcanic Systems: Laccoliths, Sills and Dykes.”). The aim was to clarify the state of the art in our understanding of volcanic plumbing systems(VPS) and to guide future research. AGU magazine EOS recently published an article by Olivier Galland and partners describing the outcome of the meeting.

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Publisert 16. des. 2020 12:37

EU-prosjektet EXCITE er et teknologitungt fellesskap for elektron- og røntgenmikroskopi som trenger bedre utnyttelse og deling av egen teknologisk infrastruktur. Og takket være UiO, kan forskerne behandle selv de tyngste bilder og datasett fra laptopen hjemme. Noe som er spesielt anvendelig nå under koronapandemien.

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Published Oct. 14, 2020 9:07 PM

The students at the department of Geosciences every year give the "Teacher of the year"-award to the lecturer they find worthy of it. This year the award was given to Njord's postdoc Kristina Dunkel, only two years after our center leader Bjørn Jamtveit got the same award.

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Published Sep. 29, 2020 10:42 AM

Beauty can be found in the most ordinary of things. Some of the greatest scientists that ever lived endorse this viewpoint. Richard Feynman, in one of his many strokes of pure genius boldly spoke about the several layers of beauty that he - a curious observer of reality - could see in a flower. His “Ode to a Flower” is filled to the brim with the scientific and aesthetic joy.

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Published June 25, 2020 11:28 AM

In 2002 PGP, Physics of Geological Processes, was established, as one of Norway's 13 first Centers of Excellence funded by the Research Council Norway. With the research at the center a new generation of interdisiplinary scientists with an unique background and set of qualifications came to life.