UiO scores highly on the QS World Rankings by Subject 2013, which was released 8 May. The QS ranks approximately 3000 universities in 30 individual subjects.
Compared to Norway’s other universities, UiO scores best when research and credits earned are measured in relation to the number of scientific man-years.
The University Election Board today announced that incumbent Rector Ole Petter Ottersen and his team have been re-elected for four more years.
The European Commission has officially announced the selection of the Human Brain Project (HBP) as one of its two FET Flagship projects. The new project will federate European efforts to address one of the greatest challenges of modern science: understanding the human brain.
Yesterday, Nobel Peace Prize laureate José Manuel Barroso visited the University of Oslo for an hour of conversation with students. The event was broadcasted live on Euronews.
The Research Council of Norway has designated 13 new Centres of Excellence (CoE) in research as of 2013. Four of them are at UiO.
In a recent report on Environmental Sustainability, UiO scores 35 out of 50 marks. A great improvement from 2010, when the score was 20.
These days, 585 students from 95 countries arrive at Blindern Campus to take part in the International Summer School, held for the 66th time this year.
Students at the University of Oslo value quality of education higher than anything else. They have great ambitions and do more part-time work. These are some of the findings in a 2012 survey of the learning environment at Norwegian universities.
There is a labour dispute in the Norwegian public sector, which also affects the University of Oslo. 400 UiO employees from labour organizations LO Stat, YS Stat and Unio are currently on strike.
Today it became clear that the international panel of experts recommends that the collection of Viking ships remains at its current location, Bygdøy, outside Oslo.