Nita Kapoor will be the new Director of the International Summer School at the University of Oslo. Ms. Kapoor comes from the position as Director General of FK Norway (Fredskorpset).
Man-made pollutants, the peculiar immune system of codfish, embryonic development and new technology to handle both disease and pollutants. This will be studied in five new convergence environments at the University of Oslo.
With 54,84 per cent of the votes, Professor Svein Stølen was today elected new rector at the University of Oslo.
According to the UiO strategy for life sciences, UiO:Life Science shall promote innovation for environment and health. Working groups have started to explore what actions the initiative should take in 2017.
The merger between Centre for Molecular Medicine Norway (NCMM) and the Biotechnology Centre of Oslo (BiO) formally came into effect on 2 January 2017.
Through 24 pictures we give you an insight into what has happened in 2016 in UiO:Life Science – the largest interdisciplinary strategic area at UiO.
The Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities aims to promote groundbreaking research and strengthen the European research area. Basic research of the highest quality is required to find innovative solutions to our greatest societal challenges. On 21 November The Guild launches its first public event in Brussels.
In light of the UK’s decision to leave the European Union, the members of the Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities affirm the importance of the free movement of students and researchers across Europe.
Join a virtual tour in the planned life sciences building at UiO. Watch the tour in 3D on your smartphone using VR glasses.
The winning architectural entries for a new Viking Age Museum at Bygdøy have now been made public. The Minister of Education and Research Thorbjørn Røe Isaksen had 111 entries to choose from.
This year, the Olav Thon Foundation will for the second time hand out academic awards and grants for excellent teaching and research in medicine and the natural sciences.
The Board of the Anders Jahre Fund increases the award sum to NOK 2 million. The award winner will receive NOK 1 million, while another NOK 1 million will take the form of a research grant to the award winner’s research group. The Anders Jahre Award to Young Researchers is increased to NOK 500 000.
The University of Oslo (UiO) jumps 51 places on the Times Higher Education ranking and is now ranked as the 135th best university in the world, compared to 186th in 2014. Better results on the academic reputation survey of the ranking, is the main reason for the improved position.
Deeyah Khan has shed an important light on women’s rights and freedom of speech. Her own story serves as a powerful example. As a young Norwegian-Pakistani musician in Norway she experienced being threatened to silence by conservative forces in the Pakistani environment and had to leave Norway at the age of 17.
On Wednesday 24 June Rector Ole Petter Ottersen received a visit from Dr Admasu Tsegaye, President of Addis Ababa University (AAU) in Ethiopia. AAU is one of UiO’s main partner universities in Africa. The two rectors discussed ways of further strengthening the cooperation between the universities.
The University of Oslo (UiO) has today informed its staff in the Department of Political Science that Anders Behring Breivik has applied for admission to the bachelor's programme in political science from the autumn semester 2015.