Heavy air pollution has led to increased environmental consciousness in China. A growing number of apps now allow people to check local air quality. Apps also serve as tools for political activism.
At the life science lunches in March and April researchers from five different faculties at UiO talked about their innovative life science research across disciplines. Watch the recordings of the lunches.
What do you do when a global cooperation pollutes your hometown, while the owners live on a different continent? Who can you complain to when your job is moved to China? The research project Overheating has studied local consequences of globalization. The closing conference will be on June 1.
Large application granted. The vision of the convergence environment is to understand how environmental and social processes and their relationships dictate flows and impacts of anthropogenic toxicants from electronic waste.
Children born without the ability to get several permanent teeth, known as severe hypodontia, must expect to be "eternal patients". A new doctoral thesis from the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Oslo has examined how it is possible to better help these children.
The professor whose face is emblazoned on the Norwegian 200-kroner banknote was forgotten for nearly 60 years. Today he is considered one of Norway’s greatest researchers ever.
Burial mounds may equally well mark the tomb of a house as that of a human, archaeologist argues.
Apply UiO:Life Science for support for internationalization, trainee positions in the life science industry, conferences and other events. The application deadline is 1st of June 2017 for all the calls.
There appears to be no end to the health benefits of the much-lauded antioxidants. Now it seems that they can also play a role in whether implants inserted into the body end up being a success or the cause of complications.
The first annual prize will be awarded on April 24th 2017.
GLOBUS researchers gathered in Oslo on 19 and 20 January 2017 to discuss how to make sense of the EU’s contribution – if any – to a rightful world order.
In the future, solar cells can become twice as efficient by employing a few smart little nano-tricks.
Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Rhythm, Time and Motion (RITMO) is awarded Centre of Excellence status. – This is an incredible opportunity, rejoice the Centre leaders Anne Danielsen and Alexander Refsum Jensenius.
For over 70 years seven different countries have claimed sovereignty over parts of Antarctica. But are these claims legitimate? This issue is now going to be considered by a group of philosophers.
Researchers have found a new method to develop antibiotics that are tailored to kill multi-resistant bacteria.
On the International Women's Day, Cathrine Holst warns that the global state of gender equality is under threat.
Experience from the oil and gas industry gave Norway an advantage in the development of offshore wind farms. However, this industry has also made it difficult to achieve continuity in the development of offshore wind power, according to a recent doctorate.
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.
Inequalities are increasing globally. Millions of people work for an income that does not provide them with a living, and welfare states and trade unions are under pressure. A basic wage that increases in line with economic progress can reverse this development, according to two leading economists.
– There are better ways for a poor country to use its vital tax revenues to ensure sustainable Development.
Today, a minor surgical operation involving extracting a few salivary glands from the lower lip, is one of the steps required to determine whether or not a dry mouth is due to the chronic disorder Sjögren's syndrome. Researchers at the University of Oslo (UiO) are working to simplify the diagnostic process so that a single saliva test may be sufficient.
The Oslo Life Science Conference 2017 is over. See pictures, watch videos and download presentations from the main day.