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Published July 13, 2018 1:38 PM
Published July 4, 2018 2:00 PM

For ten years, Saudi women have been playing football below the government’s radar. A pro-reform prince has raised hopes that they may soon be able to play openly.

Published July 2, 2018 10:01 AM

- In the last few years, sexual violence and exploitation have been firmly placed on European political agendas and public debates.

Two recheres in the clinic
Published June 29, 2018 1:51 PM

Research smell and taste is a relatively new field in Norway, but Postdoctoral Fellow Preet Bano Singh at the Faculty of Dentistry is breaking new ground in this area.

Published June 28, 2018 2:18 PM

Prior studies often point to a negative long-term development of economies dependent on natural resources. New research finds that contrary to this image, the Norwegian oil and gas sector is highly innovative and very flexible, but still faces significant difficulties to change.

Published June 28, 2018 9:01 AM

Meat consumption is booming in a country famous for its cuisine full of herbs and vegetables.

Published June 25, 2018 8:31 AM

Today UiO:Life Science funds seven convergence environments – interdisciplinary research groups that address major challenges within the life sciences related to health and environment/sustainability. Now a new application round starts. The registration deadline for the digital meeting place and workshops is 22 August.

Published June 21, 2018 2:46 PM
Published June 21, 2018 11:40 AM

NEPS MEDAL for the best publication in Peace Science

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Published June 20, 2018 7:17 PM

If you suffer from a dry mouth, the chances are that you also have dry eyes. The problem may be due to the sebaceous glands in the eyelids.

Left you see participants’ visual representation of a women with moderate gender-related attitudes. To the right you see participants’ visual representation of a feminist woman. Illustrations: Alexander Gundersen and Jonas R Kunst/ University of Oslo.
Published June 19, 2018 11:08 AM

A new study shows that Norwegians perceive feminist women as masculine, while they picture feminist men as feminine.

Photo of a boat sailing dangerously close between a whirlpool and a mountain
Published June 18, 2018 7:23 PM

Since 2008, the European Union faces a range of existential threats between populism, technocracy, and mediatisation. How can the EU address the rise of populist parties, the expanding role of the EU’s depoliticized bodies, and the world of social media?

Published June 15, 2018 4:21 PM

Pilgrimages have become more popular all over the world in recent years. New pilgrimage sites are emerging and in Europe Muslims and Christians are visiting each other’s pilgrimage sites.

Published June 15, 2018 11:42 AM

- I look forward to collaborate and interact with scholars at SUM, who have been pioneers in research on elites and environmental conflicts in Central America, says Anna G. Sveinsdóttir.

Published June 14, 2018 3:40 PM
The four editions of the book 'the Reforming ORganization' by Johan P. Olsen standing in a row in a book shelf.
Published June 11, 2018 2:35 PM

Johan P. Olsen’s ‘The Reforming Organization’ has been published in a new edition by Routledge. The book is increasingly relevant, following a revived interest in formal reform and their impact on practical organizational outcomes.

Published June 1, 2018 10:50 AM

– A great opportunity to do something meaningful and relevant alongside my master’s studies, says Johannes Rudjord Volden.

Published May 28, 2018 10:26 AM

Using mobile apps developed at UiO, we can explore the Rome of imperial times, observe D-day on Omaha Beach and see the consequences of future climate change with our own eyes.

Published May 24, 2018 3:41 PM

New panel director, renewed advisory board, and an upcoming conference on Universal Health Coverage and health inequities: the Independent Panel on Global Governance for Health is changing!

Published May 22, 2018 2:36 PM

In the UiO’s papyrus collection are receipts, passport stamps and personal texts about love.

Published May 16, 2018 11:38 AM

The excellent lectures from Kathleen Blee and Michael Kimmel are now available online.

Published May 16, 2018 11:37 AM

Andrea Rinaldis lecture Ezra Pound's influence on post-war fascism  is finaly online.

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Published May 16, 2018 9:26 AM

Why are the Nordic countries ranked as the world’s best countries to live in? And can their good fortune last?

The Crown Price and his family in bunads. Photo: Stian Lysberg Solum / NTB scanpix
Published May 15, 2018 2:17 PM

Can anyone wear a bunad? Is it a real bunad if it is made in China? Is it a symbol of origin and roots or a nationalistic symbol? Thomas Hylland Eriksen explains the Norwegian obsession with this tradional garment.

Published May 14, 2018 10:38 AM

By moving your mobile phone in the air you can search for music in the library. A new app makes it possible.