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.
South Sudanese women find themselves in the middle of a tug-of-war between traditional, militarised and medicalised views on their reproductive Health.
- It is all accelerating too violently and too fast and we are lacking restricting mechanisms that would slow us down, says Thomas Hylland Eriksen in an interview with Politiken.
Why was Meat free Monday in the Norwegian Armed Forces unsuccessful?
Things were simpler before. All refugees were political dissidents, and all Europeans were European citizens. Not anymore. The refugee crisis has affected the way we view not only refugees but also European citizens.
People face great differences in their access to international courts. "The courts are facing several challenges to become more independent, open, and accessible to the people," says researcher.
Half of all Norwegian jobs will require a masters degree in the next ten years. It will therefore be increasingly important to ensure universities' success, says FLAGSHIP researchers to University World News.
We waste enormous amounts of electricity from the wind and sun. Intelligent machines and large batteries will put an end to that Waste.
Researchers at the University of Oslo and Oslo University Hospital have discovered that cancer cells grow by stealing energy from neighbouring cells.
Jarle Trondal and Christopher Ansell have written a column for Statecrafting.net, building on their newly published book Governance in Turbulent Times.
A collaboration between the MAGIC non-profit research and innovation programme and the British Medical Journal will enable updated treatment guidelines to reach healthcare professionals more quickly.
‘We who live in the wealthiest and happiest countries in the world have plenty of reasons to feel guilty when faced with the poverty and affliction of others,’ says Elisabeth Oxfeldt. She heads a large-scale research project which shows that Scandinavian feelings of guilt can be beneficial.