University of Oslo's Annual Festivities 2018
The University of Oslo (UiO) celebrated its 207th birthday on Monday, September 3. In the morning there were short lectures; an award ceremony for excellent master's theses on sustainability; a speech by the leader of the Student parliament Susann Andora Biseth-Michelsen; a cake party; lunch with culture and the Kristine Bonnevie lecture.
Rector Svein Stølen og Pro-Rector Gro Bjørnerud Mo invited studets and staff to a cake party. Photo: Jarli &Jordan
The day continued in the University Aula with panel debates and lectures on the topic of sustainability and our common future. The University Board's awards and his Royal Highness' Gold Medals were also presented on this day.
Sustainability and our common future
The University Board's Four Awards
These are awarded annually. This year's Award Winners were:
Research Award: Professor Harald Stenmark, Faculty of Medicine
Education Award: Associate Professor Anne Kveim Lie, Faculty of Medicine
Dissemination Award: Professor Benedicte Bull, Centre for Development and the Environment
Innovation Award: Professor Anne Danielsen og Associate Professor Alexander Refsum Jensenius, The Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Rhytm, Time, and Motion (RITMO)
The Award Winners held short lectures in the University Library (Vilhelm Bjerknes hus)