UiO Library

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Time and place: Oct. 10, 2018 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM, The Science Library, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Data Science is the science of extracting knowledge or insight from various types of data. The study of Data Science combines mathematics, statistics and informatics making you ready for meeting the Data revolution.

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Time and place: Sep. 17, 2018 2:15 PM - 3:45 PM, Scene HumSam, 1. etasje i HumSam-biblioteket i Georg Sverdrups hus

Theodoros Rakopoulos has done fieldwork on anti-mafia cooperatives that work on land that has been confiscated from the mafia in rural Sicily. His book is an ethnography of a mafia-influenced village and examines social relations in and around Sicilian Cooperatives.

Time and place: Sep. 5, 2018 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Lecture by Sabine Hossenfelder, German physicist and science writer from the Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies. 

Time and place: Aug. 22, 2018 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Frederikkeplassen

Get five tips for your student days, relax with a book, eat candy, play our book game or try your luck at the wheel of fortune.

Time and place: Aug. 22, 2018 7:30 AM - 10:00 AM, Vilhelms Bjerknes hus, Moltke Moes vei 35

Rise and shine with Morning Beat, the new dance club that gets you going with heavy bass and electronic beats in the early hours before the day's lectures.  

Time and place: Aug. 21, 2018 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Frederikkeplassen

Get five tips for your student days, relax with a book, eat candy, play our book game or try your luck at the wheel of fortune.

Time and place: Aug. 16, 2018 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Tørteberg/Fysikkbakken

Our popup library will bike to Fysikkbakken to join Blindern Games on August 16, UiO's mini festival for new students!

Time and place: Aug. 15, 2018 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Sophus Bugges Hus, Computer room, ground floor

International students who need help to register for Norwegian language courses on the Studentweb are welcome to attend this course registration help at Sophus Bugges Hus.

Time and place: July 17, 2018 9:15 AM - 12:00 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Beyond a white space: blue future, green shifts, and red flags in the Arctic. What do they really mean?

PhD day 2018
Time and place: June 8, 2018 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM, The Science Library, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences and the Science Library invite Ph.D. candidates to a day of motivation, inspiration and dissemination.

Time and place: June 7, 2018 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Humanities and Social Sciences Library in Georg Sverdrups hus

Want to join us down in the world of books? A group of artists will bring you down to the closed stacks and read aloud from a variety of texts. It's free and open to the public!

Time and place: May 29, 2018 3:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Lecture by Professor Dr. S.K. Solanki, Director and Scientific Member at Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research.

Time and place: May 24, 2018 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Technologies for a Sustainable World: What are the contributions from chemistry and catalysis? Lecture by Professor Matthias Beller, Leibniz-Institut für Katalyse an der Universität Rostock.

Time and place: May 23, 2018 3:45 PM - 7:00 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket

Join our movie night directly after the Abel Lectures! We will show Whispers of String Theory by mathematician and director Ekaterina Eremenko, followed by a good double Oscar winning movie about mathematics from 1997.

Time and place: May 14, 2018 2:15 PM - 3:45 PM, The University library, Georg Sverdrups Hus, Auditorium 2

Professor Nikolas Rose highlights how modern neuroscience and the medical perception of the brain change the way we view ourselves. What kinds of creatures do we, modern human beings, take ourselves to be?

Time and place: May 4, 2018 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM, The Science Library, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Dr. Janet Iwasa uses accurate animations - made with the same software used in animation studios like Pixar - to help scientists better understand and communicate the mechanisms they study.

Time and place: May 3, 2018 4:15 PM - 6:30 PM, The Science Library, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Can using the right language help save the world? We invite you to a talk and movie night at the Science Library - which both might answer this question.

Time and place: Apr. 17, 2018 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM, Scene HumSam - 1. etasje i HumSam-biblioteket i GSH

The book analyses in-depth interviews with former child refugees from Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, residing in Norway. The individuals’ representations of belonging were examined in light of the violent conflict that lead to their migration, their personal immigration experiences and their time growing up and residing in Norway. Welcome to the launch of Dragana Kovačević Bielicki's book “Born in Yugoslavia – Raised in Norway. Former child refugees and belonging”

Time and place: Apr. 9, 2018 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM, Escape, Ole-Johan Dahls hus

MusicLab vol.2 explores the concept of breath sensing and its wide range of applications from scientific to artistic. All within MusicLab’s unique blend of research and edutainment through hands-on workshops (separate event with registration), intellectual warm-ups, performances and data jockeying.

The event will be streamed live. Free entrance and open for everyone!

Statistrikk
Time and place: Apr. 9, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM, The Informatics Library, Ole-Johan Dahls hus

MusicLab Vol. 2 explores the concept of breath sensing and its wide range of applications from scientific to artistic. All within MusicLab’s unique blend of research and edutainment through hands-on workshops, intellectual warm-ups, performances and data jockeying.

Time and place: Apr. 6, 2018 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Lecture by Ben Still - a scientist working at Queen Mary, University of London (QML) and the author of the book Particle Physics Brick by Brick.

Time and place: Mar. 15, 2018 5:00 PM - 11:59 PM, Humanities and Social Sciences Library in Georg Sverdrups hus

Do you need help with your research paper or writing assignment? Are you unsure about the references for your thesis? Do you suffer from writer's block, or maybe you're wondering about how to write "academically"? Or do you simply need some inspiration and a good writing session together with other writers? Welcome to Writers' Night!

Time and place: Mar. 8, 2018 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Ole-Johan Dahls hus

The Global Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference aims to inspire and educate data scientists worldwide, regardless of gender, and support and showcase women in the field. This annual conference is held at Stanford University and 100+ locations worldwide, hosted by WiDS Ambassadors.

Time and place: Mar. 7, 2018 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM, The Science Library, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Lecture by Adriano Mazzini, Centre for Earth Evolution and Dynamics (CEED), UiO

Time and place: Feb. 12, 2018 10:15 AM - 3:10 PM, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus, Aud. 1, Blindern

Welcome to the annual Darwin Day celebration at the University of Oslo! This open event is for everybody interested in science and history. All are welcome! Lectures by C. Jessica E. Metcalf, Carla Saleh, Dieter Ebert, Olivia Roth and Sophie Vanwambeke.