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Published Feb. 15, 2019 2:33 PM

Students and employees at UiO still have access to electronic journals while UNIT continue to negotiate with the four major academic publishers past the deadline.

Published Feb. 12, 2019 10:34 AM

Gareth Sullivan and his research group has been selected as one of the academic communities that will help solve the challenges of growing environmentally friendly and ethical meat at an affordable price. For good measure, they may also save endangered species of animals. The news was published in Nature on 6 February.

Published Feb. 4, 2019 9:15 AM

On February 1, 2019, the register of employees' sideline jobs and owner interests was published and made publicly available on the UiO website.

Published Jan. 17, 2019 11:11 PM

In the new Government Platform that was presented on Thursday evening, the Government makes it clear that they want to start building a new Viking Age Museum.

Photo of Janna Saarela
Published Oct. 12, 2018 2:02 PM

The University of Oslo has recruited Dr Janna Saarela, Research Director of Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM), the Finnish node of the Nordic EMBL Partnership, as the new Director of Centre for Molecular Medicine Norway (NCMM).

Published Sep. 21, 2018 1:57 PM

Due to forecasted strong winds the Natural History Museum including the Botanical Garden will be closed from 14:00 and the rest of the evening Friday September 21. 

Published Sep. 21, 2018 8:30 AM

The City of Oslo, the University of Oslo, the Norwegian Nobel Institute and the Nobel Peace Center invite the city's population to celebrate Oslo Peace Days for a full week in December.

Map of Europe with all project partners highlightet
Published Aug. 20, 2018 2:41 PM

A research group at ARENA Centre for European Studies headed by Prof. John Erik Fossum has succeeded in a highly competitive bid for international research funding. ARENA is celebrating the success.

Published July 27, 2018 3:04 PM

Johannes Hov has been awarded an ERC Starting Grant of EUR 1,5 million to further develop his research on the importance of intestinal bacteria as a cause of disease.

Published June 26, 2018 12:10 PM

Three architect firms have made suggestions as to how the area east of Blindern metro station can be used for housing international researchers and become the best possible gateway to the UiO Blindern Campus. Now the winner has been elected!

The Median statue, a figure with angel's wings
Published Mar. 14, 2018 12:16 PM

The Median statue overlooking the Garden of Pytagoras is bound for Copenhagen for a complete restoration.

Published Mar. 9, 2018 9:42 AM

The Faculty of Medicine has received funding for a new, major international postdoctoral programme – Scientia Fellows II – in which both career development for young and promising researchers and innovation are important cornerstones. Major partners from the health industry are collaborating partners.

Published Dec. 7, 2017 10:00 AM

SPARK Norway is a two-year innovation programme to further develop ideas within health-related life sciences for the benefit of patients and society. Researchers from UiO and affiliated research groups at OUS or Ahus can apply UiO:Life Science to be included in the programme.

Published Nov. 30, 2017 6:42 AM

As the first foreign organisation, the China Programme at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights received the Li Buyun Law Price this week.

Professor Michael Bretthauer
Published Sep. 1, 2017 9:53 AM

Professor of medicine Michael Bretthauer of the Clinical Effectiveness Research Group at the University of Oslo will be the first European editor of the prestigious journal Annals of Internal Medicine. This journal is considered one of the leading medical journals, and Bretthauer will help strengthen the journal's focus on European research.

Published June 6, 2017 3:52 PM

Nita Kapoor will be the new Director of the International Summer School at the University of Oslo. Ms. Kapoor comes from the position as Director General of FK Norway (Fredskorpset).

Published May 2, 2017 4:00 PM

Man-made pollutants, the peculiar immune system of codfish, embryonic development and new technology to handle both disease and pollutants. This will be studied in five new convergence environments at the University of Oslo.

Published Apr. 20, 2017 3:24 PM

With 54,84 per cent of the votes, Professor Svein Stølen was today elected new rector at the University of Oslo.

Logos collaborators
Published Mar. 3, 2017 10:18 AM

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.

Close up photo of laboratory equipment
Published Jan. 4, 2017 4:23 PM

The merger between Centre for Molecular Medicine Norway (NCMM) and the Biotechnology Centre of Oslo (BiO) formally came into effect on 2 January 2017.

Published Dec. 15, 2016 4:57 PM

Through 24 pictures we give you an insight into what has happened in 2016 in UiO:Life Science – the largest interdisciplinary strategic area at UiO.

Published Nov. 17, 2016 3:22 PM

The Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities aims to promote groundbreaking research and strengthen the European research area. Basic research of the highest quality is required to find innovative solutions to our greatest societal challenges. On 21 November The Guild launches its first public event in Brussels.

Published 5. aug. 2016 14:16
Published 27. juni 2016 12:51

In light of the UK’s decision to leave the European Union, the members of the Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities affirm the importance of the free movement of students and researchers across Europe.

Screenshot 3D tour
Published June 27, 2016 10:41 AM

Join a virtual tour in the planned life sciences building at UiO. Watch the tour in 3D on your smartphone using VR glasses.