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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 overlooking the Garden of Pytagoras is bound for Copenhagen for a complete restoration.
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.
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.
As the first foreign organisation, the China Programme at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights received the Li Buyun Law Price this week.
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.
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).
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.
With 54,84 per cent of the votes, Professor Svein Stølen was today elected new rector at the University of Oslo.
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.
The merger between Centre for Molecular Medicine Norway (NCMM) and the Biotechnology Centre of Oslo (BiO) formally came into effect on 2 January 2017.
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.
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.
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.
Join a virtual tour in the planned life sciences building at UiO. Watch the tour in 3D on your smartphone using VR glasses.
The winning architectural entries for a new Viking Age Museum at Bygdøy have now been made public. The Minister of Education and Research Thorbjørn Røe Isaksen had 111 entries to choose from.
This year, the Olav Thon Foundation will for the second time hand out academic awards and grants for excellent teaching and research in medicine and the natural sciences.
The Board of the Anders Jahre Fund increases the award sum to NOK 2 million. The award winner will receive NOK 1 million, while another NOK 1 million will take the form of a research grant to the award winner’s research group. The Anders Jahre Award to Young Researchers is increased to NOK 500 000.
The University of Oslo (UiO) jumps 51 places on the Times Higher Education ranking and is now ranked as the 135th best university in the world, compared to 186th in 2014. Better results on the academic reputation survey of the ranking, is the main reason for the improved position.