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Published Nov. 30, 2020 10:18 AM

The sketch applications for the Research Council's announcement of new Centers of Excellence (SFF) reflect that we are a research-intensive broad-based university. We recently submitted a total of 57 sketches. At the same time, we applied for research infrastructure of national importance for more than NOK 3 billion.

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Published Sep. 15, 2020 10:50 AM

The International Summer School at UiO (ISS) was one of the summer schools in the world that did not cancel due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but instead offered a comprehensive digital alternative. The result has been unexpectedly good, with an overwhelmingly positive response from students.

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Published Aug. 26, 2020 11:05 AM

Budget cuts in the Life Science Building project will have serious consequences for UiO and for Norway's investment in knowledge and innovation. The building is pivotal to the further development and modernisation of the University of Oslo, and to the development of the innovation district Oslo Science City.

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Published Apr. 3, 2020 3:35 PM

Inven2 is organizing an exceptional idea competition due to the ongoing pandemic. Are you a student or employee at the University of Oslo or in the South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority and have a good idea for an innovative product or service? Then you can take part in the Idea Prize and win NOK 100,000 as well as advice and help to take the idea to market.

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Published Feb. 20, 2020 11:01 AM

Through knowledge, responsibility and commitment we shall contribute to a sustainable future.

We have shaped society for over 200 years and are a leading European university. For the next ten years, the University will promote independent, pioneering and long-term research and offer outstanding education. We will strengthen the dialogue with the outside world and contribute to the use of knowledge.