Each year, the Olav Thon Foundation awards national awards for outstanding teaching, support for student active research, support for Nordic research projects and an international award in mathematical-natural sciences and medical disciplines.
An unusual and challenging semester is coming to an end. Both teaching and exams have been organized successfully, thanks to great flexibility and efforts from both students and staff.
The medical faculty will now gradually reopen for physical presence.
All the excellent work with digitalizing our study programmes has continued after Easter. We are now entering the exam period, and many of our exams cannot be organized in the usual way.
The European Commission will host a pan-European hackathon to develop innovative solutions to coronavirus. We encourage our researchers to participate.
Answer our survey about the transformation to digital teaching. Deadline for responding is 16 April.
This year the preparation for the Easter holidays turned out to be very different from what we could have expected a few weeks ago. Over a very short period of time, the faculty and all its students and staff have been forced to adapt to a new reality. Taken together, it is fair to say that we have managed to cope with all challenges very well.
After four weeks in a state of emergency, the Faculty is now in the process of returning to a normal level of activity, although we all need to adapt to new ways of working.
The emergency measures have now brought us into a phase of more normal, if somewhat reduced, functioning of the faculty, which mainly takes place via home office and digital platforms.
Yesterday a new set of rules were approved by the Ministry of Education, enabling the Faculty to implement necessary changes in our regulations of exams.
The testing capacity for coronavirus in the laboratories in South-East Health Authority must be strengthened. You can help by reporting your interest in the web form.
Since the Corona outbreak first reached the Faculty of Medicine at the end of February, the faculty management has been in a constant state of emergency.
The University follows the advice of the health authorities and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Faculty cooperates with UiO's emergency preparedness management team.
The dean has sent out information about a new routine for research with personal data at UiO.
As a project manager you need to ensure that clinical studies which incorporate drugs trials are conducted in accordance with Procedure 3 in our Quality System. Procedure 3 involves sponsors and principal investigators for pharmaceuticals.
Oslo LifeScience: In the course of four days, several thousand people, both researchers from different academic environments and the city's inhabitants, will attend various events on health research, the health industry, environmental research and sustainability.
The Dean has recently sent back several suggested topics for trial lectures to the Assessment Committee. The subjects suggested have been too similar to the subjects of the theses in question. In order to avoid delays and extra work, it is important for the Committee Chairman to familiarise himself thoroughly with the rules relating to trial lectures.
We hope all of you are off to a good start to the new year after a well-deserved Christmas and New Year's holiday. At the start of a new year of work, it is natural to reflect on the tasks we know lie ahead of us. Several of the initiatives we will now concentrate on will affect the Faculty of Medicine not only in the coming year but probably the whole decade we are now entering.
Now you can get help with everything related to the PhD programme where you are! The Faculty's advisors will visit the units on regularly scheduled days.
We, in the office of the Dean, are very pleased with what we have achieved both together and in cooperation with all our employees at the Faculty of Medicine during our first year as elected leaders.
The voting period has started. Vote for your candidate as representative for temporary scientific staff, including Professor II on fixed-term contracts.
Hilde Irene Nebb, Vice Dean of innovation and internationalisation provides us with an update on innovation at the Faculty.
You can now read about the candidates to represent academic staff/professor II on fixed-term contracts and professor II in the board of Faculty of Medicine.
The faculty has recruited two new competent EU advisers to the External Research Funding Unit. They help you with the planning and application process for obtaining funding for your research.
An ageing population, migration and resistance to antibiotics are just some of the challenges we face in the world today. Students are important if the healthcare system is to be able to deal with them.