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Time and place: Sep. 25, 2020 12:15 PM, Zoom

MSc Ane Charlotte Christensen at Institute of Basic Medical Sciences will be defending the thesis “Balancing stability and plasticity-perturbations of extracellularmatrix and inhibitory activity in themature grid cell network” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

Time and place: Sep. 25, 2020 12:15 PM, Zoom

MD Lene Kirkhus at Institute of Clinical Medicine will be defending the thesis “Assessment and impact of frailty and comorbidity in older cancer patients” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Sep. 24, 2020 9:00 AMSep. 25, 2020 4:00 PM, University of Oslo, Blindern

Online conference: EELC8 will be livestreamed using Zoom


The theme of the eighth biennial Explorations in Ethnography, Language and Communication conference is “Perspectives across disciplinary and political borders.”

Time and place: Sep. 23, 2020 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Zoom: 8270614124

Jim Porter is a researcher at the Hugo Valentin Centre in the Department of History at Uppsala University.   His work has appeared in Isis, History of Science and Multiethnica and his current research project is funded by the Marcus and Amalia Wallenberg Foundation.  Dr. Porter is interested in social and scientific constructions of “intelligence” and how such beliefs and theories were put to work in educational policy in the interwar and post-WWII United States.     

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Time and place: Sep. 23, 2020 12:15 PM, Zoom

MSc Lene Christensen at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “The influence of pregnancy and pelvic girdle pain on weight-bearing activities - A biomechanical and clinical study” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

Time and place: Sep. 23, 2020 11:15 AM, Zoom

M.Sc Ranjeeta S. Acharya at Institute of Clinical Medicine will be defending the thesis “Pelvic girdle pain and pelvic floor disorders in pregnant women” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Sep. 23, 2020 11:15 AM, Zoom

MSc Ragnhild Elén Gjulem Jamt at Institute of Clinical Medicine will be defending the thesis “Psychoactive substance use among drivers in a rural area - Studies of prevalence, risk of road traffic crash involvement and driver characteristics” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Sep. 21, 2020 1:15 PM4:00 PM, In Zoom

MSc in Economics Pål Boug at Department of Economics will defend the thesis "The Cointegrated Vector Autoregressive Model: Concepts and Evidence" for the Dr.Philos. degree.

Time and place: Sep. 18, 2020 12:15 PM, Zoom

MSc Kari Gire Dahl at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Health literacy in the context of kidney transplant recipients: a multimethod study” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

Time and place: Sep. 18, 2020 12:15 PM, Zoom

M.Sc Silje Havrevold Henni at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Integration of advanced geriatric nurses: A mixed methods study of role and scope of practice” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

Time and place: Sep. 17, 2020 2:30 PM4:00 PM, Zoom

Dr. Shaun Mahony, Assistant Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Department, Penn State University, USA, will present the lecture "Using neural networks to characterize the predeterminants of induced transcription factor binding sites."

Time and place: Sep. 17, 2020 2:00 PM3:15 PM, Zoom

UiO:Nordic and the Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM) welcome all interested participants to a webinar with Arne Næss professor Anthony Giddens about the challenges of digitalization, robotization, and Covid-19.

Time: Sep. 17, 2020 12:15 PM

MSc Marie-Victoire Louise Augusta Cosson at Institute of Clinical Medicine will be defending the thesis “Role of adenylyl cyclase subtypes, inhibitory G protein and phosphodiesterases to regulate the β1-AR-mediated inotropic response” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

Time and place: Sep. 17, 2020 12:15 PM, Zoom

MSc Liv Karin Mohn Engebretsen at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “From dedicated to Burned out - and Back? A phenomenological exploration of the lived experience of suffering from burnout and implications for medical care” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Sep. 17, 2020 12:15 PM, Zoom

M.Sc Mattias Erik Victor at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Patient characteristics and factors associated with post-treatment work participation in a Norwegian return to work programme for common mental disorders” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Sep. 17, 2020 11:15 AM3:00 PM, Zoom

MSc Linda Rennie at Institute of Clinical Medicine will be defending the thesis "Gait and gait variability in individuals with Parkinson’s disease – validity, reliability and long-term effects of intensive balance and gait training" for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

Time and place: Sep. 16, 2020 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Zoom: 8270614124

Angela Saini is visiting the Science Studies Colloqium Series. Saini has a Masters degree in Engineering from Oxford University and was a fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is an award-winning British science journalist and broadcaster. Her work has appeared in The Guardian, New Scientist, Wired, New Humanist, and she regularly presents science programmes on BBC radio. Saini has won awards from the Association of British Science Writers and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She was also named European Science Writer of the Year.

The seminar is open for everyone!

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Time and place: Sep. 16, 2020 12:15 PM, Zoom

Cand.med. Magnhild Eide Macpherson at Institute of Clinical Medicine will be defending the thesis "Gut microbiota, lipid metabolism and systemic inflammation in common variable immunodeficiency  - A translational research approach" for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor)

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Time and place: Sep. 16, 2020 12:15 PM, Zoom

M.Sc Laure Isabelle Piechaczyk at Institute of Basic Medical Sciences will be defending the thesis “Identifying new avenues for leukemia treatment using genomewide CRISPR/Cas9 and ex vivo drug sensitivity screens” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

Time and place: Sep. 15, 2020 12:15 PM, Zoom

MSc. Daniel Lawer Egbenya at Institute of Basic Medical Sciences will be defending the thesis “Changes in plasticity-related proteins in hippocampal synapses in a rat model of chronic temporal lobe epilepsy” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Sep. 15, 2020 9:15 AM1:00 PM, Faros

We welcome all scientists interested in participating in an UiO:Energy Convergence Environment application to register for a joint information meeting and speed-dating event.

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Time and place: Sep. 14, 2020 12:15 PM, Zoom

M.Sc Anniken Elisabeth Fossland Grønstad at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Organizational change: in sickness (absence) and in health? An empirical investigation of the relationship between unit-level change and the risk of sickness absence in a large Norwegian hospital” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Sep. 14, 2020 12:15 PM, Zoom

Cand.med. Eva Maria Rehbinder at Institute of Clinical Medicine will be defending the thesis "Early life predictors for atopic dermatitis in infancy" for the degree of PhD.

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Time and place: Sep. 11, 2020 1:00 PM, Auditorium 1, Helga Engs hus

Master Christiane Lingås Haukedal at the Department of Special Needs Education will defend her dissertaion "Quality of Life in Children with Hearing Loss" for the degree of PhD.

Time and place: Sep. 11, 2020 12:15 PM4:00 PM, Zoom

Cand.med. Marius Svanevik at Institute of Clinical Medicine will be defending the thesis "Randomized controlled trial of standard versus distal Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in patients with BMI 50-60 kg/m2 - Short and midterm results on weight loss, adverse events, health related quality of life, and bone health" for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).