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Published June 18, 2019 11:41 AM

The 2019 European elections are over, and, like every time, there are many more winners than losers. But there are also electoral winners, who are political losers, for now at least.

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Published June 17, 2019 12:47 PM

Over 3000 participants from more than 150 countries have signed-up to follow the MOOC «How to Write a Ph.D. Research Proposal» after its launch. The MOOC is developed by the University of Oslo.

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Published June 14, 2019 10:41 AM

Is there a common ‘Nordic narrative’ of international law? Do Nordic policies overlap on international law approaches, and is there something distinctly Nordic? These were some of the issues discussed at the recent ReNEW-funded conference on ‘Nordic Narratives of International Law’ hosted at the University of Oslo.

Our new address is Sandakerveien 130 in Nydalen
Published June 11, 2019 3:20 PM

We are packing our boxes and moving to Nydalen.

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Published June 6, 2019 3:23 PM

The established radical right party in Denmark experienced a significant setback in the general election. The main reasons are a combination of mainstream cooptation, radical competitors and an unfavorable political agenda. 

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Published June 5, 2019 12:50 PM

This is a party that embraces Mussolini and Che Guevara — and cartoons and pop culture

Emma Eriksson
Published May 24, 2019 9:11 AM

Psychology student Emma Eriksson is part of the team at the University of Oslo and Oslo University Hospital that will test a new innovative treatment on Norwegian patients with chronic pain. The method involves meditative breathing with monitoring on smartphones at home.

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Published May 22, 2019 11:16 AM

How do we achieve a socially inclusive and fair transition to a low-carbon society? UiO recieves support to a new research centre that aim to find solutions.

Eva Joly is best known for her brave struggle against corruption, economic criminality and whitewashing of money by corporate and political actors. She is the former presidential candidate representing the Green Party in France, and she has been a member of the European Parliament for 10 years.  Photo: © European Union 2017, Mathieu Cugnot.
Published May 22, 2019 10:55 AM

We are proud to welcome corruption fighter and environmental activist Eva Joly to SUM this fall.

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Published May 22, 2019 10:19 AM

Is there a Nordic peace model? How important is the Nordic brand as peace builders and peace nations in international diplomacy? These were some of the questions asked at the conference ‘Nordic Peace Revisited’ Mar. 18-19.

Published May 20, 2019 2:12 PM

Immune cells at the centre of coeliac disease have been found in patients with other autoimmune diseases. These results give hope of finding the cause of a number of diseases.

Published May 20, 2019 10:01 AM

The contribution from the Scandinavian far right – the Danish People’s Party (DF) and the Sweden Democrats (SD) – to Salvini's alliance, the European Alliance of People and Nations, is likely to be very small. In short, because DF is losing support and because SD is uninterested in joining.

Published May 16, 2019 10:55 AM

Politicians seeking re-elections may benefit from weak, ineffective climate agreements.

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Published May 15, 2019 1:59 PM

ARENA researchers were well represented at the 16th biennial EUSA conference, which took place on 9-11 May in Denver, Colorado. 

Published May 15, 2019 11:28 AM

A PhD Research Fellowship in Sustainable Digitalisation is available at Digitalisation & Entrepreneurship (DIGENT) research section at the Department of Informatics. The successful candidate will be based at the Sustainability and Design Lab.

Deadline 7 April 2019!

Published May 15, 2019 11:20 AM

The project Futuring Sustainable Nordic Business Models have a postdoctoral position available in Oslo.

Deadline 19 April 2019!

 

Elisabeth Staksrud profil
Published May 15, 2019 10:17 AM

Living the Nordic Model project leader Elisabeth Staksrud is profiled as researcher in the spotlight of the Children, Adolescents and Media Division of the International Communication Association

Published May 14, 2019 3:42 PM

Are you a Master's student researching European foreign policy, European external relations or the EU's role in the world? We invite you to participate in the NORTIA essay competition.

Published May 13, 2019 3:45 PM

The European Union is engaged in a large-scale debate on its future nature and direction. The role and importanec of theoretically informed and empirically grounded research in that process is essential, as was made very clear at EU3D's opening conference in Rome. 

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Published May 2, 2019 10:30 AM

Here’s why the way it’s measured matters.

Published Apr. 30, 2019 2:53 PM

Exhaust gas emissions have doubled the amount of ground-level ozone. Vegetation is being destroyed. Food production is decreasing. Researchers now fear that the damage is greatest in the Arctic regions.

Published Apr. 29, 2019 11:04 AM

UiO:Life Science and vice-rector for research and innovation Per Morten Sandset invite all employees at UiO to breakfast meetings 27 May, 28 May, 29 May and 5 June at 8–9 AM.

Published Apr. 25, 2019 11:31 AM

CD listening has been replaced by music streaming. Has the change in music consumption been good for the climate? The answer might surprise you.

Published Apr. 25, 2019 9:58 AM

Why do some ‘extremists’ or ‘extremist groups’ choose not to engage in violence, or only in particular forms of low-level violence? Why, even in deeply violent groups, are there often thresholds of violence that members rarely if ever cross?

Polly Higgins
Published Apr. 24, 2019 12:54 PM

Change-maker and big-thinker Polly Higgins was a lawyer who created a completely new body of law to protect the Earth.