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Published Aug. 22, 2019 1:09 PM

We are deeply saddened about the loss of Professor Harold L. Wilhite, who died on 15th August in Berkeley, USA. He was a first-class researcher and a dear colleague.

Published Aug. 20, 2019 12:06 PM

Helene Sjursen organized a NORTIA research workshop on 5-7 June 2019 in Poznan. 

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Published Aug. 14, 2019 3:59 PM

What are the local and global challenges we face in creating a more sustainable world? This is one of the overall questions our new students will explore.

Published July 3, 2019 12:12 PM

Mussolini and the Italian fascists used Latin – the language of powerful men like Caesar and Augustus — to portray themselves as the rightful heirs of the Roman Empire.

Published July 1, 2019 10:15 AM

Last month saw more than 900 million eligible voters at the ballot box in the world’s largest democracy. India’s national election once again resulted in the landslide victory of Prime Minister Narendra Modi of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

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Published June 24, 2019 10:55 AM

“Tinder has a very one-sided reputation,” says Ane Charlotte Spilde, a media studies master’s student who has researched Tinder.

Published June 20, 2019 9:36 AM

A three-year position as a post-doctoral research fellow in Psychology is available at the Department of Psychology, University of Oslo

The research fellowship will be connected to the project Living the Nordic Model.

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 and is it distinct? Why do Nordic states mobilise specific narratives of international law?

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Published June 11, 2019 3:20 PM

We have packed our boxes and moved 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

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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.

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!


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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.