Research news

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Published Apr. 12, 2019 9:45 AM

We are happy to announce that TIK collaborates with the centre in Tomsk on studies of health technologies and digitalization. 

Published Apr. 5, 2019 3:31 PM

Prof. Christopher Lord met with the European Parliament's Subcommittee on Security and Defence (SEDE) to provide insights from his research in a public hearing on parliamentary scrutiny of defence affairs. 

Published Apr. 2, 2019 3:13 PM

Read Jacob Aasland Ravndals text in MonkeyCage on why the way it’s measured matters.

Published Mar. 29, 2019 8:20 AM

The Christchurch mass murderer acted alone, but the core ideas in his manifesto are widely shared by Islamophobic actors in Europe and beyond, writes Cathrine Thorleifsson on OpenDemocracy.

Published Mar. 26, 2019 12:40 PM

Diabetes, organ donation, consciousness, the immune system, evidence in rape cases, mental illnesses, medicinal plants and cancer. These are societal challenges that will be examined in interdisciplinary life science research groups at the University of Oslo.

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Published Mar. 19, 2019 3:12 PM

A new treatment for gout lowers the urinary acid level in the body. This can protect podagra patients against new outbreaks.

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Published Mar. 18, 2019 2:12 PM

Right-wing terrorism and violence in Western Europe: the RTV dataset documents right-wing terrorism and violence in Western Europe between 1990 and 2015.

Published Mar. 17, 2019 7:49 PM

The attack in New Zealand was inspired in part by the Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik, but the real threat is lone wolves lurking in the far corners of the Internet, writes Jacob Aasland Ravndal in Foreign Policy.

Published Mar. 15, 2019 3:48 PM

This Special Issue on Terrorism from the Extreme Right has been guest-edited by Jacob Aasland Ravndal and Tore Bjørgo, Center for Research on Extremism (C-REX), University of Oslo.

Published Mar. 11, 2019 1:29 PM

The Third Nordic Challenges Conference kicked off on March 5th, 2019 at the Copenhagen Business School with the “Emerging Scholars Day”:

Published Mar. 1, 2019 4:35 PM

Department of Political Science congratulates Kacper Szulecki with the Environmental Politics Article of the Year Award 2018

Published Feb. 26, 2019 3:22 PM

Thanks to all who attended Oslo Life Science 11–14 February 2019. See pictures and watch videos from the events. We hope to see all of you again at Oslo Life Science 2020. 

Published Feb. 26, 2019 3:22 PM

Six new teams have been admitted to UiO´s innovation programme SPARK Norway. They will develop their ideas within health-related life sciences for the benefit of patients and society.

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Published Feb. 25, 2019 3:32 PM

As a researcher, I have followed various extreme right groups and movements in Norway and Scandinavia during the last 30 years. There have been some significant changes during this time – changes that have an impact on how our society should relate to such milieus, and what kinds of preventive measures might be relevant and effective.

Published Feb. 25, 2019 3:20 PM

A CREST report by Joel Busher, Donald Holbrook and Graham Macklin examines why there are often thresholds of violence that members of extremist groups rarely cross.

Researchers may have found a cure for Alzheimer`s Disease. Illustration: Colourbox.
Published Feb. 22, 2019 10:53 AM

Researchers at the University of Oslo (UiO) could be close to a breakthrough in the treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease.

Published Feb. 15, 2019 8:58 AM

Although the war in Syria is in its eighth year, statisticians have established that the world is becoming increasingly peaceful.

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Published Feb. 14, 2019 2:48 PM

Women's fat has a more active metabolism, but this effect disappears later in life.

Published Feb. 14, 2019 9:45 AM

Fraudsters who cheat on their taxes, launder money or con insurance companies are facing uncertain times. New statistical methods are increasing the likelihood that they will be caught.

Published Feb. 12, 2019 9:41 AM

We are happy to announce that four master's students have been granted the Arne Naess stipend for 2019.

Published Feb. 11, 2019 10:36 AM

The most important changes at The Research Council this spring are:

Published Feb. 10, 2019 5:19 PM

Are you a talented and ambitious postdoc thinking about your next career move?

Would you like to spend the next two years developing your research in Oslo, at Norway’s largest university museum?

Published Feb. 8, 2019 1:20 PM

Finland has witnessed extraparliamentary far-right extremism of varying degrees throughout most of its history.

Published Feb. 6, 2019 12:11 PM

In ten years, computers will be able to propose the most suitable cancer treatment for you. The idea is to simulate how all possible combinations of existing cancer treatments will work on your particular tumour.

Published Feb. 6, 2019 9:00 AM

The chance of major ship disasters at sea can be reduced by statistical methods. The trick is to interpret the large amounts of data streaming in from the many sensors in the ship, making it possible to sound the alarm on time.