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Published Oct. 10, 2018 11:40 AM

The grant comes from the Research Council of Norway.

Published Sep. 26, 2018 1:48 PM

We congratulate Arve with the New Voices award!

Published Sep. 24, 2018 8:03 AM

UiO:Life Science hopes to see Norwegian finalists in the pitch competition at the tech conference SLUSH in Helsinki on 5 December. The winner is granted 30 000 euros. Life science students and researchers in startups or pre-startups are welcome to apply before 1 October at 12:00.

Poul Wisborg
Published Sep. 20, 2018 11:26 AM

– I am excited to be able to join the academic and social environment at SUM, says Poul Wisborg, who is visiting scholar at SUM this year.

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Published Sep. 18, 2018 2:50 PM

Could the 'Norway model' work for the UK post-Brexit? Do EU agencies threaten the EEA agreement? These were topics of discussion when policy-makers and ARENA researchers met during Arendalsuka 2018.

Published Sep. 12, 2018 9:33 AM

NORDHOST researcher Vanessa Barker reflects on Sweden's election 09.09.18

A woman in clinic uniform in a dental treatment room talks with two women, one of them behind a camera.
Published Sep. 7, 2018 2:07 PM

During the past year, journalists from major international media have visited the Faculty of Dentistry in Oslo for a very specific purpose: they wanted to know about a mysterious death in 1970. They all asked the same questions: Who was the woman found in the Ice Valley? Why and how did she die?

Published Sep. 7, 2018 12:26 PM

Daughters of Themis, an international women’s network started at the Faculty of Law a few years ago, has evolved today into a viable and fruitful international network for female business scholars.

Published Sep. 5, 2018 2:49 PM

We offer a Master scholarship of 9 months’ duration from 1 October 2018 to 30 June 2019. The application deadline has passed.

Published Aug. 31, 2018 8:58 AM

Rogers Brubaker has recently started his 4-year position as Eilert Sundt Professor II at the Department of Sociology and Human Geography. He will hold three public lectures during the two first weeks of September, as well as participating in several internal research seminars.

Published Aug. 24, 2018 9:56 AM

What are the main challenges in creating sustainable development? This is the overall question to be debated thoughout the next two years for the new master students.

Published Aug. 20, 2018 2:49 PM

How much does a company specialising in services such as Telenor invest in innovation? Researchers at the University of Oslo have contributed to changing how Telenor sees innovation.

Five persons from ARENA standing together and looking happy
Published Aug. 20, 2018 2:41 PM

A research group at ARENA Centre for European Studies headed by Prof. John Erik Fossum has succeeded in a highly competitive bid for international research funding. ARENA is celebrating the success.

Published Aug. 15, 2018 10:43 AM

In his new book, “Boomtown”, Thomas Hylland Eriksen investigates the ambivalence and conflict in Gladstone, Australia, a community that is struggling with the effects of globalization.

Published Aug. 13, 2018 3:15 PM

University of California and University of Oslo researchers define the sensations associated with the emotion of ‘kama muta’.

Published Aug. 10, 2018 9:52 AM

At present UiO:Life Science funds seven convergence environments that address major challenges within life sciences related to health and environment/sustainable growth. A new application round starts now. Researchers from all units at UiO are welcome to participate.

Published Aug. 9, 2018 3:35 PM

Trump’s former adviser is no evil genius. But his reputation as a dangerous figure risks becoming a self-fulfilling prophecy, writes Cas Mudde

Published Aug. 6, 2018 3:55 PM

For the Norway model, with some kind of EEA-type solution to work for Britain, British politicians must be able to look beyond the traditional political divides, according to a UiO researcher.

Breast cancer - pink ribbon
Published July 16, 2018 2:58 PM

Researchers have now found out what happens when normal cells develop into breast cancer. This finding can lead to more individualized treatment: the right treatment in the right dosage for the right patient.

Published July 12, 2018 1:17 PM

The five-year trial of Beate Zschäpe, the last surviving member of the National Socialist Underground (NSU), a neo-Nazi terrorist group, has finally ended with Zschäpe, the principal defendant, receiving a life sentence for her part in ten racially motivated killings.

Published July 9, 2018 3:07 PM

Why do people leave far-right extremism?  Do they simply tire of the hateful messages?  Is it too difficult to stay attached to a politics that one’s friends and family reject?

Published July 9, 2018 2:13 PM

On May 14/15 2018, C-REX, the Centre for Research on Extremism in the Faculty of Social Sciences held a cross-disciplinary conference on ‘Gender and Extremism’ at the University of Oslo.

Published July 6, 2018 2:20 PM

Like our unique fingerprints, we all have a unique combination of connections in the brain. These networks of connections stabilises during childhood and adolescence. Delayed development may be an early sign of mental health disorders.

Published July 6, 2018 1:04 PM

Researchers have discovered that plasma cells in the human intestine live longer than previously assumed. This finding may change treatment for gastrointestinal illnesses and boost the development of vaccines in pill form.

Published July 5, 2018 3:48 PM

The severity of a heart attack is the most important factor affecting the patient’s subsequent outcome. New research shows that the severity can be reduced through the use of anti-inflammatory medication.