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  • Call for SPARK projects – application deadline 15 Novemer 2018 Aug. 29, 2018 2:06 PM

    Are you a scientist working on health-related topics in the life science domain? Do you have an idea for a new solution or technology with innovation potential, but need help to take the next steps? Why not let the new two-year SPARK Norway programme at UiO help you!



  • oiw_ce_spark_300 UiO:Life Science and SPARK Norway on Cutting Edge 2018 Sep. 25, 2018 2:30 PM

    How can UiO:Life Science´s innovation programme SPARK Norway contribute to turning great ideas from basic research into products?

  • Dr. Eva Maria Novoa Sep. 27, 2018 2:30 PM

    Dr. Eva Maria Novoa, Group Leader of the Epitranscriptomics and RNA Dynamics Group at the Centre for Genomic Regulation, Barcelona, Spain, will present the lecture " Elucidation of RNA structure dynamics using second- and third-generation sequencing technologies."


  • slush_yscience_lifesciencepitching_740 Join international life science pitch competition! 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.

  • kollasj_livsvitenskap_signaturbilde_740 Join new round funding of interdisciplinary research groups 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.

Research news

  • marius_f_maurstad_hagen_660 Life sciences: Students in full swing doing research projects June 19, 2018 4:25 PM

    During the next six months, 67 students will work on research projects with summer scholarships from UiO:Life Science. At the Natural History Museum, bachelor’s degree student Marius F. Maurstad is already in full swing with his project. He is studying beetles at the molecular level to understand how climate change affects prevalence and evolution, and in a worst-case scenario, extinction of species – a dream job, in his opinion.