The Norway Life Science 2023 conference brings together key actors for developing a world-leading healthcare industry in Norway. The theme of the conference is interaction between health, technology and society.
Fifty students have gained work experience from a research project with a scholarship from UiO:Life Science this summer. The end of this year's summer projects was celebrated with presentations, poster exhibition and prize ceremony.
The University of Oslo, organised in collaboration with the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), the event "Is there hope for the Oslofjord" on 29 September. The theme arouses great interest and many people participated in Domus Bibliotheca.
In autumn 2021, six new convergence environments were granted funding for a period of four years. The interdisciplinary research groups have started up during 2022 and are well underway with the recruitment of PhDs and Postdoctoral fellows for their research projects.
Arnoldo Frigessi and Arne Klungland are granted Norwegian Centres of exellence.
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? Apply for UiO:Life Science’s two-year innovation programme SPARK Norway. The last deadline was 10 November 2022.
Those who have passed the building site for the new life science building in Gaustadbekkdalen have probably noticed that there is full activity on the construction site at the moment. Seven high cranes tower into the air and construction machinery is in full operation. Some employees from the University of Oslo have visited the construction site.
Nathalie Frosthammer is studying at the Department for Biosciences, this summer she is one of 50 students participating in a research project with a scholarship from UiO:Life Science.
Inven2 presented "Innovator of the Year"-prize for the first time. Ole Jørgen Kaasbøll, head of research and one of the founders of the company Tribune Therapeutics, was awarded the prize at Innovation Day 2022.
Inven2's Idépris 2022 goes to a virtual tool for developing antibodies. The idea was developed by Victor Greiff, head of the convergence environment ImmunoLingo, together with colleagues from the University of Oslo and Oslo University Hospital.
UiO:Life Science established in 2021 a support scheme for interdisciplinary life science courses. Departments and faculties at the University of Oslo are eligible to apply. The scheme has an no deadline, applications can be submitted at any time.
Wednesday 20 April it was time to celebrate the new projects that have completed UiO:Life Science's innovation programme SPARK Norway. At the same time the Vaccibody Innovation Award was presented for the first time.
In 2017, something completely new happened at the University of Oslo, the first convergence environments were created under the auspices of UiO:Life Science. The six interdisciplinary research groups that were selected after a thorough application process were to solve major societal challenges in health and the environment. Wednesday 30 March was the closing event and time to share experience and results.
We invite you to a pleasant gathering for our first convergence environments on Wednesday 30 March in Sophus Lie's auditorium. There will be presentations, panel discussion, mingling and tapas. Everyone who is interested in interdisciplinary research and collaboration is welcome!
Five 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.
UiO:Life Science will fund 40 educational summer research projects for students between April and September 2022. Students currently enrolled in a bachelor, master or relevant professional degree program at the University of Oslo are eligible to apply. The registration will open Thursday 13 January at 8 am.
The Centre for Digital Life Norway encourages open science and FAIR data management. For the first time, they are highlighting and rewarding outstanding examples of life science researchers in Norway who have managed their data according to the FAIR principles.
UiO:Life Science will fund educational summer research projects for 40 students between April and September 2022 for students currently enrolled in a bachelor, master or relevant professional degree program at UiO. We now invite you to suggest projects for one or two students.
UiO:Life Science will fund 40 educational summer research projects for students between April and September 2022. Students currently enrolled in a bachelor, master or relevant professional degree program at the University of Oslo are eligible to apply. The first 100 students to register will be admitted to a matchmaking seminar on 7 March.
Medication use during pregnancy, healthy aging, cancer, organoid technology, fibrosing diseases and cognitive function throughout life. These are societal challenges that will be examined by new interdisciplinary life science research groups at the University of Oslo.
UiO:Life Science funds convergence environments – interdisciplinary research groups that address major challenges within health and environment.
Forty-two students have gained work experience from a research project with a scholarship from UiO:Life Science this summer. The end of this year's summer projects was celebrated with presentations, poster exhibition and prize ceremony on 19 October.
Maia Bangsund has already started her summer project and will be researching for a total of six weeks full time at BabyLing Lab where she contributes to an ongoing study on children's early language development.