Newsletter UiO:Life Science November 2015
This will be the first of the annual conferences held by UiO:Life Science. We will explore how we can create a leading Nordic Life Science hub for research, education and business in Oslo.
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The World is Waiting...
During the Transatlantic Science Week in Boston this November Professor Nils Chr. Stenseth was one of the keynote speakers. Read about the work at the centres of excellence that he heads.
UiO visited a couple of UiO life-science researchers who collaborate with researchers at Harvard. Read about the collaboration between Mette Kalager and Harvard below. Inger Sandlie's research and innovation and entrepreneurship in life science at UiO will be presented in a later newsletter.
UiO also visited Questrum School of Business, Boston University which collaborates with the Norwegian School of Entrepreneurship (Gründerskolen) – a Norwegian academic cooperation program involving all the universities and several university colleges in Norway. UiO has the overall academic and administrative responsibility.
Blogs from Boston:
- Three take home messages from Boston (in Norwegian)
rector Ole Petter Ottersen
- A sense of urgency – the Boston innovation ecosystem (in Norwegian)
chair of the board for UiO:Life Science Svein Stølen
What happens to a stock of fish if we overexploit it? When do we need to stop fishing to save a stock from collapse? The CEES at UiO is engaged in cooperation with Nordic, European, Russian and American scientists to find answers to such questions.
The Clinical Effectiveness Research Group at UiO is engaged in close collaboration with top researchers at Harvard University to find out what is effective and ineffective in the prevention of colorectal cancer. They undertake studies that few others are able to emulate.