Collages Oslo Life Science 2020

  • Feb. 26, 2020

    What will life sciences bring us in 2020–2030? What is the role of artificial intelligence (AI)? What are the visions for academia, hospitals and industry in a rapidly changing world where we need sustainable solutions? How can Oslo and Norway strengthen its position as a leading life science hub in Europe?

    Watch videos and see pictures from the event.

    Hosted by UiO:Life Science in collaboration with Oslo Cancer Cluster, Oslo University Hospital and LMI. Sponsor: The Research Council of Norway.

    The City of Oslo hosted the conference reception after the main event.

  • Feb. 26, 2020

    At this seminar PhD students, postdocs and Master´s students in life sciences at UiO and NMBU had the opportunity to create networks outside academia.  

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    Hosted by UiO:Life Science, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), UiODoc, SoDoc, The Career Services at the University of Oslo and The Careers Centre at NMBU

    Sponsor: The Research Council of Norway

  • Feb. 26, 2020

    Climate change affects food production and food security. The way we produce food and what we eat affects the climate. This evening we put self-storage, food safety, biodiversity and sustainable diet on the menu with experts from UiO and NMBU.

    Watch videos and see pictures from the event (in Norwegian).

    Hosted by UiO:Life Science and Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)

  • Feb. 26, 2020

    We invited boys in upper secondary schools to a life science inspirational day with life science researchers from several departments at UiO.

    See the programme and pictures from the event.

    Hosted by UiO:Life Science in collaboration with faculties and departments at UiO

  • Feb. 26, 2020

    A day with presentations and discussions from the Norwegian life science ecosystem and industry leaders from Global Pharma.

    Hosted by LMI and partners, partnering event by Inven2

    See the programme (in Norwegian)

  • Feb. 26, 2020

    The aim of the conference is to show how real world evidence (RWE) is changing the landscape for drug development and clinical use and to present RWE Initiatives that put the Nordic region in the forefront.

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    Hosted by LMI

  • Feb. 26, 2020

    What is consciousness and how do we experience the world? An interdisciplinary panel from UiO consisting of neurologists, philosophers and psychologists shares their knowledge, gave us the latest news in brain research, disagreed a bit, but took us on a journey into our own consciousness.

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    Hosted by the Faculty of Medicine, the Department of Psychology and the convergence environment ConsciousBrainConcepts

  • Feb. 26, 2020

    What is happiness? What does it take to create and live a happy life? Is happiness more readily available to those who are able to see meaning in the little things? Is there any universal answer to what happiness really is to man?

    Watch the event on Facebook (in Norwegian)

    Hosted by Nationaltheatret, UiO:Life Science and UiO:Science and Technology

  • Feb. 26, 2020

    An interdisciplinary panel from UiO consisting of medical scientists, economists, philosophers and literary scientists. What do we know about aging, what is the latest in research on elderly and health, and how does our identity change at different stages of life? Existential questions and discussion.

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    Hosted by the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Dentistry

  • Feb. 26, 2020

    How are international regulations of pollutants followed up nationally and locally in Norway and Tanzania? The workshop "Pollution: Monitoring and Policy" brought together Norwegian and Tanzanian environmental authorities to address how international regulations on persistent organic pollutants are met nationally and locally.

    The workshop "Mimicry in Metabolism(s): Industrial Chemicals, Synthetic Hormones, and Unruly Bodies" brought together people from different disciplines inside and outside academia in order to enable a dialogue on mimicry as a productive concept to understand and juxtapose industrial chemicals and synthetic hormones.

    Hosted by the convergence environment AnthroTox

  • Feb. 26, 2020

    In this seminar international experts and junior speakers from the UiO:Life Science convergence environment PerCaThe discussed innovative methods for personalized and precision cancer therapy. The topics included drug sensitivity screening, machine learning and combined mathematical, statistical and imaging methods for cancer modeling and simulation of drug treatment. 

    See the programme for the event.

    Hosted by the convergence environment Personalized cancer therapy (PerCaThe)

    Read about the work of the convergence environment in Aftenposten (in Norwegian)

  • Feb. 27, 2020

    The amounts of data generated presents unique opportunities in research and technological innovations. It also raises a range of challenges, including data standards, analysis and visualization, as well as ethical considerations such as data protection, privacy and ownership. This symposium  explored the increasing role that data plays in our lives. The event explored research and technological innovations that involve data and the society.

    See the programme for the event.

    Hosted by the convergence environment Organ on a chip and the Hybrid Technology Hub Center of Excellence

    Read about the work of the convergence environment in Aftenposten (in Norwegian)

  • Feb. 27, 2020

    This year's Darwin Day event covered a moonshot for biology: Resolving all genomes on earth within a decade! 

    See the programme for the event.

    Hosted by the Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis (CEES), UiO

  • Feb. 27, 2020

    For the third time the Biotechnology Day was part of the Oslo Life Science Conference. What were the most important biotechnology debates in 2019? What will be important this year?

    See the programme and watch the event (in Norwegian)

    Hosted by The Norwegian Biotechnology Advisory Board 

  • Feb. 27, 2020

    We invited upper secondary schools to the Museum of science and technology to get to know the digital universe in life sciences and biotechnology that we have developed in collaboration with The Norwegian Biotechnology Advisory Board and the edtech company Creaza. The pupils also got to hear about an exciting organ-on-a-chip project at UiO.

    Hosted by UiO:Life Science and The Norwegian Biotechnology Advisory Board

  • Feb. 27, 2020

    We invited the oldest children in a kindergarten to join us for "Programming: Bees and Flowers" at the Museum of science and technology.

    Hosted by UiO:Life Science 

  • Feb. 27, 2020

    We invited the citizens of Oslo to an indoor light event at the Museum of science and technology with glimpses of life sciences at UiO. We had stations with activities arranged as a light walk and the visitors got to meet scientists and students from medicine, biosciences, pharmacy, physics, psychology and chemistry as well as three cute robots.

    See the beautiful pictures from the event.

    Hosted by UiO:Life Science in collaboration with faculties and departments at UiO

  • Feb. 27, 2020

    An exhibition of striking microscopy images from researchers in the convergence environment Programming Cell-Like Compartments. They gave us a glimpse into the nano world – a "Wunderkammer" – where science becomes art. 

    See pictures and read about the opening event.

    Hosted by the convergence environment Programmable Cell-like Compartments. Curated and exhibited by Kunstplass Contemporary Art