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What is UiO:Energy?

UiO:Energy is one of three strategic priority areas at the university – focused on advancing new ways of using energy to reduce global climate change and environmental challenges. Creating a low-carbon society is one of today’s biggest challenges.

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Our approach is interdisciplinary. By bringing together expertise from law, the social sciences, humanities, technology and natural sciences, our researchers contribute to new solutions for clean, affordable and reliable sources of energy.

UiO:Energy is the coordinating hub for energy research, education and outreach at the University of Oslo. As such, we accelerate the research process by fostering collaboration across disciplines at the university, other research institutions and with non-academic partners.

Main Research Areas

UiO:Energy has defined four main research areas across the university. These are based on societal needs, solid research teams and external funding opportunities.

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Through interdisciplinary courses at master and PHd courses we give our candidates experience and knowledge about the ongoing energy transition. Students learn about the whole energy system through lectures and field trips.

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We are a platform for engagement, and bring industry, students, governmental bodies and the research community together. The goal is to stimulate to innovative and creative solutions.

Strategic support to promote new collaborations and research projects is given through funding opportunities, workshops and lectures.

Published Dec. 13, 2016 11:17 AM - Last modified Aug. 24, 2018 1:29 PM