Apply for a summer research project within the field of sustainable energy

UiO:Energy will fund a number of summer research projects within the field of sustainable energy. Students currently enrolled in their last year of a bachelor program, a master program or a relevant professional degree program at the University of Oslo are eligible to apply.  The students selected for summer research projects will each receive a stipend of NOK 40 000. Application deadline: March 1 2021. Closed

The project: Deciphering dynamics of salt crystal formation in porous reservoir rocks – A reactive transport study, have been given a extended deadline to march 8th 

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Students selected for a research project will perform research addressing sustainable energy issues under supervision of research groups working within the topic at the University of Oslo. There are a total of 11 different projects that students may apply for, and some of the projects have room for two students. Students are expected to work for 6 weeks full-time equivalents. Reduced time per week down to 50% for 12 weeks can be accepted in some projects. Students selected for a research project will each receive a stipend of NOK 40 000. 

Read about previous years' experience with summer research project in sustainable energy here.

Selection of candidates:

  • Students currently enrolled in their last year of a bachelor program, a master program or a relevant professional degree program at the University of Oslo can apply for the announced research projects
  • The final selection of candidates will be done by the project owner/supervisor and UiO:Energy based on the following criteria:
    • Letter of motivation
    • Professional/academic background
    • Grades
  • NOTE: Students that previously have received an UiO:Energy summer research project are not eligible for an second project. 

List of summer research projects students can apply for:

1 - Machine learning approach to public sentiment analysis towards wind energy in Norway (Natural science)

  • Detailed project description
  • Supervisors: Natalia Sirotko-Sibirskaya, Department of Mathematics. Marianne Zeyringer, Department of Technology Systems. Oskar Vågerö, Department of Technology Systems 
  • Project suitable for: Bachelor and master students
  • Preferred academic background: Machine learning. For details see project description
  • Expected research period: Between April and October 2021

Apply

2 - Data science for energy system studies (Natural science)

  • Project description
  • Supervisors: Maximilian Roithner and Marianne Zeyringer, Department of Technology Systems
  • Project suitable for: Bachelor and master students
  • Preferred academical background: Meterology, Mathematics, Informatics, Physics
  • Expected research period: June and July 2021.

Apply

3 - Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Zn2NF Quantum Dots for Photocatalysis (Natural science)

  • Project description
  • Supervisors: Anja Olafsen Sjåstad and Helmer Fjellvåg, Department of Chemistry/Centre for Materials Science and Nanotechnology
  • Project suitable for: Master students
  • Preferred academic background: For details see project description
  • Expected research period: The preferred project period would be six weeks of full-time research from 7 June 2021 to 18 July 2021.

Apply

4 - Wind power and emissions in Norway vs. Germany (Natural science)

  • Project description
  • Supervisors: Fred Espen Benth, Department of Mathematics
  • Project suitable for: Bachelor and master students
  • Preferred academical background: See project description
  • Expected research period: Between June and September 2021.

Apply

5 - Deciphering dynamics of salt crystal formation in porous reservoir rocks – A reactive transport study (Natural science)

  • Project description
  • Supervisors:  Mohammad Nooraiepour and Professor Helge Hellevang, Department of Geosciences. 
  • Project suitable for: Master students
  • Preferred academic background: Geosciences, Physics, Mathematics, Computational fluid mechanics
  • Expected research period: May - July, 2021

Apply

6 - Analysis of the CCUS technology providers and their move to new user sectors in Norway (Social science)

  • Project description
  • Supervisor: Allan Dahl Andersen and Jakoba Sraml Gonzalez, Centre for Technology, Innovation and Culture.
  • Project suitable for: Master students 
  • Preferred academic background: Social science. For details see project description
  • Expected research period: Spring semester 2021; e.g. April-June.

Apply

7 - Norges klimaplan – et sosialt inkluderende prosjekt? (Social science)

  • Project description
  • Project suitable for: Master students
  • Supervisor: Hege Westskog, Centre for Development and the Environment
  • Preferred academic background: Social science. For details see project description description
  • Expected research period: Between May and September 2021

Apply

8 - Transformation vulnerability (Social science)

  • Project description
  • Supervisors: Tanja Winther, Centre for Development and the Environment
  • Project suitable for: Master students
  • Preferred academic background: Social science. For details see project description
  • Expected research period: Between May and September 2021

Apply

9 - Electrification of Construction – zero emission building sites (Social science)

  • Detailed project description
  • Supervisors: Allan Dahl Andersen and Hilde Nykamp, Centre for Technology, Innovation and Culture.
  • Project suitable for: Master students 
  • Preferred academic background: Social science or technical background. For details see project description
  • Expected research period: Between April and August 2021  

Apply

10 - Bidrar Korona-krisepakkene til rettferdig miljøomstilling? (Social science)

  • Project description
  • Supervisors: Tanja Winther, Centre for Development and the Environment. 
  • Project suitable for: Master students 
  • Preferred academic background: Social science. For details see project description
  • Expected research period: Between May and September 2021

Apply

11 - Repair and conserve: The contribution of independent repair towards energy conservation in a sustainable circular economy (Natural science, Social science, Law, and Humanities)

  • Project description
  • Supervisor: Maja van der Velden, Department of Informatics. Eléonore Maitre-Ekern, Department of Private Law. Christian Medaas, Department of Social Anthropology
  • Project suitable for: Bachelor and master students
  • Preferred academical background: For details see project description
  • Expected research period: Between April and October 2021

Apply

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