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UiO:Energy announces seed funding to strengthen energy and energy related research, fall 2018
- This trip has given me great opportunities to learn about international research on energy consumption and car use, and to present my own work within energy, transportation and sustainability transitions. I will continue to work towards a publication of the paper I presented. I am grateful for the funding and opportunities provided by UiO: Energy says Elisabeth M.C. Svennevik.
One in five people in the world still lack access to modern electricity. Is it possible to greatly improve energy access without jeopardizing the climate? Can we combine development with sustainability at a scale that truly matters? How can Africa avoid being left behind as “The Dark Continent”? These question where dicussed on the 11th and 12th of June when UiO:Energy organized a seminar on energy and development toghether with L’Institut français d’Oslo and The Norwegian Solar Energy Cluster.
The Chinese company Jinko Solar is currently the world’s largest producer of solar panels, and it manufactures the solar cells with the highest efficiency. Jinko Solar is also a key partner in the INTPART-project SiNorAPV: Sino-Norwegian Alliance in Photovoltaics, coordinated by Prof. Andrej Kuznetsov at the Centre for Materials Science and Nanotechnology (SMN), UiO. SiNorAPV is now looking for MSc- and PhD-students from UiO, NTNU, NMBU and UiA, who would like to spend a two-week internship this summer at the Jinko Solar factory near Shanghai. Five internships are available in 2018, the call can be found here.
The second annual prize will be awarded on June 12th 2018.
The gains from environmental policies may be unevenly distributed, according to a new study. Researcher Elisabeth Isaksen believes this can affect people’s support for climate and environmental measures.
UiO:Energy will fund summer research projects within sustainable energy for students between April and October 2018. All students currently enrolled in a master or relevant professional degree program at the University of Oslo are eligible to apply.