Norwegian version of this page

Science library in Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Upcoming

Time and place: Nov. 23, 2017 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, The Science Library, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

The Geosciences celebrate 100 years of geography at the University of Oslo with an extraordinary program for the annual seminar. 

Statistrikk
Time and place: Nov. 23, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Escape, Ole-Johan Dahls hus

"Biophysical Music" is volume 1 of the new concept "MusicLab", a series of events exploring the science of music from different perspectives. The idea is to mix research and edutainment through hands-on workshops, intellectual warm-ups, performances and data jockeying.

Time and place: Dec. 1, 2017 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Mats Larsson from The Nobel Committee for Physics will briefly describe the procedure and criteria to award the Nobel Prize in physics. He will then describe the 2017 year's prize – the LIGO detector and gravitational waves. 

Previous

Time and place: Nov. 6, 2017 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM, The Science Library, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Lecture by Paweł Frelik – Associate Professor, Department of American Literature and Culture / Director, Video Game Research Center – Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Poland. 

Time and place: Oct. 20, 2017 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Lecture by Carlo Rovelli, Director of the Quantum Gravity research group of the Centre de physique théorique in Marseille, France.

Time and place: Oct. 18, 2017 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM, The Science Library, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

National preview of the international documentary film by Sverre Krüger, followed by a short panel discussion with the producer and participants from the University of Oslo and the Norwegian Mapping Authority.

Time and place: Sep. 20, 2017 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM, The Science Library, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Lecture by Olivier Galland.

Time and place: Sep. 6, 2017 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, Blindern Campus

Lecture "A new era of medicine with induced pluripotent stem cells – iPS cells" and panel discussion "Implications of Stem Cell Therapy for Patients and Society" with Shinya Yamanaka, 2012 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine. 

Time and place: Sep. 4, 2017 12:00 PM - 2:45 PM, Humsam-biblioteket i Georg Sverdrups hus- underetasjen

Through research presentations, a panel discussion and a yoga session we will get a broader knowledge of Yoga in this multidisciplinary seminar. The event is free and open to everybody! The whole event will be streamed and stored here!

Time and place: Aug. 24, 2017 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, Auditorium 1, The Science Library, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Professor Trond Torsvik is one of three researchers interviewed for the fourth episode of the series The mind of the Universe. Trond will give a small introduction before we show the fourth episode - “the explorer”.

Time and place: Aug. 18, 2017 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM, Auditorium 1, The Science Library, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Reverse Gaia Hypothesis: Life as a Geological Process, lecture by Professor John Hernlund from the Earth-Life Science Institute (ELSI), Tokyo Institute of Technology.

Time and place: July 18, 2017 9:15 AM - 12:00 PM, The Science Library, Vilhelm Bjerknes hus

Students from the International Summer School Master's level course "A Changing Arctic" will deliver their perspectives on an ice-free Arctic. 

©Fox 2000, 2016
Time and place: June 15, 2017 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Vilhelm Bjerknes hus

A 30 month journey presented in beautiful pictures. 

Photo: The creator of PhD Comics, Jorge Cham.
Time and place: June 9, 2017 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM, The Science Library, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Creator of PhD Comics - Jorge Cham - visits The Science Library with his brand new book: We have no idea!

PhD day 2017
Time and place: June 9, 2017 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM, The Science Library, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Save the date! The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences and the Science Library invites Ph.D. candidates to a day of motivation, inspiration and dissemination.

Time and place: May 24, 2017 4:00 PM - 6:15 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

On the occasion of the Abel Prize week there will be a movie screening of The Man Who Knew Infinity in the foyer of the Science Libary. The movie will be introduced by Professor Sujatha Ramdorai and Professor and Associate Producer Ken Ono.

Time and place: May 15, 2017 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM, The Science Library, Vilhelm Bjerknes hus
Galaksehop
Time and place: May 4, 2017 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, The Science Library, Vilhelm Bjerknes hus

Professor Hiranya Peiris will unravel the detective story of the Universe.

Time and place: Apr. 27, 2017 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Everyone thought it was just a mathematical curiosity, but when the Gömböc turned out to be involved in the explanation of the shape of pebbles on Mars, both mathematicians and geophysicists had to think again. Lecture by Professor Gabor Domokos, Budapest University of Technology and Engineering.

ill. UiO Livsvitenskap
Time and place: Apr. 26, 2017 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

At the life science lunches in March and April researchers from five different faculties at UiO will talk about their innovative life science research. Collaboration across disciplines is essential to succeed for many of the projects.

Time and place: Apr. 4, 2017 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Lecture by James Richard Catmore, researcher in the particle physics group at UiO.

ill. UiO Livsvitenskap
Time and place: Mar. 29, 2017 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

At the life science lunches in March and April researchers from five different faculties at UiO will talk about their innovative life science research. Collaboration across disciplines is essential to succeed for many of the projects.

Time and place: Mar. 24, 2017 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Sophus Lies auditorium

The University of Oslo have the honor of hosting the alternative Nobel Prize show – the Ig Nobel show. These researchers will make you LAUGH and then make you THINK!

Time and place: Mar. 21, 2017 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Participants: Espen Larsen, Angela Morelli and Bjørn Samset Moderator: Mari Mjaaland

Time and place: Mar. 21, 2017 11:45 AM - 12:35 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

The first lady of Iceland Eliza Reid visits UiO to discuss the gendered workplace of 2017. Mímir Kristjánsson, news editor of Klassekampen, moderates the debate.