2016

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ill. UiO Livsvitenskap
Time and place: Nov. 16, 2016 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM, The Science Library, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

What are stem cells, where do we find them and what are their roles? How can we use knowledge about stem cells in research and treatment of diseases? Why are stem cells so much debated?

Time and place: Oct. 24, 2016 4:15 PM - 6:00 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

What can fashionable ideas, blind faith, or pure fantasy possibly have to do with the scientific quest to understand the universe?

ill. UiO Livsvitenskap
Time and place: Oct. 21, 2016 12:15 PM, The Science Library, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

What is CRISPR, and how can it be a game changer when it comes to gene editing in plants and animals, including humans? How do researchers use CRISPR to find better treatments for diseases? What ethical challenges are we facing with this new groundbreaking technology?

PhD day 2016
Time and place: June 10, 2016 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences and the Science Library invites Ph.D. candidates to a day of motivation, inspiration and dissemination. This year's topic is employability of the PhD.

Time and place: May 11, 2016 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket

Hugh Raffles, professor of Anthropology at The New School for Social Research in New York, is visiting the Science Studies Colloquium Series. He will show a short film, followed by a conversation with John Law. John Law is Professor Emeritus at Open University UK; and fellow at Center for Advanced Study in Oslo, with the research group 'Arctic Domestication in the Era of the Anthropocene'.

The lecture is open for everyone.

Time and place: Apr. 21, 2016 3:00 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Bart De Pontieu will bring us closer to our nearest star trough his lecture about the sun.

Time and place: Mar. 16, 2016 4:15 PM - 5:30 PM, Sopus Lie's auditorium

100 000 years ago there were at least six species of humans on Earth. Today there is only one, ours: Homo sapiens.  Yuval Harari is presenting his book "Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind" that is launched in Norwegian February 1st 2016. 

Time and place: Mar. 15, 2016 12:30 PM - 1:15 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

With information designer Angela Morelli.

Time and place: Mar. 14, 2016 2:15 PM - Mar. 18, 2016 5:00 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus and Niels Henrik Abels hus

With 'Carpentry week’ at the Science Library, we offer a mini-seminar and several workshops to help you acquire the necessary skills to work with your data efficiently and reproducibly. 

Time and place: Mar. 14, 2016 2:15 PM - 4:15 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Software carpentry is the new buzz word among researchers at UiO. And what is happening with research data? This mini seminar enters the broad field of open science by discussing data management skills in the light of Open Science.

Time and place: Mar. 4, 2016 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Sophus Lie's Auditorium

For the first time in Norway, the University of Oslo will host the alternative Nobel Prize show — the Ig Nobel Prize which the journal Nature calls "the highlight of the scientific calendar". As part of their Europe tour founder of the IG Nobel award Marc Abrahams is visiting UiO with a selected team of previous winners.