Georg Sverdrups hus,
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Moltke Moes vei 39
What can fashionable ideas, blind faith, or pure fantasy possibly have to do with the scientific quest to understand the universe?
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?
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.
Bart De Pontieu will bring us closer to our nearest star trough his lecture about the sun.
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.
With information designer Angela Morelli.
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.
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.
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.
Realistforeningen and The Science library invites you to a movie marathon in the foyer
How can the brain learn from experiences, and at the same time be stable enough to retain memories for decades? How does mental capacity change throughout life? At the seminar we will look more deeply into these questions.
Software Carpentry's mission is to help scientists and engineers get more research done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic lab skills for scientific computing.
National Geographic Young Explorers have grants for students! You are all invited to the seminar to see some good talks and get information about how to apply. Remember to register by september 28th.
Five years ago Angela fell in love with the concept of virtual water. That concept took her on an amazing journey that led to major discoveries: our hidden demands on water, the power of information design and the importance of communicating science.
A brief history of DNA, the story of genetics and how we're culturally predisposed to misunderstand it.
Water may seem ordinary – it pours from our taps and falls from the sky – but you would be surprised at what a profoundly strange substance it is.
Off-grid solar energy is a solution that may make electricity available very fast for the over 1 mrd people living without access to electricity at home. In this lecture, Trygve Mongstad will share his experience from Malawi, where he worked for one year as a solar energy entrepreneur through a project funded by FK Norway and the Norwegian Department of Foreign Affairs.
In collaboration with Indiefilm and Realistforeningen the Sicence Library invites to film premiere in Sophus Lies auditorium.
We proudly present Helen Keen and her award winning show It is Rocket Science! as the evening entertainment for PhD day 2015!
The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences and the Science Library invites its Ph.D. candidates to a day of motivation, inspiration and dissemination. You will have the opportunity to learn how to reach out with your Ph.D. research, both in the media and by exhibiting a poster in the foyer of Vilhelm Bjerknes' House. Read more about the poster session.
Later this May, the John F. Nash, Jr. and Louis Nirenberg will be awarded the Abel prize. We show the Hollywood movie A Beautiful Mind from 2001 featuring Russel Crowe as John F. Nash, Jr.
This year’s Rosseland Lecture will be held by Anja C. Andersen, associate Professor at Dark Cosmology Centre, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen.
Have you seen the movie "The Imitation Game"? Want to know more about the mathematics behind Alan Turings code breaking? The Enigma machine and James Grime are back at the Science Library!
Don't believe what you learned at School! Join us for a lecture about the Big Bang theory by Professor Joao Magueijo from Imperial College, London, and get the big picture at the Science Library!
Astrophysics expert Professor Pedro Ferreira offers a popular history of Einstein's General Theory of Relativity.