Tagged: Nobel prize

Relations with China to normalize

Norway and China patch up their six-year quarrel over Liu Xiaobo’s Nobel Prize Ministry of Foreign Affairs / Staff During a visit to Beijing on Dec. 19, Norway’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende...

UiO ranked 65th best University in the World

The University of Oslo (UiO) is ranked the 65th best University in the world by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). Harvard University is ranked number one and Stanford University number two. UiO is Norway’s...

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2009

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2009 awards studies of one of life’s core processes: the ribosome’s translation of DNA information into life. Ribosomes produce proteins, which in turn control the chemistry in all...

Israeli criticism of Hamsun commemoration

The Israeli Foreign Minster Avigdor Lieberman has accused Norway of spreading antisemittic attitudes through the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the birth of author Knut Hamsun (photo). This is reported by the Israeli...

Human rights forum in Oslo

Rarely have so many prominent participants been gathered to discuss human rights. The Oslo Freedom Forum aims at establishing a conference for human rights that can be as important as Davos is for economical...