Tagged: University of Oslo

European success for Norwegian humanities researchers

“This shows that Norwegian humanities researchers are both highly competent and offensive when it comes to participating in the international competition for research funds,” says Anders Hanneborg, Executive Director of the Division for Science...

Ten years of working life research evaluated

Over the course of nearly ten years, and at a price tag of over NOK 200 million, researchers have been studying Norwegian working life. What have been the results? At the request of the...

Student IDs to be checked

The student cafes at the University of Oslo will during January set up an electronic card system that ensures that student discounts will not be given without a valid student ID. “We work for...

New centre for stem cell research ready for action

The Research Council has played a key role in establishing the new national centre for stem cell research which recently opened its doors in Oslo. The establishment of the centre was made possible by...

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...

Norwegian Team Completes Cod Genome

Scientist from a consortium of Norwegian marine and aquaculture institutions has announced this week that they have generated the first ever draft sequence and assembly of the Atlantic cod genome. The results, presented at...

Sveaass re-elected to the UN Committee Against Torture

“Nora Sveaass has done an excellent job in the UN Committee Against Torture, and she has demonstrated a high level of integrity and strong personal commitment,” commented Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre on hearing...