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The merger between Centre for Molecular Medicine Norway (NCMM) and the Biotechnology Centre of Oslo (BiO) formally came into effect on 2 January 2017.
Christine Henriksen and Hilde K. Brekke share the award for innovation in bachelor and master education for their innovative work in developing the study programme at the recently established Centre for Clinical Nutrition.
The Faculty has given the studies award to Professor Anne Spurkland for her enthusiasm and creativity in her teaching of anatomy and embryology.
Unn-Hilde Grasmo-Wendler has been appointed to this role on an acting basis since 1 May this year. She thrives on the challenges involved and looks forward to continuing the collaboration with her capable colleagues and partners.
Per Brodal, Professor Emeritus, has issued a new edition of his book ‘The Central Nervous System’, again as sole author. He believes that the book, to be published by Oxford University Press, will also be his last.
Three of the Faculty of Medicine’s research communities, as well as a research community at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, have received funding amounting to millions of Norwegian kroner from the Norwegian Cancer Society. A total of 11 research communities from Oslo University Hospital and Akershus University Hospital affiliated to the research at UiO have also received funding.
The result of the election for head of institute is clear. From 1 January 2017, Lene Frost Andersen will be head of the Institute of Basic Medical Sciences.
The Faculty has given the education award to Professor Johanne Sundby for her outstanding efforts to provide the students at the Master of International Community Health programme with teaching and supervision of excellent quality.
Anne Kveim Lie is one of Norway’s ten most fantastic speakers, according to the accolade from the Morgenbladet daily. She involves substance abusers in her teaching, and fosters critical reflection among the next generation of doctors.
Do you have some advanced experiments that you dream of conducting? Or do you wish you had an overview of laboratories that can help you with your research? In that case, we can recommend that you visit our new core facilities web pages.
Between one and three per cent of Norway’s population have coeliac disease, and many are undiagnosed. The K.G. Jebsen Coeliac Disease Research Centre opened on 18 August. Here, researchers will develop better treatment and diagnosis of coeliac disease.
Three out of four people could avoid knee surgery with a new form of exercise therapy, with significant cost savings for society.
The Antibiotic Centre for Primary Care plays an important role in following up the national strategy to reduce antibiotic use in the population by 30 per cent by 2020.
On 13 May, Bjørn Hol from the Faculty arranged a seminar for a delegation headed by the Ethiopian Minster of Education. In accordance with the wishes of our guests, the topic focused upon was learning.
Mentoring groups and career counselling are some of the options open to postdoctoral fellows at the faculty through the Postdoctoral Programme.
Johanna Olweus and Erlend Strønen have published a new study in the journal Science. The article has attracted widespread international attention and was the subject of a separate commentary article in Science.
The Fulbright Award for best article in 2016 goes to a major study of the effect of a new Ebola vaccine used during the Ebola outbreak in West Africa in 2014–2015.
From 1 April, the Biotechnology Centre of Oslo (BiO) and the Centre for Molecular Medicine Norway (NCMM), both UiO centres, will be organized under the Faculty of Medicine on a par with the faculty’s three institutes.
Professor Ola Didrik Saugstad has been conducting research on the resuscitation of neonates since the 1970s. He has now been awarded the title of honorary professor at the Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University.
Professor Per Grøttum today received the Olaf Thon national award for excellence in education. He receives the award for his work on digital forms of teaching and examination in medical studies at the faculty.
On 15 August, the K.G. Jebsen Centre for Coeliac Research will start its work at the Institute of Clinical Medicine under the leadership of Ludvig M. Sollid.
Professor Joel Glover at IMB and professor Trygve Holmøy at Klinmed received funding from the foundation ALS Norwegian Supportgroup.
Professor Kjetil Taskén at the Faculty of Medicine has received the 2016 cancer research prize for his work with immunotherapy. – This is great acknowledgement of our work, says a humble Taskén.