UiO has entered into a collaborative agreement with the pharmaceutical company Roche to strengthen innovation within the field of life sciences.
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The Faculty of Medicine are currently recruiting approximately 40 international research talents to excellent research environments.
The JASPAR and UniBind databases will be promoted by ELIXIR Norway as part of a growing resource of tools and services offered to the Norwegian research community
Stine Marie Ulven took over as the new Head of the Department of Nutrition from 1st January. You can read about her ambitions for the Department here.
Whilst there has been good progress in treating many types of childhood cancer, some remain incurable. New precision medicine approach offers hope for young patients diagnosed with a rare and incurable brain tumour.
Six new teams have been admitted to UiO´s innovation programme SPARK Norway. They will develop their ideas within health-related life sciences for the benefit of patients and society.
Dr. Gözen becomes the first ambassador from the Nordic countries for the prestigious international scientific society
Group Leader, Dr. Marieke Kuijjer, awarded funding from the Research Council of Norway (Forskningsrådet)
Are you a PhD student, postdoc or Master’s student in life sciences and interested in career opportunities beyond academia? Sign up for Young Talents on 16 February! You will hear inspiring talks by director general in Norwegian Food Safety Authority (Mattilsynet) Ingunn Midttun Godal, in addition to speakers from DNV GL, AstraZeneca, Mowi, Norsvin and entrepreneur Morten Isaksen from Bio-Me.
A reliable sense of space is essential for daily life and memory formation. Breaking down the extracellular matrix around grid cells makes the mental map unstable [Nature Communications 11th of January, 2021].
UiO:Life Science has announced a new call for funding of new convergence environments and will in this round fund five to six interdisciplinary research groups. Researchers from all units at UiO are welcome to participate in the application round.
The CompSci program at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at the University of Oslo will recruit 32 PhD fellowship positions in two calls.
"Free project support" (FRIPRO) is aimed at "particularly skilled researchers" at various stages of their careers. The faculty management congratulates our 20 researchers who received support in the 2020 award.
Read about the work of Elise Holter Thompson at Forskning.no (Norwegian only): Lagring av minner i hjernen – hva kan det si oss om demens?
On December 11th, Elise Holter Thompson successfully defended her PhD thesis "Perineuronal nets in memory processing and behavior."
SNSF Sinergia grant awarded to research groups in Switzerland and Norway to identify novel treatment strategies for children with aggressive brain tumours.
Larissa will be working closely with NCMM's administrative team, and will also take over the Director's PA duties from Berit Barkley, who retired from NCMM in August 2020.
Study initiated by the Morth Group at NCMM, and completed at DTU Bioengineering, has enabled researchers to map how coliform bacteria attach to the intestinal wall giving hope for development of new treatments.
UiO:Life Science will fund educational summer research projects for 40 students between April and September 2021 for students currently enrolled in a bachelor, master or relevant professional degree program at UiO. We now invite you to suggest projects for one or two students. The application deadline was 1 February 2021.
Listen to Gaute Einevoll talk about neuroscience and technology in these podcast episodes (Norwegian only):
Forskpro is now partially integrated with the NSD register. Researchers at MED must still register their projects in Forskpro before reporting to NSD. Researchers must manually import from NSD to Forskpro after receiving the assessment from NSD.
26 new NCMM Associate Investigators appointed after a fifth call, extending the network to include 47 scientists from all over Norway
On November 20th, Marte Julie Sætra successfully defended her PhD thesis "Computational modeling of ion concentration dynamics and metabolic oxygen consumption in brain tissue."
A warm welcome to the three new researchers who joined NCMM in October and November 2020.