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  • julenotter Reasons to eat nuts all year round Dec. 23, 2019

    If you want to maintain a stabile weight, reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and some types of cancer, then daily consumption of nuts is recommended, not only for Christmas, but all year round.

  • mariia-boganova Promising findings for treating damaged heart valves Dec. 12, 2019

    Aortic valve calcification is a challenging condition for the health service and for the patients concerned. The only treatment currently available is surgery. Mariia Boganova recently defended her thesis which addresses the options available for future pharmacological treatment.

  • vitamind_740 Time to take vitamin D supplements Nov. 29, 2019

    Summer ended 100 days ago, and we now all need a vitamin D boost. Very few of us manage to get enough vitamin D from the food we eat.


Jan. 28, 2020 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM , Frederik Holsts hus,

Welcome to a new course in the statistical package Stata. The course is aimed at Ph.d. candidates, Post Doctors and Researchers in Medical Statistics and Epidemiology in general.

Jan. 29, 2020 10:00 AM , Auditoriet Nye Nord, 5. etasje, Akershus universitetssykehus

M.Sc Ellen Katrine Kallander at Institute of Clinical Medicine will give a trial lecture on the given topic: Forskning med barn og unge: Metodologiske, etiske, utviklingsmessige og teoretiske perspektiv.

Jan. 29, 2020 12:30 PM , Auditoriet Nye Nord, 5. etasje, Akershus universitetssykehus

M.Sc Ellen Katrine Kallander at Institute of Clinical Medicine will be defending the thesis “Children affected by parental illness or parental substance abuse: young carers, well-being and quality of life” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

Funding opportunities

  • funding-opportunity EEA - Czech Republic research programme

    KAPPA is a new research program between EEA (Norway, Iceland, Lichtenstein) and the Czech Republic. Proposals must be submitted by Czech institutions, while institutions from the EEA are partners. Deadline: 27 February 2020.

  • funding-opportunity COST Actions: Join newly established researcher networks

    New COST networks within Medicine and Health were launched in June 2019. Norwegian researchers may apply to join them, contacting the Research Council of Norway preferably by 30 June 2019, but later applications are also possible.

  • funding-opportunity IMI2 - Call 20

    The Innovative Medicines Initiative IMI2 plans to launch the next round of calls in January 2020. The calls are expected to be published on 21 January and 23 June 2020.

  • funding-opportunity ERA-Net EuroNanoMed Projects in Nanomedicine

    EuroNanoMed (ENM) is an ERA-NET on Nanomedicine established since 2008 as a platform for funding agencies and ministries. Deadline: 21 January, 2020

  • funding-opportunity NOCC Research Opportunities

    Norwegian Centennial Chair (NOCC) aims to promote cooperation in research and academic education between University of Oslo (UiO) and University of Minnesota (UM) by strengthening and expanding existing, and by facilitating new transatlantic collaborations in cutting-edge research.