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Research news and events


  • filming-mooc(1) Enhancing the quality of higher education globally June 17, 2019

    Over 3000 participants from more than 150 countries have signed-up to follow the MOOC «How to Write a Ph.D. Research Proposal» after its launch. The MOOC is developed by the University of Oslo.

  • autoimmun-tcelle Common Cell Type Found in Autoimmune Diseases May 20, 2019

    Immune cells at the centre of coeliac disease have been found in patients with other autoimmune diseases. These results give hope of finding the cause of a number of diseases.

  • colourbox19610877-storta New Hope for the Captain`s Gouty Big Toe Mar. 19, 2019

    A new treatment for gout lowers the urinary acid level in the body. This can protect podagra patients against new outbreaks.


Sep. 16, 2019 8:00 AM - Sep. 18, 2019 9:00 PM , Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet, Sognsvannsveien 20

We are very pleased to announce that the 5th EU-CARDIOPROTECTION COST Action MC and WG Meeting will take place September 16th-18th in Oslo, Norway.

Sep. 20, 2019 10:15 AM , Runde auditorium, Domus Medica Marte Roa Syvertsen at Institute of Clinical Medicine will give a trial lecture on the given topic: "Epigenetic mechanisms in epilepsy".

Sep. 20, 2019 1:15 PM , Runde auditorium, Domus Medica Marte Roa Syvertsen at Institute of Clinical Medicine will be defending the thesis “Epidemiology of epilepsy in Buskerud County, emphasasing clinical and psychosocial aspects of juvenile myoclonic epilepsy” 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 Norwegian institutions may be partners. Call expected: Autumn 2019.

  • 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 Nordic Cancer Union Research Grant

    The Nordic Cancer Union (NCU) provides funding to support and stimulate collaborative cancer research within the Nordic countries. Deadline: 2 September 2019.

  • funding-opportunity Marie S. Curie - Individual Fellowships

    The 2019 Marie S. Curie call for Individual Fellowships is published. Deadline: 11 September 2019 at 17:00.

  • funding-opportunity Rakel and Otto-Kristian Bruuns Endowment

    Rakel and Otto-Kristian Bruuns Endowment supports medical basic research within biochemistry, physiology, and pathology. Cancer-related projects are prioritized. Deadline: 15 September 2019.