“My goal is to further develop my scientific and problem solving skills, such as the ability to extract useful insights from large sets of data, and also more generic skills that can be gained while working in an international and interdisciplinary setting,” says Scientia Fellow Leonardo Miranda Santana.
Scientia Fellow Frans Suurs is facilitating the translation of a novel kind of anti-cancer treatment in a collaboration between Kjersti Flatmark`s group at the Norwegian Radium Hospital and Bayer.
Scientia Fellow Anna Kaarina Pöntinen took some time out of a busy schedule to talk about her experience as a researcher in Norway.
Many Scientia fellows took time out of a busy workday to learn more about innovation at the University of Oslo and Oslo Science Park, on invitation from the new unit Life Science Growth House.
Anna Frank is developing chip models of the bile ducts to research how to treat immune-driven conditions, such as PSC (primary sclerosing cholangitis).
Sakshi Singh aims to reveal novel interactions between lipids and proteins in autophagy, which is the body’s way of cleaning out damaged cellular components.
Congratulations to Martin Burkert, a postdoc in the Waszak group, on receiving a Scientia Fellows postdoctoral Fellowship.
Arsenii Zabirnyk always wanted to use his research for the good of patients and people. Now, he is testing drugs to treat calcification of the heart valves and save thousands of lives.
Vandana Ravindran seeks to understand the theory of complex networks, both in her research and personally. The corona virus outbreak and work to develop vaccines has made her even more sure of her project.
Filipa Baltazar da Costa Vaz grasped the chance to design and conduct her own research project as a Scientia Fellow. Her interest in combining microbiology and immunology took her from Lisbon, through Oxford and Glasgow, to Oslo.
Denis Reis de Assis is developing leadership skills while immersing himself in his research project at NORMENT, a Centre of Excellence (CoE). His project aims to find answers to why some people develop severe mental illness.
44 leading researchers have arrived at the University of Oslo in the last year as part of the Scientia Fellows programme to conduct medical research and participate in innovation within the most pioneering research environments.
Considering applying for a position at the Scientia Fellows programme? We asked former fellows to share their experience.
Scientia Fellows Symposium, inspiring coffee meetings and important publications are some of the highlights of the programme from 2018.
The preparation for the new, major international postdoctoral programme – Scientia Fellows II – has started. The EU grant provides 250 new person years at the faculty.
"I am working on rare genetic diseases called laminopathies, caused by a specific mutation", Nolwenn Briand says. She is one of the 82 postdoctoral fellows at the Scientia Fellows programme.
What a year! These are the highlights of the programme from 2017.
At the School of health innovation, participants will gain knowledge, tools and networks that will enhance their ability to solve future health challenges and further develop the healthcare system.
– The «moonshot» of my research is to find new therapeutic strategies to cure triple-negative breast cancer that is a challenging disease with the poorest prognosis of all breast cancer subtypes, Enrico Catalano says.
Postdoctoral fellows from the Scientia Fellows programme and friends participated in this year`s Holmenkoll relay.
– My goal is to run personalized computer simulations able to predict the effect of the therapy in a given patient, mathematician Alvaro Köhn-Luque says. He is one of the 82 postdoctoral fellows at the Scientia Fellows programme at the faculty.
The School of Health Innovation will help new ideas to germinate and be developed more rapidly by our health researchers, and enhance innovative thinking and culture at the Faculty,’ says Hilde Nebb, Pro-Dean.
– Candidates are able to develop skills in world-leading research communities, and then join us and enrich our community with expertise that we have a specific need for, host Tom Hemming Karlsen says.
Mentoring groups and career counselling are some of the options open to postdoctoral fellows at the faculty through the Postdoctoral Programme.
Elleke Landeweer is working in Norway on a two-year research project in medical ethics. The funding was sourced through Scientia Fellows.