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Published July 28, 2017 3:55 PM

Application deadline: extended to 21 August, 2017

3-year PhD Research fellow position now available at the Center for Integrative Neuroplasticity (CINPLA) at Department of Biosciences.

Published June 22, 2017 3:08 PM

UiO:Life Science plans the launch of the SPARK innovation programme, developed by Stanford University. The goal is to get more innovation out of basic research. The other two European SPARK programs visit Oslo this summer to share their experiences, and one of UiO's PhD students will test the program's summer school in Japan.

Young female in a sunbed
Published Jan. 12, 2017 12:23 PM

A large Norwegian study published by the Department of Biostatistics at the University of Oslo found that sunbed users are at not only at higher risk of developing melanoma, but also tend to develop the cancer at a younger age compared to nonusers.

Published Jan. 6, 2017 2:28 PM

Emerging evidence suggests a role for perineuronal nets (PNNs) in learning and regulation of plasticity but the underlying mechanisms remain unresolved. Here, we used chronic in vivo extracellular recordings to investigate how removal of PNNs affects plasticity and neural activity over time.

Published Jan. 6, 2017 2:27 PM

Congratulation to our postdoc Mattis with a substantial paper showing that activity in primary auditory cortex is required at critical memory phases and plasticity enables stimulus discrimination.