Daniel Dennet
Time: Jan. 28, 2019 3:30 PM5:30 PM

Unfortunately, we have to cancel the meeting with Dennett’s lecture at the University of Oslo 28 January, because he is experiencing a minor health problem and has been advised not to travel to Europe right now. However, we hope that he can come to Oslo sometime later this year.

open access
Time and place: Nov. 28, 2018 3:30 PM5:30 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus, auditorium 2 (1. etg)

Akademisk Forum / Professor Association invites to an open meeting on Plan S, open publication and academic freedom. John-Arne Røttingen form The Research Council  meets Stølen, Graver and Gundersen for debate on the topic.

SpiNNaker - neuromorphic computer platform
Time and place: Oct. 24, 2018 2:00 PM3:00 PM, Physiology Lunch Room/Library, Domus Medica, UiO

Spiking neural network simulation on SpiNNaker 

A massively parallel neuromorphic computing platform

SpiNNaker: SpiNNaker is the largest massively-parallel neuromorphic computer platform in the world. It has a million cores and can simulate hundreds of millions of neurons, and hundreds of billions of synapses.


Prof. Dr. Cyriel M.A. PENNARTZ
Time and place: Feb. 22, 2018 2:00 PM3:30 PM, Auditorium 1, G. Sverdrups Hus/ Universitetsbiblioteket, Blindern, Moltke Moes vei 39 ved/ Blindernveien

Lecture by: 

Prof. Dr. Cyriel M.A. PENNARTZ, 

Head of Cognitive and Systems Neuroscience group,

University of Amsterdam

Consciousness and the integration of modalities: theory and experiment

Time and place: Jan. 22, 2018 6:00 PM8:15 PM, The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Drammensveien 78, Oslo

Open meeting in Forum for Consciousness Research and  The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters,


Time and place: May 5, 2017 10:30 AM12:30 PM, Auditorium 2, Sverdrups Hus (Universitetsbiblioteket), Blindern

Technical workshop: Prof. Jaakko NIEMINEN

Apical Amplification
Time and place: Apr. 20, 2017 2:00 PM4:00 PM, Runde Auditorium, Domus Medica, University of Oslo

Evolutionary and developmental transformations of apical function in neocortical pyramidal cells

Prof. Bill PHILLIPS, University of Stirling, Scotland, UK

An OPEN MEETING the 20th of April, 2016, 14.00-16.00: