Research events

Upcoming 5 days

26 Feb.
water, rocks, Nysnø logo
Time and place: Feb. 26, 2020 12:15 PM1:00 PM, 2531 Stort møterom, Georg Sverdrups hus

The Paris Agreement calls for global finance flows to enable its climate goals and increased climate resilience. Lene Hodge from Nysnø Climate Investments, a Norwegian state-owned climate investment company, will present how finance can rise to this challenge.

Further upcoming events

People, Family, Guiding, Windmills, Sun,
Time and place: Mar. 4, 2020 12:15 PM1:00 PM, 2531 Stort møterom, Georg Sverdrups hus

What role does energy play in fighting climate change and achieving more sustainable societies? Vebjørn Bakken, theoretical chemist and director of UiO:Energy, presents the work of UiO:Energy, its interdisciplinary approach, and why there is a need for such an initiative.

fin whale skeleton, display, temple,
Time and place: Mar. 11, 2020 12:15 PM1:00 PM, 2531 Stort møterom, Georg Sverdrups hus

How can the environmental humanities engage more critically with topics of religion? Associate professor in Japan Studies and project leader Aike Rots presents Whales of Power and the research project's main objectives.

Mountain, Road, Skyline, Houses, Sunrise
Time and place: Mar. 18, 2020 12:15 PM1:00 PM, 2531 Stort møterom, Georg Sverdrups hus

How to get beyond a neoclassical theory of economic growth? Economist Marie Storli, leader of Rethinking Economics Norway will speak about ways of rethinking and democratizing standard economic theories on which climate-economy models are based.

Pigs, Fence,
Time and place: Mar. 25, 2020 12:15 PM1:00 PM, 2531 Stort møterom, Georg Sverdrups hus

How come western countries consume more meat than ever despite of its negative impacts? Agronomist, ethnologist and cultural historian, Karen Lykke Syse, talks about how meat consumption in Norway is being justified by history and culture.

Piglet, Close up
Time and place: Apr. 1, 2020 12:15 PM1:00 PM, 2531 Stort møterom, Georg Sverdrups hus

How can modern food production become more animal friendly? Live Kleveland, co-founder of the Norwegian Animal Protection Alliance, highlights the aspect of animal welfare in production of sustainable food.