University of Oslo

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University of Oslo
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The University of Oslo is Norway’s leading institution of research and higher education. Founded in 1811, it is Norway’s
oldest and largest university.
There are eight faculties at the University. The number of graduates per year is approx. 4 500, of which 400 are doctorates.  The University’s official language is Norwegian, but teaching is also provided in English in a number of Bachelor,
Master and PhD programmes.

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  • Simplified diagnosis of coeliac disease

    Diagnosis of coeliac disease requires a tissue sample from the small intestine, which can be extremely unpleasant. Norwegian researchers have developed a blood test which provides a rapid, painless answer.
  • Most people recover without treatment from tennis elbow

    What is the best treatment for acute tennis elbow? Physiotherapy? Cortisone? A combination? Or no treatment? A new study indicates that you may as well wait a while before embarking on treatment.
  • Common group identity may motivate integration efforts

    Immigrants may experience less racism and receive more support when citizens believe in a common group identity that embraces everyone regardless of their birthplace.
  • New substance attenuates E.coli

    An artificial molecule can impair the E.coli-bacteria’s aptitude to cause illness. This may have wider impact than solely for the illnesses this bacteria causes. The discovery may also prove a valuable contribution in the struggle against the increasing threat from antibiotics resistance.
  • Using cells from the mouth to cure blindness

    Some tissue from the mouth, a laboratory, a touch of medical gardening - and the blind suffering from stem cell deficiency in the cornea may be able to see again.
  • Salmon - Norway's most important livestock

    Over the course of just a few years, salmon farming has become one of Norway's most important industries. Yet we know little about the salmon. New research raises the fish to its rightful place as one of Norway’s most important livestock.
  • Brexit and the UK’s future

    What options are available for the Brits should they decide to leave the European Union? Some important lessons can be drawn from current non-members which enjoy the benefits of the EU’s internal market.
  • Design history provides clues about the future

    Design is not merely creating something. Design can kill, and design can bring about global progress. Visions of a more sustainable future can be found in the history of design. Now these visions are being dug up.
  • Historic environmental awareness is changing China

    In China, there has been an explosion of interest in the environment. Extreme air pollution is driving new formats of interaction between the political authorities and the people.
  • Film music captivates us

    Sound and music in films do more than merely enhance our experience of a film's narrative. They can also affect the ways in which we perceive ourselves and how we act.

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