Charlotte Botter has received an award by the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE) for the Best Young Presenter at the fourth international conference on Fault and Top Seals, Almería, Spain. M.Sc. Luis Alberto Rojo won the best poster award an earlier EAGE event in Madrid, where also three other UiS students were awarded for their posters.
Dr. Pei Cheng Chua is awarded Yara’s prestigious Birkeland prize for 2015 for her thesis Studies on New Classes of Low Dosage Hydrate Inhibitors, for which she was awarded the degree of Philosophiae Doctor at the University of Stavanger in 2013.
A study by the Stavanger Project shows that two-year-olds with poor motor function also exhibit poor mathematical skills. This knowledge will make it easier for teachers to identify children who may need extra help.
A Norwegian study shows that girls aged two and a half years master most everyday activities better than boys.
In Comparative Educational Studies at the University of Stavanger there are students from all over Europe. «We learn about how different educational systems in different countries works», Maria Rubio from Spain says.
In contemporary science fiction, we often see robots passing themselves off as humans. According to a UiS researcher, the genre problematises what it takes to be accepted as a human being and provides a useful contribution to the debate about who should have the right to reproduce.
The third research seminar of the project "Animals in Changing Environments" is held at UiS Friday May 5th. Among the presenters is Riin Magnus (University of Tartu, Estonia) - she will talk about guide dogs.
H.R.H Crown Prince Haakon was inspired by the UiS students' own-built racing car. Not least because the students have chosen to go electric!
«We have learned a lot from drama and several of the methods we have learned here at the University of Stavanger we want to use when we are practicing as teachers», says the Belgian exchange students Sara Tonnelier (20) and Karen Steurs (21).
More than 300 people participated in the first annual conference hosted by The National IOR Centre of Norway. 25 speakers shared their views and research on improved oil recovery.