Exercise helps prevent falls in Parkinson’s patients
Statistics show that 25 per cent of recently diagnosed patients suffered a fall in the first year. That came as a surprise to researchers. They had thought that falls tended to occur during later stages of the disease.
UiS professor in charge of safety work
Professor Ole Andreas Engen is heading the committee that will be reviewing safety on the Norwegian continental shelf.
The names of Tolkien's universe
A name is not just a name in Tolkien’s Middle-earth.
Students from around the world
12 students from 11 different countries are taking part in the Music Production and Recording programme at the University of Stavanger. “We’ve become so international here that Norwegian students have been in the minority for ages now”, jokes the programme coordinator, Mark Drews.
Meet and Inspire with Statoil
The first 'Meet and Inspire' event jointly organized by CIAM and WIS was a success. Around 50 students from the Faculty of Science and Technology (Teknat) at UiS were present.
Warming up for the PetroBowl world final in Dubai
They are European champions in petroleum knowledge. The fight for the world championship will soon take place in Dubai.
Hard work pays off - nominated for Best Stand at ONS 2016
With an engaging and fun way to convey improved oil recovery to a broader audience, and a clean and open stand space, the joint stand between University of Stavanger, IRIS and research centres The National IOR Centre of Norway and DrillWell was nominated for Best Stand at ONS 2016.
3.7 million Euro for European innovation research
A major European research project, led by the University of Stavanger, will equip young innovation researchers to contribute to innovation in regional business and industry. The project has been granted 3.7 million Euro in funding from the European Union.
Get ready for ONS 2016!
Two years ago more than 90 000 people attended the ONS conference and exhibition. On August 29, we hope to see you there.
The world arrives on campus
Salla Pylkkönen from Finland is ready for dance studies in Stavanger. She is one of 385 new international students, from 68 countries, arriving this week.