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Latest news from UiS

Learning to create interventions that can change lives

Ph.D.-students and UiS faculty spent a full week diving into the methodology of behavioural interventions from Dr. David...

Stavanger - a student city – or merely a city with students?

Stavanger kommune would like to invite you to give input on how Stavanger can develop as a student city. The more answe...

This invention produces electricity from marine and riverine currents

Researchers at UiS have developed an energy converter that creates electricity from sea currents and river flows.

Classes and events at the library

The library hosts many classes and events that are open to all students and staff at UiS. Why not drop by the library?

Serinha thought her new master's degree at UiS sounded futuristic

Serinha Murgorgo was looking for an international degree in innovation and chose UiS Business School. – Business develop...

Intensive kickoff for master’s students to break ice and form friendships

The Norwegian Hotel School’s master’s students were welcomed to UiS with a three-day kickoff at Viste Strand Hotel.

A visit to the Sensory Books Project Team from Turkey

I am Selim Tosun, a research assistant and Ph.D. student from Ankara University Child Development Department in Turkey...

– It is amazing to have Eric Bettinger giving a course here at UiS

He is one of the foremost RCTs experts and has again taught PhD-students from all over Europe at UiS.

Research meets art in new exhibition

The CARING FUTURES ART EXHIBITION takes place at Galleri Sølvberget 17 September –18 December 2022. The exhibition raise...

New research centre at UiS: The Greenhouse

The Greenhouse was established as a research group in 2017 and quickly distinguished itself worldwide as a leading prof...

Start-up company want the students' solutions

Ashley Moran participated in several InGenious challenges as a student at UiS. Now she is returning to the university wi...

Silje Haus-Reve is promoted to tenure

It is impressive how she has qualified for tenure through this demanding tenure-track in a short amount of time, says De...

Two intensive MSc years have got an extra intensive and educational start

To be best prepared for two demanding years, the master's program in Business Administration at UiS Business School has ...

Gained unique experience with international master's thesis

Marta Obi collaborated with students from Sweden and Italy when she wrote her master's thesis. ECIU University gave her ...

ONS 2022

August 29 - September 1

Ola Kvaløy is awarded with The Leadership Quarterly Best Article Award

The award comes from one of the worlds leading journals on management research.

Sensory Books team gathering

On the 16th of August, the Sensory Books team held their first group gathering after the summer holidays. It was a momen...

One of the world's foremost experts in econometrics taught PhD students

Professor in economics Magne Mogstad from the University of Chicago taught econometrics to PhD students from all over Eu...

Student challenge: How to make UiS a greener university?

Join an international team of students and explore how students can make a difference in creating a more sustainable cam...

5000 new students welcomed to UiS!

Filled with excitement and big expectations thousands of new students flocked to the university campus on Ullandhaug Mon...

Mari Rege will lead an expert group for children in poverty

The new expert group appointed by the Norwegian government is led by Mari Rege, an economics professor at UiS Business S...

Welcome to the library!

We hope that you will use the library and the services that we offer.

Gathers international researchers at the University of Stavanger

SHARE – Center for Resilience in Healthcare is hosting an international quality and safety in healthcare seminar at Ydal...

How to be a student?

Welcome! Student starter kit covers some of the most common questions students wonder about.

600 new students from 62 countries

On Thursday and Friday this week, UiS welcomes 600 new international students arriving at Stavanger Airport and offers t...

Welcome! Student starter kit published

How to be a student? Welcome! Student starter kit covers some of the most common questions students wonder about.

Danish nursing student praises UiS and Stavanger after exchange

Anna Julie la Cour Vågen chose Stavanger as her destination when she was going on exchange in her fourth semester. The s...

In the clouds at the Oil Fund

My summer job: Computer student Dikshant Devkota works with cloud security at Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), ...

Nhi Le chose UiS because she wants to impact the environment positively. Her background landed her a job in Vår Energi

Nhi Le's goal was to study and find the answers to how she could make the world a better place for human beings. The eco...

Norwegian-led research project on childbirth and newborn resuscitation can save 25,000 lives annually in Tanzania

After completing their PhD-projects on childbirth and newborn resuscitation at the University of Stavanger, the four Tan...

Next phase of ECIU University granted

The European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU) was granted the European Union Erasmus programme support to co...

KÅKÅ|nomics 2022: The biggest and most fun economic festival in the Nordic countries!

KÅKÅ|nomics 2022 is arranged from October 26. to October 29. in Stavanger. UiS Business School is a partner and co-organ...

Unique sword casts new light on Viking voyages across the North Sea

A unique type of Viking Age sword with spectacular ornamentation has been found in Stavanger. The closest parallel is a ...

Jewellery from grave of high status Viking woman delivered at museum’s door

Archaeologists at the Museum of Archaeology in Stavanger could hardly believe their eyes when dress accessories typical ...

Landed a summer internship at Laerdal Medical

My summer job: Navid is working with simulation-based learning for healthcare education.

PhD course: Design of Effective Behavioral Interventions

The University of Stavanger Business School is happy to offer the course "Design of Effective Behavioral Interventions" ...

Marte C.W. Solheim is a new Professor in Innovation Studies

Marte Cecilie Wilhelmsen Solheim is promoted to Professor in Innovation Studies at UiS Business School. Her research com...

Publication Prize for Professor Kenneth Wathne

Professor of Marketing at UiS Business School, Kenneth Henning Wathne, has received the publication prize of the most em...

New team for Reading Research Quarterly

Four editors representing four countries to helm flagship journal.

Anders Åkerman is new Professor of Economics at UiS

Anders Åkerman is promoted to Professor of Economics at UiS Business School. He is mainly working on issues related to t...

Upcoming events

Startup Booster Fall 2022 - sign up now!

Mon. 29.08 00:00

tue. 08.11 20:00

UiS Lyspæren

Viola Weekend

Fri. 30.09 12:00

sun. 02.10 16:00

Fakultetet for utøvende kunstfag og Kulturskolen

Academic Writing

Tue. 04.10.2022

12:15-13:00

The Data Lab, the library
KE A-259

Green week: Start-ups for sustainable food

Wed. 05.10.2022

13:15-14:00

Universitetsbiblioteket
Kjølv Egelands Hus

Språkkafé/Language café in the library

Wed. 05.10.2022

15:30-17:00

The University Library
For students/staff at UiS

Green Week: How can students contribute to a greener campus?

Thu. 06.10.2022

14:15-15:15

Universitetsbiblioteket
Kjølv Egelands hus

Disputation for Katja Håheim

Fri. 07.10.2022

10:00-15:00

Kjell Arholms hus
Auditorium A2

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS - Psyche

Mon. 10.10.2022

00:00-00:00

Bjergstedparken/online

Språkkafé/Language café in the library

Wed. 12.10.2022

15:30-17:00

The University Library
For students/staff at UiS

Introduction to Zotero

Tue. 18.10.2022

12:15-14:00

The Ullandhaug Library
KE A-253

Lunch & Learn: Myths about sex

Tue. 18.10.2022

12:30-13:30

The University Library
Kjølv Egelands house

Språkkafé/Language café in the library

Wed. 19.10.2022

15:30-17:00

The University Library
For students/staff at UiS

The 44th Annual Meeting of the Norwegian Association of Economists - 2022

Tue. 25.10 09:00

wed. 26.10 15:00

Universitetet i Stavanger, Arne Rettedals hus
TBA

KÅKÅ|nomics 2022: Seminar at UiS – War Economy

Wed. 26.10.2022

12:15-14:00

UiS, Arne Rettedals Hus
AR Ø-120

Sarah Dimick: Unseasonable: Climate Arrhythmias in Global Literature

Wed. 26.10.2022

14:15-15:30

Hulda Garborgs hus
HG N-106

KÅKÅ|nomics 2022: What is shaping our post-covid world?

Fri. 28.10.2022

20:00-21:00

Gaffel og Karaffel, festsalen

Webinar: Introduction to EndNote

Tue. 01.11.2022

12:15-14:00

Zoom
Language: English

Sarah S. Elkind: Histories of energy transitions for unnatural resources

Wed. 02.11.2022

14:15-15:30

Hulda Garborgs hus
HG N-106

Estraven Lupino-Smith: Landscape Literacy: Weaving as Practice-Based Research

Wed. 09.11.2022

14:15-15:30

Hulda Garborgs hus
HG N-106

Learning Environment Committee meeting 16.11.2022

Wed. 16.11.2022

12:00-15:00

Hybridmøte (styrerom og nettmøte)
AR T-401 (Styrerom)

Webinar: Introduction to NVivo

Wed. 16.11.2022

12:15-15:00

Zoom
Language: English

UiS Clean Energy Law and Economics Conference

Fri. 18.11.2022

08:30-17:00

Kjell Arholms Hus
Stort auditorium A1

Nancy Langston: Tipping Points: Reindeer on the Move

Wed. 30.11.2022

14:15-15:30

Hulda Garborgs hus
HG N-106

Tarini Manchanda: Green transitions from below

Wed. 07.12.2022

14:15-15:30

Hulda Garborgs hus
HG N-106

Latest research news

This invention produces electricity from marine and riverine currents

Researchers at UiS have developed an energy converter that creates electricity from sea currents and river flows.

Countries that do well in the PISA assessment have one thing in common

The most common thing about countries that are 'successful' in PISA, is a higher level of gender equality in the populat...

Norwegian-led research project on childbirth and newborn resuscitation can save 25,000 lives annually in Tanzania

After completing their PhD-projects on childbirth and newborn resuscitation at the University of Stavanger, the four Tan...

Ethics in research

UiS is responsible for research conducted at the university being performed in accordance with laws and existing standar...

In the core of a neutron star

How can the established theory of particle physics, the Standard Model, be used to predict the material properties of th...

All tomorrows parties

The artistic research dance project All Tomorrows Parties by Brynjar Åbel Bandlien aims to investigate the impact that t...

Integrated solar panels in walls and roofs can be efficient power sources

“Norway’s cold climate is very suitable for building-integrated photovoltaics,” says researcher Hassan Gholami. He compl...

The «Forskningsdagene» Research Festival

The research festival Forskningsdagene is a national, annual ten-day festival under the auspices of the Research Council...

The «Forskningsdagene» Research Festival

The research festival Forskningsdagene is a national, annual ten-day festival under the auspices of the Research Council...

Impact case: Breast Cancer School

UiS researchers at the Faculty of Health has identified the urgent need to develop an educational program for Breast Can...

Nominate for the University Fund’s Presentation and Community Involvement Award

The objective of the prize is to promote outstanding presentation and community involvement at the University of Stavang...

Burden of treatment in patients with chronic heart failure

In this new paper, researcher at the University of Stavanger explore the associations between burden of treatment, psych...

Easier to say recovery than to do recovery

Health and social services in Norway have adapted recovery as base for the mental health and substance use services. Res...

Back to Blood: Pursuing a future from the Norse Past

Why are Vikings and the Norse past increasingly popular?

Bettina Smith: The Artist's Secret

We congratulate Professor Bettina Smith on her new release. Together with pianist Jan Willem Nelleke, Smith has released...

Occupational health services should have an active role in alcohol prevention

Research shows that occupational health services may be an abeyant asset for alcohol prevention, but need competence, ti...

14 recommendations for a successful disputation

A disputation, the public defence of a PhD candidate’s thesis, is a serious matter. How can you prepare as best as possi...

Universities must take a leading role in regional development

Not all regions are like Silicon Valley, and not all universities can or should be like Stanford. Universities play vari...

The importance of religion in encounters with death at work

How do migrant nursing home staff relate to religion in their work with patients who are approaching death?

Who has the most and the least stressful jobs?

A study showed that 15 % of the employees had high-strain jobs. Being female, having low education level, doing shift wo...

Extended individual placement and support (IPS) contributed to participation in job and education

With an expanded model for IPS, 63% of people with severe mental illness who were unemployed found a job or started educ...

Employees with high alcohol consumption may experience impaired work performance

A review of research conducted on more than 92 000 employees in 15 countries suggests that employees characterized by hi...

Midway assessment

All PhD candidates enrolled in the PhD-program in the Social Sciences must go through a midway assessment.

Impact case: The Agder Project

UiS researchers have developed and tested a structured play-based curriculum for children at their last year of preschoo...

Regulations and forms related to PhD education

Overview of regulations, guidelines, forms and templates for use in the PhD education at the University of Stavanger.

Became editor of the highest impact factor journal in Civil Engineering

Professor Dimitrios Pavlou at Department of Mechanical and Structural Engineering and Materials Science recently became ...

Children need self-regulation to learn

According to a new study, there is a strong link between self-regulation and mathematical skills in Norwegian children. ...

Co- creating choreographic-pedagogic entanglements through a dance project in primary school

The entanglement of choreographic and pedagogic practices is the theme of the PhD project of Mari Flønes at The Faculty ...

Jazz on the Line: Improvisation in Practice

A book project about improvisation, by Petter Frost Fadnes (Routledge, 2020)

Perceived emotional support from the teacher is associated with higher achievement in reading

A recent Norwegian study shows strong associations between first grade students feeling liked and respected by their tea...

Four signs that your toddler is (about to become) a reader*

Do you read for your toddler? Have you noticed that toddlers that are used to being read to, already have learned a lot ...

Recent PhD thesis: Great potential in letting pupils read demanding literature

When secondary school pupils read demanding fiction, they become engaged by the difficult nature of the texts, and appro...

Caring Futures: Developing Care Ethics for Technology-Mediated Care Practices

The research project Caring Futures: Developing Care Ethics for Technology-Mediated Care Practices (QUALITECH) will furt...

Internal series from UiS

UiS publishes two internal series: Reports from the University of Stavanger and Notes from the University of Stavanger.

Developing simulation training using 360 ° video

360ViSi is an international collaborative project with the aim of developing innovative learning methodologies in health...

The use of personal life stories in care work

The project "Life Sheet" maps the use of patients’ personal life stories as part of care work practices in nursing homes...

Can remote ultrasound training be as effective as standard classroom training?

How can we organize ultrasound training in a pandemic situation and across national borders? Researchers at the Universi...

Norway Pumps and Pipes at Forsker Stand-up

What can medical research learn from research within the oil and gas industry, and vice versa? Thor Ole Gulsrud, Project...