Technology to the rescue?

The Role of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) in closing the carbon window

Vistaseminar 2018

Norway is in the driver's seat for the development of CCS technology, but is Norway putting all its eggs in one basket with this prestigious project? At the International VISTA seminar on November 7, high-level experts will present their views on this issue.

(10.10.2018) More

Nansen Neuroscience Lecture 2018

Coleen Murphy

Nansen Neuroscience Lectures honour Nansen’s ground-breaking contribution to neuroscience and since 10.10.2010 is part of the Academy’s Nansen-celebration. Like Nansen, this year's speaker Dr Coleen T. Murphy uses ‘simple’ animals to unravel biological principles, now for cognition and longevity.

(03.10.2018) More

New EASAC report: Policy-makers cannot afford to ignore soil sustainability

EASAC report soil

Soils play a key role in climate regulation, nutritious diets, agricultural livelihoods, and biodiversity. But soils have dropped down the EU policy agenda, despite their importance for society and nature. There are many opportunities for policy to safeguard the future of Europe’s soils and play its part in reversing global trends in soil degradation, says EASAC.

(27.09.2018) More

New President and Vice President of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

Hans Petter Graver

Hans Petter Graver will be the new President of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. He is elected for the period 2019 - 2021. Gunn Elisabeth Birkelund will be new Vice President.

(14.09.2018) More

Norwegian oceanographer remembered by Professor Walter Munk

Walter Munk Group Photo

Professor emeritus Walter Munk, the hundred year old oceanographer, visited Norway on the occasion of Maud's homecoming to remind us of the historic importance of oceanography and the heroic age of polar exploration. 

(14.09.2018) More


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Forthcoming events

7 November 2018 at 11:30 - 7 November 2018 at 21:00

International VISTA seminar

Scientific conferences

Location: The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Drammensveien 78

The annual VISTA seminar 

Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi
Drammensveien 78
N-0271 Oslo
Telefon: +47 22 84 15 00
E-post: post@dnva.no
Nettredaktør: Anne-Marie Astad
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The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters
Drammensveien 78
N-0271 Oslo, Norway
Telephone: + 47 22 84 15 00
E-mail: post@dnva.no
Web editor: Anne-Marie Astad
Design and technical solutions: Ravn Webveveriet AS