Prizes and Honours
The University of Oslo regularly confers the degree of Doctor philosophiae honoris causa on researchers from all around the world. The title of Doctor philosophiae honoris causa is conferred for significant scientific contributions or works of outstanding quality furthering the scientific endeavour.
The Doctor philosophiae honoris causa 2017 is Professor Jan-Eric Gustafsson, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
The Faculty of Educational Sciences confers the Doctor philosophiae honoris causa every third year. The Doctor philosophiae honoris candidate also gives an honorary lecture in connection with celebration.
The Promotion Ceremony takes place 1 September in the Aula at The University of Oslo.
At the Faculty of Educational Sciences the Honorary Lecture will also define the Helga Eng's Lecture the same year. The Honorary Lecture 2017 will be presented:
Day: Thursday 31 August
Time: kl. 14.00 until about 15.30
Place: Lecture Hall number 3, Helga Eng's House
The title of the Honorary Lecture is: Schooling and cognitive abilities.
The Lecture is open for all. Welcome !