The largest lecture hall at the University of Oslo was filled with scientists, students, and others when Professor Christof Koch presented both his pioneering work in consciousness research, and his work at the Allen Institute for Brain Science, Seattle, USA, where he is currently the Chief Scientific Officer, in two excellent lectures:
The lectures were followed by a panel discussion on consciousness research with Dr. Koch, Thomas Espeseth (psychology, Oslo University Hospital and University of Oslo), Thomas Watzl and Hedda Hassel Mørch (both from philosophy, University of Oslo), and Johan Storm (neurophysiology, University of Oslo).
This open meeting was hosted by the Forum for Consciousness Research, in collaboration with the University of Oslo.
After the open meeting, there was a lunch with invited guests. And Christof Koch gave an interview on free will» to the national Norwegian TV company NRK. The Interview will be aired in the science magazine “Scrödingers katt” in the fall of 2015.