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  • 30.1.2009 13:29

    Megaloceros Publishers

  • 12.04.2010 13:51
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    The Bergen Museum Yearbook 2009

    Mummies, pollen, Middle Age shoes, birds’ eggs, and silver treasures are but a few of the topics in the Bergen Museum Yearbook for 2009.

  • 07.10.2013 13:58

    ACDC 2011

    Friday Harbor, Washington, USA

  • 25.05.2011 11:21


    Cristin (Current Research Information System in Norway) provides a common ground for registration and reporting of scientific activities for institutions within the health sector, the Norwegian Association of Higher Education Institutions (UHR) sector.

  • 30.1.2009 12:8

    Administrative Staff

  • 22.02.2013 06:57 PSYCHOLOGY
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    When children are clients

    Parents are both part of the solution and part of the problem when a child suffers from mental health problems.

  • 13.02.2013 13:11
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    ELMCIP Remediating the Social Documentary

    HERA: Humanities in the European Research Area funded the production of a short documentary based on the Remediating the Social Conference and Exhibition, and which provides a general introduction to the ELMCIP project and a summary of its results.

  • 01.11.2011 09:49 MEDICINE
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    Fighting the obesity epidemic

    A UiB research project into diabetes and obesity has received a grant of 17.6 million Norwegian kroner from the European Research Council.

  • 06.08.2013 06:35 MARINE RESEARCH | Geobiology
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    The origins of life

    A stir was created when researchers from Bergen discovered the northernmost hydrothermal vents at the bottom of the ocean. But why was this discovery so special?

  • 31.08.2012 08:58 CLIMATE CHANGE
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    Prize-winning research

    In 2014, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) presents its Fifth Assessment Report. The Bjerknes Centre is heavily involved with the report.

  • 07.05.2012 08:00 PSYCHOLOGY
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    New Research about Facebook Addiction

    Are you a social media enthusiast or simply a Facebook addict? Researchers from Norway have developed a new instrument to measure Facebook addiction, the Bergen Facebook Addiction Scale.

  • 07.06.2013 08:06 OIL RESEARCH
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    Multidisciplinary oil success

    Since its inception in 2001, Centre for Integrated Petroleum Research has provided state of the art products for the oil industry.

  • 19.09.2012 10:50 GEODYNAMICS
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    Glacial youth therapy for the Scandinavian landscape

    The high elevation flat surfaces characteristic of the Norwegian landscape are in geologically terms young, according to a paper in Nature Geoscience.

  • 21.09.2012 09:58 CRIMINAL LAW
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    Norwegian law in the global arena

    The world outside is knocking on Norway’s door. This creates new and challenging issues for legal professionals that will change the legal landscape in the next few years.

  • 15.05.2013 07:29 OIL RESEARCH
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    The drones of oil

    Geologists in Norway are using flying drones with cameras to hunt for oil.

  • 24.05.2013 09:32 PSYCHOLOGY
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    Help at hand for schizophrenics

    How can healthy people who hear voices help schizophrenics? Finding the answer for this is at the centre of research conducted at the University of Bergen.

  • 31.05.2013 08:51 OIL RESEARCH
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    Sweet dreams in the North Sea

    Night shift workers and daytime workers in the offshore oil industry report similar sleep problems after a two-week work period, according to a Norwegian study.

  • 12.08.2013 10:28 MARINE RESEARCH | Maritime culture in Western Norway
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    The people of the coast

    Well into the twentieth century, people from the islands outside of Bergen rowed by boat to town and sold fresh fish straight from their boats.

  • 18.04.2012 12:17 TELEVISION
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    Visualising The Wire

    Erlend Lavik has analysed the visual expression of critically acclaimed TV series «The Wire» in a video essay. The essay has become a viral hit with more than 40,000 viewings so far.

  • 31.01.2013 10:11 MENTAL HEALTH
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    Mental health of fathers can affect foetus

    A three-year old child is at increased risk of emotional problems if its father had mental health issues during the pregnancy.

  • 25.03.2013 10:58 BIOLOGY
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    An animal to feed your Eco-car

    The marine animal tunicate can be used both as biofuel and fish food, according to prize-winning research at UiB and Uni Research.

  • 27.09.2011 11:02 AQUACULTURE
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    Fighting the salmon louse

    Scientists got a new arena to fight the salmon louse when The Sea Lice Research Centre opened in Bergen earlier this month.

  • 20.11.2012 16:12 MEDICINE
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    How your genes can solve obesity

    What roles do diet and genetics play in the development of obesity and diabetes? The answer may be found in a unique Norwegian study of mothers and children.

  • 31.10.2011 14:36 MEDICINE
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    Solving the CFS-riddle

    For years there has been no cure for chronic fatigue syndrome. But new research in Bergen gives hope to sufferers of the disease.

  • 26.03.2012 10:45 MEDICINE
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    Providing new options for treatment

    Researchers at Haukeland University Hospital and the University of Bergen have discovered a previously unknown gene defect in people with chronic diarrhoea.

  • 12.01.2012 13:14 SLEEP
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    Sleep-Disturbed Norwegians

    Since 1980, the sleeping habits of Norwegians have gotten worse. The Norwegians may sleep as much as they used to, but the overall sleep pattern has shifted.

  • 28.11.2012 08:25 LINGUISTICS
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    The Russian language enters a new world

    The political turmoil in Russia in the nineties was followed by a digital and linguistic revolution. Now President Putin wants to reclaim the language as a tool of power.

  • 26.08.2011 11:15 BIOMEDICINE
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    Long road to find a cure

    Aurora Martinez has been developing a new genetic disease drug. Now she and her team have received a generous grant and are hoping to start their own company.

  • 22.11.2011 08:20 MEDICINE
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    Giardia’s long-term health damage

    A new doctoral thesis shows that about half of the Giardia patients in Bergen have experienced long-term health disorders.

  • 21.11.2011 07:43 INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH
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    More UiB research with EU

    Over the last 30 years, University of Bergen researchers have increasingly been working with colleagues in the EU when publishing in scientific publications.

  • 23.08.2011 11:58 EDUCATION
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    Discovering dyslexia early

    Researchers can identify dyslexic children at a young age by using a simple questionnaire. This allows for earlier and better treatment.

  • 25.10.2012 12:37 GLOBAL HEALTH
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    A primer in life and death

    Who receives medical care when resources are scarce? To make those hard decisions, researchers at UiB have worked on a guide with the World Health Organization.

  • 08.08.2013 11:40 MARINE RESEARCH | Marine microbiology
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    The secrets of the sea

    When we humans change the chemistry of the sea, it’s up to the very smallest organisms to clean up after us. The question is whether they can cope with it.

  • 24.04.2012 07:22 PSYCHOLOGY
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    Driven to work

    Researchers from the University of Bergen have developed a new instrument to measure work addiction: The Bergen Work Addiction Scale.

  • 24.04.2013 09:43 ECONOMICS
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    Early retirement scheme triggers disability benefits

    – The reason many spouses of early retirees apply for disability pensions is probably that the couples want to spend more time together, says Professor Kjell Vaage.

  • 06.10.2011 12:11 PSYCHOLOGY
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    Extreme Gambling

    Can parachuting help people with a gambling addiction? New research shows that extreme sport athletes have quite a lot in common with gamblers.

  • 22.04.2013 12:46 OIL RESEARCH
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    Arctic research on the rise

    With an increased interest in the natural resources of the Arctic, geologists are increasingly drawn to research on the archipelago of Svalbard.

  • 15.03.2010 13:23
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    Norwegian University Museums on the Internet

    You can now explore and find artefacts and specimens from the collections at Bergen Museum and other university museums via the Internet.

  • 18.10.2012 07:58 AQUACULTURE
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    Fighting the salmon parasite

    As one of the world’s leading aquaculture nations, Norway has an international obligation to improve health conditions for salmon, according to Frank Nilsen. He is Professor of Biology and head of the Sea Lice Research Centre in Bergen.

  • 30.04.2013 08:21 ECONOMY
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    Cruise tourists spend less

    More and more cruise ships visit the fjords of Western Norway. But cruise tourists only spend a fraction of what other tourists spend.

  • 29.11.2012 14:41 GEOGRAPHY
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    Wuthering heights

    The City Mountains of Bergen are typically Norwegian and covered with needle-bearing trees and birch. At least that’s what the locals would like to believe.

  • 17.12.2010 01:59
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    Ny bok: Lars Sætre, Patrizia Lombardo og Anders M. Gullestad (eds.): Exploring Textual Action

    Exploring Textual Action spør korleis vi analyserer litteratur, teater og film etter den performative vendinga, og initierer grunnforsking på performativitet (textual action), topografiar/rom og konvergeringa mellom sjangrar og kunstformer. Einskildartiklane er nærlesingar av ei rekkje kunstverk, media og kultur i historisk og nyare modernitet.

  • 26.10.2012 08:42 PSYCHOLOGY
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    Sleep problems cost billions

    Insomnia and sleep apnoea are turning us into major health service consumers, causing us to be less productive at work, and may even lead to serious accidents.

  • 29.08.2012 13:56 CLIMATE RESEARCH
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    The grand puzzle of climate research

    At the Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research, more than 100 climate scientists work to study the climate – past, present, and future. The centre celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2012.

  • 20.06.2012 12:25 PSYCHOLOGY
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    Innovative new iPhone app from UiB researcher

    An iPhone app developed in Bergen is helping schizophrenia patients block the unwanted voices they hear in their heads.

  • 02.08.2013 07:35 GEOBIOLOGY
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    A waterworld of volcanoes

    At Loki’s Castle in the Arctic Ocean, researchers from the University of Bergen (UiB) have discovered a so far unknown world of volcanic activity underwater. They hope that this can become Norway’s new national park.

  • 22.11.2012 12:42 ARCHAEOLOGY
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    Symbols in a cave

    Archaeological finds in South Africa shed new light on early human's abilities to adapt to climate change.

  • 11.01.2013 09:20 PHILOSOPHY
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    On the mental catwalk

    When the diagnostic thresholds are lowered, being normal ends up being as unachievable as the supermodel on the catwalk, according to Lars Fredrik Svendsen, who is a professor of philosophy at the University of Bergen.

  • 22.02.2012 14:36 FILM
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    Humanity’s Dark Side

    A new wave of filmmakers seem to get satisfaction from making the audience turn their eyes away from the screen in disgust. How do we interpret the art cinema of the last decade?

  • 20.06.2011 13:17 ARCHAEOLOGY
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    Brainier than thou

    New research shows that the human brain was surprisingly advanced more than 100,000 years ago.

  • 28.12.2011 09:23 RULE OF LAW
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    Not a private matter

    Today, domestic violence is considered a crime. The state and the legal system increasingly intervene in matters previously considered to be private.

  • 13.01.2012 12:49 RULE OF LAW
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    Morality Above Penalty

    The stated goal of Criminal Law is to punish the offender. But it is unfortunate that we know so little about the origins and workings of this piece of legislation.

  • 09.12.2011 14:29 MEDICINE
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    New cure for leukaemia patients

    Researchers at the University of Bergen have discovered a new treatment for acute myeloid leukaemia.

  • 30.10.2012 12:29 ERC ADVANCED GRANT
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    Space science receives supergrant

    Space research at the University of Bergen has been awarded with one of the most prestigious grants in Europe. Nikolai Østgaard is the man looking for GRBs in thunderclouds.

  • 28.02.2013 12:23 MEDICINE
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    Surviving pandemics

    So far, the tobacco plant has done more harm than good. But in the future, the plant may be used as part of a life-saving vaccine.

  • 30.11.2011 15:16 MEDICINE
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    A radiation therapy for the future

    A ground breaking new method for radiation therapy is the subject of a PhD at the University of Bergen. The new method promises stronger radiation of tumours but with fewer side effects than previous treatments.

  • 01.11.2011 14:41 THE RAFTO PRIZE
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    Sins of the past

    Conservative Christians and laws stuck in the colonial era have combined to offer a lethal blow to Uganda’s gay community.

  • 28.01.2013 08:10 GEOGRAPHY
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    Critical acclaim for Nile biography

    Professor Terje Tvedt has studied the River Nile for 30 years. His extensive research reaches its conclusion in an epic book that has been lauded by Norwegian critics.

  • 14.10.2011 15:47 ARCHAEOLOGY
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    Handy cavemen

    Archaeologists from the University of Bergen have made discoveries in South Africa that represent a turning point in human evolution.