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Eight new honorary doctorates at UiB

Pianist Leif Ove Andsnes, Docent Jostein Fet, Professor Han Dayuan, Professor Edvard Moser, Professor May-Britt Moser, designer Peter Opsvik, Professor Arthur L. Stinchcombe and Professor Katherine Jane Willis have been made honorary PhDs at the University of Bergen.

RESEARCHERS TO WATCH

Fighting for democracy

Thomas Piketty's bestseller about capitalism made it clear to Yvette Peters what her next research project would focus on: political inequality.

RESEARCHERS TO WATCH

Dealing with the future of energy

In her new project, social anthropologist Anna Szolucha wants to look at citizen engagement in climate and energy transformation. In particular, she asks: how do you involve people from the bottom and up?

INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

Conference on UiB's collaboration with China

Welcome to the Conference on the University of Bergen's collaboration with China and the opening of the Norwegian China Law Centre on May 4th.

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Scientists found 30 plastic bags in whale's stomach

A sick goose-beaked whale was found on the west coast of Norway. Its stomach was filled eith 30 plastic bags, and many smaller pieces of plastic. The whale was emaciated, and scientists believe that the plastic had gathered in such an amount in its stomach that it had created a plug, stopping the...