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Katrine Løken awarded ERC Starting Grant

The economist Katrine Vellesen Løken has been awarded the prestigious Starting Grant from the European Research Council.

Museum burglary

The burglary at the University Museum

In August 400 objects were stolen from The University Museum. Most of the objects are from the Viking Age. Follow the story here.

RESEARCH | MEDICINE

Asthma Medicine Halves Risk of Parkinson´s

Using data gathered from 100 million Norwegian prescriptions, researchers at the University of Bergen have found that asthma medicine can halve a patient’s risk of developing Parkinson´s disease.

New semester

UiB academic year gets underway

Thousands of new UiB students have arrived in Bergen. Norwegian prime minister Erna Solberg was among the welcoming party at a ceremony in Nygårdsparken on 15 August.