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BSRS 2016

Bergen Summer Research School 2016: Water, Climate and Society

Water experts will gather in Bergen from June 13-24 for the international summer school for PhD candidates and junior researchers. Application deadline is March 1, 2016.

RESEARCH | BIOLOGY

The return of the flatworm

Where does the acoel flatworm belong in the tree of life? Biologists have discussed this question for the last 20 years. Now Andreas Hejnol and his colleagues at the Sars Centre believe they have found the answer. The results are published in Nature.

RESEARCH | GEOGRAPHY

How the Modern World was created

Why did the industrial revolution first emerge in Europe and not in Asia? Professor Terje Tvedt wants to answer this question, and is now in the final round for an ERC Advanced Grant.

PSYCHOLOGY

The UiB Magazine interview: Kenneth Hugdahl

Statistically speaking, Professor of Psychology Kenneth Hugdahl should have been a drug addict. Instead, he became addicted to long jogs and research into auditory hallucinations.

RESEARCH | MATHEMATICS

Mapping the mathematical landscape

According to Professor Hans Munthe-Kaas, the science of mathematics is like climbing a mountaintop and discovering new landscapes. He is now in the final round for an ERC Advanced Grant.