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Department of Biology

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Email: studieveileder@bio.uib.no
Phone: + 47 55 58 44 00
Visiting address: Thormøhlens gate 53A

INNOVATION

National algae plant opened

On Tuesday 22 November, Minister of Trade Monica Mæland officially opened the University of Bergen's new pilot project plant for growing of micro algae at the Technology Centre Mongstad, north of Bergen. The goal is to develop micro algae to use as feed in the aquaculture industry.

BIOLOGY

The professor who changed his branch of science

Despite being Professor Emeritus, John Birks has no plans of slowing down. He hopes to continue his research activities for many years.

RESEARCH | BIOLOGY

Mapping the world for climate sensitivity

By using information gathered by satellites, a group of biologists have developed a new method for measuring ecosystem sensitivity to climate variability.

Education

Biology students participating in global experiment

The goal is to understand how the ecosystems on Earth will be affected by a future climate distinguished by more extreme weather.

HORIZON 2020

Virus research projects gets EU funding

What is the real nature of viruses? This is a central question for the University of Bergen researchers who have received multimillion funding for the research project Virus-X.

BIO's vision

BIO aims to produce fundamental and pioneering knowledge of the origin of life, its development, processes and systems, and help solve major global challenges.

Read the English short version here