Department of Earth Science (GEO)'s overall goal is to develop new knowledge of the Earth's structure, formation history and the driving forces for its dynamic behavior. We are more than 160 employees and 300 students, who all work hard with the studies that we offer, teaching and research.
Research: The research activities at the department of Earth Science (GEO) are concentrated in thematic groups; Geodynamics, Basin and Reservoir studies, Geochemistry & Geobiology, and Quaternary Earth Systems.
Education: Department of Earth Science offers education in several fields within Geo science and the programs varies from 2 to 8 years
Both ERC Starting Grant and BFS-scholarship
Steffen Leth Jørgensen was granted BFS-scholarship in 2016. Read more here.
Andreas Born was granted BFS-scholarship in 2016. Read more here.
Nele Meckler at Geo is awarded ERC Starting Grant from EU (2015) and Scholarship from Bergen Research Foundation recruitment same year. Read more here.
Bjarte Hannisdal is granted BFS-scholarship in 2013. Read more here.
Nicola McLoughlin is granted BFS-scholarship in 2010. Read more here.