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At the vanguard of deep sea research - leading UiB, Norway, and internationally …
The new K.G. Jebsen Centre for Deep Sea Research will open 9 February 2017.
Geobiology master student, Andreas Gilje Sjøberg, had an opportunity to study abroad in a lab in Brittany during his master studies. His work there yielded unexpected and important results!
Researcher Steffen Leth Jørgensen is the Centre for Geobiology’s (CGB) 3rd successful Bergen Research Foundation’s Recruitment Programme candidate.
Five UiB scientists will receive over 100 million NOK from Bergen Research Foundation and the University of Bergen, who aim to lay the groundwork for world class research.
The Centre for Geobiology (CGB) held a PhD course addressing the geological, environmental and technological challenges facing deep-sea mining and mineral extraction.
Fishery Minister, Per Sandberg, visited the Norwegian Ocean Laboratory today. Researchers from the Centre for Geobiology (CGB) were on hand to welcome him, and to share highlights from their deep sea research activity.
Much is unknown about Norway’s marine potential. Rolf Birger Pedersen, Professor at the Centre for Geobiology (CGB) says that much awaits to be discovered.
Juliane Wissuwa defended her PhD at the University of Bergen (UiB), 25.5.2016. It is entitled: "The Arctic Mid-Ocean Ridge Vent Fields - A valuable Resource for Marine Bioprospecting?”.
Yuangao Qu, a post-doc at the Centre for Geobiology (CGB), was a member of a team who discovered macroscopic fossils from the 1 560 Myr old Gaoyuzhuang Formation in the Yanshan area of North China. The results have been published in Nature Communications.
The UiB-led H2020 Blue Growth project, SponGES, kicks off 19-21 April 2016 in Bergen. CGB’s theme leader, Hans Tore Rapp, is the project coordinator. Another CGB researcher, Joana R. Xavier, is the scientific project manager.
This year’s Nordic Geoscientist Award was given to Rolf Birger Pedersen, Professor at the Department of Earth Science (GEO) and Centre for Geobiology (CGB) at the University of Bergen (UiB).
Professor Hans Tore Rapp, a theme leader at the Centre for Geobiology (CGB), wil lead the interdisciplinary Horison 2020 (H202) project.
Representatives from the Centre for Geobiology (CGB) were part of the University of Bergen team participating in Transatlantic Science Week 2015 in Boston, Nov 4-6.
This year Norwegian Centres of Excellence (CoEs) have made many scientific breakthroughs. In 2015 CoE scientists have published eight articles in Nature since January, equaling the number of CoE Nature publications during 2014.
The Centre for Geobiology (CGB) at the University of Bergen (UiB) is assuming an important leadership role in deep sea research, both in Norway and Internationally.
Norway’s new scientific remotely operated vehicle (ROV) has been christened Ægir, after the old Norse god of the sea. CGB scientists are setting out on Ægir's first deep ocean exploration.
Over 70 international experts gathered May 11-13, 2015, at a workshop hosted by the Centre for Geobiology (CGB). Coming from 14 different countries, they represented a cross-section of different lines of intervention, including geology, environment, biology and policy. The workshop was entitled, "From Seafloor Hydrothermal Systems to the Sustainable Exploitation of Massive Sulfide Deposits:... Read more

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