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Global Challenges

A multidisciplinary strategic area at the University of Bergen.

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New study may find a cure for malaria

Researchers at the Department of Biomedicine participate in an international research project that has now found a promising compound which could turn into an effective drug against malaria.

NEWS | SDG BERGEN

Prime minister to speak at SDG conference

Prime Minister Erna Solberg is one of the key note speakers at the Sustainable Development Goals conference at the University of Bergen, 8-9 February, 2018.

bergen summer research school 2018

Six PhD Courses on Global Challenges

Next summer, we take on some of the biggest global challenges, from health and cultural heritage in a digital age, to ecology and ethics, food security, and rights as political tools. Register now.

Research

Small electrical shocks give healthier brains

Controversial electrotherapy has been replaced with small electrical impulses to the brain. This can help patients with depression, stroke and brain tumours.

RESEARCH | MEDICINE

Doctors need Cultural Training

A UiB-study shows that general practioners in Norway show little competency in understanding different cultures. Associate Professor Esperanza Diaz asks for mandatory training.