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Global Challenges

 

 

Global challenges affect us all — they are complex and interdisciplinary by nature, and influence how we work and collaborate across disciplines at the University of Bergen.

 

 

RESEARCH | MALARIA

Testing prolonged Malaria Medicine in Malawi

Professor Bjarne Robberstad at the University of Bergen is leading a project that tries to find out if preventive malaria treatment after hospitalization can save the lives of children.

HEALTH PRIORITIES

Too expensive bringing newborns to hospital

The poorest families in Ethiopia cannot afford to bring their newborns to hospital, before it is too late. According to researcher Kristine Husøy Onarheim, free healthcare is the solution.

Symposium

Presenting UiB’s diverse migration research

Migration researchers from six of seven Faculties at the University of Bergen (UiB) gathered for a day-long symposium to highlight the contribution of UiB's research to understanding international migration.

Notes from the field

Places of silence at the edge of comfort

Read Kari Anne Drangsland's reflections on how silence and the lack of the ability to provide comfort to her informants is telling of the normative structures that shape irregular migrants' experience of waiting.

Funding

Funds for cooperation projects in Global Challenges

Strategy area for Global Challenges has allocated funds to promote scientific interfaculty cooperation in 2018.

Making Sense of Global Challenges

The UiB/CMI Resource Centre is an arena where academics, students and others share their research and analysis of development-related issues. This joint project between the University of Bergen and Chr. Michelsen Institute organises over sixty open lectures, debates, seminars, literary salons and other events each year.

All events are free and open for all - welcome!

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Bergen Summer Research Schoool                 

Every year, we tackle some of the most pressing challenges facing the world. Shaped by some of Bergen's best research groups, we addresses key global challenges through high quality disciplinary, interdisciplinary and problem oriented research-based PhD courses.

Natural resources, health, poverty, migration, language and culture are some recurring themes of the expertise involved in the summer research school.