SDG Conference is to be annual event

At the SDG Conference Bergen, Rector Dag Rune Olsen promised to make the University of Bergen climate neutral by 2030. The university will also host an annual conference on the UN Sustainable Development Goals.


Strengthening health priority in Ethiopia with Gates-Millions

A grant of 3 million US dollars from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is enabling Professor Ole Frithjof Norheim and his research group to teach health priorities to Ethiopian students.


New K.G. Jebsen Centre for Genome-Directed Therapy in Cancer

Professor Per Eystein Lønning and his research team will map tumour genes for better and tailor made chemotherapy.


EU-millions to bone building-project

Professor Kamal Mustafa at Deparment of Clinical Dentistry leads the first clinical trials on stem cell bone building.


Building global partnerships in New York

UiB's new Vice-Rector for Global Relations, Annelin Eriksen, chose New York as the destination for her first international trip after being appointed. In New York she met with diplomats and United Nations officials.


Household cleaning can be as bad as smoking for lung function

Cleaners who have regularly used cleaning sprays over 20 years were found to have reduced lung function equivalent to smoking 20 cigarettes a day over the same period, a UiB-study shows.

Published in Nature

Cut fossil subsidies to reduce CO2? It depends!

A study published in Nature conducted by a team led by Jessica Jewell found that the effect of subsidy removal varies strongly across regions.

researcher to watch

Rewarded for her Snapchat Research Stories

Professor Jill Walker Rettberg studies how humans use technology and what it means to us as a culture.