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NEWS | CLIMATE

Social scientists strengthening their climate engagement

The sociologist Gisle Andersen wants the climate debate to be viewed more from a societal aspect. For this to happen, he believes the social sciences should get more actively involved in both research and the public debate.

Faculty of Fine Arts, Music and Design

– Art is more important than ever

– Art is the night watch of the world, the guard when times get tough, said Rector of the University of Bergen, Dag Rune Olsen, at the opening of the new Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design in the University Aula on Wednesday 4 January.

NEWS | MEDIA

The rise of the selfie journalist

Selfie journalist and social media influencer Yusuf Omar inspired the audience at the Mobile spotting in the media-conference in Bergen.

News

Selected UiB research 2016

A selection of the excellent research conducted at the University of Bergen in the past twelve months.

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EU success for research centre

The Centre for the Study of the Sciences and the Humanities has been extremely successful with their EU applications. We asked centre director Matthias Kaiser to reveal the secret of their success.

NEWS

Millions of funding for musical Alzheimer’s research

The neuroscientist and music therapist Stefan Kölsch at the University of Bergen has received funding for his project to help Alzheimer’s patients through music.

NEWS

Innovative child welfare research leads to EU grant

Professor Marit Skivenes has been awarded the prestigious European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant for the research project DISCRETION. She receives the grant to conduct ground-breaking research on discretionary decision-making in child protection systems.

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Kari E. Wærness is knighted

The renowned sociologist Kari E. Wærness has been awarded the Royal Norwegian Order of Saint Olav. She receives the order for her services to society.

RESEARCH | LANGUAGE

Media language slows down fight against poverty

Latin American newspapers use a technical language when describing poverty. According to researcher Ana Beatriz Chiquito, this makes it more difficult to understand the causes and effects of poverty.