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Dealing with the future of energy

In her new project, social anthropologist Anna Szolucha wants to look at citizen engagement in climate and energy transformation. In particular, she asks: how do you involve people from the bottom and up?

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In love with the machines

Marija Slavkovik has always been attracted to machines. In fact, she has turned artificial intelligence into the core theme of her research.

MEDIA RESEARCH

Gaming her way to professorship

Kristine Jørgensen has been appointed professor at the University of Bergen. She is Norway’s first woman to become a professor focusing on computer game studies.

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Professor John Birks receives EU supergrant

John Birks is Principal Investigator in the project HOPE, which aims to discover the impact prehistoric people had on the biosphere. The project is made possible by the prestigious ERC Advanced Grant.

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Fighting for democracy

Thomas Piketty's bestseller about capitalism made it clear to Yvette Peters what her next research project would focus on: political inequality.

NEWS

Scientists found 30 plastic bags in whale's stomach

A sick goose-beaked whale was found on the west coast of Norway. Its stomach was filled eith 30 plastic bags, and many smaller pieces of plastic. The whale was emaciated, and scientists believe that the plastic had gathered in such an amount in its stomach that it had created a plug, stopping the...

Nyheter

Four new years for UiB-Rector Dag Rune Olsen

Dag Rune Olsen and Margareth Hagen are elected as Rector and Pro-Rector for the period 2017 - 2021.

Artistic Research

”I can hear the ocean when the wind is blowing from the south”

Artist Hildur Bjarnadóttir tells stories of colors and belonging in her recent doctoral work at the University of Bergen. She works from a plot of land in Southern Iceland, using plants to make art in unexpected ways.