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Research for the worst off in the labour market

Georg Picot has long done research on temporary employment. For his next project he wants to study low-wage employment and how the state influences wages.

Media City Bergen

– An arena of possibilities!

The University of Bergen and other media cluster companies signed for the takeover of Media City Bergen on August 1st.

OCEAN CONFERENCE 2017

Between research and diplomacy

Professor Peter M. Haugan has long participated in high level work in the United Nations, building partnerships between science and diplomacy.

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Rewarded for her Snapchat Research Stories

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

NEWS

A new weapon in the fight against skeletal muscle wasting

A hormone builiding muscle mass can be vital in helping the aged, cancer patients and the obese, new research from the University of Bergen shows.

Book-prize winner

Political scientist scores publication award

Professor Michaël Tatham honoured by the Faculty of Social Sciences for his volume on European regions, which was published by Oxford University Press.

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Expert group proposes a doubling of the EU's research fund

Investments in research, innovation and education are not only economically necessary, but also a social responsibility, according to a report on the EU's future knowledge policy.

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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.

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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UiB is Norway’s most cited

UiB is once again Norway's most cited university. That was the result of a major new survey. On a worldwide basis, UiB has also climbed up the rankings due to frequently cited and international researchers.