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The new academic year will start with a formal ceremony in Muséplass on Tuesday 16 August.
Mahmoud Suliman Bashir’s love for the weapons and ornaments of the Iron Age made him one of the stars of the BBC series “Lost Kingdoms of Africa”.
When the neurologist William Howlett could not find textbooks of medicine his students in Tanzania could recognise themselves in, he decided to write his own.
One of the new features at this year’s Bergen Summer Research School was a micro film festival that became a huge success with the participants.
Climate change in Asia is the latest focus area for researchers at the Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research.
It was an emotional farewell for students and lecturers alike as this year’s Bergen Summer Research School came to an end last Friday.
Since the division of Cyprus in 1974, one of the few arenas for social contact between the Greek and the Turkish has been the casinos of the island nation.
– There is no simple or unambigious connection between population growth and poverty, according to Vigdis Broch-Due. Her research in northern Kenya questions stereotypical views of poverty.
Economics professor Victor Norman was in a provocative mood when he addressed the students and young researchers at the Bergen Summer Research School this afternoon.
– Three hundred million people will become climate refugees by 2050. This will lead to political changes in Europe, thinks Atiq Rahman, director of the Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies.
The higher education system needs to transform itself to solve the global challenges of poverty reduction, health policy, and climate change.
New research shows that the human brain was surprisingly advanced more than 100,000 years ago.
The Bergen Facebook Addiction Scale measures the level of restlessness for people who are addicted to social media.
Next week 75 students and young scientists from all over the world gather for the fourth annual Bergen Summer Research School. Once again the aim is to focus on global issues, and to promote dialogue and foster interdisciplinary collaboration.
A new ocean laboratory on the floor of the Norwegian Sea will provide scientists with real time data. The observatory can give us a better understanding of the ocean.
On Tuesday the University of Bergen will arrange a meeting in support of those affected by the crisis in Japan.
How much CO2 are the oceans able to absorb, and will this change because of global warming? Scientists from all over the world are searching for the answer.
Most people are reluctant to give first aid because they are afraid of making a mistake. Georg Bollig has taught first aid to children in a kindergarten in Bergen.

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