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Five UiB scientists will receive over 100 million NOK from Bergen Research Foundation and the University of Bergen, who aim to lay the groundwork for world class research.
Professor Don Kalb will establish a research group to do research on the escalating contradictions of the new global capitalism in China, the global South and Europe.
On Tuesday 22 November, Minister of Trade Monica Mæland officially opened the University of Bergen's new pilot project plant for growing of micro algae at the Technology Centre Mongstad, north of Bergen. The goal is to develop micro algae to use as feed in the aquaculture industry.
Survivors of cancer diagnosed before the age of 25 had a more than two-fold increased risk of suicide compared to their non-cancer peers.
A new study from the University of Bergen suggests that Parkinson’s disease may be caused by failure of the microscopic powerhouses of the cell, called mitochondria, to adapt to the effects of aging.
Michael Baumgartner is the mind behind the method Coincidence Analysis. Fittingly, coincidence played a major role when he chose his career in philosophy.
- Non communicable diseases, like kidney diseases, are on the rise in sub-Saharan Africa, says the Tanzanian doctor Paschal Ruggajo. As a Ph.D-candiate at UiB he has looked into the reasons, and possible solutions, to this problem.
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.
Researcher Lila Nath Sharma’s thesis shows that the conservation of biodiversity, food production and forest exploitation is possible to integrate in the same geographical area, but only by a broad environmental and biogeographic approach.
Rector Dag Rune Olsen visited the University of the South Pacific to strengthen ties between Bergen and Fiji. Whilst in the Pacific, he also met with UiB exchange students.
The University of Bergen has joined the Aurora network, a pan-European university network, which has a special focus on diversity, improving teaching and the student experience.
A thirst for knowledge was Håkon Otneim’s motivation to get a PhD. The mathematical statistics method he created through his PhD can solve problems within most disciplines.
Hypochondriacs have 70 per cent higher risk of heart disease, shows a study from the University of Bergen.
Archaeologist Christopher Henshilwood and cardiologist Kenneth Dickstein have both been named among the most cited researchers in the world.
Based on a unique dataset collected during a research cruise to the Irminger Sea in April 2015, a new paper, published in Nature Communications, reveals a strong link between atmospheric forcing, deep convection, ocean ventilation and anthropogenic carbon sequestration.
The sea lice cause considerable problems for the fish farming industry. Liv Sandlund’s research can make the sea lice sterile and increase the mortality rate.
Kathrine Opshaug Bakke claims that exchange is the smartest thing you can do when you are studying.

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