Faculty of Social Sciences

News archive for Faculty of Social Sciences

Energethics researcher Ingrid Müftüoglu attended the Nordic Challenges Conference in Helsinki 7-9th of March 2018, where she presented the project and a paper on reporting practices in Norwegian energy companies.
Professor Emeritus Stein Kuhnle is known for sharing his research on the welfare state internationally. His last stop was in South Africa, where a collaboration has led to the creation of SANORD - the South African Nordic Centre.
Lisa Maria Breisten Sølvberg and Vegard Jarness have recently published an article, "Class, body and culture". The article adresses physical activity and symbolic boundaries in the upper class. The article is based on Sølvbergs master thesis.
"Here in Western Norway we are closer to floods and extreme weather," says climate researcher and centre director Håvard Haarstad.
For the first call for CET Accelerator proposals, 5 applications were received, of which 3 were granted funding.
The “European Group for Public Administration” study group will hold its annual conference 5-7. September 2018, in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Sampol-professor Ragnhild Louise Muriaas’ new research project “Money Talks” will research how financial means affect women's political representation.
All academic staff at UiB have received or will soon receive a survey in their inbox. The survey is part of the EU certification program Charter & Code, which will set a European standard for researchers' working conditions.
Social anthropologist Edvard Hviding is one of three University of Bergen researchers to receive five years of major funding from the prestigious Toppforsk programme, awarded by the Research Council of Norway, for his project Mare Nullius.
Will people act more in line with climate-friendly solutions if we change the way we frame climate issues? In her master thesis, this is what Annika Rødeseike tried to discover.
David Lara Arango will complete his PhD degree in System Dynamics in 2018. He works as a senior data scientist in Webstep AS.
If universities are to contribute to societal attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals, it requires them to take on a different role, posit SpaceLab/CET researchers.
Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg has established an international high-level panel for a sustainable ocean economy. The University of Bergen looks forward to being part of this marine effort and contribute with scientific advice.
The first doctorate of UiB’s Faculty of Social Sciences was awarded to Abdel Ghaffar M. Ahmed at the Department of Social Anthropology. His relationship with Professor Gunnar Håland started when he accommodated this "European" who was looking for a place to stay during a Sudan visit in the 1960s. Read Professor Ahmed's celebration of Gunnar here.
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