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Consolidator Grants from the European Research Council for excellent research projects.
Three applicants have been granted the BFS Starting Grants 2017. In total, the projects, that covers the middle age, mathematics and the beginning of the universe, get more than 50 million NOK.
While young people with parasite worms currently have a four times higher risk for developing allergies and asthma than others. Their parents are generally unaffected.
A glowing interest in the climate challenges and the need for a transformation of society to minimize these changes made Kårstein Måseide apply for the job as research coordinator at CET. He wants to encourage broad, interdisciplinary climate research.
Prime Minister Erna Solberg is one of the key note speakers at the Sustainable Development Goals conference at the University of Bergen, 8-9 February, 2018.
Ørnulf Lillestøl has accepted the position as director at the Faculty of Psychology at the University of Bergen. He will start working at UiB in March 2018.
Francesco d’Errico has been named as one of the world’s Highly Cited Researchers according to a new ranking published by prestigious Clarivate Analytics.
Instruments from the Birkeland Centre for Space Science at UiB will soon be launched to the International Space Station (ISS), to measure gamma-ray flashes on Earth.
The Norwegian Cancer Society recently handed out close to 55 million kroner (NOK) to researchers at the University of Bergen and Haukeland University Hospital.
Medicine against parasites like Tapeworms and Giardia, contains a substance that kills Prostate- and colon cancer.
The kick-off meeting for the career development program Momentum at the University of Bergen took place November 7.
Controversial electrotherapy has been replaced with small electrical impulses to the brain. This can help patients with depression, stroke and brain tumours.
"To have so many of the missing artifacts back feels unreal," says Professor Liv Helga Dommasnes.
Most of the artifacts that was stolen from the University Museum this August has been found. Two men are arrested.
Two men have reportedly been arrested in relation to the burglary where 400 viking treasures were stolen from The University Museum of Bergen in August.
The Sars Centre at the University of Bergen (UiB) was recently awarded two prestigious Marie Curie grants. For the next four years it will be part of two international networks conducting research into evolution.
Climate researcher Eystein Jansen believes external financing has been vital for the success of the Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research. He has good advice for researchers that seek external financing through Horizon 2020.
Friday marked the launch of the new UiB Centre for Climate and Energy Transformation (CET).

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