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World-leading neuroscientist Stefan Koelsch has been offered a position as professor at the Department of Biological and Medical Psychology. Professor Koelsch already works with some of the leading brain researchers in Norway.
Petroleum research at the University of Bergen (UiB) is at a leading international level, according to an evaluation of technology and science in Norway.
Author Jon Fosse, Professor Helga Nowotny, former US Vice President Walter F. Mondale, and patron of the arts and science Trond Mohn have been made honorary PhDs at the University of Bergen (UiB).
Research project studies how media uses language to construct and convey conceptions of poverty.
The Natural History Museum building must now remain closed indefinitely as the Norwegian government did not provide funding for the completion of the Museum Project in the Revised Fiscal Budget for 2015.
Some of the world’s top cancer researchers presented the latest news in cancer research at the Centre for Cancer Biomarker´s third symposium.
Anne Christine Johannessen takes over as chair of the Worldwide Universities Network’s Public Health Global Challenge Steering Group.
EPOS collects observations of earthquakes and volcanoes from 25 countries and allows researchers to study these in real time. UiB is a partner in the project which has received support from the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme.
In the last few winters, the airport in Longyearbyen in Svalbard was often closed because of rain. One of the major issues climate researchers deal with is how precipitation changes as the temperatures are rising all over the Arctic.
University of Bergen researchers describe for the first time the structure and stability of a protein implicated in a number of disorders associated with cognitive impairment, such as Alzheimer’s disease, addiction, and neuropsychiatric disorders.
The heathlands around the Norwegian coast have been given status as select habitat type by the Norwegian government. "This underlines that the heathlands at Lygra, north of Bergen, are of national interest," says Professor Peter Emil Kaland.
Kjetil Våge has been awarded the Fulbright Arctic Chair. The marine scientist is to visit the renowned Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution for four months.
University of Bergen researcher Steffen Leth Jørgensen has discovered a new microbe in the Mid-Atlantic Ridge between Greenland and Norway, which represents a missing link in the evolution of complex life.
Is new technology always a good idea? Or should we as a society think twice before we start using technologies and applications that are presented as new and revolutionary? And how can different types of knowledge play a part when we assess the actual value of new technology?
How can people suffering from Sjögren's syndrome get a proper diagnosis and better treatment? This is the key issue at the thirteenth International Symposium on Sjögren's syndrome in Bergen.
The penis worm’s intestinal system offers us clues as to how the intestinal systems of humans and other animals evolved.
Brain researcher Karsten Specht has found a new method of analysis to distinguish between stroke patients with language problem. The result may be individualised treatment for each patient.