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Birgit Kopainsky is partner in a project about sustainability and resilience in European agriculture. The project recently received more than 4.8 million Euros from the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme.
Enhanced commitment to excellence in research and better integration of the social sciences and humanities. These are among the recommendations made by eight Norwegian university rectors in the interim evaluation of the Horizon 2020 programme.
The sociologist Gisle Andersen wants the climate debate to be viewed more from a societal aspect. For this to happen, he believes the social sciences should get more actively involved in both research and the public debate.
Selfie journalist and social media influencer Yusuf Omar inspired the audience at the Mobile spotting in the media-conference in Bergen.
Dagny Faksvåg Haugen at the UiB has been given the great mission to coordinate an EU-funded international project, looking into palliative care for dying cancer patients in 7 countries worldwide.
– Art is the night watch of the world, the guard when times get tough, said Rector of the University of Bergen, Dag Rune Olsen, at the opening of the new Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design in the University Aula on Wednesday 4 January.
The renowned sociologist Kari E. Wærness has been awarded the Royal Norwegian Order of Saint Olav. She receives the order for her services to society.