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Meeting a foreign culture can be challenging, but for our alumni of the month Hope Corbin, studying in Norway was a great experience. 'Get involved' and 'listen to others' is Corbin's advice to students. Today she is an Associate Professor at the Western Washington University, but has returned to Bergen as a guest to work with colleagues on the Refugee Resilience Network... Read more
Olaug has written since she was 19 years old, she has always liked to write and wrote a lot over the years. At Heimly Folkehøgskule she sent a manuscript to a publisher – and suddenly she had become a published author. Nilssen has recently published the book, “Tung tids tale” - a story of how it is to be the mother of a child with autism.
Interview with Dr Kenneth Hugdahl on his research into auditory hallucination, why meaningful scientific advancement takes time and how the European Research Council (ERC) is integral in making it happen.
In this TV programme Janne Grønli, Erlend Sunde and Torhild Pedersen talk about simulating night shifts, both in the human and animal laboratories.
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.
Controversial electrotherapy has been replaced with small electrical impulses to the brain. This can help patients with depression, stroke and brain tumours.
On the 26th and 27th October, the Facutly of Psychology held the Annual PhD Research Fellow Seminar at Solstrand Hotel.
The study shows that many of the survivors developed long-term sleep disturbances after the terror attack on Utøya 2011. There was also a correlation between sleep disturbances and psychiatric diagnosis.
The American Psychological Association has awarded Bruce Overmier and Robert Murison with the George A. Miller Award for an Outstanding Recent Article on General Psychology.
Conor Douris is a bachelor student from University of Limerick. He has studied psychology and sociology, plays in a band and is interested in music therapy for children.
Humans spend roughly one-third of their lives asleep. The aim of the course is to provide knowledge of the function that is served by circadian rhythms, sleep and the mechanisms by which circadian disruption and sleep insufficiency degrades mental and physical health, safety and productivity – and increases risk of errors and accidents.
Bente Wold and Gro Mjeldheim Sandal won the election with 54,43 % of the votes.
Nobel Prize laureat May-Britt Moser was awarded an honorary doctorate at the doctoral awards ceremony May 5th by The Faculty of Psychology.
Magnus Matningsdal’s retirement as professor at the Faculty of Law in 1989 marks the beginning of some 2000 additional hours he has spent at the lectern in Dragefjellet. Today, the Supreme Court Justice will be awarded honorary alumnus status at this year’s Christie Conference.
I dag er skoler utsatt for en stadig økende forventning om å drive forsknings- og utviklingsarbeid for å forbedre sitt undervisningstilbud. Hvilken kunnskap lærere trenger for å undervise bedre, er det imidlertid ikke enighet om.

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