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The University of Bergen is an international research university in which all activity is based on academic freedom and curiosity-driven research. Particular emphasis is placed on three strategic research areas:

Marine research                               Global social challenges                                 Climate research and energy transition

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Selected UiB research 2016

A selection of the excellent research conducted at the University of Bergen in the past twelve months.

RESEARCH | LANGUAGE

Media language slows down fight against poverty

Latin American newspapers use a technical language when describing poverty. According to researcher Ana Beatriz Chiquito, this makes it more difficult to understand the causes and effects of poverty.

NEWS

Millions of funding for musical Alzheimer’s research

The neuroscientist and music therapist Stefan Kölsch at the University of Bergen has received funding for his project to help Alzheimer’s patients through music.

RESEARCHERS TO WATCH

The play of algorithms

Why do writers write? One of the reasons is that they can create their own characters. According to Saket Saurabh, informatics researchers have the same relation to algorithms.

RESEARCH | MEDICINE

Lung function decline in menopausal women

Menopausal women appear to experience a decline in lung function, comparable to smoking 20 cigarettes a day for 10 years.

The UiB Magazine
 

The UiB Magazine is an annual research and education magazine published by the University of Bergen.

You can read the magazine for free online.