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Global and development-related research

 

Research related to global challenges facing our societies is one of three priority areas at the University of Bergen.

Poverty, health, food, water, democracy, environment and climate are among the topics that belong to this kind of research.

BSRS 2016 Keynote

It is time to rename Earth

Professor Terje Tvedt criticizes Social Sciences for being “water blind”.

BRUSSELS OFFICE

Our man in Brussels

Do you want your science to be more visible in Brussels, or do you want to build up a European network? Then you should get in touch with Kristof Vlaeminck. Meet the University of Bergen’s man in Brussels.

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Welcome to Bergen Summer Research School

The ninth Bergen Summer Research School 2016 kicks off Monday June 13 at Dragefjellet. World leading researchers and over one hundred PhD candidates from 40 countries will spend two weeks immersed in global challenges – this year related to water.

Research related activities at UiB Global  
Comparative Research Programme on Poverty    
Nile Basin Research Programme
Bergen Resource Centre for International Development

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UiB Global is responsible for initiating and coordinating multi- and transdisciplinary research and related activities within the Univeristy's priority area of global challenges. The unit aims to strengthen synergies across disciplines and build on the University's long history of academic cooperation. Find out more

UiB Global areas on a world map