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Global and development-related research

 

Research related to global the 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.

PhD course

New PhD course: Urban Transformations

Håvard Haarstad is co-organising a new PhD course on Urban Transformations to be held at the University of Oslo this fall.

Education Prize

Pertinent and Innovative MOOC

UiB’s highest education prize for 2017, the Owl Prize, has been awarded to the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), “Occupational Health in Developing Countries”.

Anniversary

BSRS: Ten years of global challenges

For a decade, the Bergen Summer Research School (BSRS) has engaged PhD candidates from all over the world in discussions about the global challenges facing the world.

Conference

Globalisation at the Crossroads

Around 450 researchers, students, practitioners and policy-makers from nearly 70 countries made their way to Bergen for the European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI) 2017 conference.

Research related activities at UiB Global  
Comparative Research Programme on Poverty    
Nile Basin Research Programme
Bergen Summer Research School
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