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Professor Hakan G. Sicakkan wants to strengthen research on migration and transnationality in Bergen as part of the University of Bergen's focus on global challenges, which is one of three focus areas in the university's strategy for 2016-2022.
The Faculty of Social Sciences contributes strongly within all three pillars of the focus area Global Challenges: global health, inequality and migration.
Imagine that you were to meet Bill Gates in a lift. You strike up a conversation and he asks you what you do. As it happens, you have just come up with an idea that you believe could change the world. In the approximately two minutes until the elevator reaches your floor, you decide to try to convince him that he should invest in your idea. What would you say?
This summer, we will take on some of the most pressing global challenges, from migration, higher education, and global health, to water management, poverty, and the use of language.
UiB Global and CROP launch working paper series on global challenges.
Professor Terje Tvedt criticizes Social Sciences for being “water blind”.
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.
UiB receives funding to prepare eleven project applications for the new NORPART programme aimed at collaboration with partners in developing countries.
Ingvild Sandøy has been given NOK 25 million from the Research Council of Norway to prevent teenage pregnancies in Zambia.
Hiroshi Matsumoto will work to strengthen collaboration between the Norwegian universities and Japan.
The research community know little about the new types of immigration in the world. A new, international project seeks to find the answers to difficult questions in the migration debate.
Why did the industrial revolution first emerge in Europe and not in Asia? Professor Terje Tvedt wants to answer this question, and is now in the final round for an ERC Advanced Grant.
Mark the name ARCPATH, a new Nordic Centre of Excellence on Artic research. The interdisciplinary research centre focuses on predicting climate in the Arctic and its impacts.
The Peder Sather Center for Advanced Study supports projects carried out by researchers at UC Berkeley in collaboration with researchers from eight Norwegian universities.
"Can law be used to save the climate?" asked researchers from the Bjerknes Centre and UiB at the Climate Summit in Paris.
New book from the SANORD network: "Knowledge for a Sustainable World: Southern African-Nordic contribution" - free download
Climate change and opportunities for sustainable business in East Africa

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