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Marija Slavkovik has always been attracted to machines. In fact, she has turned artificial intelligence into the core theme of her research.
Thomas Piketty's bestseller about capitalism made it clear to Yvette Peters what her next research project would focus on: political inequality.
In her new project, social anthropologist Anna Szolucha wants to look at citizen engagement in climate and energy transformation. In particular, she asks: how do you involve people from the bottom and up?
The University of Bergen has success in the QS university rankings, based on subject areas. Within the category of marine research, the University of Bergen was named the 37th best in the world.
Comparative politics scholar Johanna Söderström makes a surprising discovery as part of a research project on peacebuilding.
John Birks is Principal Investigator in the project HOPE, which aims to discover the impact prehistoric people had on the biosphere. The project is made possible by the prestigious ERC Advanced Grant.
For the second consecutive year, the anthropology environment at the University of Bergen is in the QS by Subject top 100.
“Japan is a good match for the University of Bergen”, says Dean Nina Langeland at the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry who recently headed a UiB delegation visiting several Japanese institutions.
One UiB researcher departs for Denmark, while five excellent European researchers come to UiB to conduct research. They have received Marie Curie fellowships from the European Union in collaboration with researchers at the University of Bergen.
Birgit Kopainsky is partner in a project about sustainability and resilience in European agriculture. The project recently received more than 4.8 million Euros from the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme.
Enhanced commitment to excellence in research and better integration of the social sciences and humanities. These are among the recommendations made by eight Norwegian university rectors in the interim evaluation of the Horizon 2020 programme.
A selection of the excellent research conducted at the University of Bergen in the past twelve months.
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.
The mouth and anus are not connected in the development of the embryo as earlier thought, shows a ground-breaking study from the Sars Centre, published in Nature Ecology and Evolution.
Professor Marit Skivenes has been awarded the prestigious European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant for the research project DISCRETION. She receives the grant to conduct ground-breaking research on discretionary decision-making in child protection systems.
On 30 November, the Norwegian Citizen Lab was opened at the University of Bergen. The lab is open for researchers who want to test public attitudes to important issues in society.
Five UiB scientists will receive over 100 million NOK from Bergen Research Foundation and the University of Bergen, who aim to lay the groundwork for world class research.
Professor Don Kalb will establish a research group to do research on the escalating contradictions of the new global capitalism in China, the global South and Europe.

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