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PhD Candidate Maria Dyveke Styve's research revolves around the finance sector in London and the mining sector in South Africa. Read more about her project here.
At the United Nations Ocean Conference in the first week of June 2017, anthropologist Edvard Hviding established new partnerships between Norway and the Pacific island nations in marine and climate research.
The international research project TROPICO has received support from the EU's programme for research and innovation, Horizon 2020. The project is coordinated by the University of Bergen.
SAMPOL researcher examines stances on ‘non-standard employment’
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.
The Department of Comparative Politics has a new collaboration in Brussels. BA students in Comparative Politics and European Studies are encouraged to apply for a semester at the UiB Brussels Office.
SAMPOL postdoc Hans Jørgen Gåsemyr to present at UiB conference on China-Norway collaboration
Egalitarianism and Experimentation in a new Global Reality. Read about the Egalitarianism Project here.
Jan Erik Askildsen and Ragnhild Louise Muriaas want to strengthen the emphasis on external financing and facilitate the growth in the number of students at the faculty.
Are you a PhD candidate? Do you want to improve your communication skills? Science Grand Prix offers you free advice on how to do just this.
Professor Bruce Kapferer, at the Egalitarianism project and Professor Dimitrios Theodossopoulos from the University of Kent, have recently published a new edited book.
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.
Research-based knowledge about society should be the focal point when addressing the major societal challenges in a turbulent era. The EU’s next research programme needs to take on these challenges.
Kristine Jørgensen has been appointed professor at the University of Bergen. She is Norway’s first woman to become a professor focusing on computer game studies.
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?
In August, six new and innovative media study programmes are launched in Media City Bergen. Academic Director Ole J. Mjøs looks forward to welcoming new media students to Bergen.

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