Global and development-related research is one of two priority areas for research at the University of Bergen.
UiB Global is a unit responsible for initiating and coordinating multi- and transdisciplinary research and related activities within this priority area.
The unit aims to strengthen synergies across disciplines and build on the University´s long history of academic cooperation with partners in the Global South.
UiB Global is part of the Department of Research Management. UiB Global's academic coordinator reports directly to Rector.
Poverty, health, food, water, democracy, environment and climate are among the topics that belong to development-related research - one of UiB's two priority areas. Click here to read about research groups by theme. Information about research according to region can be found by browsing the map above.
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Professor Maria Petmesidou is a visiting researcher at UiB and CROP, and brings valuable insight into the socio-economically volatile situation in Greece.
The Department of Social Anthropology, University of Bergen, has a vacant PhD position related to International Migration and Ethnic Relations.
A new multidisciplinary project seeks to uncover how texts produce and reproduce notions of poverty in agenda setting media in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Mexico.
Many Norwegian stakeholders work actively to improve the access to and the quality of health services at a global scale. The Centre for International Health is one of them.
The University of Bergen is a project partner in more than a quarter of the applications sent to Norad.
23.5.2013 13.15 - 15.30
- Candidates Offer Different Visions for Strengthening Global and Development-Related Research (22.03.2013)
- At the Frontiers of Change, Despite a Continued Burden of Morality (02.04.2013)
- Capacity building in Ethiopia (06.03.2013)
- Celebrating 25 years together (04.03.2013)
- Advocating Human Dignity and Political Accountability in Mexico (05.03.2013)
@ the resource centre
- Adivasi movements in India: Historical trajectories and contemporary scenarios
- M. Cherif Bassiouni: International criminal justice in the era of growing globalization
- The Concept of Universal Crimes in International Law
- Gendering the "Arab Spring"
- Pete Ondeng: African leadership for African development