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CORONA AND THE OCEAN
Marine microorganisms in a a watertank at the Sars Centre at the University of Bergen.

Ocean science in the age of Covid-19

How can the ocean provide knowledge and research for the medicine and food of the future? The Covid-19 pandemic has shown the world community that biodiversity is key to securing solutions for the future and how dependent we are of the secrets of the ocean.

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Jill Walker Rettberg

New method developed to analyse social media

Do you know where the personal data you leave behind in apps and on social media is used? A new method for analyzing data developed by Professor Jill Walker Rettberg helps identify precisely that.

REASEARCH | MEDICINE
Hypochondriacs and cognitive therapy.

Cognitive therapy has lasting effect on hypochondriacs

Even only few hours with cognitive behavioural therapy has very good effect on persons with hypochondria 10 years after treatment.

SDG 14 | SUSTAINABLE OCEAN SERIES
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UN ocean science series in June 2020

In October 2018 the University of Bergen was given a lead role on SDG14, Life below water, by United Nations Academic Impact. Now the university has been asked to present a four-part series for inspiration on ocean research and education. The UN distributes the series globally.

Events
Rosa 'Leander'

Virtual Rose Day 2020

The University Gardens' annual "Rosens dag" had to be called off this year. In its place we are presenting a series of short videos on aspects of the rose collections.