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The Holberg Prize conferred upon Professor Cass Sunstein

The Holberg Prize for 2018 was conferred upon Harvard Law Professor Cass Sunstein by HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway. The Nils Klim Prize to Nordic scholars under the age of 35 was conferred upon Associate Professor Francesca R. Jensenius.

Climate and energy transition

Psychology makes a difference for climate change

Researchers in psychology investigate our attitudes and actions towards energy transitions and climate change.

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Obama surprised Holberg laureate Sunstein

Barack Obama turned up on-screen in the University Aula to congratulate The Holberg Prize laureate, Cass Sunstein.

Researcher to watch

A question of accountability

On Friday 22 July 2011, Norway was hit by a terrorist attack that claimed the lives of 77 people. The terrorist attack was not only a national trauma. The case also made apparent that the legal system needs a better understanding of how criminal insanity and mental disorder are related.

Horizon 2020

UiB still in the lead on EU research funding

The University of Bergen has the highest success rate among Norwegian universities in the competition for support from Horizon 2020. More than one in five proposals have been funded.