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UiB archaeologists find the world’s oldest drawing

Archeologist from UiB discovered the earliest known drawing in a cave in South Africa. The abstract drawing displays a red cross-hatched line pattern, created with an ochre crayon 73 000 years ago.

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Getting ready for Antarctica

“I’m looking forward to going back into the field”, says PhD student Sonja Wahl, who recently returned from her first fieldwork on Greenland.

RESEARCH AND SUSTAINABILITY
Rektor Dag Rune Olsen holder innlegg på den første Bærekraftskonferansen for universitets- og høyskolesektoren i Bergen i februar 2018.

UiB assumes leadership in long-term plan

Norway's national Long-term plan for research and higher education has been revised to create a stronger connection between knowledge for sustainable development and scientific advice. SDG Bergen and UiB's leading role is highlighted in the plan.

OPEN EDUCATIONAL RECOURCES
Open Educational Recources

UiB offers free multimedia for global health-education

University in Bergen gives open and free media content for use in education in global health, in corporation with Copenhagen University and Uppsala University.

RESEARCH | MEDICINE
Obese child

Father´s obesity in early puberty doubles asthma-risk for future offspring

Boys who have considerable weight gain between childhood and puberty, double the risk of having asthma both as an adult and for his future offspring.