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THE GLOBAL GOALS
Norwegian diplomat Marianne Loe from the Norwegian Mission to the UN during her opening keynote at the 2019 Bergen Summer Research School on Monday 17 June.

The SDG challenge: an insider's perspective

Norwegian diplomat Marianne Loe was in the UN when the deal on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was made. In her opening keynote at the 2019 Bergen Summer Research School, she told of her insider's experience in the making of this ground-breaking agreement.

THE UNIVERSITY IMPACT RANKINGS 2019
Detail showing dlegate wearing SDG wheel on jacket sleeve at the SDG Conference Bergen in February 2019.

UiB secures top 60 global SDG ranking

The University of Bergen has been ranked number 53 across the world in the first THE University Impact Rankings, based on the Sustainable Development Goals, and is the only Norwegian university to be ranked.

GLOBAL HEALTH
Brain surgery in Ethiopia

Brought brain surgery to Ethiopia

At the beginning of the millennium, there was no one capable of undertaking brain surgery in Ethiopia. Today, thanks to Professor Morten Lund-Johansen at the Department of Clinical Medicine and his colleagues, there are 35 specialists able to conduct head operations.

SDG14 | LIFE BELOW WATER
Portrait of biologist Dorothy Jane Dankel from the University of Bergen, portrait from April 2019.

Researching sustainable management of natural resources

Biologist Dorothy Dankel believes that credible and salient management of cultural and ecological heritage sites is crucial to supporting a sustainable ocean economy. Her new research project, LoVeSe-SDG, is funded by the Research Council of Norway.

RESEARCH | ALZHEIMER´S
Brushing teeths

Brush your teeth – Postpone Alzheimer´s

You don’t only avoid holes in your teeth by keeping good oral hygiene, researchers at the University of Bergen have discovered a clear connection between gum disease and Alzheimer´s disease.