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Research | Covid-19
Covid 19

Immune failure can cause serious COVID-19

Persons with critical corona-disease may have antibodies blocking the body´s most important defence mechanisms.

Ole Frithjof Norheim

"Worst-off countries should be prioritised in COVID-19 vaccine allocation"

In contrast to WHO´s and other experts´ advice, the worst-off countries should be extra prioritised when it comes to COVID-19 vaccine allocation, according to Professor Ole Frithjof Norheim at the University of Bergen.

Inga Berre

Making research matter

Applied mathematician Inga Berre is drawn to solving problems, and enjoys being in for the long haul in cracking them.

Student Thea Båtevik and Rector Dag Rune Olsen from the University of Bergen with Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg at the launch of the One Ocean Expedition on board tall ship Statsraad Lehmkuhl.

Educating ocean leaders of the future

At the official launch of the One Ocean Expedition on board tall ship Statsraad Lehmkuhl, several speakers highlighted the need to educate the future leaders in sustainable ocean management. In this regard, the University of Bergen plays a key role during the expedition.

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.