UiB students on campus
Logo for the UN 2023 Water Conference

Exploring new UN avenues at Water Conference

For the UN 2023 Water Conference, the University of Bergen sent a small delegation to the United Nations in New York to map and explore the future of the science-policy nexus. On this page, we have collected information on UiB's presence at the conference.

Climate Research
Kronprins Haakon besøkte Bjerknessenteret.

The Crown Prince analysed his own snow samples

HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway visited the Bjerknes Centre to learn more about our research – and to check the snow he sampled himself in Greenland last summer.

Vinnere av Holbergprisen og Nils Klim-prisen.

Environmental Justice Scholar Joan Martinez-Alier Named 2023 Holberg Laureate

It was announced today that the 2022 Holberg Prize is awarded to Catalan scholar Joan Martinez-Alier for his research in ecological economics, political ecology and environmental justice. The Nils Klim Prize is awarded to Danish literary researcher Simona Zetterberg-Nielsen.

150 years since the discovery of leprosy
Gergard Armauer Hansen

The curious doctor who changed the world

2023 will be the 150th anniversary since Gerhard Armauer Hansen discovered the bacteria that causes leprosy. What the young doctor observed through his microscope, was a scientific breakthrough that helped transform how we view disease and infection.

Horizon Europe | Position Paper
Horizon Europe poster

UiB gives input to EU’s research policy

The University of Bergen has provided input to the EU Commission on priorities for Horizon Europe in the next period of the programme, 2025-2027. ...