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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.

The Nansen Legacy
Arven etter Nansen

Great data from the first Nansen Legacy-expedition

At the Shanghai-ranking 2018, the field Oceanography at the University of Bergen is ranked number ten in the world. That pleases Professor in Oceanography at UiB and The Bjerknes Centre, Ilker Fer, who recently returned from the first expedition in the Nansen Legacy research project.

SUSTAINABILITY AND EDUCATION
On 3 September 2018, the University of Bergen's Rector Dag Rune Olsen speaking at the opening ceremony of the Academic Year 2018/2019 at Maastricht University.

Sustainable development through knowledge

How can the university sector engage constructively and critically with the Sustainable Development Goals? This was at the heart of a speech Rector Dag Rune Olsen gave at Maastricht 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.