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The programme for Bergen Medieval Forum is ready!
UiB is planning to establish an interdisciplinary center for humanistic research. Within this framework, funds are available for two basic research projects with a deadline of 15 March.
“You really could go on and on about this! It is very interesting to learn a bit about you work here”, EU Ambassador Thierry Béchet said when he was visiting the SapienCE Centre.
" Archeology is a fascinating way to learn about human evolution because it opens up to all disciplines and allows us to look at human behavior from a holistic perspective".
Gode klær og mote har vært viktig for oss helt siden tidlig steinalder. En ny internasjonal studie viser hvordan syteknikken har utviklet seg fra de første nålene ble oppfunnet for 73 000 år siden. Funnene viser tidlige spor av avansert klesproduksjon, og at klær allerede den gang handlet om mer enn å bare holde seg varm.
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.
Leszek Gardeła on Viking women with weapons and his lifelong love affair with the North
For many years, the University of Bergen has focused on historical and archaeological research in the Middle East and in Syria in particular. How is the research going forward despite the difficult situation in the region?
Groundbreaking research puts human evolution in a new perspective as significant archaeological findings reveals sign of modern human behavior 300 000 years ago.
Thanks to EU funding, the Digital Culture, Archaeology, Philosophy and Theory of Science researchs groups will welcome new international researchers to their team. These groups at the Faculty of Humanities received five out of seven Marie Curie grants awarded to UiB.
Francesco d’Errico has been named as one of the world’s Highly Cited Researchers according to a new ranking published by prestigious Clarivate Analytics.
UiB's new Centre of Excellence is officially open.
Archaeologist Magnus M. Haaland received the award at peer-reviewed conference in Newcastle.
The new Centre of Excellence at The University of Bergen aims to discover the past to understand the present.
UiB researcher Karen van Niekerk's road to (a Centre of) excellence.
Ramona Harrison was born in Austria, educated in the US and is employed in Norway. But her academic heart belongs to Iceland.
Archaeologist Christopher Henshilwood and cardiologist Kenneth Dickstein have both been named among the most cited researchers in the world.

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