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The online exhibition presents works-in-process of young scientists from the EvoCELL network. The researchers are studying animal evolution from a cellular perspective, by applying cutting-edge technologies to uncover a previously invisible world.
On Saturday the 23rd of April we showcased Nordhordland UNESCO Biosphere Reserve at the knowledge festival "OPPLEV på Marineholmen", arranged by the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences.
Have a look at our course portfolio for spring 2022!
Starting a new international project in the middle of the covid-19 pandemic, has meant almost a year of digital meetings for the partners of the CULTIVATE project. In the beginning of March 2022, we finally managed to get together for an in-person meeting in the beautiful Třeboň Basin to discuss next steps.
We are excited to announce a new PhD position based at the Department of Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies and Religion. The succesful candidate will be part of CeSAM and follow up on the enthological research that has been done during the Lindås project in the 1970s.
February 21-22 the original model areas of the Lindås project were revisited after 50 years, in preparation for an upcoming re-sampling to assess the rate and direction of land-use change, nature’s benefit to people and landscape multifunctionality.
Publishing data and articles is one of the most important things a researcher does. It is then very important that your publications get noticed and used in further science – and that often means cited.
New study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows that infidelity can promote cooperation among male pied flycatchers.
In 2021, we announced our first ‘CeSAM’s Fast-Track Initiative’ grants. We had many strong applications, of which four received funding.
It is essential to examine whether the mathematical description of marine food webs reflect the ecosystems they represent. A new proposal is integrating multiple mathematical disciplines and this requires collaboration on an international front.
How and where does nature add value to our lives? In this new study, PhD candidate Jarrod Cusens engaged local communities to understand the spatial distribution of people's values for nature in The Nordhordland Biosphere Reserve; Norway’s first UNESCO Biosphere Reserve established in 2019.
CeSAM and UiB were well represented this year at Arendalsuka, the political festival held in Arendal every summer.
The second annual meeting of UiB’s Centre for Sustainable Area Management (CeSAM) took place on November 17th 2021, at Lønningen Lystgård in the UiB botanical gardens in Minde.
It took longer than expected for our Gyrodactylus to feel at home in our lab. But once the stock “had warmed its feet” I have been grown more and more appreciative about them. Here are some of the reasons why.
Lisa Hansen Simonsen is about to hand in her Master thesis on the link between spring weather and phenology in small birds
Marie Hauso is a high school teacher student interested in parasites and behaviour. She is now starting her Masters project with Adele Mennerat.
Bottom trawl is usually considered a relative unselective fishing gear, but Taiwanese coastal trawl fishers show a good ability to change their catch profiles to match market demands

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