Department of Biological Sciences (BIO)

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Two billion year old rocks are providing information about a period of extreme carbon cycle disruption and the Great Oxidation Event – both critically important to our understanding of Earth’s geological and biological history.
In October this year Lise Øvreås arranged a symposium together with Associate professor Amare Gessese at Addis Ababa University.
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) and the University of Bergen have acquired samples from steep parts of the seabed on the Jan Mayen ridge between Norway and Iceland.
CGB researcher, Bjarte Hannisdal, is co-author of a paper that shows that long-term changes in the diversity of marine animals may have been linked to the earth's geological evolution over the last 500 million years.
EvoFish welcomes new master's student, Ranga Jayawickrama, who will study moprhological variation in guppies.
The International Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) aims to discover vital information about our Earth System.
Jérôme Ruzzin, a post-doc in the Experimental Toxicology research group, was involved in a study with mice that provides more evidence that a diet high in farmed salmon contaminated by persistent organic pollutants - POPs - contributes to weight gain and increases the risk of diabetes.
Students enrolled in Fish Health and Aquaculture at BIO have confronted their need for more information by deciding to establish their own student union (linjeforeninga).
Our scientist-at-sea, PhD student Steffen Jorgensen, aboard the JOIDES Resolution has sent his fourth report.
Steffen Jorgensen, a PhD at CGB, will be literally at sea for two months this autumn aboard an international research cruise.
'Science & Environment' section of the BBC News has talked with Beatriz Diaz Pauli.
For two weeks at the end of summer 2011, three researchers from the Centre of Geobiology were involved in the testing of NIVA’s new lander system.
Tron Frede Thingstad in the news in Compute Scotland.
It was quite different from "everyday life" says researcher Antje Gittel.
The Sea Lice Research Centre, a newly awarded Centre for Research-based Innovation, opened Friday 9 September. It will be led by BIO professor, Frank Nilsen.
Christoffer Schander and Christiane Todt are part of a researcher team that recently published in Nature.
CGB researcher Nicola McLoughlin was a co-author of the introduction to the latest issue of Astrobiology.
Sindre Grotmol's work with Underwater robotics research reported in Discovery News.