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The University of Bergen has been announced as the academic Hub for SDG14, Life Below Water, on behalf of the International Association of Universities.
At the end of the Norwegian delegation visit to South Africa, Rector Dag Rune Olsen chaired a panel discussing the future of education for global sustainable development.
South African university leader Adam Habib believes that research and innovation must be linked to equality if the goal of a sustainable world is to be reached. In February 2019 he is the opening keynote at Norway's National SDG Conference Bergen.
The University of Bergen has taken on a leadership role on SDG 14, Life below water, for United Nations Academic Impact, and will act to inspire and motivate partners worldwide to create greater knowledge towards a sustainable ocean.
Norway's national Long-term plan for research and higher education has been revised to create a stronger connection between knowledge for sustainable development and scientific advice. SDG Bergen and UiB's leading role is highlighted in the plan.
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.
In 2021, Norwegian tall ship Statsraad Lehmkuhl plans to perform its first ever circumnavigation of the world. UiB became the first partner to sign a statement of intent to participate in the circumnavigation and to provide the scientific content.
Researchers in psychology investigate our attitudes and actions towards energy transitions and climate change.
On Friday 22 July 2011, Norway was hit by a terrorist attack that claimed the lives of 77 people. The terrorist attack was not only a national trauma. The case also made apparent that the legal system needs a better understanding of how criminal insanity and mental disorder are related.
The University of Bergen has the highest success rate among Norwegian universities in the competition for support from Horizon 2020. More than one in five proposals have been funded.
The University of Bergen has entered into an expansive collaboration in marine research with the Ocean University of China in Qingdao.
A normal intake of vitamin D can reduce the risk of death substantially in people with cardiovascular disease.
The University of Bergen has established an initiative to strengthen research on a sustainable ocean and to give scientific advice to authorities and international bodies.
Meeting a foreign culture can be challenging, but for our alumni of the month Hope Corbin, studying in Norway was a great experience. 'Get involved' and 'listen to others' is Corbin's advice to students. Today she is an Associate Professor at the Western Washington University, but has returned to Bergen as a guest to work with colleagues on the Refugee Resilience Network... Read more
UiB is the eighth most quoted university in the world within humanities, according to a new ranking from Times Higher Education.
Using data gathered from 100 million Norwegian prescriptions, researchers at the University of Bergen have found that asthma medicine can halve a patient’s risk of developing Parkinson´s disease.
Conor Douris is a bachelor student from University of Limerick. He has studied psychology and sociology, plays in a band and is interested in music therapy for children.
Professor Jill Walker Rettberg studies how humans use technology and what it means to us as a culture.

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