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With the pioneering Egalitarianism project, Professor Bruce Kapferer wanted to challenge conventions in anthropology and to redefine how inequality is viewed.
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 created a new centre 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.
UiB is once again Norway's most cited university. That was the result of a major new survey. On a worldwide basis, UiB has also climbed up the rankings due to frequently cited and international researchers.
At least eight million tons of plastic ends up in the oceans every year. A new exhibition at the University Museum of Bergen tells the story about the whale that showed the world how damaging plastic pollution is.
Professor Hakan G. Sicakkan wants to strengthen research on migration and transnationality in Bergen as part of the University of Bergen's focus on global challenges, which is one of three focus areas in the university's strategy for 2016-2022.
Thomas Piketty's bestseller about capitalism made it clear to Yvette Peters what her next research project would focus on: political inequality.
In August, six new and innovative media study programmes are launched in Media City Bergen. Academic Director Ole J. Mjøs looks forward to welcoming new media students to Bergen.
The University of Bergen has success in the QS university rankings, based on subject areas. Within the category of marine research, the University of Bergen was named the 37th best in the world.

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