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Climate change was less important for technological innovation among Stone Age humans than previously assumed.
Starting in 2017, six new programmes of professional studies will help students master the media landscape of the future.
In his new EU supported project, neuroscientist Kenneth Hugdahl will use and develop new technology to help patients who are hearing voices. This research could represent a paradigm shift in the treatment of patients with schizophrenia.
Hans Tore Rapp will head the EU project SponGES. Mapping the North Atlantic sponge grounds could yield environmental as well as medicinal gains.
Ingvild Sandøy has been given NOK 25 million from the Research Council of Norway to prevent teenage pregnancies in Zambia.
Four research centres at the University of Bergen have gone to the second round in the process of becoming a Norwegian Centre of Excellence.
The University of Bergen (UiB) is ranked number 92 on Times Higher Education’s list of top 200 universities in Europe.
246 new doctorates were awarded by the University of Bergen in 2015. On Friday 29 January the new PhDs of the autumn semester were celebrated.
Every day, 6,300 people die as a result of work accidents or work-related diseases. A new online course from UiB seeks to prevent workers from injuries and death.
The goal is to understand how the ecosystems on Earth will be affected by a future climate distinguished by more extreme weather.
Around 8,000 students from around the world registered for the online course Causes of climate change. More online courses are in the works at the University of Bergen.
For the first time, the number of UiB students taking courses abroad has passed 30 per cent. Now the university wants to increase this number to more than 40 per cent.
Strategic communication is a new course at the University of Bergen. The course aims to educate students to think strategically – both as communicators and as citizens.
The University of Bergen (UiB) is ranked as one of the top 200 universities of the world by the QS World University Rankings.
The UiB brain researchers Kenneth Hugdahl and Karsten Specht recently published an article documenting proof for a generalized active network for cognitive functions of the brain.
Patients with chronic whiplash experience long-lasting pain, but doctors and researchers struggle to explain the causes. Solbjørg Makalani Myrtveit wants to help these often misunderstood patients.
More than 850 new international students were given a proper Bergen welcome at the beginning of August.
Everyone is welcome to drop in and enjoy a broad variety of Music presented by students and staff from The Grieg Academy, Dept. of Music, University of Bergen.