News archive for Education

Katrine Vellesen Løken (31) from the Department of Economics at the University of Bergen is now the youngest female Professor in Economics in Norway ever.
Rhiannon Lee studies Human Geography at the University of Reading in England. In the autumn semester 2014 she moved her geography studies to Bergen.
UiB Global offers four prospective post-doctoral researchers to develop research applications. APPLY BY MARCH 20, 2015.
The Faculty of Law is introducing digital written examinations for several subjects this spring.
More than 3,400 former University of Bergen students have registered on UiB’s alumni home page. The goal is to register 5,000 alumni before UiB’s alumni day, 12 September 2015.
In 2014, 218 new doctorates were conferred at the University of Bergen.
According to an international panel of experts, the development-related research and education at the University of Bergen is of an excellent international standard.
The University of Bergen welcomes 359 new international students in the spring semester 2015. The number has increased by 80 students from spring 2014. This is the highest number of international students ever admitted at UiB in a spring semester.
In its January 2015 edition, National Geographic magazine has a 22 page article, Origins of Art, showing the research of UiB archaeologist Christopher Henshilwood.
Have you ever wondered why and how the public administration varies across countries? How is the public administration organized in e.g. Germany versus Norway? Is it any different from the United Kingdom?
Many targets have been met in several regions, but progress in other areas is far from sufficient. What strategies do we need for the global society of the future to ensure sustainable development, including for poor countries? This will be the theme for the summer research school in Bergen in 2015.
University of Bergen researchers are part of an international research team that has identified a fundamental mechanism for controlling protein function.
According to an international panel, marine research and education at the University of Bergen is excellent across a diverse range of disciplines. However, the panel points out that the organisation of the marine research could be improved.
According to a new study of freshwater shells from the Indonesian island of Java, early hominins created geometric engravings 450,000 years ago.
In the spring semester 2015, the Faculty of Law offers two new elective courses taught in English. The third will start in 2016.
New research from the Faculty of Psychology at the University of Bergen (UiB) shows that the use of online social media for personal purposes during working hours can have a negative effect on work performance and the well-being of organisations.
In May 2014, the European Court of Justice ordered Google to delete some results from its search results. This could have a major impact on the freedom of information in Europe. And because of the EEA Agreement, the Court’s judgment affects Norway just as much as the EU Member States.
The world’s 15 largest vessels pollute more than all the planet’s cars combined. UiB researchers are now at work to create engines driven by renewable energy.