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Have you ever considered doing a research stay abroad to broaden your scientific horizon? Postdoctor Sylvia Varland recently returned from a 2-year research stay at University of Toronto. Learn more about her scientific adventure and cultural experiences.
Dilemmas in implementing rapid transformation of the energy system to reach the Paris targets are many. Our expert panel present and discuss major challenges and possible conflicts between the SDG goals.
" Archeology is a fascinating way to learn about human evolution because it opens up to all disciplines and allows us to look at human behavior from a holistic perspective".
Bangladesh is one of the most vulnerable countries in the world to climate change. Scientists from UiB have worked together with communities around Sylhet, in northeast Bangladesh, in search of new ways for understanding and adapting to the climate.
Climate researcher Hans Christian Steen-Larsen has for many years explored some of the most extreme environments on Earth, in his search to improve our climate models. If he succeeds with his new ERC-project, it will have great impact on todays climate research.
Thanks to EU funding, the Digital Culture, Archaeology, Philosophy and Theory of Science researchs groups will welcome new international researchers to their team. These groups at the Faculty of Humanities received five out of seven Marie Curie grants awarded to UiB.
One UiB researcher departs for Denmark, while five excellent European researchers come to UiB to conduct research. They have received Marie Curie fellowships from the European Union in collaboration with researchers at the University of Bergen.
Now it is even easier for UiB researchers to get help with applications for external funding. These are the most important deadlines for spring 2016.
UiB Global launces a seminar series for researchers and students engaged with development related challenges.
UiB Global offers an opportunity to prospective post-doctoral researchers to develop a project in the spring of 2014. Apply by April 7.
CROP Director Alberto Cimadamore believes that SANORD can be an important partner in scientifically supporting the fight against poverty in the southern parts of Africa.
Two new development programmes aim to shape policy on water management in Asia and Africa. The projects kicked off early January in Sri Lanka.
This year the Bergen Summer Research School will gather PhD candidates from all disciplines and all parts of the world to focus on Governance to Meet Global Development Challenges.
This winter's lecture series at the Bergen Resource Centre for International Development looks at what it means to be fair.
Delegates at the SANORD conference in Malawi agreed to grow the organisation to welcome new member countries and universities.
In late November 2013, the coordinators from Makerere University and UiB met in Bergen to kick-start the process towards a new frame agreement.
In early December UiB researchers attend SANORD’s fourth biennial international conference in Malawi to strengthen the university’s ties to southern Africa.
Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi from Kenya is the new secretary general of UNCTAD. In 1989, Kituyi received his doctorate in anthropology at UiB.

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