Division of Research and Innovation

News archive for Division of Research and Innovation

By making a deal with a textbook publisher, professor Tor Sørevik at UiB found a way to empower South Sudanese students in difficult circumstances.
May 13-15, 2013 the University of Bergen will host a workshop on the importance of transdisciplinary knowledge for human development. The deadline for abstracts is 4 January.
On 6 December, the Nile Basin Research Programme organised a seminar to highlight important developments in the ongoing negotiations about the apportionment of the Nile waters.
When the neurologist William Howlett could not find medical textbooks his students in Tanzania could recognise themselves in, he decided to write his own. On 14 December the UiB hosts a seminar to mark the occasion.
More than a quarter of the projects which have been granted seed funding by Norad have the University of Bergen as their main partner.
The latest issue of the African Journal of AIDS Research (AJAR) shows that children affected by AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa are not merely victims.
More than 20 per cent of the 300 applications to Norad were submitted by the University of Bergen.
The Challenge of Transdisciplinary Knowledge for Social Change
Member of CROP Scientific Committee Prof. Bob Deacon argues that the UN Social Protection Floor Initiative is one of the most important developments in global policy in recent years.
October 1st Sunila Abeysekera visited UiB Global and the Bergen Bergen Resource Centre for International Development to speak about violence and militarization on Sri Lanka.
The University of Bergen, through its involvment in the Scholars at Risk Network, present a lecture by SAR Scholar and human rights defender Sunila Abeysekera. The lecture is part of Scholars at Risk Norway's Speaker Series.
The international edition of UiB's research and education magazine is available online.
A study assessing the effect of breastfeeding counselling by peer counsellors in sub-Saharan Africa was awarded this year's research prize at the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry.
Oct 31 - Nov 3, 2011 Bergen Resource Centre for International Development puts the focus on global health challenges this November.
The proposal for a second phase of NBRP (2012-2015) was submitted to the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in May 2011. The rest of the year will be used for preparations.
The pioneering History of Water series adds another volume: Water, Geopolitics and Collective Power in the New World Order.
NBRP is using 2010 to consolidate lessons-learned after hosting six groups of researchers over the past three years. No researchers will be working at NBRP this year.