Guests to CGB
Many scientists come to visit CGB either to share in collaborative projects or to learn and teach new experimental methods in geobiology and related fields. Meet some of our esteemed visitors here.
Check out some of the Facilities available to visiting researchers.
More useful information for visitors can be found here.
From volcanology to hydrothermal vents
Portuguese PhD student, Inês Cruz, is visiting CGB to discuss the status of the isotopic analyses she undertook here in May 2011 with one of her PhD supervisors, Centre leader, Rolf-Birger Pedersen.
Collaboration is win-win
Russian microbiologist Anna Perevalova is visiting CGB for a few months via a Yggdrasil grant from the Research Council of Norway.
Time to focus on science
For PhD student Nina Gardenova, the 3-month stay at UiB courtesy of the EU’s Erasmus mobility programme, was a chance to focus exclusively on research – for a change!
Discovering a new world beneath one’s feet
Twenty-one year old Birinder Singh comes from Shri Amritsar Sahib, a holy city in Punjab in the northern part of India.
Taking advantage of travel opportunities
Dutch master’s student, Elisabeth Machfeld Biersma, is one of 4 students in the Joint Nordic Master’s Programme in Marine Ecosystems and Climate (MARECLIM).
Peatlands and heavy metal release and storage
Guest researcher and mineralogist Beata Smieja-Król says that peatland is only interesting when it is polluted!
Discovering new worlds on Earth
Senior Researcher,Gretchen Früh-Green, and PhD student, Tamara Baumberger, from ETH (the Swiss Federal Institute of Research in Zurich), have visited CGB numerous times as well as having participated in numerous cruises.
Caves are also a unique window into Geobiology
Ramanathan and Sushmitha Baskar have been guest researchers at CGB since August 2008. In their native India they have combined their joint specialisations of geology (Ramanathan) and environmental biology (Sushmithat) to found the new discipline of Cave System Geomicrobiology.