Centre for Geobiology


As a UiB Norwegian Centre of Excellence (COE), the Centre for Geobiology focusses on long-term research efforts of high international calibre and trains future researchers of geobiology.

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The Centre for Geobiology (CGB) is part of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at the University of Bergen and is a collaboration between the Departments of Biology and Earth Science.

CGB research is primarily organised around six themes:

In reality research activity at CGB generally overlaps more than one research theme, as is typical in interdisciplinary studies, so CGB uses a matrix organisational model (see below).

Along with the Centre Director, the Centre for Geobiology is managed by a Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) and the CGB Governing Board