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Global challenges affect us all — they are complex and interdisciplinary by nature, and influence how we work and collaborate across disciplines at the University of Bergen.

 

 

Summer Research school 2018

From all over the world to a summer research school in Bergen

For the eleventh consecutive year, almost one hundred PhD candidates from all over the world have found their way to Bergen to tackle global challenges.

News

Supporting small fish to fight food insecurity

Small fish have huge potential to alleviate malnutrition and safeguard food security in Sub-Saharan Africa and across the globe. An interdisciplinary project headed by the University of Bergen has been awarded 1 million Euros.

RESEARCH | MALARIA

Testing prolonged Malaria Medicine in Malawi

Professor Bjarne Robberstad at the University of Bergen is leading a project that tries to find out if preventive malaria treatment after hospitalization can save the lives of children.

HEALTH PRIORITIES

Too expensive bringing newborns to hospital

The poorest families in Ethiopia cannot afford to bring their newborns to hospital, before it is too late. According to researcher Kristine Husøy Onarheim, free healthcare is the solution.

Seminar

Diaspora mobilization - Amany Selim and Espen Stokke

PhD-candidates Amany Selim and Espen Stokke presented their research projects on Syrian refugees settling in Europe, at this IMER lunch seminar.

Making Sense of Global Challenges

The UiB/CMI Resource Centre is an arena where academics, students and others share their research and analysis of development-related issues. This joint project between the University of Bergen and Chr. Michelsen Institute organises over sixty open lectures, debates, seminars, literary salons and other events each year.

All events are free and open for all - welcome!

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Bergen Summer Research Schoool                 

Every year, we tackle some of the most pressing challenges facing the world. Shaped by some of Bergen's best research groups, we addresses key global challenges through high quality disciplinary, interdisciplinary and problem oriented research-based PhD courses.

Natural resources, health, poverty, migration, language and culture are some recurring themes of the expertise involved in the summer research school.