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Global Challenges

 

 

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.

 

 

Sustainable Development Goals
From the left: Dankert Vedeler, Dag Rune Olsen, Gunnar Bovim, Gro Bjørnerud Moe, Anne Husebekk, and Mari Sundli Tveit.

Creating a platform for sharing of best practice

A statement from the Norwegian National Committee for the 2030 Agenda, following the 2019 SDG Conference at the University of Bergen.

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COP21 closing meeting

Make an impact on policies for a sustainable future

There is an urgent need to connect research to the 2030 Agenda. Next summer we will help you find the tools you need to play a role in the interface between science and policymaking.

GLOBAL HEALTH PRIORITIES
Ole Frithjof Norheim

Millions to new centre for ethics and priority setting

The research group, Global Health Priorities, has become the research centre BCEPS, thanks to support from Bergen Research Foundation, NORAD, University of Bergen and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

RESEARCH | SOCIAL SCIENCES
Field work in Maputo at the opening of Urban Enclaving Futures Project, lead by Professor Bjørn Enge Bertelsen from University of Bergen (left in photo).

New perspectives on change in urban Africa

The cutting-edge Urban Enclaving Futures project used its first workshop to define how research can bring in social, cultural, spatial and further dimensions moving beyond classic economic understandings of urban development.

OPEN EDUCATIONAL RECOURCES
Open Educational Recources

UiB offers free multimedia for global health-education

University in Bergen gives open and free media content for use in education in global health, in cooporation with Copenhagen University and Uppsala University.

Making Sense of Global Challenges

Bergen Global 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 open lectures, debates, seminars, literary salons and other events.

All events are free and open for all - welcome!

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Bergen Summer Research School                 

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.