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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.

 

 

HLPF 2019
Professor Edvard Hviding from the University of Bergen's SDG Bergen initiative at the High-level Political Forum 2018 iat the United Nations in New York City, in July 2018.

Providing science advice to the UN

The University of Bergen's pioneering approach to the SDGs has brought the university in direct contact with the United Nations to provide scientific advice.

MIGRATION
Esperanza Diaz portrait.

Released the first international book on migrant health

Esperanza Diaz at IGS has published the first book in history In English on migrant health – a resource for general practitioners.

THE GLOBAL GOALS
Norwegian diplomat Marianne Loe from the Norwegian Mission to the UN during her opening keynote at the 2019 Bergen Summer Research School on Monday 17 June.

The SDG challenge: an insider's perspective

Norwegian diplomat Marianne Loe was in the UN when the deal on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was made. In her opening keynote at the 2019 Bergen Summer Research School, she told of her insider's experience in the making of this ground-breaking agreement.

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Norwegian researchers will find out if microplastics are dangerous for us

Nobody knows the effect of micro plastics on our body. Now, Norwegian researchers have joined the hunt for answers.

GLOBAL HEALTH
Head surgery in Ethiopia

Brought brain surgery to Ethiopia

At the beginning of the millennium, there was no one capable of undertaking brain surgery in Ethiopia. Today, thanks to Professor Morten Lund-Johansen at the Department of Clinical Medicine and his colleagues, there are 35 specialists able to conduct head operations.

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Bergen Global is a meeting space where researchers, students, and others share their work and analysis of global challenges. This arena is a joint project between the University of Bergen and Chr Michelsen Institute. Here you will find lectures, debates, seminars, literary salons, and other events—free and open to all!
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Bergen Summer Research School invites 100 PhD-candidates to Bergen every year to tackle some of the most pressing challenges facing the world. Shaped by some of Bergen's best research groups, we address key global challenges through high quality disciplinary, interdisciplinary, and problem oriented research-based PhD courses.
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