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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.

 

 

Covid-19 outbreak in Bergen
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UiB continues corona measures from Bergen municipality

UiB and the faculties will continue the current corona measures until and including 29 September, after Bergen Municipality continues its most important measures on Monday 21 September.

COVID-19 | VACCINE ALLOCATION
Ole Frithjof Norheim

"Worst-off countries should be prioritised in COVID-19 vaccine allocation"

In contrast to WHO´s and other experts´ advice, the worst-off countries should be extra prioritised when it comes to COVID-19 vaccine allocation, according to Professor Ole Frithjof Norheim at the University of Bergen.

Citizen or refugee
Grenseovergang

Who is (un)protected by the law?

– Migration is an important field of law because legal status makes an enormous difference. If you have status as ‘citizen’ you are protected by the law in a completely different way than refugees and migrants.

analysing social media
Jill Walker Rettberg

New method developed to analyse social media

Do you know where the personal data you leave behind in apps and on social media is used? A new method for analyzing data developed by Professor Jill Walker Rettberg helps identify precisely that.

SDG 10 | COVID-19 AND INEQUALITY
City landscape showing inequality between poor and rich areas in a sprawling metropolis.

Inequality in the age of the corona virus

The research programme GRIP has launched a series of interviews on global inequality as a response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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