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The collaboration between Makerere University and UiB was initiated by Endre Lillethun. It first focused on restoring Physics teaching and training at the University, and quickly expanded to include Chemistry, Biology and Science Education. Over 30 years, it has grown to include many other subject areas.
A delegation from the University of Bergen (UiB), travelled to Makerere University (Mak) in Kampala, Uganda, to celebrate 30 years of inter-institutional collaboration.
"Climate accounting shows that cuts in CO2 will be necessary until the year 2030. The objective of climate neutrality must be reached, but we need help from students and staff, says Deputy University Director Tore Tungodden. 
On UN Day 2018 – 24 October, the University of Bergen was announced as the official UNAI Hub for SDG14 – Life below water. One year on, we reflect upon our activities in the year gone and present some of our future plans.
In partnership with Palau's UN Mission and IOC-UNESCO, the University of Bergen arranged a side event at Our Ocean to discuss the science necessary to secure marine biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction as part of international law.
More than 150 scientists, students and ocean enthusiasts gathered in the University Aula for the inaugural Ocean Sustainability Bergen Conference and speeches on current research and inspirational speeches on a sustainable ocean.
How can your research contribute to solving global challenges? How do you design, conduct and communicate research to stimulate social change? And how do you create actionable knowledge?
The University of Bergen and the International Science Council sign today a new agreement for the Global Research Programme on Inequality (GRIP).
What kind of subjectivities are produced by the urban order? How are they resisted and contested? These were some of the central questions in the presentations held by Prof. Bjørn Enge Bertelsen in September.
UiB researcher Hakan G. Sicakkan will lead the EU-funded PROTECT project, which will closely follow the United Nations’ two new global compacts on migration and refugees.
Climate scientist Elisabeth Holland has become the Norway-Pacific Joint Chair of Oceans and Climate Change. The position builds on a voluntary commitment at the 2017 UN Ocean Conference. #OceanAction18613
The diplomat and ocean activist Peter Thomson from Fiji is one of nine new honorary doctors at the University of Bergen in Norway.
How can the academic community make an impact to get vital information on climate change across to decision-makers? By engaging in the type of quiet science advice provided by Benjamin Pfeil and his team at the University of Bergen.
The University of Bergen and Chr. Michelsen Institute renew their decade-long commitment to engage students, researchers and the public in debates and conversations of relevance to global challenges.
Researchers at the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Psychology have been in Japan to expand and intensify UiB's focus on Asian research collaboration.
Can technology solve Earth's need for transformation? This was the major question at the SDG Bergen panel debate during the Arendalsuka 2019 festival.
The University of Bergen visited the High-level Political Forum to strengthen the science policy advice in the approaches to and implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We recount the proceedings from two hectic weeks in seven brief chapters.
The challenges for the science-policy nexus to succeed were discussed at a side event hosted at Norway's Mission to the UN. The conclusion was that science may not be questioned, but is in danger of being ignored.

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