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Principal investigator Kerry Ryan Chance of the Habitable Air project spoke at the 2024 High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) at the United Nations in New York on the urgent issue of air pollution and how this impacts on climate change and public health.
In October, the Pandemic Centre is offering an interdisciplinary course for students on preparedness for health crises. The course is primarily aimed at PhD candidates and master's students and will address a range of exciting issues in collaboration with some of the leading experts at UiB.
The Norway-Pacific Ocean-Climate (N-POC) Scholarship Programme is unique both in its content and scope. Both for its clear science-policy objectives and the way it’s been shaped as a truly joint doctoral programme.
The Norway-Pacific Ocean-Climate (N-POC) Scholarship Programme was an active ingredient at the 2024 Bergen Summer Research School, bridging ideas of scientific knowledge and traditional knowledge on the ocean-climate nexus during two hectic weeks in Bergen.
The rise in ocean temperature in the past year is one of the most urgent threats to global equity and thus to global stability in a new geopolitical landscape. How can science contribute to solutions to this challenge?
More than 10,000 interviews and a new method show that survivors of conflict-related sexual violence are actually more engaged in their communities afterwards.
«Is there a response pattern that cuts across different crises? We don’t really know,» UiB researcher Pierre-Georges Van Wolleghem says. Now he wants to study just that.
On 9 April 2024 the University of Bergen organised an official satellite event on marine genetic resources, global benefit sharing and ocean science diplomacy at the Ocean Decade Conference in Barcelona. Watch a recording of the satellite event.
«The efforts of professor Trond Petersen has been really important in developing research collaboration and student exchange between Norwegian universities and the University of Berkeley,» says Jan Erik Askildsen, dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences.
On 21 February 2024 the University of Bergen and partners organized an event on ocean governance at Norway House in Brussels. The discussions at the event and an outcome discussion has now resulted in the first Ocean Futures 2030 Policy Brief.
Capitalism is not just an economy, it is a type of society, according to professor in social anthropology, Don Kalb. For the past few years, he and his team have tried, through field work and research, to understand what is happening to people and communities in areas that have recently become capitalist.
Today it was announced that CET Professor II Siddharth Sareen is the Nils Klim Laureate 2024 for his work in environmental social sciences.
Professor Terje Einarsen is the editor of the newly published commentary on the UN Refugee Convention.
The 2024 conference consisted of both a digital day with talks and debates in English, where around 1300 people participated, and a physical conference day in Norwegian.
«We are well aware that a significant change is necessary. We have the knowledge that is needed. Now we must figure out what to do,» professor Håvard Haarstad at UiB says. The seventh SDG Conference in Bergen will be held from 7.-9. February. We ask: What should be the role of universities?
- The stories health and school personnel tell about children's suffering in Gaza and the West Bank are heartbreaking and shocking, says psychologist specialist Unni Heltne.
Researchers come to Bergen from all over the world to solve global challenges. Simon Øverland has invited some of them to tell us about some solutions for the future.
On Monday 8 January, the official opening of BCEPS Centre of Excellence took place in the university aula. The centre will develop new methods and ethical frameworks to help decision-makers in ensuring a fairer distribution of health services. ​

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