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The University of Bergen has established an initiative to strengthen research on a sustainable ocean and to give scientific advice to authorities and international bodies.
Professor Kjersti Fløttum, Department of foreign languages at the University of Bergen (UiB) was invited to have a lecture and attend a meeting in the French Ministry of Environment, Energy and Sea in Paris 17th Dec 2017.
Tor Halvorsen and colleagues with book on UNs sustainable development goals.
Poverty researchers, policymakers and NGOs put forward six concrete measures to break the inter-generational cycle of poverty in Africa.
Researchers at the Department of Biomedicine participate in an international research project that has now found a promising compound which could turn into an effective drug against malaria.
Social Anthropologist and WAIT-researcher Shahram Khosravi is currently carrying out fieldwork on irregular migrants in Stockholm. Read his field-report on their experience of waiting, and the effects that prolonged waiting has on asylum seekers.
A UiB-study shows that general practioners in Norway show little competency in understanding different cultures. Associate Professor Esperanza Diaz asks for mandatory training.
How do we know that our activities for utilization of research have effects that benefit sustainable development?
Justin Tongun is a PhD student at the Centre for International Health (CIH). His home is in South-Sudan.
Five «students» been selected to take part in the capacity-building project funded by the Gates Foundation. Here we meet Lelisa Fekadu and Getachew Teshome.
UiB’s highest education prize for 2017, the Owl Prize, has been awarded to the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), “Occupational Health in Developing Countries”.
Around 450 researchers, students, practitioners and policy-makers from nearly 70 countries made their way to Bergen for the European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI) 2017 conference.
Global Challenges at UiB salutes Kristin Holst Paulsen.
The Bergen Summer Research School started 12th June with the registration at Studentsenteret! Almost 100 PhD candidates participate and they are very welcome.
At the United Nations Ocean Conference in New York, the University of Bergen has committed to support a research and education project with South African partners.
Climate change is said to be the greatest global challenge of our time, but it is also a contested topic. How do we talk about these issues - from everyday life to the meetings of policy makers - and what are the consequences? Join the course SANT285 if you want to engage in discussions about climate change in a post-factual world.
The University of Bergen (UiB) has 3 strategic multidisciplinary focus areas. One of these, “Global Challenges”, was officially launched 15 May 2017.
Professor Hakan G. Sicakkan wants to strengthen research on migration and transnationality in Bergen as part of the University of Bergen's focus on global challenges, which is one of three focus areas in the university's strategy for 2016-2022.

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