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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.

 

 

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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 14: SUSTAINABLE OCEAN SERIES
Professors and marine scientists Sigrid Eskeland Schütz and Edvard Hviding on stage at the inaugural Ocean Sustainability Bergen Conference in October 2019.

The law of the high seas

Biodiversity is one of the key issues in the debate for sustaining and developing our common ocean resources. Law researchers at the University of Bergen have long been engaged in judicial questions outside national marine territories.

BSRS 2020
BSRS live

Bergen Summer Research School goes digital

Bergen Summer Research School opened 8 June with a record number of participants. Together with some of Bergen's best research milieus, they will explore how their research can contribute to solving global challenges. This year they meet online - watch the many public lectures on YouTube.

Agriculture and Environment
Water irrigation

Will irrigation be the next limit to growth?

New research suggests that current models critically underestimate the uncertainties when predicting future irrigated areas. It also indicates that the latent environmental impact of irrigated agriculture could have been seriously miscalculated.

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.

Bergen Global og BSRS-logoer

 

  

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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