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TB Day 2021

24 March: World Tuberculosis (TB) Day

Globally TB day is commemorated every year on March 24, the anniversary of the date when Dr. Robert Koch announced his discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacteria that causes TB, in 1882.

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Positive self-image and self-esteem protects against weight gain in adolescence

A new study from the University of Bergen (UiB) shows that the way young people view their bodies have a great impact on their BMI.

Interview Series | Springer Nature
Springer Nature interview series

Life in Research: Interview with Ole Frithjof Norheim

Springer Nature has published a 3-part interview with BCEPS Director Ole Frithjof Norheim on how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the Sustainable Development Goals.

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Science and Society towards the Sustainable Development Goals

We now welcome applications for six parallel courses with cross-cutting keynotes and virtual social events. BSRS 2021 will be a fully digital PhD research school.

COMMENT | Nature Medicine
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Difficult Trade-Offs in Response to COVID-19: The Case for Open and Inclusive Decision-Making

In a Nature Medicine Comment published on 18 December 2020, BCEPS researchers and international colleagues highlight the importance of open and inclusive decision-making in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.