Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care


The university reopens

The University of Bergen reopens June 15.

research seminar
IGS Department Day

IGS Department Day 20.5.2020

UiB’s COVID-19 Lockdown meant that the Department’s Annual gathering was held virtually via ZOOM rather than face-to-face. Despite this – or maybe because of this – there were up to 100 people attending!

new research project
project aims

Long-term lung health effects of air pollution

Ane Johannessen is the project leader for Life-GAP, a research project that begins in July 2020. This week Johannessen led an administrative kick-off meeting at CIH.

publication prize
congratulation flowers

Andrea Melberg won IGS’s Publication Prize for 2019

Five publications were nominated for the Department’s annual award.

Digital PhD Defence
Pejovic Defence slide 1

A million thanks!!

Overnight March 12-13, UiB became a digital university. This meant everything, even the pinnacle of university study – PhD Defences – went online. The transformation is working - thanks to the concerted efforts of many.