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For the second time, the annual Bergen Summer Research School was an online event — this time with special sessions on systems-thinking and innovative digital social activities.
Four of the five most popular master programmes among international applicants directly tackle global challenges. 
BSRS 2021 will be a fully digital PhD research school.
Chr. Michelsen Institute and the University of Bergen have a long-standing agreement to strengthen development-related research in Bergen. We now invite applications for collaboration between our two institutions. Deadline 20 June, 2020.
RoMoMatteR is a transnational project that tackles gender discrimination by empowering Roma girls. In December 2019, the project held its third general meeting with the special participation of Associate Professor Gaby Ortiz-Barreda and PhD Raquel Herrero-Arias.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, BSRS 2020 was organised as a virtual research school. 
Centre for International Health (CIH) and the Department of Health Promotion and Development have received funding for a new internship project where master’s students will be able to get scholarships while on internships at partner institutions in Durban, South Africa.
Chr. Michelsen Institute and the University of Bergen have a long-standing agreement to strengthen development-related research in Bergen. We now invite applications for collaboration between our two institutions. Deadline 14 June, 2019.
RoMOMatteR is a transnational project which aims to empower Roma girls’ mattering in order to help them envision their own futures and choose motherhood only if and when they are ready.
On the 26th and 27th October, the Facutly of Psychology held the Annual PhD Research Fellow Seminar at Solstrand Hotel.
Conor Douris is a bachelor student from University of Limerick. He has studied psychology and sociology, plays in a band and is interested in music therapy for children.
Imagine that you were to meet Bill Gates in a lift. You strike up a conversation and he asks you what you do. As it happens, you have just come up with an idea that you believe could change the world. In the approximately two minutes until the elevator reaches your floor, you decide to try to convince him that he should invest in your idea. What would you say?
Professor Terje Tvedt criticizes Social Sciences for being “water blind”.
A WHO-project on health in the adolescent population is now giving researchers access to data collected in 41 countries worldwide. The data gives insight on matters concerning health, well-being, social environment and health related behaviour of 11, 13 and 15 year old boys and girls.
New Master of Philosophy in Global Development Theory and Practice with specialisation either in Gender in Global Development or in Health Promotion.
Specialisation either in Gender in Global Development or in Health Promotion.

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