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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.
Former investigations have shown that PMTO-interventions have positive effects on the parenting of immigrant mothers and the behaviour of their children. A new article by researchers in the UiB research-group Child Welfare, Equality and Inclusion suggests that PMTO may not be effective in relieving mental distress among immigrant mothers.
How do teachers and social workers use multidisciplinary teams as part of a collaborative effort to support children living in difficult conditions? This question was investigated by researchers affiliated with the research group Child welfare, equality and social inclusion, UiB.
The Norwegian child welfare services’ ways of addressing multicultural challenges is a recurring topic in national and international debates. Fear of the child welfare services among ethnic minority parents are under researched in Norway, and has been addressed in a new article by researchers from the research group Child welfare, Equality and Inclusion, UiB.
Scholars teaching from different continents, will give their presentations in addition to short comments related to the main topic of the day.

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