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Students at the Faculty of Humanities

The Faculty of Humanities is a multidisciplinary faculty that currently teaches more than 3700 students and offers a substantial number of programmes leading to a wide range of academic and professional qualifications. These cover a variety of disciplines within the areas of philosophy, language studies, history and cultural studies, aesthetic and literary studies.

Covid-19
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Can we ensure that mathematical models serve society?

Inspired by the Covid-19 pandemic, UiB researchers present five principles for model quality.

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Hinduism in Europe

The two volumes "Handbook of Hinduism in Europe" is the first academic study of Hinduism in all the countries of Europe. Knut A. Jacobsen, professor at AHKR is the editor of the volumes.

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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.

NEW RESEARCH
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The complex system of facial expressions in sign language

In the near future deaf people and hearing people may be able to communicate in real time, using automatic translation systems based on computer vision technologies. Now researchers are carefully studying facial expressions used in sign language to express both grammatical information and emotions.

The Coronavirus
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The Coronavirus – Information for Students and Employees

University of Bergen's Central Information Site About the Coronavirus