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Tore Fjetland Øgaard | Farewell to Suppression-Freedom | Logica Universalis
Tore Fjetland Øgaard | Boolean negation and non-conservativity I-III | Logic Journal of the IGPL
Inspired by the Covid-19 pandemic, UiB researchers present five principles for model quality.
– Covid-19 has shown that we need a new debate about decision-making in crises when the scientific answers are not yet available. Numbers and calculations are insufficient when it comes to handling the worldwide crisis that the pandemic has triggered, says Professor Jeroen Van der Sluijs.
Bruna De Marchi, researcher at the Centre for the Study of the Sciences and the Humanities (SVT) at UiB, has written the editorial in the first special issue of the journal Culture e Studi del Sociale.
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.
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.
Andreas Fjellstad | Structural proof theory for first-order weak Kleene logics | Journal of Applied Non-Classical Logics
In the book “The World until Yesterday”, Jared Diamond presents his anthropological research on the lifestyle of traditional tribes in New Guinea and shows how the everyday practices of these small-scale societies can shed light on the history of the western world. In this post, we discuss some of the author’s reflections on multilingualism and its role in the past of modern state societies.
In a recent article co-authored with Mario Giampietro, UiB professor Silvio Funtowicz criticizes the circular economy concept and proposes a different approach to sustainable growth.
Language is everywhere. We are surrounded by it, use it to express ourselves, to think, to learn, to act, to communicate. Language is therefore one of our highest goods. This good is not just one language but a multitude of different languages, dialects, accents, varieties and registers.
Det er tid for Regnbogedagane 2020, og i forskinga og undervisninga til Senter for kvinne- og kjønnsforsking (SKOK) kan du finne mange spennande perspektiv relatert til programmet i år.
Pride 2020 is upon us, and in the Centre for Women's and Gender Research's (SKOK) research and teaching, you can find many exciting perspectives related to this year’s programme.
Bergen Summer Research School opened 8 June with a record number of participants. Together with some of Bergen's best research milieus, they will explore how their research can contribute to solving global challenges. This year they meet online - watch the many public lectures on YouTube.
Susan Hickman et al. (2020) published an article entitled "Identifying the Implementation Conditions Associated With Positive Outcomes in a Successful Nursing Facility Demonstration Project" in the Gerontologist. They analyze their data using Coincidence Analysis.
In April, WAIT researcher Shahram Khosravi was interviewed about the pandemic and borders as part of a series of conversations called Four Rooms.
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.
New research project within the LINGCLIM group.