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The earliest human burial in Africa has been discovered at an archaeological site near Mombasa. Excavations revealed the body of a three-year-old child, deliberately buried around 78,000 years old.
2020 has been a challenging year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The RiLa research group was unfortunately not able to hold the international workshop which was originally to take place during Spring 2021. The year has nevertheless been productive, as the members of the research group have contributed with a number of publications within the field of Religions of Late Antiquity.
The first journal for Arabic speakers in Norway, DER, includes in its latest issue a translated version of UiB researcher Randi Gressgård’s article about microaggression: Banging one’s head against the wall.
Tore Fjetland Øgaard | From Hilbert Proofs to Consecutions and Back | Australasian Journal of Logic
I’m interested in seasonality at Arboretet and investigating whether there are any changes to how the gardeners and scientists are relating to seasons.
Our research team gave an online lecture which became the fourth of a series of guest lectures “Seven months, seven universities” by Arqus.
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Jason Nelson as Associate Professor with UiB Digital Culture.
Associate professor at UiB, Kjetil Rommetveit, has received funding from the Research Council of Norway (RCN) to study contact tracing under covid-19 as digital politics.
The conference MoMM2021: Exploring multilingualism in education was a great success and as a team, we share our experience in organizing this digital event in a podcast.
The 2020 SapienCE Annual report is now published. The report presents stories, field reports and articles based on a selection of scientific publications issued throughout the year.
UiB researcher Arjan Wardekker was recently admitted to The Young Academy of Europe (YAE), a pan-European initiative of outstanding young scientists for networking, advocacy, scientific exchange, and science policy.
Today was my fifth Friday working at the Arboretum, assisting the gardeners and learning about the seasonal rhythms of their work. For me - with two pink thumbs and no living pot plants - this has been like stepping into a new green world.
Tore Fjetland Øgaard | Non-Boolean classical relevant logics II | Synthese
Religious minorities can challenge societal consensus on how people should lead their lives. How much difference are societies and states willing to allow for? A brand-new online master’s program aims to improve our knowledge about religious minorities around the world.
Researcher of medieval English literature, Laura Saetveit Miles, is awarded the University of Bergen's Meltzer Prize for Outstanding Younger Researcher 2020.
Christoph Falk (PhD 2020, Geneva) has joined the CNA project as a part-time researcher.
Medieval philologist Helen Leslie-Jacobsen is one of four young, outstanding researchers in Norway who will participate in the Young CAS Fellow programme. She will do research on medieval ballads from the Faroe Islands.
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Astrid Ensslin as Associate Professor with UiB Digital Culture.

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