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Did you miss this seminar, where member of the Energy Commission, Liv Monica Stubholt, presented some of the central element in the commission's report? Watch it here!
SapienCE’s Francesco d’Errico and his international team have published their analysis of the largest known collection of Middle Stone Age ochre, which reveals how ochre use evolved over a period of 4500 years. The new study is essential to understand how complex cultures arose and diversified in human history.
Did you miss Gerard A Virgili's presentation on optimizing energy supply of a Recirculating Aquaculture Systems (RAS) to reduce the carbon footprint? Watch the presentation here!
Mathias Ambühl and Michael Baumgartner released a new update of the cna R package on CRAN. The latest version is 3.5.4.
Dean, M, Tezak, A, Johnson, S, ... Cragun, D. used CNA to identify factors differentiating cancer risk management decisions among females with pathogenic/likely pathogenic variants in PALB2, CHEK2, and ATM. Accompanied by a podcast with Deborah Cragun.
In the Nordic countries, tens of thousands of pages from liturgical books from the Middle Ages have been preserved. An international network of researchers has formed around the materials.
SapienCE scientist Francesco d’Errico is ranked as number 1 in Social Sciences and Humanities in Norway by Research.com.
Historian Ernesto Semán recommends a visit to Buenos Aires for its energy, raves about Chilean TV series Los ’80, waxes lyrical about the mountains of Latin America, and bakes medialunas, an Argentine version of croissants, for his guests.
The bi-weekly podcast series ‘Off Center’, hosted by Scott Rettberg, Director of the Center for Digital Narrative, has launched. Read more about it and find out where you can listen to the podcast.
Over the next 5 years, a large interdisciplinary project at UiB will advance the frontier of knowledge in artificial intelligence (AI), with a particular focus on reliable and ethical development in the field. The program is supported by the EU and aims to train 19 researchers from various disciplines to become the future leaders in AI research and technology.
On Monday 19 June 2023, PhD candidate Runa Falck (IF) conducted her masterclass, and PhD candidate Johanna Gunn (IF) presented her chapter on theory of science and ethics for her PhD project.
Once again, the Bergen Summer Research School was organised at the University of Bergen, 16 years since it first was established.
12-13 June, associate professor Øyvind Gjerstad led a workshop at the Faculty of Humanities: "Narratives in the humanities and social sciences".
Jessica Dodge et al. (2023) conducted a Coincidence Analysis investigating various factors influencing timely implementation of research findings into clinical practice in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA).
The anthology 'Multimodality in English Language Learning' was published in 2022. The editors Sigrid Ørevik og Sophia Diamantopoulou both belong to the research group Text-based English Language Learning (TELL). The book also contains a contribution from TELL researcher Aud Solbjørg Skulstad. Two international journals have now published reviews of the book: 'Multimodality in Society' and '... Read more
The Origins of Early Southern Sapiens Behaviour exhibition is launched at Cape Point, South Africa. The exhibition showcases remarkable discoveries from SapienCE main excavation sites augmented by Sea Change Project contribution.
This week, more than 70 PhD students from all over the world assemble in Bergen for the annual Bergen Summer Research Schools—for the first time since the pandemic.
The SapienCE Annual Report of 2022 is available to download. The new report provides a summary of everything our team of world-leading scientists has achieved from the start of the Centre in 2017 until today. Come share our journey with us!

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