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Our early ancestors, Homo sapiens, managed to evolve and journey across the earth by exchanging and improving their technology. Research from the University of Bergen shows that cultural interaction has been vital to the rise of humankind.
The four-year project `Anti-Exceptionalism About Logic' has received a grant from the Norwegian Research Council in the category `Young Researchers'. The project leader is Ole Hjortland (Department of Philosophy), and the project will fund a postdoctoral researcher and a PhD student.
Associate Professor Christian Jørgensen’s creative approach to communicating science is lauded. The Centre for Academic Writing receives award for its improvement of education methods.
To support the efforts of the UN Conference on Climate Change 2015 (COP 21) in Paris, the Editors-in-Chief of Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability (COSUST) have organized a Virtual Special Issue focusing on climate change. Professor Jeroen van der Sluijs from UiB is one of the selected contributors.
Prof Christine M. Jacobsen is one of the contributors at a roundtable on gender studies in Denmark, Norway and Sweden. It has now been published in About Gender, International Journal of Gender Studies.
The LINGCLIM project arranged a multidisciplinary conference on climate change in Bergen.
Despite a strong domination of men, many women worked and lived at Bryggen (“The German Wharf”) in Bergen during the Middle Ages. Sigrid Samset Mygland wanted to find out who these women were.
Soon you will be identified by body odour and your behaviour in public places. UiB researchers investigate the public's feelings about a higher degree of identification.
Interested in films? Every Friday afternoon this semester, a Latin American film will be shown at UiB Global.
Professor Stuart Sillars is offering a new way of looking at Shakespeare’s plays in his new book, Shakespeare and the Visual Imagination.
The collaboration between Professor Kjersti Fløttum and Associate Professor Øyvind Gjerstad started when Øyvind was Kjersti's student. Now the two work together on a project about the role of language in the climate change debate.
Exhibitions and performances of electronic literature are open to the public as part of the 2015 international electronic literature conference and festival, ELO 2015.
The European Union recently published a new expert group report called "Indicators for promoting and monitoring Responsible Research and Innovation". The expert group was chaired by Roger Strand, professor at the Centre for the Study of the Sciences and the Humanities and the CCBIO, University of Bergen.
After a year with Digital Culture at UiB, Fulbright Scholar Kathi Inman Berens has returned to her home town of Portland.
The book is edited by Ole T. Hjortland (University of Bergen) og Colin R. Caret (Yonsei University) and is the first collection of essays dedicated to the philosophical foundations of logic.
Using a new method, researchers in Bergen discovered that so-called climate sceptics are more ambivalent about climate issues than previously assumed. Their results have now been published in Nature Climate Change.
Research project studies how media uses language to construct and convey conceptions of poverty.

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