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John Rich, Edward Miech, Daniel Semenza and Theodore Corbin applied CNA in a new study investigating the effect of 10 firearm laws in US states on homocide and suicide rates.
Center for Digital Narrative and Bergen Centre for Ethics and Priority Setting in Health have been awarded the status as Centres of Excellence (SFF) from the Research Council of Norway.
CanCode had seven presentations, six of them in two Cancode-panels at the 34. Deutscher Orientalistentag in Berlin, 12.-17.09 2022 at Freie Universität Berlin. Read more about them here.
The data analysis method of Coincidence Analysis has been introduced to the field of medical informatics: Womack DM, Miech EJ, Fox NJ, Silvey LC, Somerville AM, Eldredge DH, Steege LM. (2022), Coincidence Analysis: A Novel Approach to Modeling Nurses' Workplace Experience, Applied Clinical Informatics, (4):794-802. doi: 10.1055/s-0042-1756368.
Professor Scott Rettberg and associate professor Ingrid Halland receive 12 million each from the Research Council of Norway for projects at the intersection between technology and aesthetics.
Martyna Swiatczak is visiting the University of Frankfurt for three months.
On 3-4 May 2022, the CALENDARS research project organised a scientific meeting at Solstrand Hotel near Bergen.
What follows are mid-term reflections from a human geographer and a legal researcher about their experience working together on the interdisciplinary project TemPro.
The SapienCE paper about a trapped artefact became the top ten most downloaded articles in the journal Geoarchaeology this year. The study demonstrates how the creative use of unconventional research methods turned an unfortunate archaeological sampling event into a scientific success story.
Nancy Pelosi was in Taiwan for barely a day. China responded with a massive military exercise in the waters around the island. What is Chinas mission? Postdoc fellow in Chinese studies and Taiwan expert Julia Marinaccio explains.
Veli-Pekka Parkkinen argues that variable relativity is good, in a paper that recently appeared in Synthese: Parkkinen, VP. Variable relativity of causation is good. Synthese 200, 194 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11229-022-03676-0
In a solemn ceremony in the University Hall, the eight new honorary doctors at UiB were honored. They received the award for their outstanding work for science.
On 24 May, SVT affiliate Cristina García Casañas successfully defended her PhD thesis "Imaginaries of innovation and science: critical analysis and sustainability concerns.”
The SapienCE annual report for 2021 is now available with an insight to our exciting projects and activities which have taken place throughout the calendar year.
Which expectations and requirements do the teachers have for the students at the Norwegian Courses? What is the tuition like? 15 skilled teachers teach the Norwegian Courses, and here you'll get to know two of them, Pernille Myrvold and Katrin Saarik.
On 3 May, researchers from the Centre for Women's and Gender Research (SKOK) at UiB presented preliminary research results at a seminar debate in Spain.
Join us in the celebration of this years' Holberg Prize Laureate, Nils Klim Prize Laureate and the Holberg Prize School Project winners. The 2022 Holberg Week takes place in Bergen and Oslo 7–10 June.

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