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Election of members to group B and group D of the Institute Board at the Department of Physics and Technology - spring 2019

The candidates will be elected for the term 01.08.2019 – 31.07.2020 and voting starts 20th May at 09:00AM and ends 24th May at 12:00PM.

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Dr. Hilde Nesse Tyssøy of the Birkeland Centre for Space Science

Hilde Nesse Tyssøy wins Young CAS Fellowship

The Centre for Advanced Study (CAS) of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has awarded Dr. Hilde Nesse Tyssøy of the Birkeland Centre for Space Science/UiB the Young CAS Fellowship.

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Bodil Holst

IFT Professor to lead the Kavli Prize Committee for Nanoscience

Prof. Bodil Holst of the Institute of Physics and Technology/UiB has been chosen to lead the committee that will pick the next three winners of the Kavli Prize for nanotechnology.

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Tegning av jordens magnetfelt

New study at UiB presents surprising explanation for differences in southern and northern lights

It has been known since 2009 that the auroras seen around the North and South Poles are not symmetrical as had been formerly assumed. New results based on research done at the Birkeland Centre for Space Science at UiB present a surprising explanation behind this asymmetry.

Research centres at IFT

Department of Physics and Technology has an extensive international collaboration including CERN and the European Space Agency (ESA). The department is also hosting one Centre of Excellence (SFF), is actively involved in one Centre for Research based Innovation (SFI), and is contributing to two Research centres for Environmental friendly Energy (FME).