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Would you like to do your master´s project with companies such as the streaming service TV 2 Sumo or the media tech company Mediability? This is possible in the media cluster Media City Bergen.
What can you do and where can you work after completing a bachelor's degree in IT or Media? Seinor year pupils from Upper Secondary schools received answers to these questions during the “Open Day” at the Department of Information Science and Media Studies.
TV 2 awarded a total of NOK 100.000 to master students from the department of Information and Media Science at the University of Bergen (UiB) during a ceremony at Media City Bergen last week. The scholarship is part of their ongoing commitment to supporting new media talents.
Students in the Master in Media and Interaction Design programme at UiB in Media City Bergen presented their artificial speech prototypes. The result is: Robot Buddy, Easysleep, Masebotten and Albert the kitchen assistant.
The rule of building a perfect algorithm translates to a common experience of the real world: If you want something to be beautiful, it must handle complexity.
Fulbright scholar Derek Lackaff is impressed with the facilities at Media City Bergen (MCB) and thinks that international exchange and knowledge-sharing are more important than ever.
Marija Slavkovik is an Associate professor of Information Science at UiB. She has spent the past ten years (including years as a student) in AI. She holds a masters in Computational Logic and a PhD in Informatics. Her doctoral thesis was in computational social choice (automated collective reasoning) and multi-agent systems. She has worked as postdoc on autonomous systems at the Department of... Read more
– A great honor, says UiB professor Thomas Ågotnes, who is awarded Changjiang Scholar Award.
What is the role of photojournalists in an age where the news media is flooded with images from other sources? This is one of many questions investigated in a new Special Issue of Nordicom Review. Astrid Gynnild is one of the issues' four editors.
Marija Slavkovik has always been attracted to machines. In fact, she has turned artificial intelligence into the core theme of her research.
Kristine Jørgensen has been appointed professor at the University of Bergen. She is Norway’s first woman to become a professor focusing on computer game studies.
In August, six new and innovative media study programmes are launched in Media City Bergen. Academic Director Ole J. Mjøs looks forward to welcoming new media students to Bergen.
Hallvard Moe was the only media researcher in Norway’s media diversity committee, which submitted its report to the Minister of Culture on 07 March 2017.
With support from the Research Council of Norway, the graphics company Vizrt and the University of Bergen are developing a world-leading tool for online video editing.
The mobile phone has become the journalist's primary tool. New technologies are being integrated in the journalism and new media studies at the University of Bergen.
Selfie journalist and social media influencer Yusuf Omar inspired the audience at the Mobile spotting in the media-conference in Bergen.

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