Department of Information Science and Media Studies

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Professor Barbara Wasson, Interaction Research Group, has been awarded the contract for the Enabling Technology for Europe 2020 Educational Cluster by Johns Hopkins University, funded by Microsoft Europe. Barbara Wasson is the Education Cluster Research Lead and Øystein Johannessen from Cerpus AS is the Education Cluster Lead.
Professor Victor Kaptelinin has published a chapter on Activity Theory in the Encyclopedia of interaction design
Det er ledig et stipend for masterstudenter, knyttet til et prosjekt finansiert av Norges Forskningsråd. Stipendet er på kroner 4.000 per måned i 10 måneder. Forutsetningen er at du skriver en masteroppgave som er relevant for prosjektet Climate Crossroad, som handler om medier, klima og politikk.
7th - 9th of May, The Climate Crossroads-project and the CliMPS-network will organize a conference on Climate change, media and politics in Bergen.
Contributions to WGII of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report (AR5): Promoting research and education on Impacts, Adaption and Vulnerability to Climate Change
At the Department of Comparative Politics, University of Bergen, a funded PhD position is vacant. The total scholarship period is 3 years. The announced PhD fellowship is tied to an externally funded research program “Climate Crossroads: Towards Precautionary Practices: Politics, Media and Climate Change” (NORKLIMA).
The 2nd International BaltCICA Conference - in cooperation with MARE. 11th and 12th May 2011 - Bergen, Norway. The BaltCICA project together with local and regional partners prepares regions and municipalities to cope with a changing climate.
The project is a cooperation between Department of Information Sciences and Media Studies, Department of Comparative Politics and Oslo University College.
The project investigates how the Internet impacts the roles and functions of journalism's normative foundations, its political economy, its professional practices, its democratic functions and its audiences.