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In January, the Pandemic Centre offers a two-week course for students on learning from the COVID-19 pandemic. The course builds on last year's digital module and is open to all students at master's and PhD level.
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.
The International Edvard Grieg Society, the Grieg Research Centre at the University of Bergen, and Grieg Museum Troldhaugen invite to an international research seminar on Grieg in light of historical performance traditions and their relevance for present day interpretive practices. The seminar will take place 2 September at Edvard Grieg Museum Troldhaugen and 3 September at the Grieg Academy.
Chr. Michelsen Institute and the University of Bergen have a long-standing agreement to strengthen development-related research in Bergen. We now invite applications for collaboration between our two institutions for 2022-2023. Deadline 15 June, 2022.
In january the Pandemic Centre will offer a two-weeks course for students to learn from the Covid-19 pandemic. The course is open to both PhD-students and Master students from all diciplines at the university.
The first joint article from the Pandemic Centre as a unit has now been published in Scandinavian Journal of Public Health.
The launch at the University Aula concluded with two large panels representing the diversity of scientific milieus tackling global challenges in Bergen. Together they will work to make Bergen the place of choice for students seeking knowledge and skills to help solve global challenges.
A new international publication on Norwegian music life during the occupation has been published. The anthology contains contributions about the Bergen composer Anne-Marie Ørbeck, Geirr Tveitt and the Norwegian Composers' Association written by Arnulf Christian Mattes, Sjur Haga Bringeland and Arvid O. Vollsnes.
The Center for Grieg Research has entered into a collaboration with The Fryderyk Chopin Institute in Warsaw. The project is funded through The Norwegian Research Council - EEA and Norway Grants from 2020–2022, in cooperation with The Arts Council Norway.
Bergen Summer Research School opened 8 June with a record number of participants. Together with some of Bergen's best research milieus, they will explore how their research can contribute to solving global challenges. This year they meet online - watch the many public lectures on YouTube.
Chr. Michelsen Institute and the University of Bergen have a long-standing agreement to strengthen development-related research in Bergen. We now invite applications for collaboration between our two institutions. Deadline 20 June, 2020.
Arnulf Mattes and Michael Custodis contributed with a chapter about Grieg's music in occupied Norway in The Routledge Handbook to Music in Occupied Countries, editet by Erik Levi and David Fannings and published right now. This 'pioneering collection of essays is the first in the English language to look in more detail at the musical consequences of German occupation during a dark period in... Read more
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, BSRS 2020 was organised as a virtual research school. 
Chr. Michelsen Institute and the University of Bergen have a long-standing agreement to strengthen development-related research in Bergen. We now invite applications for collaboration between our two institutions. Deadline 14 June, 2019.
It is always exiting, when an old manuscript of a piece of Grieg reappears. This one was kept in a safe-deposit box at Nordea bank in Bergen until most recently. Is it an unknown work? A lost manuscript? Original or copy?
All academic staff at UiB have received or will soon receive a survey in their inbox. The survey is part of the EU certification program Charter & Code, which will set a European standard for researchers' working conditions.
Meeting a foreign culture can be challenging, but for our alumni of the month Hope Corbin, studying in Norway was a great experience. 'Get involved' and 'listen to others' is Corbin's advice to students. Today she is an Associate Professor at the Western Washington University, but has returned to Bergen as a guest to work with colleagues on the Refugee Resilience Network project and to create... Read more

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