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Earlier this autumn Peter M. Haugan was appointed member of the expert group for the High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy. He is now preparing to attend the first meeting - in his hometown Bergen.
The University of Bergen has been announced as the academic Hub for SDG14, Life Below Water, on behalf of the International Association of Universities.
The University of Bergen has taken on a leadership role on SDG 14, Life below water, for United Nations Academic Impact, and will act to inspire and motivate partners worldwide to create greater knowledge towards a sustainable ocean.
Norway's national Long-term plan for research and higher education has been revised to create a stronger connection between knowledge for sustainable development and scientific advice. SDG Bergen and UiB's leading role is highlighted in the plan.
Visit the dCod-lab in a 360 film above. Have a look while we explain why atlantic cod liver is important for science.
Using cutting edge technology and techniques, an international team sheds new light on the evolution of some of the very first animals. The results are published in Nature Ecology and Evolution.
The four serious challenges the Pacific island states face as a result of climate change are sea level rise, drought, food security and ocean acidity levels.
In 2021, Norwegian tall ship Statsraad Lehmkuhl plans to perform its first ever circumnavigation of the world. UiB became the first partner to sign a statement of intent to participate in the circumnavigation and to provide the scientific content.
For the eleventh consecutive year, almost one hundred PhD candidates from all over the world have found their way to Bergen to tackle global challenges.
In their very first meeting, the board of The Norwegian Marine University Consortium (NMUC) had talks with the executives from the European Marine Board.  The next step is to shape the consortium into a vital bridgehead for cooperation with the EU.
Small fish have huge potential to alleviate malnutrition and safeguard food security in Sub-Saharan Africa and across the globe. An interdisciplinary project headed by the University of Bergen has been awarded 1 million Euros.
When Halifax, Canada aims to establish its own marine supercluster, it is Bergen they look to for inspiration.
Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg has established an international high-level panel for a sustainable ocean economy. The University of Bergen looks forward to being part of this marine effort and contribute with scientific advice.
The University of Bergen has created a new centre to strengthen research on a sustainable ocean and to give scientific advice to authorities and international bodies.
New discoveries from the University of Bergen can knock a hundred years old hypothesis on the evolution of the nervous system off its perch. The results are published in Nature.
The oceans cover more than 70 per cent of the world, yet they remain the least explored. K.G. Jebsen Centre for Deep Sea Research show us the hidden worlds located several thousand meters below the surface.
From the 1300 m deep Norwegian fjords, the coral-associated grounds on the outer continental shelf, the Barents Sea, and to depths down to 3000 m along the Arctic Mid-Ocean Ridge. SponGES researchers has worked 24/7 to study very different deep-water sponge grounds.
The marine cluster at Marineholmen brings together ground-breaking marine research and business environment. The co-location of marine partners will turn the western part of Norway into a powerhouse of marine knowlegde.