Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Petroleum research tempts international scholarship holders

Most of the scholarship holders were Norwegian when the Centre for Integrated Petroleum Research opened in 2003. The number of international scholarship holders is now in excess of 50%. Dir. Arne Skauge thanks the internet and networking for this internationalization.

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The question of what is coaxing international research fellows to Bergen was one of many topics under discussion, when Education in Bergen held the “City of Knowledge – the driving force behind regional development?” conference on the 12th March. The Centre for Integrated Petroleum Research is one of the research milieus that have attracted a large number of international scholarship holders. Centre leader Arne Skauge, believes that the answer is to be found in active recruitment and overall follow-up.

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