Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

News archive for Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

​​​​​​​HySchool Days are the annual networking events organised by HySchool ̶ Norwegian Research School on Hydrogen and Hydrogen-Based Fuels. HySchool Days 2024 took place in Trondheim, and gathered over 150 participants from industry, academia, research institutes and non-governmental organizations.
The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental panel on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) Dr. Anne Larigauderie, will receive an Honorary Doctorate at the University of Bergen on May 24th. CeSAM are pleased and honored to have assisted UiB with the scientific program around this visit. Anne will be present in Bergen from May 22nd – 25th, and there will be several opportunities to hear... Read more
A new article from the Christiaen group offers crucial insights into the onset of zygotic gene expression in the germline of Ciona, uncovering a two-step model for genome activation.
Our new Ph.D. student Isak Hammer went to visit TU Delft for the European geothermal PhD days 2024.
Bergen Aquarium hosted an inaugural event for their latest exhibit, "Havet i endring" or "The Changing Ocean." The new installation features a 1200L aquarium showcasing jellyfish generously gifted by the Centre.
This spring, the UNESCO Chair group has been working with collecting positive future visions for sustainable nature, land-use and cultural landscapes. Most recently, workshops were held with students from two different high schools in Nordhordland biosphere reserve.
We are excited to welcome two new PhD students in CeSAM; Janne Thomsen and Marte Klemetsdal will both be working closely within the CeSAM community.
The University of Bergen's communication section has an overview of local experts on various topic. We have now included CeSAM researchers in these lists, especially under the heading 'Nature deal, IPBES (naturpanelet), Nature Crisis and Natural Resources'.
Jan Martin Nordbotten will give an invited talk at InterPore 2024 about validating computational models for carbon storage. The main theme of InterPore 2024 will be porous media and biology.
Polar Network Event, Bergen, April 11, 2024 On Thursday, April 11, we had the first event of the Polar Science Network this year.The event took place at Mao’s Lille Røde (Det Akademisk Kvarter)  with two exciting and different perspectives of fieldwork in Antarctica. The first presentation was given by Elin Darelius about her recent fieldwork on the Fimbul ice shelf. She and a group of... Read more
The Research Council of Norway recently announced a significant investment in a new research center on carbon capture, transport, and storage (CCS) in Norway, of which the porous media group is a proud partner. gigaCCS is a Centre for Environment-Friendly Energy Research (FME) that will develop Norway's CCS competence and contribute to the global implementation of CCS on a gigatonne scale.
The International Association of Cryptological Research (IACR) elected Vincent in 2019 and Claude in 2022 as IACR fellows for their contributions and services to the community.
According to the Study Barometer, those who study Data Security are among the university's most satisfied.
Last week, four members of the Centre for Deep Sea Research led a field excursion for the GEOV-109 Introduction to Geochemistry course at a former pyrite mine in Sunnhordland Geopark.
Amidst the festivities of One Ocean Week, researchers from the Michael Sars Centre embraced the opportunity to engage with the public on Family Day and participate in the Ocean Outlook conference.
Tundra ecosystems hold vast amounts of carbon, which is projected to be released into the atmosphere under climate warming. Researchers from the department of Biological Sciences contributed to this important and alarming new paper in Nature, led by researchers from Umeå University in Sweden.
A new study in Nature collects large datasets from tundra around the world, showing how reveals how a warming climate might shift the tundra environment from a carbon sink to a carbon source.