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When we look at the sky and think "Are we alone?", there is no need to look only for planets receiving sun light.
A new project for the Center for Deep Sea Research financed by the Norwegian Research Council.
A new study from researchers from the Center for Deep Sea Research tells about a 80 000 year long powernap on the seafloor.
Two PhD students from the Center for Deep Sea Research have written an article for Aftenposten on the search for the origins of life.
The very first CEDAS-conference (Center for Data Science at the University of Bergen) was held the 1st and 2nd of June both virtually and physically in Bergen.
Forskningssenteret vil studere algoritmer som fungerer best for mennesker og samfunnet. Nå kan de bli et Senter for Fremragende Forskning (SFF).
For the second time, the annual Bergen Summer Research School is an online event — this time with special sessions on systems-thinking and innovative digital social activities.
Once again, the University of Bergen is ranked among the top ten oceanography universities in the world.
Alma Dzozlic Bradaric completed her master's degree at GEO in 2020. Now she has received the first prize: Earth Model Award Winner from Halliburton for her brilliantly executed master's project.
The effect of increased mantle temperature at wide volcanic margins is likely overestimated. Large volumes of magmatism at volcanic rifted margin can be explained by depth-dependent extension and very moderate excess mantle potential temperature.
University of Bergen will help catalysing European energy research for a climate-neutral society by 2050.
Celebrate with us the Abel Prize winners for 2020 and 2021.
"Politicians need proper advice and that is where we as scientists need to contribute as active researchers and communicators", says Tanja Kögel, a researcher at the Institute of Marine Research, and the Department of Biological Sciences at UiB.
Science for nature and people: Webinar celebrating the contribution of research to the evolution of UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere (MAB) programme throughout the last 50 years. During the morning session we will present and discuss emerging research in sustainability science linked to Biosphere Reserves. In the afternoon we will host a participatory workshop to identify future research horizons... Read more
The Trond Mohn Foundation has awarded NOK 16 million to the Centre for Deep Sea Research at the University of Bergen (UiB) distributed over a five year period. UiB allocates approximately NOK 88 million to the interdisciplinary research centre regarding salary and operations. “The support we receive from the Trond Mohn Foundation makes it possible to carry out voyages and use the best available... Read more
The acceleration of biodiversity change began millennia ago and was often larger than the shift from the last ice age to modern temperatures, a UiB study published in Science shows.
“With this commemoration, the Plastic Whale Heritage alliance and the University of Bergen want to help ensure that the Plastic Whale’s message is not forgotten – the health of our oceans is at stake, and we must act now.”
The University of Bergen and its partners collected four tonnes of plastic waste during this year’s plastic clearing drive. By comparison, 1.5 kg of plastic were found in the stomach of the Plastic Whale.

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