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The Svalex course was run from 2001 to 2014. The geophysics group has been an active contributor to this course.
On 21 March a relatively strong earthquake happened just off the coast of Bergen. This event was felt in large parts of Norway.
Ten geophysics bachelor and master students participated in a field course in Kiel (Germany) in August.
On 15 December 2021 Kristian Jensen successfully defended his thesis on seismic modeling and imaging.
Climate scientist Eystein Jansen has been elected Vice President of the European Research Council (ERC). He is the first Norwegian researcher to join the leadership of the elite division for European research.
The University of Bergen (UiB) and NORCE Norwegian Research Centre have joined forces to give input to the European Commission on ocean-related research and innovation in Horizon Europe. Read the key messages here.
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Space scientist Karl Magnus Laundal plays a key role in several international projects on how the Earth is connected to space. Among other things, the research can lead to a better understanding of the northern lights and phenomena that affect satellites and technology on the Earth’s surface.
In collaboration with the Norwegian Society of Pharmacology and Toxicology (NSFT), the Plastics Network organizes the meeting “Plastic and plastic additives – impacts on human and environmental health” November 11th in Bergen.
Marius Nevland is a new Ph.D. student at the Department of Mathematics and his project is part of the Center for Modeling of Coupled Subsurface Dynamics. We met him to find out more about his background and the project.
What are the wind and wave conditions in the areas that the Norwegian government opened for wind development in 2020? Etienne Cheynet and his colleagues have analysed the metocean conditions from 1992 to 2020 in Utsira Nord and Sørlige Nordsjø II.
This paper, led by Inger Måren and published in Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems in June 2022, offers a unique insight into the global nature of the COVID-19 pandemic by examining impacts and responses in the small farm sector within three very distinct contexts: the United States/California, EU/Norway, and China.
Ingrid Kristine Jacobsen is a new Ph.D. student at the Department of Mathematics and her project is part of the Center for Modeling of Coupled Subsurface Dynamics. We met her to find out more about her background and the project.
Yuri Zabegaev is a new Ph.D. student at the Department of Mathematics and his project is part of the Center for Modeling of Coupled Subsurface Dynamics. We met him to find out more about his background and the project.
The BIOSPHERE project aims to strengthen social-ecological resilience in peri-urban and rural Norway, and in this project members of the UNESCO Chair group at UiB work together with partners from Nordhordland Biosphere Reserve and Alver municipality. The partners recently visited Kristianstad Vattenrike, Sweden's oldest biosphere reserve, to learn from their experiences of collaboration between... Read more
Jhabriel Varela is now having a Post-doctoral position at the Department of Mathematics and his project is part of the Center for Modeling of Coupled Subsurface Dynamics. We met him to find out more about his background and the project.
Members of the UNESCO Chair team and representatives from Nordhordland Biosphere Reserve recently participated in the EuroMAB 2022 conference - "Tying cultures. Crossboarder cooperation between societies and generations."
A UiB-led study published in Cell Systems reveals that all cellular power plants - our mitochondria, plant chloroplasts, and more - have evolved according to a universal set of rules.

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