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Want to learn about how methane and organic compounds form in Earth's lithosphere? Look no further!
Mr. Wisarut Tukanghan, awarded Industry Grant by The Thailand Science Research and Innovation (TSRI), formerly known as the Thailand Research Fund (TRF) is on a 3 months research visit to BIO.
Professor Vincent Rijmen has received the RSA Award for Excellence in the Field of Mathematics. The award “recognizes innovation and ongoing contributions to the field of cryptography and mathematics”. Congratulations to Vincent!
MSc. Jonathan Winfieldd Rheinlænder ved Institutt for geovitenskap og Bjerknessenteret for klimaforskning disputerte fredag 17. januar med avhandlingen: "The role of ocean circulation and sea ice in abrupt climate change"
We have invented new methods to construct optimal cryptographic Boolean functions and created new families of optimal functions.
The date is now set for our half-day seminar at HVL this spring! This is the third in a series of transport related half day seminars considers the topic of a more sustainable future for aviation
In her master thesis, Christine Tveiten Johansen, has studied how bisphenol compounds activate or inhibit estrogen receptor in Atlantic cod. She shows disturbing results of the substitute compounds can be more harmful that the known plastic additive bisphenol A.
On Wednesday the 18th of December we will have our first meeting where we start planning the program for the coming spring 2020.  The program will be announced at the beginning of the semester, so stay tuned for news on the website and our social media channels!  
This fall we have covered several topics and disciplines, ranging from carbon capture, to hydropeaking, and energy security. In this newsletter you will find a short summary of a couple of our meetings, in addition to the thoughts of one of our master’s students who got the opportunity to continue working with her project on ocean wind after finishing her masters, and an outlook on the semester... Read more
- Making people from the tech fields and the clinical fields merge efforts, is vital to improve patient treatment
iEarth becomes one of the Norwegian Centres of Excellence in Education. The University of Bergen now hosts two of the prestigious centres that focus on innovative and forward-looking education.
During the last months I have been thinking about how to communicate my PhD project to the general public. As a scientist, I explain my work with graphs and figures. But a figure which is easy to understand to my colleagues or peer reviewers, will find it hard to attract the attention of someone outside science.
UiB and Imperial College researchers have developed a tool which predicts how progressive diseases like cancer and malaria develop in individual patients. In addition, the tool uncovers how bacteria develop resistance to certain drugs.
During the coldest years of the last ice-age the ice cap reached the British Isles and Polen. New research has revealed that an ice-free green spot existed further north - on a penisula close to Spitsbergen.
MSc. Silje Smith-Johnsen ved Institutt for geovitenskap og Bjerknessenteret for klimaforskning disputerte i dag med avhandlingen «Dynamics of the Northeast Greenland Ice Stream: the role of geothermal heat and subglacial hydrology».
Mashzhan Akzhigit , PhD student and Musabekov Zhorabek, master student at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University make their first research visit to University of Bergen under the Eurasian Framework. Welcome!

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