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Access to clean and affordable energy is essential to eradicate poverty, end hunger and combat climate change, but do we need to change the way we think about energy?
Can we really get rid of “all” fossil fuels within 2050?
One of the greatest challenges of the 21st century lies in the sustainable generation and use of energy, and universities play an important role.
On TV weather maps we see low pressure centers as circles resembling tree-rings, with long tails of red warm fronts and blue cold fronts. But what came first – the low or the fronts?
On the 30th of January, Karoline Ullaland Hove from Greensight gave an update for the Bergen Energy Lab on the status of renewable energy and technology on a global and a local scale.
All academic staff at UiB have received or will soon receive a survey in their inbox. The survey is part of the EU certification program Charter & Code, which will set a European standard for researchers' working conditions.
In a joint DIGSSCORE & Bergen Energy Lab lunch meeting, professor Kjersti Fløttum from the department of foreign languages spoke about "Language and climate action - conceptions and expressions of responsibility and obligation"
On the 29th of January, the Geophysical Institute, UiB and Statoil invited to a seminar on Statoil’s ambitions in offshore wind, industrial and research challenges
A new field study, published in MEPS, shows that deep Norwegian fjords house sub-populations of roundnose grenadiers, with little connections to coastal populations.
Meeting a foreign culture can be challenging, but for our alumni of the month Hope Corbin, studying in Norway was a great experience. 'Get involved' and 'listen to others' is Corbin's advice to students. Today she is an Associate Professor at the Western Washington University, but has returned to Bergen as a guest to work with colleagues on the Refugee Resilience Network... Read more
During the last month 12 postdocs, researchers and associate professors of the Department of Earth Science have registered as «experts» to evaluate EU project proposals. This is the result of a longterm strategy to increase the number and the quality of project proposals submitted to the European Commission’s frame programs. Thus, evaluating proposal is the best training course a researcher will... Read more
Ægir is the only usable resource in search for airplane and shipwreck in deep water
Researchers at KG Jebsen Centre for Deep Sea Research are involved in Biotech projects to search for and utilize enzymes from the AMOR hydrothermal vent fields.
Olaug has written since she was 19 years old, she has always liked to write and wrote a lot over the years. At Heimly Folkehøgskule she sent a manuscript to a publisher – and suddenly she had become a published author. Nilssen has recently published the book, “Tung tids tale” - a story of how it is to be the mother of a child with autism.
Be present, use the study halls, and remember: the only thing that limits you is your own imagination!

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