Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

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The University of Bergen's Inge Jonassen has been chosen as Chair of the Board of NORA - Norwegian Artificial Intelligence Research Consortium.
Coexistence was the topic of a high-profile conference in Oslo on 25 April. BOW's director Finn Gunnar Nielsen participated with a presentation and in a panel debate on the topic.
When a fishing vessel sets course for Bear Island, the captain knows only which areas are ice-covered now, not where the ice will be tomorrow. In a few years, sea ice predictions will make routing easier and safer.
On Saturday the 23rd of April we showcased Nordhordland UNESCO Biosphere Reserve at the knowledge festival "OPPLEV på Marineholmen", arranged by the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences.
Bergen Offshore Wind Center (BOW) is involved in two research projects on environmental impact from offshore wind development and coexistence with the fishing industry
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On the 29th and 30th of March 2022, VISTA CSD team members at UiB assembled in Solstrand to discuss research plans and progress of research activities under CSD. Volker Oye from NORSAR joined us as a collaborating partner. As a guest speaker, Assoc. Prof. Bjarte Hannisdal from the Department of Earth Science gave a talk on earth systems and challenges they face.
Researchers demonstrate how we can make use of pores to solve some of the greatest challenges before us – such as the global climate crisis.
Researchers from the Department of Earth Science of the University of Bergen explain in a paper published in Nature Communications how exhumed mantle domes form at magma-poor continental margins and at ultra-slow mid-oceanic spreading systems controlled by frictional shear zones.
Chr. Michelsen Institute and the University of Bergen have a long-standing agreement to strengthen development-related research in Bergen. We now invite applications for collaboration between our two institutions for 2022-2023. Deadline 15 June, 2022.
A recent article from Tor Einar Møller on exploring how microbes can shed light on ancient climate conditions has been featured on a SCIPOD episode.
In a large scale airplane campaign researchers will – for the first time – follow water molecules from they take off from the ocean until they have landed as rain or snow in Norway.
From sunflowers to starfish, symmetry appears everywhere in biology. This isn’t just true for body plans – the molecular machines keeping our cells alive are also strikingly symmetric. But why? Does evolution have a built-in preference for symmetry?
Tor Einar Møller successfully defended his PhD on Friday.
Daniel Holmen 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.
Raman spectroscopy of zircon allows distinction between truly inherited zircon and those that may be introduced through sample processing.