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Forskerne fant nøkkelen til å forklare hvorfor istidene ble lengre og mer intens i midt pleistosen ved å analysere 169 meter med marin leire fra Sørishavet. I en artikkel for det internasjonalt anerkjente tidsskriftet Science, bidrar (Helga) Kikki Flesche Kleiven fra Institutt for geovitenskap og Bjerknessenteret sammen med kollegaer fra Sveits, Tyskland, USA og England til å forklare hvorfor... Read more
In 2019, the annual orchid festival at the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew is devoted to Colombia.
Researcher Antonio Garcia-Moyano made a research visit to the Centre for Biocatalysis at the University of Exeter, United Kingdom, hosted by Professor Jennifer Littlechild. Prof. Littlechild leads a group of experts in biochemistry and structural biology.
The EPOS-Norway Annual Workshop of 2019 took place in Bergen, Wednesday 23 January to Thursday 24 January. This year's venue was the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel at Bryggen. The workshop brought together more than fifty participants: partners and external parties related to the project, as well as anyone interested in learning more about EPOS-Norway.
Dirk Smit, Vice President of Research Strategy at Shell, met with UiB scientists to explore new ideas and possible collaboration projects. 
Ritske Huismans og Sebastian Wolf deltok på en to ukers felt tur til Andes fjellene sammen med kolleger fra Barcelona University (Prof. Josep Anton Munoz, Dr Nuria Carerra), Pau University (Prof. Jean-Paul Callot), og Total (Dr Jean-Claude Ringenbach, Dr Hugo Freije).
New Marinforsk project, led by Ruth-Anne Sandaa (UiB) will explore the co-evolution of host resistance and virulence
Dilemmas in implementing rapid transformation of the energy system to reach the Paris targets are many. Our expert panel present and discuss major challenges and possible conflicts between the SDG goals.
Pau Ximeno, student from Barcelona University will be working with us on his bachelor thesis for the Degree in Biotechnology. He will be involved in different tasks related to the development of molecular tools for the expression of thermophilic proteins in Thermus thermophilus.However he will also test the production, purification and activity of proteins in other alternative expression hosts.
Since 1971 Svalbard has experienced a winter warming of 7°C. This has caused major changes, and there is an urgent need to plan for the future, states the new “Climate in Svalbard 2100” report.
Together with UiS / Norce and UT Austin (USA), Prof. Martin Fernø's group has received funding for the project "Foam Dynamics in the Presence of Oil during Multiphase Flow in Porous Rock".
The dCod project has been gathered at Beitostølen for the annual winter workshop. Following the workshop, many of us stayed on for the winter meeting of Norsk selskap for Toksikologi og Farmakologi (NSFT), where Karina Dale received award for best presentation in toxicology.
Data science related talk by PD Dr. Steffen Oeltze-Jafra
Floating wind turbines keep getting bigger, giving us more energy. A UiB-project will measure the wind's capabilities in an entirely new fashion, paving the way for more efficient wind energy at sea.
To research enabling technology for the data science of tomorrow, UiB opened the new Center for Data Science (CEDAS).
Carbon composition is a combined signal of ocean circulation and local biological and chemical processes, a new study shows, drawing special attention to the Southern Ocean.

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