Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

News archive for Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

The Sequencing Facility will be closed 6/7-31/7-20 due to vacation.
Bergen Energy Lab together with BECCLE organized  a half-day seminar on new trends in the electricity markets Monday 24th September at the Faculty of Law, UiB.
The 47th Underwater Mining Conference (UMC’18) was presented by the International Marine Minerals Society (IMMS) in partnership with the K.G. Jebsen Centre for Deep Sea Research (KGDeepSea) at the University of Bergen and Global Centres of Expertise Subsea (GCE Subsea). 
Three-week course in October guided by UiB and Bjerknes Professors.
The Bergen Offshore Wind Centre officially opened on 13 September. For the University of Bergen this is an important part of our contribution to society, according to Energy Director Kristin Guldbrandsen Frøysa.
By taking up CO2, the oceans slow down the pace of climate change. But this invaluable service of the oceans comes at a cost. Are Olsen, Nadine Goris, Siv Kari Lauvset and Ingunn Skjelvan are revisiting the problem of ocean acidification in a new Foresight Brief published by the UN Environment.
Using cutting edge technology and techniques, an international team sheds new light on the evolution of some of the very first animals. The results are published in Nature Ecology and Evolution.
A krill hotspot in the Antarctica was identified as a spawning area and located in cold water near the continental shelf edge of the South Orkney area, while salp hotspots were located in warmer and deeper waters. These findings are recently reported by Torborg Rustand in her Master thesis
Martine R. Solås reports in her Master thesis that enriched rearing reduced post-release growth of Atlantic salmon fry (Salmo salar). Moreover, predatory brown trout fed selectively on small fry.
This summer a joint team of structural geologists and sedimentologists from UiB and UiT The Arctic University of Norway journeyed across the North Atlantic to visit Wollaston Forland in the northern part of East Greenland. The reason? To investigate an exhumed rift basin, and detail its basin-bounding border fault system, the associated deep-marine basin fill strata, and the diagenetic history of... Read more
Members of the Selmer Center have organized and been involved in a series of international conferences
Prof. Vincent Rijmen, Yuri Movsisyan, Claude Carlet, Sondre Rønjom partly join the Selmer Center.
The 3rd international workshop on Boolean Functions and their Applications (BFA) was successfully held during June 17 - 22, 2018, Loen, Norway
Prof. Tor Helleseth had his 70th birthday celebrated at the international workshop MMC during Sept. 3 - 8 and at the Vilvite center on his birthday, Nov. 22.
When starting my work in the dCod project I had very limited biological knowledge. My background was mostly in applied mathematics, where applied usually refers to something related to physics. Physics, the field of conservation laws, well-studied phenomena and exact equations. And then I now found myself in the situation where I was supposed to do modeling in biology. Biology, a field I had... Read more
Lea Svendsen was at first surprised to see how the Pacific impacted winter temperatures in the Arctic. Now, her results have been published in Nature Climate Change, while the Pacific transitions into a warm phase again.
Women are given a special mission of carrying life in its early and most vulnerable stages. Pregnancy, giving birth, breast-feeding, child care and everything that accompanies them are a normal part of life. Nature has decided that we are in our most fruitful age at the same time as we build our careers. Do we have to choose or is it possible to have it all? Global development is depending on... Read more
The Arctic is about to shrink, shows a new study, as an important part of the Arctic Ocean shifts over to an Atlantic climate regime. The rapid climate shift occurs in the northern Barents Sea—the Arctic warming hotspot where the surface warming and loss of winter sea ice is largest in the entire Arctic.