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The year of the pandemic! The year of the MOVE! 20.1.2021 Guri Rørtveit, Head of the Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care (IGS) held a General Assembly where she wrapped up the highlights of 2020.
UV-radiation can affect hormone levels of postmenopausal women negatively and this may contribute to several health issues.
Hawassa University in Ethiopia and the Centre for International Health (CIH) at the University of Bergen (UiB) have had a long-lasting, productive scientific co-operation in Global Health. In 2015, the two universities developed a joint PhD degree programme.
The Research Council of Norway has awarded NOK 12 million to a 5-year project on "Equity and financial household impact in randomised controlled trials, implementation research and cohort studies in India" (EQUIFINANCE).
Congratulations to BCEPS PhD fellow Anand Bhopal and research track students Emily McLean and Sara Soraya Eriksen on receiving project funding from the Centre for Climate and Energy Transformation (CET).
Check out the next webinar: 3 Feb CIH Professor Thorkild Tylleskär will speak on "Neonatal health and care in low-income countries: how do we move forward?"
A large number or people did not comply with the quarantine or isolation requirements in connection with Covid-19, a new study from UiB and FHI shows.
How does Covid-19 effect men's sperm and the next generation’s immune system? UiB researchers will find out by collecting sperm from coronavirus patients.
Professor May Hauken at the Centre for Crisis Psychology believes that there has been too little focus on the psychosocial consequences of the pandemic. She has some advice on how to best deal with everyday life in the time of the coronavirus.
A recent study by prof. Tone Bjørge, University of Bergen, and her team shows that thyroid cancer is related to in-utero exposures.
Building on years of collaboration with institutions of research and higher education, the University of Bergen ends year with funding for a record number of new projects with partner institutions in the South.
Individuals consuming salmon for five days a week for eight weeks had a change in the bacterial flora in the large intestine. This is the conclusion of a new study from the Centre for Nutrition.
In a Nature Medicine Comment published on 18 December 2020, BCEPS researchers and international colleagues highlight the importance of open and inclusive decision-making in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
This virtual event was a four-part symposium and seminar series over two days (4 & 9 December 2020). Links to recordings from both days are available below.
BCEPS PhD candidates Anand Bhopal, Emily McLean and Sara Eriksen highlight why the Norwegian health system needs to urgently reduce its carbon emissions.
The Biorecognition Unit wants to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! :-)
The Norwegian Health Association supports the research lab around Helge Wiig who investigates if eating too much salt causes high blood pressure. Read a popular scientific article on forskning.no.

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