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During the visit of a Norwegian delegation to Nepal, the Pandemic Centre traced its intention to partner with the newly established Pandemic & Disaster Preparedness Centre at Dhulikhel University Hospital.
Haakon Ramsland Hol disputerte 16 desember 2022 med avhandlingen «Brain plasticity after cognitive intervention in patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) evaluated by multimodal MR imaging in a randomized, controlled trial».
In March, we had a Drug Discovery meeting to showcase the research that is going on Bergen and to connect the groups active in this area. Nearly 50 people had signed up of the meeting and we had 9 different talks covering topics from target discovery all the way to clinical trials.
The Its21 conference is an important step towards creating a more sustainable future, focusing on the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration and sustainable development in education and the workplace. We welcome you to this year's event on April 27-28, 2023!
The second excellent news of the day was that Jane and Aatos Erkko foundation in Finland has decided to support our work with a whole 842000 € in the next three years. This decision could not have been more welcome and secures the continuation of our work. I am utmost grateful to Jane and Aatos Erkko foundation and extremely relieved. I hope one day also Norwegian funding bodies will see some... Read more
Today brought some pretty awesome news. The first came in the wee hours, telling that Henni's collaborative paper with Maddy Dans from the lab of Paul Gilson from the Burnet Institute (and a number of other collaborators) was accepted for publication in PLoS Biology. Looking forward to see this great story on inhibitors of the malaria profilactin complex finally out soon! Many thanks and huge... Read more
Tiny nanoparticles are found in everything from toothpaste to paint, but how harmful are these particles to humans? On March 30th, UiB is organizing a workshop on nanosafety where this will be put on the agenda.
Barsha Pathak from India was among those who attended the course in implementation science in global health.
Last week, we got two small positive funding decisions, as we got consumable and travel money both from the Meltzer Foundation (100000 NOK) and the UiB General Medical Fund (76720 NOK). Many thanks for both foundations for continuing to support our work!
The Pandemic Center travelled to Bruxelles to gain insight on EU funded grants in pandemics and disaster preparedness.
The Pandemic Center is looking for a postdoctoral who will develop and carry out a research-project related to pandemics. The project will extend over a period of 3 years and involve work across disciplines.
Did you miss professor Ahmad Hemmati's presentation on Energy Informatics? Watch it here!
Wind energy has a very high potential for improvement, especially with regard to wake effects of the turbines within large wind farms. This work focuses the emphasis on potential of aerodynamically optimized wind park layouts and wake steering through yaw angle control.
Did you miss Jonas Solbakken and Velaug Myrseth Oltedal's presentation of HyValue? Watch it here!
Ester Kringeland PhD present on: Impact of gender on cardiovascular risk factors and blood pressure related heart disease
Students Ole Alexander and Elizabeth met in TVEPS. This was the start of further collaboration and the development of a sustainable solution for the return of medications.
What is needed for Øygarden medical center (LMS) to achieve the UN´s sustainability goals? During the fall of 2020, an interdisciplinary student group received a slightly different TVEPS practice.
Global climate change is impacting food systems, biodiversity, and ecosystems, with major implications for health. At the recent Prince Mahidol Award Conference, BCEPS PhD candidate Anand Bhopal shared his work on pathways to low carbon healthcare.

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