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Research sheds light on how genetics influences the growth of the placenta and reveals a link to increased risk of disease in the mother.
Did you miss our half-day seminar on European Electricity Market Design for the Future, co-organized by Bergen Energy Lab / NHH Norwegian School of Economics? Watch the presentations here!
The very first Neuro-SysMed Annual Symposium took place at the historic Solstrand Hotel outside of Bergen, September 25-26, 2023. The dramatic western Norway weather did not entice to stepping out into the beautiful fjord surroundings, but all the 114 participants did nevertheless enjoy social and scientific radiance indoors.
In this presentation, Jonathan Økland Torstensen, associate professor at Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, present ongoing work on optimization of hydrogen production through hydrolysis of water and pyrolysis of natural gas respectively, and discusses aspects of the two methods and their potential utillity in large scale hydrogen production.
Forsker Grand Prix took place in Bergen September 27, where nine young researchers were competing for Best Presenter, getting only four minutes to convey their research in front of an audience and three judges. Among the nine was CCBIO's and the Department of Clinical Science's PhD Candidate Christiane Helgestad Gjerde.
In this presentation, Per-Oddvar Osland discusses how customer flexibility can contribute to solving challenges related to the increased pressure on the power grid, such as power peaks. The presentation will be held in Norwegian language.
BCEPS is looking to appoint a new Communications Advisor to join its international research team in Bergen and help put the Bergen Centre for Ethics and Priority Setting in Health at the forefront of science communication.
Research advisors at the Faculty of Medicine have recently launched a new portal for researchers applying for external funding.
PhD candidate Pierina Benavente at the Pandemic Center has recently published her first article in an international journal. In the article, she presents findings about the health situation among migrant working in Norway during the COVID-19 pandemic.
We now welcome applications to host an event as part of Day Zero at the SDG Conference Bergen, 7 February 2024.
We congratulate Marianne Hjellvik Hannisdal for this accolade, winning best poster prize at the medical faculty‘s research day, with over 30 talented phd fellows who presented their excellent research projects in the form of poster presentations!
Researchers launch pioneering EU funded research initiative to uncover role of Epstein-Barr virus in multiple sclerosis, building on recent research breakthrough.
As consumers we are often encouraged to limit our intake of red meat and dairy, for the benefit to both our health and to the environment. But what happens if we drop meat when we get older?
Associate professor Inger Haukenes and professor Silje Mæland present. Are YOU ready? Then bring your lunch box to meeting room 8.1-8.2 Laboratory building, Monday 30.10.23 @ 12-13. Coffee and tea will be served together with the Center cake. The event is open to all
Fulbright-student Leah Eliza Balter from the United States has recently started a new research-project at The Pandemic Centre. She will explore how Norway’s Covid-19 experiences may have influenced the response to the Ukrainian refugee crisis that happened simultaneously.
Did you miss this seminar, where member of the Energy Commission, Liv Monica Stubholt, presented some of the central element in the commission's report? Watch it here!

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