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This month, Dr. Stanley Makumire joined our group as a post-doctoral fellow. We look forward to working together in the coming years!
A study on protein intake with limiting meat and dairy consumption was conducted by Theogene Habumgisha and his team. The data show a decrease in protein intake, but there is little evidence that this has had a substantial influence on body composition or anthropometric measurements.
The multicenter research-project Ultradian has published their first findings
Over the next 5 years, a large interdisciplinary project at UiB will advance the frontier of knowledge in artificial intelligence (AI), with a particular focus on reliable and ethical development in the field. The program is supported by the EU and aims to train 19 researchers from various disciplines to become the future leaders in AI research and technology.
The 11th CCBIO Annual Symposium was this time enlarged with a generous time frame and two overnight stays, May 8-11, 2023. Although there was an option for online attendance, only 14 participants chose to attend online, and the rest of the total of 235 chose to enjoy the company of colleagues and the informal and mutually fertilizing scientific crosstalk in the breaks and the evenings.
On Friday 2 June 2023, HySchool co-hosted the annual seminar for the national Forum for Research School Administrators in Bergen, together with the research schools NutriNOR and NSRGH (both from the University of Bergen). The seminar brought together administrative coordinators from research schools across the country.  
The University of Bergen's Centre for Pharmacy has been granted a prestigious Erasmus+ cooperation partnership grant of €400,000 over 36 months for their FPD-Include project. FPD-Include, which stands for Faculty Professional Development for inclusion in pharmacy education, is a collaborative effort involving Utrecht University, San Pablo-CEU, Helsinki University, and the University of Bergen as... Read more
Center for Research on Cardiac Disease in Women were well represented at ESH2023 in Milano
Christine Henriksen Ødegaard from the Global Mental Health research group defended her PhD-thesis: “Medication free treatment for people with psychosis" in June 2023.
Members of the Global Mental health Research Group are delighted to have successfully completed the Bergen Summer Research School (BSRS) 2023: Childhood: Nurturing care for building the future. BSRS 2023 was held face-to-face in Bergen 5-15 June, 2023
Rector at UiB Margareth Hagen and Minister of Health Ingvild Kjerkol were among several introducers when The 2023 Hansen Anniversary opened. Over 30 nations are represented at the commemoration.
The auditorium was packed at the Center debate meeting on the recently published Norwegian Public Report on Women’s Health
The European Association of Faculties of Pharmacy (EAFP) recently held its annual conference, in Valencia (Spain), dedicated to the theme of sustainability in pharmacy, pharmacy practice, and pharmacy education.
This winter/spring, three of CCBIO's students got the opportunity to have research stays at different labs of the Vascular Biology Program in Boston, through CCBIO's INTPART collaboration with Harvard Medical School and Boston Children's Hospital. PhD Candidate Camilla Tvedt Ekanger, Medical Student Research Program student Amalie Bark Kvamme and PhD Candidate Ole Vidhammer Bjørnstad are now back... Read more
Johannes Just Hjertaas defended the PhD degree 05.06.23 with the thesis entitled "Measurement of the left ventricular deformation using 3D echocardiography"
This week, more than 70 PhD students from all over the world assemble in Bergen for the annual Bergen Summer Research Schools—for the first time since the pandemic.
In October, the Pandemic Center offers an interdisciplinary course for students on learning from the covid-19 pandemic. The course is primarily aimed at PhD candidates and will address a number of exciting issues in collaboration with some of the leading professionals at UiB.
A new study from the University of Bergen reveals that including offspring birthweight information from women’s subsequent births, is helpful in identifying a woman's long-term risk of dying from cardiovascular causes.

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