The University of Bergen has been ranked number 53 across the world in the first THE University Impact Rankings, based on the Sustainable Development Goals, and is the only Norwegian university to be ranked.
The University of Bergen has taken on a leadership role on SDG 14, Life below water, for United Nations Academic Impact, and will act to inspire and motivate partners worldwide to create greater knowledge towards a sustainable ocean.
Norwegian diplomat Marianne Loe was in the UN when the deal on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was made. In her opening keynote at the 2019 Bergen Summer Research School, she told of her insider's experience in the making of this ground-breaking agreement.
When discussing sustainable development, terms such as science advice and the science-policy interface have become all the rage. What is this all about? We asked veteran researcher Silvio Funtowicz to provide some clarity on the subject.