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A question of accountability

On Friday 22 July 2011, Norway was hit by a terrorist attack that claimed the lives of 77 people. The terrorist attack was not only a national trauma. The case also made apparent that the legal system needs a better understanding of how criminal insanity and mental disorder are related.

Horizon 2020

UiB still in the lead on EU research funding

The University of Bergen has the highest success rate among Norwegian universities in the competition for support from Horizon 2020. More than one in five proposals have been funded.

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Supporting small fish to fight food insecurity

Small fish have huge potential to alleviate malnutrition and safeguard food security in Sub-Saharan Africa and across the globe. An interdisciplinary project headed by the University of Bergen has been awarded 1 million Euros.

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Examining lung health from the mouth

Researcher Randi Jacobsen Bertelsen at Department of Clinical Science is in the final round to achieve a prestigious EU-grant. Her project aims to discover how oral hygiene is linked to lung health.

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How to live with rapid seasonal change

How can we live by the rhythms of the seasons, when these rhythms seem to be changing quickly? Scott Bremer is looking at how rapid seasonal changes are affecting institutions in society and how we can re-learn and adapt to seasonal change in new ways.

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

Building global partnerships in New York

UiB's new Vice-Rector for Global Relations, Annelin Eriksen, chose New York as the destination for her first international trip after being appointed. In New York she met with diplomats and United Nations officials.

RESEARCH | MEDICINE

Household cleaning can be as bad as smoking for lung function

Cleaners who have regularly used cleaning sprays over 20 years were found to have reduced lung function equivalent to smoking 20 cigarettes a day over the same period, a UiB-study shows.

Published in Nature

Cut fossil subsidies to reduce CO2? It depends!

A study published in Nature conducted by a team led by Jessica Jewell found that the effect of subsidy removal varies strongly across regions.

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Rewarded for her Snapchat Research Stories

Professor Jill Walker Rettberg studies how humans use technology and what it means to us as a culture.