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HIGH-LEVEL POLITICAL FORUM 2018

Putting Bergen energy research on world map

Director for Energy Kristin Guldbrandsen Frøysa is satisfied that the University of Bergen has been able to present its innovative energy research at the United Nations High-level Political Forum.

The UiB Magazine 2018: SLATE

Understanding the data that surrounds us

Digital traces are all around us. At SLATE, researchers works to understand digital data, and to put it to use for new ways of understanding and supporting learning.

The UiB Magazine 2018/2019

Trans-Arctic shipping and the tragedy of the polar ice cap

The Arctic sea ice is melting. Areas that previously have been covered with ice are opening up, facilitating increased access for ship traffic in the Arctic Ocean. How can the need for preservation of the vulnerable Arctic environment meet the world's need for trade and transport?

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UiB professor receives China's highest academic award

– A great honor, says UiB professor Thomas Ågotnes, who is awarded Changjiang Scholar Award.

Researcher to watch

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.

HIGH-LEVEL POLITICAL FORUM 2018

Contributing towards science diplomacy at UN

At the annual High-level Political Forum at the United Nations, the University of Bergen will participate in workshops and side events. This to make sure that research and knowledge is heard as part of the 2030 Agenda.

MIGRATION RESEARCH

Sharing research results and analysis on migration policy

Different aspects and paradigms of European asylum policy were presented when the University of Bergen held a one-day migration conference in Brussels.

SDG 7

Bringing actionable knowledge to the UN

How can research and higher education help accelerate the transformation to sustainable and just societies?

The UiB Magazine interview

Bruce Kapferer: Exploring the true nature of inequality

With the pioneering Egalitarianism project, Professor Bruce Kapferer wanted to challenge conventions in anthropology and to redefine how inequality is viewed.

SAMEVAL

Several elite research groups in social sciences evaluation

On 19 June 2018, the Research Council of Norway's evaluation of the social sciences in Norway – SAMEVAL – was presented. One department and three research groups at the University of Bergen are awarded top grades in the evaluation.