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Professor Jill Walker Rettberg receives an ERC Advanced Grant to see how narrative archetypes influence the future of artificial intelligence.
Professor Jeanne C. Watson, University of Toronto, is an internationally leading researcher on emotion-focused therapy and change processes in psychotherapy.
Professor Giovanni Zambon and researcher Dr. Valentina Zaffaroni Caorsi from the University of Milan-Bicocca recently visited the Centre to conduct preliminary experiments as part of the pan-European project DeuteroNoise.
"Even though the rules are different, the Nordic perspective gives value because we have so many cultural roots in common, says the Faculty of Law's new Honorary Doctorate, Mads Bryde Andersen. The professor at the University of Copenhagen is an active promoter of keeping the Nordic legal tradition alive.
On 21 February 2024 the University of Bergen and partners organized an event on ocean governance at Norway House in Brussels. The discussions at the event and an outcome discussion has now resulted in the first Ocean Futures 2030 Policy Brief.
Capitalism is not just an economy, it is a type of society, according to professor in social anthropology, Don Kalb. For the past few years, he and his team have tried, through field work and research, to understand what is happening to people and communities in areas that have recently become capitalist.
The new Honorary Doctor at the Faculty of Medicine, Alberto Ascherio, was head of the breakthrough showing that there is a connection between MS and the Epstein-Barr virus. In collaboration with researchers from UiB, he hopes that the next step will be to develop a vaccine against the disease.
Today, it was announced that the 2024 Holberg Prize is awarded to Cameroonian political theorist Achille Mbembe. The Nils Klim Prize is awarded to environmental social scientist Siddharth Sareen.
Researchers from University of Bergen have investigated the relation between 40-year-old women’s pregnancy history and later risk of dying of cardiovascular diseases.
The Geomicrobiology Laboratory at UiB becomes the first public laboratory in Norway to receive the environmental certification from My Green Lab. The work on the certification has been done with support from the UiB Climate Fund.
Researchers from the Michael Sars Centre engaged visitors with interactive exhibits and offered insights into marine life fostering scientific curiosity and education among guests of all ages.
A recent study at SapienCE calls for a more nuanced approach to understanding the evolution of human cognition, arguing that research on the mental abilities of humans – in the present and the past – needs to incorporate cultural and cognitive diversity more explicitly.
How has the Ukrainian civil society been coping with the war and how can Russia and Russian leadership be prosecuted for their crimes? These are only some of the questions that will be discussed at this conference.
The 2024 conference consisted of both a digital day with talks and debates in English, where around 1300 people participated, and a physical conference day in Norwegian.
Wolfgang Hottner’s work on the role of inorganic materiality around 1800 poses new challenges for the research on the literature and aesthetics of the period. Now Hottner is awarded the Young Researchers Prize 2023 for his exceptional work and achievements.
New research indicates that muscle strength may play a more significant role in adult men's sexual lives than previously known. The researchers behind the study aim to break the taboos concering sexual dysfunction among men.
«We are well aware that a significant change is necessary. We have the knowledge that is needed. Now we must figure out what to do,» professor Håvard Haarstad at UiB says. The seventh SDG Conference in Bergen will be held from 7.-9. February. We ask: What should be the role of universities?
- The stories health and school personnel tell about children's suffering in Gaza and the West Bank are heartbreaking and shocking, says psychologist specialist Unni Heltne.

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