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Ocean literacy took centre stage at the side event “Partnering to educate the ocean science leaders of the future” during the 2021 High-level Political Forum.
The UN High-level Political Forum (HLPF) meets each July, bringing together stakeholders from politics, diplomacy, civil society, industry, trade unions, academia and others to discuss progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) leading up to 2030.
What will be the consequences of ice on Greenland and in the Arctic melting at an alarming pace? This was one of the questions Professor Kerim Hestnes Nisancioglu and colleagues wanted to find answers to in the largest ever ERC project in the Nordic countries; the Synergy Grant Ice2Ice project.
During this year’s Bergen Summer Research School, 17 SDG-oriented policy briefs were produced by more than 100 enthusiastic participants as part of a joint call by PhD for Innovation and SDG Bergen Science Advice.
“International law is arguably helping domestic courts deal with the exceptionality of climate change in access to justice matters,” says Esmeralda Colombo at The faculty of Law, University of Bergen. She recently delivered her PhD thesis on the subject. Read interview with Colombo here.
Global displacement has reached an all time high in 2021. The world has never needed the UN Refugee Convention more than in its 70th anniversary year.
Kikki Kleiven follows Tore Furevik as the direcor of Bjernes Centre, and will lead 200 climate researchers the coming four years.
Professor Charalampos Tzoulis stresses that neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and ALS, represent a global health emergency that can only be tackled through extensive research.
For the second time, the annual Bergen Summer Research School was an online event — this time with special sessions on systems-thinking and innovative digital social activities.
In 2018, the University of Bergen was appointed the SDG14 Hub for United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) for a three-year period. This month it has been announced that the university will enjoy three more years as SDG14 Hub.
Once again, the University of Bergen is ranked among the top ten oceanography universities in the world.
The SDG Bergen Policy Brief series is a novel and innovative way to communicate with policy-makers to engage with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The goal is to have more research-based information reach policy-makers for societal impact.
The effect of increased mantle temperature at wide volcanic margins is likely overestimated. Large volumes of magmatism at volcanic rifted margin can be explained by depth-dependent extension and very moderate excess mantle potential temperature.
SDG Bergen Science Advice has provided input to the national SDG plan for Norway. Our input is inspired by the University of Bergen’s longstanding scientific advice towards the UN system and targeted approach to the 2030 Agenda.
University of Bergen will help catalysing European energy research for a climate-neutral society by 2050.
"This collaboration and partnership will help the University of Bergen to maintain a strong link to European policy development in the coming years", rector Margareth Hagen said during the signing ceremony for the new 4 year-contract between Academia Europaea and UiB.
The University of Bergen is happy to announce that we are hosting an OceanTeacher Global Academy course in partnership with the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission.
The Trond Mohn Foundation has awarded NOK 16 million to the Centre for Deep Sea Research at the University of Bergen (UiB) distributed over a five year period. UiB allocates approximately NOK 88 million to the interdisciplinary research centre regarding salary and operations. “The support we receive from the Trond Mohn Foundation makes it possible to carry out voyages and use the best available... Read more

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