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UiB-researchers Siddharth Sareen and Jakob Grandin were among the speakers at events during the 2018 UN High-level Political Forum in New York.
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.
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.
How can research and higher education help accelerate the transformation to sustainable and just societies?
UiB and Japanese JAMSTEC have agreed to cooperate in research, with emphasis on the areas climate, geology and deep sea research.
“By questioning our habitual thoughts and given truths, we can obtain insights which enable us to reflect on our lives in a different way,” says Marianne Frøystad Walderhaug. During her dialogues with inmates, they try to discover how they can get out of “robot mode”.
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?
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.
“This award means a lot to us. It is wonderful to get recognition for all the work and effort we have put into our research,” says award winner Annelin Eriksen.
The UiB Magazine 2018/2019 is out now. Read about the launch of UiB-technology to the International Space Station, medical breakthroughs, climate research in front, students at the heart of the industry in Media City Bergen, and much more.
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.
Thunderstorms on earth are spectacular, yet what we can see from here is only the beginning. For the first time scientists are now reaching into space, aiming to crack the mysteries of a strange electrical phenomena that occur above thunderstorms.
With the pioneering Egalitarianism project, Professor Bruce Kapferer wanted to challenge conventions in anthropology and to redefine how inequality is viewed.
Six new study programs aim to provide media students with the theoretical and practical competence to master the media landscape of the future.
Barack Obama turned up on-screen in the University Aula to congratulate The Holberg Prize laureate, Cass Sunstein.
The Holberg Prize for 2018 was conferred upon Harvard Law Professor Cass Sunstein by HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway. The Nils Klim Prize to Nordic scholars under the age of 35 was conferred upon Associate Professor Francesca R. Jensenius.
Bangladesh is one of the most vulnerable countries in the world to climate change. Scientists from UiB have worked together with communities around Sylhet, in northeast Bangladesh, in search of new ways for understanding and adapting to the climate.
Welcome to the Holberg week 4 - 7 June. In addition to award ceremonies, there will be academic events featuring this year's Laureates, Cass Sunstein and Francesca R. Jensenius, as well as high-profile international scholars. Several of the events will be livestreamed.

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