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Pioneering research ideas on migration and diamond coating have given Marry-Anne Karlsen and Justas Zalieckas at the University of Bergen a Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC).
An international team of archaeologists, led by a UiB scientist, has identified the oldest bone tools from southern Africa. The tools are 60,000 to 80,000 years old and were likely used for debarking trees and to dig into the ground.
November 18 is the European Antibiotic Awareness Day (EAAD). On that occasion, several activities promoting knowledge about antibiotics and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) will take place.
In January, the Pandemic Centre offers a two-week course for students on learning from the COVID-19 pandemic. The course builds on last year's digital module and is open to all students at master's and PhD level.
In a recent study published in JAMA Oncology, investigators from the University of Bergen, in collaboration with the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) study in the US, reported epigenetic gene silencing in normal tissue to be a predictive factor for triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) as well as high-grade serous ovarian cancer (HGSOC).
Eivind Valen is a professor of bioinformatics and is researching biological big data to understand the human body.
The University of Bergen proudly announces a unique collaboration agreement with Wild Space Productions.
Climate scientist Eystein Jansen has been elected Vice President of the European Research Council (ERC). He is the first Norwegian researcher to join the leadership of the elite division for European research.
The University of Bergen (UiB) and NORCE Norwegian Research Centre have joined forces to give input to the European Commission on ocean-related research and innovation in Horizon Europe. Read the key messages here.
Space scientist Karl Magnus Laundal plays a key role in several international projects on how the Earth is connected to space. Among other things, the research can lead to a better understanding of the northern lights and phenomena that affect satellites and technology on the Earth’s surface.
The University of Bergen condemns the attack on Iranian students. On Sunday evening, the police acted against students who were demonstrating against the regime in the country.
The Center for Digital Narrative (CDN) has been awarded the status of Center of Research Excellence. The center will investigate new forms of digital narrative in electronic literature, digital games, social media and AI-driven storytelling.
Center for Digital Narrative and Bergen Centre for Ethics and Priority Setting in Health have been awarded the status as Centres of Excellence (SFF) from the Research Council of Norway.
30 UiB students and collaborators attended the Rein Hardangerfjord (Clean Hardangerfjord) event the 15th of September. The project has been called “the world’s biggest plastic waste clean-up”. You can see photos from the clean-up in Kvam here.
A UiB-led study published in Cell Systems reveals that all cellular power plants - our mitochondria, plant chloroplasts, and more - have evolved according to a universal set of rules.
The Sars International Centre for Marine Molecular Biology at the University of Bergen will be placed in the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, effective January 1st, 2023.
Professor Scott Rettberg and associate professor Ingrid Halland receive 12 million each from the Research Council of Norway for projects at the intersection between technology and aesthetics.
See all the projects to be led by researchers from the University of Bergen here.

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