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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
The acceleration of biodiversity change began millennia ago and was often larger than the shift from the last ice age to modern temperatures, a UiB study published in Science shows.
“With this commemoration, the Plastic Whale Heritage alliance and the University of Bergen want to help ensure that the Plastic Whale’s message is not forgotten – the health of our oceans is at stake, and we must act now.”
The University of Bergen and its partners collected four tonnes of plastic waste during this year’s plastic clearing drive. By comparison, 1.5 kg of plastic were found in the stomach of the Plastic Whale.
As part of the University of Bergen’s marine research initiative, an interdisciplinary network on plastic pollution has been set up for researchers, PhD candidates and students.
Mighty floods have carved out deep canyons on Earth. New research suggests this may have required less power than previously thought. Collecting such data, however, may be demanding.
The UiB Magazine 2019/2020 is out now. Read about ocean- and climate research, the discovery of the world's oldest drawing, SDG Bergen, medical breakthroughs, innovative students and much more.
SDG Bergen was registered as an SDG Action in January 2018 with a completion date set for 1 August 2021. The SDG Action has now been completed three months ahead of schedule.
The earliest human burial in Africa has been discovered at an archaeological site near Mombasa. Excavations revealed the body of a three-year-old child, deliberately buried around 78,000 years old.
As grantee number 10,000 to receive funding from the European Research Council (ERC), Inga Berre will use applied mathematics in order to understand what happens underground when heat is extracted from the Earth's interior.
Former US Vice President and UiB honorary doctorate Walter Mondale sadly died this week. Mondale is remembered for his warm and goodhearted nature.

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