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The University of Bergen has launched a European campaign to influence EU's long-term budget for research, through a petition and an open letter to European leaders.
The new Norway-Pacific Ocean-Climate Scholarship Programme builds on long-term collaboration between two ocean and climate oriented universities, which includes a voluntary commitment at the inaugural UN Ocean Conference.
For the second year running the University of Bergen is ranked in the top 100 THE University Impact Rankings. The rankings are based on how oriented a university is towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and social responsibility.
Near the end of the last ice age, the global sea level rose 12–14 meters in less than 350 years. Most of the meltwater has been thought to have come from North America and Antarctica. A new study shows that the ice over coastal Norway and the Barents Sea may have contributed almost as much.
New research suggests that current models critically underestimate the uncertainties when predicting future irrigated areas. It also indicates that the latent environmental impact of irrigated agriculture could have been seriously miscalculated.
How does life thrive there without photosynthesis? The diversity of marine life in these systems is surprising.
The research programme GRIP has launched a series of interviews on global inequality as a response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The report provides an insight to our exciting activities taking place throughout the calendar year.
In the world today, malnutrition is a bigger problem than hunger. Researchers hope that a small freshwater fish may prove to be packed with important micronutrients.
UiB professor Hakan G. Sicakkan’s newly launched project Protect will study refugees’ rights to international protection. A vital moment for projects like Protect, UN Refugee Agency says.
- There are challenges ahead, but we will look after each other, pro-rector Margareth Hagen says in this message to students and employees.
In a meeting on biological diversity on the high seas, scientists and other actors gave valuable advice to representatives from Norway’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs before final negotiations on regulation of natural resources outside of national jurisdiction.
Christoph Trattner actually wanted to be a chef. Now, he wants to help you avoid digital junk food.
The Holberg Prize names feminist art historian Griselda Pollock as 2020 Laureate. The 2020 Nils Klim Prize is awarded to Danish Theologian Frederik Poulsen.
All students and employees are asked to leave campus and to work or study from home.
The archaeologists who found the world's oldest man-made drawing are back in the South African fields in search of new discoveries. Follow their day-to-day blog and see what happens when they experiment with heat and fire to get a better understanding of how humans lived 100 000 years ago.
In a special workshop during the SDG Conference Bergen a group of leading international researchers presented their visions for improving science advice to decision-makers.
The coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) is confirmed as pandemic by WHO, 11. march. To what extent should we fear the coronavirus? We have asked virus expert Professor Rebecca Cox.

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