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“I never tire of studying medieval manuscripts. Even though my source material is Norwegian, it is also fundamentally international. This gives the research a broader perspective and forces international cooperation.”
Had it not been for the Trond Mohn Foundation, Bodil Holst would have worked as a patent consultant in Munich. Thanks to a recruitment grant in 2007, however, she is now one of the most innovative researchers at the University of Bergen.
“A new deal for nature is on everyone's lips,” said Ambassador Peter Thomson in his public lecture after becoming an honorary doctor at the University of Bergen.
What are our safe operating spaces for the ocean? This is the starting question for the new EU Horizon 2020 project COMFORT.
More effective as well as cheaper technology will be the outcome of a new innovation project, led by the University of Bergen.
With it comes a great deal of responsibility. The effects of educational assessments upon learning, and what we can find out about learning from these assessments, are both important facets of this responsibility that have not received enough attention.
When Karsten Specht came into contact with brain researchers and language therapists working with aphasia patients, things began to happen.
As a student, Jørn Jacobsen encountered Norwegian criminal law – and he never got over it, or past it. The recruitment scholarship from the Trond Mohn Foundation gave him the opportunity to delve more deeply into issues involving power, criminal offences, freedom and penology.
Peter Gluckman, Peter Thomson, Toril Moi, Jo-Anne Baird, Bruce R. Zetter, Pippa Norris, Ragnhildur Helgadóttir, Anne Canteaut, Eamon Duffy and Lise Davidsen have been made honorary doctors of the University of Bergen.
Researchers at the University of Bergen looked if there is a connection between the mode of delivery and the genetics of children’s intelligence.
UiB researcher Hakan G. Sicakkan will lead the EU-funded PROTECT project, which will closely follow the United Nations’ two new global compacts on migration and refugees.
Climate scientist Elisabeth Holland has become the Norway-Pacific Joint Chair of Oceans and Climate Change. The position builds on a voluntary commitment at the 2017 UN Ocean Conference. #OceanAction18613
The diplomat and ocean activist Peter Thomson from Fiji is one of nine new honorary doctors at the University of Bergen in Norway.
Academic researchers and commercial partners presented their novel work on hormonal diseases and endocrine monitoring at the Ultradian conference in Bergen last week.
How can the academic community make an impact to get vital information on climate change across to decision-makers? By engaging in the type of quiet science advice provided by Benjamin Pfeil and his team at the University of Bergen.
A recent report shows that bullying and harassment are prevalent in the higher education sector. “All our employees and students should experience the University of Bergen as a good place to study and work,” says Rector Dag Rune Olsen.
Samuel Massie and grandfather Arne Ulvolden from the TV2 series "Samuel and grandfather" become co-researchers in the BetterAge research project, led by University of Bergen professor Bettina Husebø.
Researchers at the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Psychology have been in Japan to expand and intensify UiB's focus on Asian research collaboration.

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