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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.
– A great honor, says UiB professor Thomas Ågotnes, who is awarded Changjiang Scholar Award.
Different aspects and paradigms of European asylum policy were presented when the University of Bergen held a one-day migration conference in Brussels.
In their very first meeting, the board of The Norwegian Marine University Consortium (NMUC) had talks with the executives from the European Marine Board.  The next step is to shape the consortium into a vital bridgehead for cooperation with the EU.
Researchers in psychology investigate our attitudes and actions towards energy transitions and climate change.
The University of Bergen has the highest success rate among Norwegian universities in the competition for support from Horizon 2020. More than one in five proposals have been funded.
Small fish have huge potential to alleviate malnutrition and safeguard food security in Sub-Saharan Africa and across the globe. An interdisciplinary project headed by the University of Bergen has been awarded 1 million Euros.
How can we live by the rhythms of the seasons, when these rhythms seem to be changing quickly? Scott Bremer is looking at how rapid seasonal changes are affecting institutions in society and how we can re-learn and adapt to seasonal change in new ways.
The University of Bergen has entered into an expansive collaboration in marine research with the Ocean University of China in Qingdao.
When Halifax, Canada aims to establish its own marine supercluster, it is Bergen they look to for inspiration.
For many years, the University of Bergen has focused on historical and archaeological research in the Middle East and in Syria in particular. How is the research going forward despite the difficult situation in the region?

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