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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?
The ASIM payload, built and designed partly at the University of Bergen, safely reached the International Space Station the 4th of April.
Climate researcher Hans Christian Steen-Larsen has for many years explored some of the most extreme environments on Earth, in his search to improve our climate models. If he succeeds with his new ERC-project, it will have great impact on todays climate research.
Groundbreaking research puts human evolution in a new perspective as significant archaeological findings reveals sign of modern human behavior 300 000 years ago.
According to researcher and doctor, Esperanza Diaz, Migrants are healthier than Norwegians in general. Norwegians may have something to learn from the migrants´ lifestyle.
The Holberg Prize 2018 is awarded to American legal scholar Cass Sunstein for his groundbreaking research in law and related fields. The Nils Klim Prize is awarded to Norwegian political scientist Francesca R. Jensenius for her outstanding research on elections, development patterns, and the empowerment of minority groups and women in India and elsewhere.

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