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This autumn six outstanding and internationally renowned historians will share their knowledge and insights into the Chinese Communist Party and its history.
What can society and global organizations do better to stop right-wing extremist radicalization and terrorist content online?
In a new research project NORCE, The University of Bergen (UiB) and voluntary organizations are collaborating to find out how plastic pollution affects landscapes along the coast - and what happens when the plastic is removed.
Bergen City Council on August 5th decided to introduce a temporary local infection control regulation. This is what it means for the start of the semester at the University of Bergen.
Ocean literacy took centre stage at the side event “Partnering to educate the ocean science leaders of the future” during the 2021 High-level Political Forum.
The UN High-level Political Forum (HLPF) meets each July, bringing together stakeholders from politics, diplomacy, civil society, industry, trade unions, academia and others to discuss progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) leading up to 2030.
What will be the consequences of ice on Greenland and in the Arctic melting at an alarming pace? This was one of the questions Professor Kerim Hestnes Nisancioglu and colleagues wanted to find answers to in the largest ever ERC project in the Nordic countries; the Synergy Grant Ice2Ice project.
During this year’s Bergen Summer Research School, 17 SDG-oriented policy briefs were produced by more than 100 enthusiastic participants as part of a joint call by PhD for Innovation and SDG Bergen Science Advice.
“International law is arguably helping domestic courts deal with the exceptionality of climate change in access to justice matters,” says Esmeralda Colombo at The faculty of Law, University of Bergen. She recently delivered her PhD thesis on the subject. Read interview with Colombo here.
Global displacement has reached an all time high in 2021. The world has never needed the UN Refugee Convention more than in its 70th anniversary year.
Kikki Kleiven follows Tore Furevik as the direcor of Bjernes Centre, and will lead 200 climate researchers the coming four years.
Professor Charalampos Tzoulis stresses that neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and ALS, represent a global health emergency that can only be tackled through extensive research.
For the second time, the annual Bergen Summer Research School was an online event — this time with special sessions on systems-thinking and innovative digital social activities.
In 2018, the University of Bergen was appointed the SDG14 Hub for United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) for a three-year period. This month it has been announced that the university will enjoy three more years as SDG14 Hub.
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.

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