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Delegates at the SANORD conference in Malawi agreed to grow the organisation to welcome new member countries and universities.
We at the University of Bergen wish everyone a Merry and Peaceful Christmas!
China has huge social challenges that will only increase in the years to come. The proportions differ significantly from those in established welfare state societies, according to UiB Professor Stein Kuhnle.
Eleven Bergen-based research projects are to receive funding through the Research Council of Norway’s FRIPRO scheme. Eight of these projects are at the University of Bergen.
Michal Pilipczuk at UiB’s Department of Informatics has solved a 20 year old mathematical riddle. His work can help computers to make better choices.
What will happen to the Greenland Ice Sheet if the Arctic sea ice covers disappears? To answer this question, researchers at the University of Bergen and Uni Research are to receive between NOK 50 and 60 million from the European Research Council (ERC) over a five year period.
In late November 2013, the coordinators from Makerere University and UiB met in Bergen to kick-start the process towards a new frame agreement.
In the Nineteenth century the University Museum of Bergen had its own assembly hall. Now the work to create a new grand venue for Bergen is in progress.
The European Commission’s head of research believes the University of Bergen is in its best position ever to succeed with its applications for EU research funding.
In early December, UiB researchers attended SANORD’s fourth biennial international conference in Malawi to strengthen the university’s ties to southern Africa.
Monday 6 January the University of Bergen (UiB) will be welcoming our new international students to Bergen and the university.
When the Norwegian Constitution was adopted in 1814 it represented a dramatic break from the absolute monarchy and aristocratic privilege of the past.
The fear of terrorism has decreased amongst tourists in Norway after the terror acts on the island of Utøya island on 22 July 2011.
Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi from Kenya is the new secretary-general of UNCTAD. In 1989, Kituyi received his doctorate in anthropology at UiB.
With 70 billion Euros worth of grants, Horizon 2020 is the largest research programme in the world. UiB hopes to collect a sizeable part of the funds to be allocated.
The 2013 Stein Rokkan Prize for Comparative Social Science Research goes to two researchers for their book about socialist legacies in East Central European economies.
Bringing your mobile phone, tablet or computer to bed is a bad idea if you want a good night’s sleep, researchers at UiB have found.
The Department of Health Promotion and Development celebrates its first 25 years this autumn. Today this pioneering research environment is renowned for its methods and teaching.

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