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The bioCEED programme at UiB’s Department of Biology has been named one of three new Centres of Excellence in Higher Education (SFU) in Norway.
Uncertainty abounds when it comes to striking the right balance between the environment and the oil industry in Lofoten.
Professor Grethe S. Tell is to become one of the first two women ever to be awarded honorary membership of the Norwegian Epidemiological Association.
Africa is technologically advanced in several areas, but woefully unprepared for technologies that could revolutionise its health care.
Statoil is to fund energy research at UiB by NOK 55 million over the next five years.
The film Particle Fever shows the whats and the whys of the scientific work done at the CERN reactor. It is screened at the BIFF festival.
The Centre for Intervention Science in Maternal and Child Health opened on 15 October 2013. The centre works to improve the health of mothers and children in developing countries.
UiB’s Centre for international health celebrates a quarter century of pioneering development-related research.
Most of the world’s 20 largest oil-producing countries struggle with corruption and a lack of democracy. And oil plays an important – and unfortunate – part.
In 2008 Rwanda became the first country in the world to fill its parliament with a majority of women. Now the rest of Africa follows in the landlocked country’s footsteps.
As a historian, she studied women’s liberation. As a woman she experienced this liberation. For Professor Ida Blom, history and life are two sides of the same coin.
The University of Bergen rises in Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings.
50 years ago anthropologists in Bergen and Khartoum started a collaboration that lives on today. These pioneers provided the model for future international UiB collaborations.
The world is full of problems, but not every problem has a good algorithm that can solve it. Meet the researchers who make the computer think.
The footprints of mankind are imprinting ever more on the climate, according to the fifth assessment report from the United Nations’ climate panel.
Knowledge should be shared generously and open access publishing is an excellent tool for doing so, argues Rector Dag Rune Olsen.
Norway’s Folgefonna glacier graces the cover of the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report. The report was published Friday 27 September.
A new study demonstrates that natural variability in the Arctic is large, and is not conflicting the global warming trend.