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With an increased interest in the natural resources of the Arctic, geologists are increasingly drawn to research on the archipelago of Svalbard.
A new research centre aims to find the causes for schizophrenia and bipolar disorders.
Major oil discoveries in North Dakota are creating problems in the sparsely populated American state. Now a UiB project formulates solutions to the problems.
The marine animal tunicate can be used both as biofuel and fish food, according to prize-winning research at UiB and Uni Research.
The French sociologist and anthropologist Bruno Latour is the winner of the Holberg Prize for 2013. Ingvild Almås from NHH’s Department of Economics wins the Nils Klim Prize for young researchers.
Rector Sigmund Grønmo signed a new collaboration agreement with the Armauer Hansen Research Institute and bolstered relations with Addis Ababa University on a visit to the Ethiopian capital.
Birkeland Centre for Space Science is one of UiB’s new Centres of Excellence. The centre opened on 7 March 2013.
A delegation from UiB headed by Rector Sigmund Grønmo visited Makerere University to celebrate 25 years of collaboration between the two universities.
So far, the tobacco plant has done more harm than good. But in the future, the plant may be used as part of a life-saving vaccine.
Parents are both part of the solution and part of the problem when a child suffers from mental health problems.
A research group at the Sars Centre in Bergen has shed new light on the evolutionary origin of the head.
The University Museum of Bergen’s new director, Henrik von Achen, has a background in religious art. That may explain why he views the work of the University Museum as a trinity.
Smartphones offer a wealth of possibilities for psychological research. A new study shows that an iPhone app yields as reliable results as laboratory tests.
A research project looking at how to achieve more equal health distribution on a global basis has received a grant from Worldwide Universities Network.
The sixth Bergen Summer Research School will focus on food as a global development challenge.
A three-year old child is at increased risk of emotional problems if its father had mental health issues during the pregnancy.
Professor Terje Tvedt has studied the River Nile for 30 years. His extensive research reaches its conclusion in an epic book that has been lauded by Norwegian critics.
Women accounted for 53 per cent of the PhDs at the University of Bergen last year.

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