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Creating transdisciplinary dialogue between academia and experts from outside will help in the work to achieve the United Nation’s millennium development goals.
When the diagnostic thresholds are lowered, being normal ends up being as unachievable as the supermodel on the catwalk, according to Lars Fredrik Svendsen, who is a professor of philosophy at the University of Bergen.
Deep down, the founder of modern weather forecasting, Vilhelm Bjerknes, would have preferred to work on theoretical physics.Until he got funding for weather research, that is.
Norwegian nature and the unique character of Bergen are the main pulls for international students who study at UiB.
Your Christmas tree may be adorned with lights and glitter. But 25,000 insects, mites, and spiders are sound asleep inside the tree.
The Eurasian eagle owl is the symbol of the University of Bergen. It represents wisdom and knowledge. Now, this most dangerous of predators is itself threatened with extinction.
The University of Bergen establishes a new Bachelor programme in Chinese and makes changes to ease the academic progress for Psychology students.
The City Mountains of Bergen are typically Norwegian and covered with needle-bearing trees and birch. At least that’s what the locals would like to believe.
The political turmoil in Russia in the nineties was followed by a digital and linguistic revolution. Now President Putin wants to reclaim the language as a tool of power.
Archaeological finds in South Africa shed new light on early human's abilities to adapt to climate change.
What roles do diet and genetics play in the development of obesity and diabetes? The answer may be found in a unique Norwegian study of mothers and children.
Space research at the University of Bergen has been awarded with one of the most prestigious grants in Europe. Nikolai Østgaard is the man looking for GRBs in thunderclouds.
A team of scientists has revealed that the enigmatic marine penis worms (priapulids) develop their intestine just like humans, fish or starfish do.
The boundaries between global and local were blurred when music artists started using social media, according to a new book.
Insomnia and sleep apnoea are turning us into major health service consumers, causing us to be less productive at work, and may even lead to serious accidents.
Who receives medical care when resources are scarce? To make those hard decisions, researchers at UiB have worked on a guide with the World Health Organization.
As one of the world’s leading aquaculture nations, Norway has an international obligation to improve health conditions for salmon, according to Frank Nilsen. He is Professor of Biology and head of the Sea Lice Research Centre in Bergen.
The world outside is knocking on Norway’s door. This creates new and challenging issues for legal professionals that will change the legal landscape in the next few years.

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