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Despite slipping a few places, the University of Bergen kept its position amongst the world’s 200 leading universities in this year’s Times Higher Education rankings.
Can parachuting help people with a gambling addiction? New research shows that extreme sport athletes have quite a lot in common with gamblers.
For the next two weeks social anthropologist Vigdis Broch-Due is guest essayist at renowned website On The Human.
In April 2011 the board of the University of Bergen adopted the university’s strategy for the next four years. Amongst the goals is an even stronger international presence.
Scientists got a new arena to fight the salmon louse when The Sea Lice Research Centre opened in Bergen earlier this month.
Håkonshallen was built 750 years ago as part of King Håkon Håkonsson’s nation building project.
University of Bergen researchers have contributed to an international declaration on the prevention of non-communicable diseases. Now the UN is discussing the issue.
Early this month a centre of competition policy research was opened in Bergen as a joint venture between UiB and NHH. The centre is close to unique in Norway.
The diversity at the University of Bergen will be celebrated in international student week 19–23 September.
Thousands of guests were attracted by the stunning design of the UH Nett Vest stand at the EAIE conference in Copenhagen.
From 2005 to 2011 the University of Bergen has climbed 199 positions in the QS rankings of the world’s elite universities.
This week’s international Arabic workshop could hardly take place at a more suitable time, given the interest in Islam and the uprisings in the Middle East.
The University of Bergen has received words of sympathy from friends and partners from all over the world after the terror of 22 July.
Aurora Martinez has been developing a new genetic disease drug. Now she and her team have received a generous grant and are hoping to start their own company.
Friday 26 August sees the Doctor Promotion at the University of Bergen. 123 new PhDs are to be honoured in a ceremony in Håkonshallen.
Researchers can identify dyslexic children at a young age by using a simple questionnaire. This allows for earlier and better treatment.
– You are a continuation of the academic fellowship that has been progressing for centuries, Rector Sigmund Grønmo told the new students at the start of the academic year.
More than 500 international students arrived in Bergen last week to start or continue their studies at the University of Bergen.

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