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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.
The high elevation flat surfaces characteristic of the Norwegian landscape are in geologically terms young, according to a paper in Nature Geoscience.
The Kavli Prize is awarded to researchers in the fields of astrophysics, nano science, and neuro science. The man behind the prize, Fred Kavli, recently visited Bergen.
The exchange of researchers and developing regional climate expertise and capacity in developing countries is part of the now formalized collaboration between the Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research and the National Center for Atmospheric Research.
In 2014, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) presents its Fifth Assessment Report. The Bjerknes Centre is heavily involved with the report.
At the Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research, more than 100 climate scientists work to study the climate – past, present, and future. The centre celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2012.
The number of PhDs at the University of Bergen reached another high in the spring of 2012 with 144 new doctorates. Each faculty will also get an honorary doctorate.