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The University of Bergen welcomes 715 new international students this autumn. A new record. The students first meeting with UiB is a crash course in how to be a student in Bergen.
– A surrealistic and figurative approach, says art historian Siri Meyer about the new mural created by the Argentine street artist Jaz on the UiB campus.
On Tuesday 14 August the UiB leadership officially welcome students and staff to a new academic year. International students get a peek start on Thursday 9 August.
An iPhone app developed in Bergen is helping schizophrenia patients block the unwanted voices they hear in their heads.
This year the Bergen Summer Research School takes place for the fifth time. Once again, issues of globalisation are discussed in this interdisciplinary forum. We traced the roots of the summer school with founding mother Kjersti Fløttum.
The subject of the fifth Bergen Summer Research School is «Transnational Migration and Global Development».
Higher education reduces the risk of becoming disabled. But this does not apply to everyone. Doctor Helle Schøyen has researched the connection between bipolar disorder and disability.
Are you a social media enthusiast or simply a Facebook addict? Researchers from Norway have developed a new instrument to measure Facebook addiction, the Bergen Facebook Addiction Scale.
Researchers from the University of Bergen have developed a new instrument to measure work addiction: The Bergen Work Addiction Scale.
This year’s Christie conference is just around the corner. Wednesday 25 April Grieghallen will resound with conversations inspired by panel discussions and lectures.
The University of Bergen’s Department of Informatics has been rated the best of its kind in Norway. The Department is also internationally recognised.
Erlend Lavik has analysed the visual expression of critically acclaimed TV series «The Wire» in a video essay. The essay has become a viral hit with more than 40,000 viewings so far.
The University of Bergen (UiB) is set to lead a project to scan, digitise and preserve the audio-visual archives of the Sudan Radio and Television Corporation.
Manuel Castells has been awarded the Holberg International Memorial Award for 2012, whereas Sara Hobolt of the University of Oxford receives the Nils Klim Prize for 2012.
The cleaning of the whale skeletons at the University Museum of Bergen is now finished and on 20 April the Whale Hall is open to the public again.
There is no blueprint to gauge the reactions of victims of the Utøya massacre. They should be given support and encouragement, according to a UiB researcher.
Researchers at Haukeland University Hospital and the University of Bergen have discovered a previously unknown gene defect in people with chronic diarrhoea.
The Christie conference 2012 showcases the best and most important research at UiB. At the conference, the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences will focus on energy research.

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