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"I already live climate-friendly and I am furious at the wasteful consumption of the youth. They have a consumption of everything that is completely beyond comprehension.” This is the response of an elderly person answering the question of whether it is possible to live more climate-friendly.
Pioneering research ideas on migration and diamond coating have given Marry-Anne Karlsen and Justas Zalieckas at the University of Bergen a Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC).
The 7th conference on interdisciplinary teamwork skills for the 21st century, will be held in Bergen, Norway on 27th-28th April 2023.
Migration researcher Marry-Anne Karlsen at the Centre for Women's and Gender Research (SKOK) at UiB has been granted prestigious funding by the EU to do research on expert knowledge in asylum litigation.
An international team of archaeologists, led by a UiB scientist, has identified the oldest bone tools from southern Africa. The tools are 60,000 to 80,000 years old and were likely used for debarking trees and to dig into the ground.
On 10 November, Ida Vikøren Andersen and Øyvind Gjerstad from the CLIMLIFE project attended a breakfast meeting together with Espen Gamlund for a conversation about why we are not doing enough in the face of climate change.
In January, the Pandemic Centre offers a two-week course for students on learning from the COVID-19 pandemic. The course builds on last year's digital module and is open to all students at master's and PhD level.
The CLIMLIFE project has completed a report on the results of a survey on the attitudes of the elderly (65+) to climate and lifestyle.
The research shows great technology optimism in the population.