Faculty of Social Sciences

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ENMARINE hosted its kick-off conference in Bergen on October 26-27, 2023, entitled Women and the Sea: Setting the Research Agenda
This may contribute to the political marginalization of individuals with a strong need to be heard, according to researchers.
Did you miss Arill Hagland's talk on OneSubsea Processing's plans for developing subsea substations for offshore wind parks? Watch it here!
This October the project gathered ten scholars in Bergen for a workshop on death and kinship in the age of technoscience. The three-day workshop was filled with good conversations and discussions, acadmic and non-adaemic over conference tables, dinner tables, and in the sauna surrounded by serene views at Solstand hotel.
Do we need feelgood media right now? Professor Hallvard Moe visited NRK P2 Arena to discuss news and media use during times of war and societal crisis.
Having authoritative data created by independent researchers, who have focused solely on quality, and have no commercial interests, will only become more important in the future, says professor and Academic Director of the Norwegian Citizen Panel at UiB, Elisabeth Ivarsflaten.
(14.11.23) Ph.D. Candidate Subina Shrestha on the challenges Bergen faces when planing freight transport in the city centre.
At this event in Brussels on 23 January 2024, researchers from the University of Bergen and NORCE presented and discussed new and pressing democracy issues with policy makers and experts from the European Commission and stakeholder organizations.
-  In the cracks in the system, in the fractures in the wall – that’s where the light shines through, said CET Director Håvard Haarstad at the opening of Beyond Oil 2023, held 17th and 18th of October.
Kirstine Kolsrud has been appointed as the new director of Faculty of Social Sciences (UiB). «I look forward to leading the wonderful, competent administration at the faculty,» she says.
My project is focused on understanding impacts of environmental conflicts with focus on oil and gas refining in Africa.