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«Is there a response pattern that cuts across different crises? We don’t really know,» UiB researcher Pierre-Georges Van Wolleghem says. Now he wants to study just that.
Professors Ragnhild Muriaas and Yvette Peters have published a new article in European journal of Political Research. They use survey experiments for both the Norwegian Citizen Panel and the Panel of Elected Representatives.
🌍 At a time when the energy debate focuses mainly on economic and geopolitical aspects, we want to bring attention to other fundamental dimensions: the human and social.
Postdoctoral fellow in the Bergen Media Use Group Katharina Wuropulos presents her research in a seminar on multicultural recruitment.
Right-wing populism and authoritarian tendencies are on the rise around the world. Renowned sociologist Walden Bello will explore this topic in this year’s GRIP lecture.
Brooke Wilkerson defended her PhD thesis on 19.12.2023 at the University of Bergen. The thesis title is "Systems approaches to sustainability: Innovation and social-ecological-technological systems.
Jesse Benjamin Schrage defended his thesis PhD thesis on 20.2.2024 at the University of Bergen. The thesis' title is: "Practicing urban climate governance: Organisational work and energy demand reduction in Nordic cities"
«The efforts of professor Trond Petersen has been really important in developing research collaboration and student exchange between Norwegian universities and the University of Berkeley,» says Jan Erik Askildsen, dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences.
In my PhD project, I study the imaginaries and praxes around solar energy rollout in Rajasthan, India.