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2019 SDG CONFERENCE BERGEN
Vice-Rector for Global Relations Annelin Eriksen speaks at the second National SDG Conference at the  University of Bergen on 8 February 2019.

Remembering 2019 SDG Conference Bergen

In February 2019, the second National SDG Conference at the University of Bergen took place. More than 300 delegates participated. Find the programme and other information from the 2019 conference on this page.

LAWS OF THE OCEAN
A small coral reef ecosystem with fishes. An important part of the biodiversity below water.

Finding the balance for a sustainable Ocean

A seminar in Bergen explores how the Ocean can be better regulated to ensure the balance between the harvesting of natural resources and the need for conservation.

The Holberg Prize
Holberg og Nils Klim

2019 Holberg Prize and Nils Klim Prize Laureates Announced

The Holberg Prize 2019 is awarded to British cultural historian Paul Gilroy for his groundbreaking contributions to critical race studies, post-colonialism and related fields. The Nils Klim Prize is awarded to Icelandic-Swedish philosopher Finnur Dellsén for his research in epistemology and the...

RESEARCH | DIABETES
Pancreas cells

Human cells can change job to fight diabetes

For the first time, researchers have shown that ordinary human cells can change their original function. The UiB-resarch published in Nature may give new hope for diabetes patients.

SCIENCE-POLICY INTERFACE
Professor Silvio Funtowicz discussing scientific advice and the societal impact of research on 8 February 2019 at the second SDG Conference Bergen.

The rising voice of research in policy-making

When discussing sustainable development, terms such as science advice and the science-policy interface have become all the rage. What is this all about? We asked veteran researcher Silvio Funtowicz to provide some clarity on the subject.