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FACTS | CORONAVIRUS
Rebecca Cox on the corona virus.

10 facts about the coronavirus

A new coronavirus (COVID-19) has emerged in China. Many deaths have occurred. Can we fear a global epidemic? We have asked virus expert Professor Rebecca Cox.

2020 SDG CONFERENCE BERGEN
Left to right: Rector Dag Rune Olsen from the University of Bergen, Minister of Local Government and Modernisation Nikolai Astrup and Professor Peter Messerli from the University of Bern at the 2020 SDG Conference Bergen.

Remembering 2020 SDG Conference Bergen

In February 2020, the third national SDG Conference at the University of Bergen took place. More than 300 delegates met to discuss technologies and partnerships. Find the programme and other information from the conference collected on this page.

KANGAROO MOTHER CARE
Kangaroo Mother Care.

Kangaroo Mother Care Reduces Infant Mortality

When newborn babies with low birth weight are held close to their mother´s bodies throughout the day, their chance of survival increases substantially.

Horizon 2020
Portrett av Eivind Seland

International scholars to Bergen to conduct EU-funded research

Six European researchers have received EU funding for research residencies at the University of Bergen through the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) programme. Four of the six grants go to research projects in collaboration with the Faculty of Humanities.

BERGEN SUMMER RESEARCH SCHOOL 2020
Stacking rocks

Actionable knowledge to meet global challenges

How can your research contribute to solving global challenges? How do you design, conduct and communicate research to stimulate social change? And how do you create actionable knowledge? Apply by 15 Feb. 2020.