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Geologist Nele Meckler works on reconstruction of past climate conditions. She has now received a Starting Grant from the European Research Council to build her own research group at the University of Bergen.
Europe’s borders keep changing, both mentally and geographically. But where do Europe’s borders begin? Where do they end? What is the real centre of Europe? We asked the research group the Borders of Europe to provide us with some answers.
In 2014, South Africa’s constitution celebrates its 20th anniversary and the Norwegian constitution celebrates its 200th anniversary. At a conference in Johannesburg, the two constitutions will be celebrated, compared and scrutinised.
New research increases understanding of the diabetes-related disease CEL-MODY.
The University of Bergen is developing new knowledge and strengthening anthropological research in Ethiopia, Sudan and Uganda in an effort to deal with complexities related to their national borders.
New research from the Faculty of Psychology at the University of Bergen (UiB) shows that the use of online social media for personal purposes during working hours can have a negative effect on work performance and the well-being of organisations.
Spain used to be a net importer of labour. Now the Spanish seek work abroad, and some travel to Norway. What makes them go to Europe’s northern fringes for work and how do they experience life in Norway?
Studies on the EU’s regions show that big autonomous regions wield more influence in Brussels. “EU member states may benefit from delegating power,” says political scientist Michaël Tatham.
In May 2014, the European Court of Justice ordered Google to delete some results from its search results. This could have a major impact on the freedom of information in Europe. And because of the EEA Agreement, the Court’s judgment affects Norway just as much as the EU Member States.
Do sour cherries escape toll duty? Or is that sweet cherries? Knowing what is or isn’t the correct letter of the law can be a nightmare in the EU. Especially when legislation is translated into all 24 official EU languages.