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What is the connection between parasitic infections and allergies? This question is at the core of a new University of Bergen-led research project, which has received seed funding from the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN).
More than 3,400 former University of Bergen students have registered on UiB’s alumni home page. The goal is to register 5,000 alumni before UiB’s alumni day, 12 September 2015.
In 2014, 218 new doctorates were conferred at the University of Bergen.
Professor Noel Keenlyside has been awarded a Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). He is the first University of Bergen researcher to be awarded this prestigious grant.
According to an international panel of experts, the development-related research and education at the University of Bergen is of an excellent international standard.
The University of Bergen welcomes 359 new international students in the spring semester 2015. The number has increased by 80 students from spring 2014. This is the highest number of international students ever admitted at UiB in a spring semester.
The ULTRADIAN project aims to ameliorate and facilitate endocrine diagnostics and treatment for both patients and the health care system. The project has recently been awarded close to 6 million Euros from the EU.
In its January 2015 edition, National Geographic magazine has a 22 page article, Origins of Art, showing the research of UiB archaeologist Christopher Henshilwood.
Kristian Smeland Ytre-Hauge has been awarded eight million Norwegian kroner from the Bergen Research Foundation for a new research project designed to improve radiotherapy methods.
On 1 January 2015, the Sars International Centre for Marine Molecular Biology became part of the University of Bergen (UiB). The centre was previously part of Uni Research.