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To solve the complex problems of the world today, researchers must be able to communicate across different fields. This was the message when the PhD promotion took place in the University hall in August 2015.
Statistically speaking, Professor of Psychology Kenneth Hugdahl should have been a drug addict. Instead, he became addicted to long jogs and research into auditory hallucinations.
The UiB brain researchers Kenneth Hugdahl and Karsten Specht recently published an article documenting proof for a generalized active network for cognitive functions of the brain.
Spring 2015 saw 141 people getting their doctorate at the University of Bergen. This is 26 more than last spring.
Professor Stuart Sillars is offering a new way of looking at Shakespeare’s plays in his new book, Shakespeare and the Visual Imagination.
A special gene variant may be part of the explanation for increased fat storage in half of the population. This finding may give patients new and better targeted treatments in the future.
Patients with chronic whiplash experience long-lasting pain, but doctors and researchers struggle to explain the causes. Solbjørg Makalani Myrtveit wants to help these often misunderstood patients.
Herds of goats equipped with GPS collars will help combat reforestation in the mountains surrounding Bergen.
The risk among cleaners of developing asthma is greater if you had unfavourable conditions early in life. This is the result that was found by researchers at the University of Bergen in a recently published study.
In June 2015, Master student in computer science at the University of Bergen, Johan Torås Halseth (24), was awarded the prize for best Norwegian computer science student of the year.
Professor Marina Warner was never destined to be an academic, and definitely not an academic who gathered prizes. We caught up with the 2015 Holberg Prize Laureate to discuss fairy tales, myths and how fantasy and reality are interwoven.
Young and promising are words that are easily attached to Eirik Vinje Galaasen. Even before reaching the age of 30, he had achieved what many researchers dream about throughout a lifetime: He had an article published in the journal Science.
The collaboration between Professor Kjersti Fløttum and Associate Professor Øyvind Gjerstad started when Øyvind was Kjersti's student. Now the two work together on a project about the role of language in the climate change debate.
More than 850 new international students were given a proper Bergen welcome at the beginning of August.
Insects are the most successful group of organisms in the history of life. A discovery of new genes suggests why.