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Professor Stefan Koelsch looks at how we make predictions and how the brain responds if our predictions are wrong.
Hiroshi Matsumoto will work to strengthen collaboration between the Norwegian universities and Japan.
Bergen Marine Research Cluster and Ocean Outlook have received funding to exchange students and conduct research with two of the most important marine research institutions in USA.
By using information gathered by satellites, a group of biologists have developed a new method for measuring ecosystem sensitivity to climate variability.
The research community know little about the new types of immigration in the world. A new, international project seeks to find the answers to difficult questions in the migration debate.
According to a Norwegian study of male cancer patients diagnosed under the age of 25, many male cancer patients have problems reproducing. The researchers hope this new knowledge may contribute to changing future treatment of male cancer patients.
Why did the industrial revolution first emerge in Europe and not in Asia? Professor Terje Tvedt wants to answer this question, and is now in the final round for an ERC Advanced Grant.
Mark the name ARCPATH, a new Nordic Centre of Excellence on Artic research. The interdisciplinary research centre focuses on predicting climate in the Arctic and its impacts.
NordicNeuroLab Inc. is a spin-off from brain research at the Bergen fMRI Group. The company has become a Norwegian export success.
An expedition of international scientists has recovered mantle rocks from the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean. The rocks show signs of early life on Earth and the scientists hope to find more pieces in the puzzle to know more about the origin of life.
Where does the acoel flatworm belong in the tree of life? Biologists have discussed this question for the last 20 years. Now Andreas Hejnol and his colleagues at the Sars Centre believe they have found the answer. The results are published in Nature.
246 new doctorates were awarded by the University of Bergen in 2015. On Friday 29 January the new PhDs of the autumn semester were celebrated.
Our early ancestors, Homo sapiens, managed to evolve and journey across the earth by exchanging and improving their technology. Research from the University of Bergen shows that cultural interaction has been vital to the rise of humankind.