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Former ERC Advanced Grant holder Christopher Henshilwood leads an exciting new project with roots in archaeology, but drawing on various disciplines. The project is in the final round of qualifying for Centre of Excellence status in Norway.
Using skeletons, biological anthropologist Stian Suppersberger Hamre studies the food and travels of Scandinavians who lived 1,000 years ago.
In the university league table QS by Subject 2016, the University of Bergen is in the top 100 of the world’s universities in three subjects: archaeology, anthropology and earth & marine sciences.
The renowned brain researcher Kenneth Hugdahl has been awarded his second Advanced Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). He is the second researcher in Norway to receive this grant for a second time.
Several thousand students worldwide have signed up for the University of Bergen’s (UiB) second Massive Open Online Course. For several of them, this is their first chance to study occupational health.
When the conversation gets dull, Daniel Lokshtanov relaxes with tasks too complicated for computers to solve. That has made him one of Norway’s top algorithm researchers.
Four research centres at the University of Bergen have gone to the second round in the process of becoming a Norwegian Centre of Excellence.
Nils Halberg at the University of Bergen has identified a protein that makes it possible for cancer cells to spread.
A new reconstruction of this ice sheet shows the interaction between climate and glaciers - how the ice sheet grows and retreats.
When Earth’s first organisms were formed, it may have been in an ice cold ocean. New research, published in Science Advances, indicates that both land and ocean were much colder than previously believed.
Martin A. Fernø and Michaël Tatham are both described as innovative young researchers, with an international reach.
The University of Bergen (UiB) is ranked number 92 on Times Higher Education’s list of top 200 universities in Europe.
Researcher Cecilie Schou Andreassen’s research on addiction has attracted an audience of millions. Now she is awarded the Meltzer Award for outstanding science dissemination.
The 2016 Holberg Prize is awarded to Stephen Greenblatt, American author, scholar and literature professor at Harvard University.

 Sanja Bogojević receives the Nils Klim Prize 2016.
Researchers at the University of Bergen (UiB) have identified PET scanning as an effective tool for improved oil production and CO2 storage.
Nils Halberg heads a research group to find out how obesity is connected to cancer.