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Professor Laurence Bindoff is researching mechanisms that can link age and the diseases Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. This research has brought him to the final round in the competition to become a Norwegian Centre of Excellence (SFF).
In his new EU supported project, neuroscientist Kenneth Hugdahl will use and develop new technology to help patients who are hearing voices. This research could represent a paradigm shift in the treatment of patients with schizophrenia.
The University of Bergen has started building a pilot plant for microalgae production at Mongstad north of Bergen. The goal is to grow omega-3-rich microalgae for use in fish feed, based on CO2 captured from the test faciltity Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM).
Hans Tore Rapp will head the EU project SponGES. Mapping the North Atlantic sponge grounds could yield environmental as well as medicinal gains.
Young and single men are at risk of being addicted to video games. The addiction indicates an escape from ADHD and psychiatric disorder.
A fire in a computer room in Nygårdsgaten 5 earlier today causes the university IT systems to be unstable.
There has been a fire in a computer room at the University of Bergen´s IT-Division in Nygårdsgaten 5. The fire is now extinguished, but the IT-systems are still unstable.
The Department of Informatics cooperates with Simula Research Laboratory to increase data security in Norway. The partnership will materialize in a new company called Simula@UiB.
Ingvild Sandøy has been given NOK 25 million from the Research Council of Norway to prevent teenage pregnancies in Zambia.
ICOS Norway and the Ocean Thematic Centre are officially opened, as part of the large European network for greenhouse gas monitoring.
University of Bergen researchers have found a protein that could hold the key to understanding how Alzheimer’s disease develops.
The young developmental biologist Simona Chera has received grants for a total of 17 million NOK (1.8 million Euros) for her cutting-edge research in the field of diabetes.