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May 22 was an exciting day for students and staff at the Department of Biological Sciences, when the first Poster Symposium was arranged in Høyteknologisenteret.
The program for the fall 2019 is being planned as we speak, and we can already tell that a number of different topics will be addressed.
Our program this spring has been diverse, covering a broad range of topics and disciplines. Here in this newsletter you will find a short summary of a couple of our meetings and seminars, in addition to the thoughts of one of our most recent master’s students and an outlook on the semester to come.
– People at the University of Bergen together with people from Nordhordland have been slaving away to make the first Norwegian biosphere under UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere programme happen.
Ms. Apinya Singkhala defended her PhD thesis, tilted Metagenomics and Isolation of Thermophilic Cellulase - producing Bacteria from Thermophilic High Solid Digestion Condition at the Department of Biology, Thaksin University in Thailand in May 2018. Congratulations!
Ms Srisuda Chaikitkaew has a Royal Golden Jubilee PhD scholarship awarded by the Thai Research Fund for a 10 month reseach visit to BIO.
Allocations from the Academy Agreement between UiB and Equinor were announced on 28.06.2019. Four research projects on offshore wind received funding. In addition BOW was allocated funding for two Associate Professor II positions.
Felix Julian Halpaap disputerer fredag, 7. juni .2019 for ph.d.-graden ved Universitetet i Bergen med avhandlingen: ”Generation of intermediate-depth earthquakes and the fate of subduction fluids”
Prof. Vincent Rijmen was elected as a Fellow of IACR in 2019 "for co-designing AES, contributions to the design and cryptanalysis of symmetric primitives, and service to the IACR" Congratulations to Vincent!
Richard Payne, a former Marie Curie Fellow with EECRG in 2003, was killed climbing in the Himalaya