Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

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Because of the current covid-19 situation in Bergen, this half-day seminar will be digital! This is the third in a series of transport related half day seminars considers the topic of a more sustainable future for aviation.
In her master thesis, Christine Tveiten Johansen, has studied how bisphenol compounds activate or inhibit estrogen receptor in Atlantic cod. She shows disturbing results of the substitute compounds can be more harmful that the known plastic additive bisphenol A.
On Wednesday the 18th of December we will have our first meeting where we start planning the program for the coming spring 2020.  The program will be announced at the beginning of the semester, so stay tuned for news on the website and our social media channels!  
This fall we have covered several topics and disciplines, ranging from carbon capture, to hydropeaking, and energy security. In this newsletter you will find a short summary of a couple of our meetings, in addition to the thoughts of one of our master’s students who got the opportunity to continue working with her project on ocean wind after finishing her masters, and an outlook on the semester... Read more
- Making people from the tech fields and the clinical fields merge efforts, is vital to improve patient treatment
iEarth becomes one of the Norwegian Centres of Excellence in Education. The University of Bergen now hosts two of the prestigious centres that focus on innovative and forward-looking education.
During the last months I have been thinking about how to communicate my PhD project to the general public. As a scientist, I explain my work with graphs and figures. But a figure which is easy to understand to my colleagues or peer reviewers, will find it hard to attract the attention of someone outside science.
UiB and Imperial College researchers have developed a tool which predicts how progressive diseases like cancer and malaria develop in individual patients. In addition, the tool uncovers how bacteria develop resistance to certain drugs.