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November 9, Professor Robert S. Langer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will present the Falch Lecture at a live streaming from MIT in Store Auditorium entitled "Creating and implementing breakthrough technologies in biotechnology and nanotechnology". Dr. Langer has been called "The Edison of Medicine", and he has an exceptional track record in science and innovation.
On October 20, CCBIO hosted a Celebration Seminar to celebrate the awarding of the King Olav V’s Prize for Cancer Research 2021 to Professor Bjørn Tore Gjertsen. Leaders from the university and the hospital as well as close colleagues gave highly praising speeches and scientific talks.
Mother’s exposure to cleaning agents and disinfectants in her job may have negative consequences for her future children, a study from the University of Bergen (UiB) shows.
The project “ActiveAgeing” will rely on smart technologies and interviews to find out how we can have a better and safer ageing. The project starts with data collection in Autumn 2021.
The University of Bergen and NTNU have joined forces to establish a new research-centre on the brain. On Wednesday October 13th, the centre will officially open in Bergen.
This year’s ECTMIH congress acknowledged the reality of the slogan “No health without mental health” by having a separate track on global mental health. We do encourage coming congresses to take this further and integrate more critical views and perspectives from users and civil society.
Here are the winners of the faculty's research and education awards and the Søren Falch Awards of 2021.
A joint GMHRG initiative has led to the 7th track on Mental health and health promotion – the first of its kind in the ECTMIH history.
Alrek-days 2021: "Forskning for folk, med folk, til folk»
Request to take part in a needs-based epilepsy follow-up with Haukeland University Hospital, Neurological outpatient clinic and inclusion in the EpiReg epilepsy register
Speaker: Marc Lerchenmueller, Assistant Professor for Technological Innovation and Management Science at the University of Mannheim, Germany, and Research Fellow at the Yale School of Management, USA.
In an Editorial in the Journal of the Norwegian Medical Association, Anand Bhopal (BCEPS PhD candidate) and Sofie Haugan Shrivastava (Medical Student, University of Bergen) call for a green transformation of the health service.