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The Pandemic Center to collaborate with the Pandemic & Disaster Preparedness Center of TU Delft (19.01.2023)
Two representatives of PDPC visited the Pandemic Centre in the second week of January to explore possible collaborations
Compared to day workers, shift workers have an almost six-fold higher risk of needing hospital care due to COVID-19, according to a recent study from the University of Bergen.
In January, the Pandemic Centre offers a two-week course for students on learning from the COVID-19 pandemic. The course builds on last year's digital module and is open to all students at master's and PhD level.
Several African countries are experiencing food-shortages and stop in trade as a result of the pandemic and closed borders. UiB-student Maïlys Rouillé went to West-Africa to do fieldwork among fish-traders who had their livelihoods reduced.
Researcher and co-founder of the biotech-company Moderna, Robert S. Langer, has met a lot of skepticism and rejection in his career. He explains the road to success with being stubborn, having courage to think big and to have good role-models.
The agreement will strengthen ongoing work to improve public health in African Union (AU) member states and give more people access to basic health services.
The Pandemic Centre collaborates with Centre for the Study of the Sciences and Humanities (SVT) together with Centre for Climate and Energy Transformation (CET) in an interdisciplinary course "Diversity and Inequity in the Pandemic".
In january the Pandemic Centre will offer a two-weeks course for students to learn from the Covid-19 pandemic. The course is open to both PhD-students and Master students from all diciplines at the university.
In collaboration with LawTransform (Center on Law and Social Transformation), the Pandemic Center organizes a discussion on "Migrant Health in the pandemic".
Would you like to learn more about previous pandemics and current issues about the covid 19 pandemic from international researchers? This fall, OsloMet is arranging a digital webinar series open for everyone.
Through the international vaccine project "Inno4Vac", the University of Bergen will contribute to research and innovation to enable faster development and production of new vaccines.
How do we interpret past pandemics? A recent book chapter examines how medieval leprosy was reinterpreted and reinvented for the modern world.
A paper published in the prestigious journal Nature Medicine on long-COVID, describes persistent symptoms six months after acute COVID-19, even in young home isolated people.
The first joint article from the Pandemic Centre as a unit has now been published in Scandinavian Journal of Public Health.
Professor Eirik Holmøyvik is lead author together with Benedikte Moltumyr Høgberg and Christoffer Conrad Eriksen from the University in Oslo of the article "Norway: Legal Response to Covid-19" in "The Oxford Compendium of National Legal Responses to Covid-19".
Associate professor at UiB, Kjetil Rommetveit, has received funding from the Research Council of Norway (RCN) to study contact tracing under covid-19 as digital politics.
We've asked Robert Gray to give teachers ten tips for digital teaching.
How does the health-authorities choose to communicate when the world is experiencing a global crisis? This will be the main topic in a new rhetoric-study with researchers from Norway, Sweden and Denmark.