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Hege Ommedal

Senior Adviser
  • E-mailHege.Ommedal@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 34 46
  • Visitor Address
    Haukelandsveien 28, 4. etg.
    Armauer Hansens hus
    5009 Bergen
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen


Senior Adviser at the Faculty of Medicine

Research administration, researcher education and innovation.


Research advisor at the Department of Chemistry

  • Mobilization for research funding
  • Administrative support in application processes, including peer review of applications
  • Project administration, reporting
  • Proposal writing
  • Event planning: meetings, conferences

PhD Coordinator at the Department of Chemistry

  • Admission to the researcher education
  • Follow-up of the PhD candidates throughout the research education course
  • Secretary for The Board for Doctoral Education
  • Major assessment and case processing tasks related to researcher education at departmental level, like in hearing processes and similar
  • Committee member for assessment of PhD trial
  • Assessment of impartiality for PhD evaluation committees
  • Digital PhD defense administration, TEAMS and ZOOM
  • Web editor for the department's PhD websites


Academic article
  • Show author(s) (2011). Evolution of temperature optimum in Thermotogaceae and the prediction of trait values of uncultured organisms. Extremophiles. 509-516.
  • Show author(s) (2007). Desulfotignum toluenicum sp. nov., a novel toluene-degrading, sulphate-reducing bacterium isolated from an oil-reservoir model column. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 2865-2869.
Academic lecture
  • Show author(s) (2006). Måling av stabile karbonisotopforhold for enkeltkomponenter ved GC-IRMS - anvendelse i mikrobiell nedbrytning av olje.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Anaerobic degradation of hydrocarbons by sulfate reducing bacteria and the implications for reservoir souring.
  • Show author(s) (2005). Crude oil as carbon source during sulfate reduction.
  • Show author(s) (2004). Evidence of reservoir-like biodegradation patterns during an 8 week inoculation experiment.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Show author(s) (2007). Hydrocarbon degradation under sulphate-reducing conditions – The implications of sea water flooding and produced water re-injection on reservoir souring.
  • Show author(s) (2004). Biodegradation of the light hydrocarbons in crude oil by sulfate-reducing bacteria.
  • Show author(s) (2004). Bacterial growth on crude oil and oil components under sulfate reducing conditions.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

Cand. scient. Molecular Microbiology,  2001, Department of Microbiology, University of Bergen

PhD Anaerobic Petroleum Microbiology, 2007, Department of Biology / Centre for Integrated Petroleum Research, University of Bergen