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Faculty of Psychology

The Faculty of Psychology offers vocational training for psychologists, is responsible for university teaching training at UiB, contributes with the pedagogy part of teacher training and offers degree courses in a wide range of subjects: child welfare, health promotion, education, special education, psychology, work and organizational psychology and speech therapy. The Faculty's main focus in research is related to health, learning, development-related research and basic research in a broad sense.

When the well is empty

When the well is empty

Tales from young lives experiencing the climate change and water crisis in South Africa. Our climate is in constant change. Today human made technologies are making this change happen more rapidly, that have led to an increase in environmental changes and extreme weather. Through media exposure the...

Climate and energy transition

Psychology makes a difference for climate change

Researchers in psychology investigate our attitudes and actions towards energy transitions and climate change.

ERC Grants

The difference between science and research

Interview with Dr Kenneth Hugdahl on his research into auditory hallucination, why meaningful scientific advancement takes time and how the European Research Council (ERC) is integral in making it happen.

Research

Small electrical shocks give healthier brains

Controversial electrotherapy has been replaced with small electrical impulses to the brain. This can help patients with depression, stroke and brain tumours.

Alumni of the month

Alumni of the month: Hope Corbin

Meeting a foreign culture can be challenging, but for our alumni of the month Hope Corbin, studying in Norway was a great experience. 'Get involved' and 'listen to others' is Corbin's advice to students. Today she is an Associate Professor at the Western Washington...

Doctoral Education

The doctoral education lasts for a standard period of three years and includes independent scientific work in the form of a thesis to be defended at a public defence. In addition, the organized doctoral education includes a training module (30 ects) lasting one semester.