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RoMoMatteR is a transnational project that tackles gender discrimination by empowering Roma girls. In December 2019, the project held its third general meeting with the special participation of Associate Professor Gaby Ortiz-Barreda and PhD Raquel Herrero-Arias.
How can your research contribute to solving global challenges? How do you design, conduct and communicate research to stimulate social change? And how do you create actionable knowledge?
With it comes a great deal of responsibility. The effects of educational assessments upon learning, and what we can find out about learning from these assessments, are both important facets of this responsibility that have not received enough attention.
When Karsten Specht came into contact with brain researchers and language therapists working with aphasia patients, things began to happen.
Centre for International Health (CIH) and the Department of Health Promotion and Development have received funding for a new internship project where master’s students will be able to get scholarships while on internships at partner institutions in Durban, South Africa.
Due to the development of the Bergen 4-Day Treatment for severe anxiety disorders, TIME Magazine named psychologists Gerd Kvale and Bjarne Hansen as two of the 50 most influential persons in health care in 2018.
Chr. Michelsen Institute and the University of Bergen have a long-standing agreement to strengthen development-related research in Bergen. We now invite applications for collaboration between our two institutions. Deadline 14 June, 2019.
Professor Janne Grønli received “studiekvalitetsprisen” for the subject “Circadian rhythms, sleep and behavior” at "Undervisningsdagen" 2019.
RoMOMatteR is a transnational project which aims to empower Roma girls’ mattering in order to help them envision their own futures and choose motherhood only if and when they are ready.
Erica Seelemann and Zaria Connors have come all the way from Halifax, Nova Scotia in Canada to follow courses at the University of Bergen, and they will write up their Bachelor in Psychology here.
Antarctic winters trigger psychological hibernation so people can cope with isolation and darkness.
The Center for Crisis Psychology (SfK), in cooperation with the Section for Hyperbaric Medicine (SHM) and Occupational Medicine Department (YMA) at Haukeland University Hospital, has started data collection in the study 'Quality of life and hyperbaric treatment'.
Ole Marius Kvamme from UiB’s Communication Division has written about SLATE for the UiB Magazine 2018. He writes that at SLATE, researchers work to understand digital data, and to use it to better understand and support learning.
Researchers in psychology investigate our attitudes and actions towards energy transitions and climate change.
All academic staff at UiB have received or will soon receive a survey in their inbox. The survey is part of the EU certification program Charter & Code, which will set a European standard for researchers' working conditions.
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 University, but has returned to Bergen as a guest to work with colleagues on the Refugee Resilience Network... Read more
Winner of the 2019 PROSE Awards by the Association of American Publishers in the subject category Engineering and Technology.
Olaug has written since she was 19 years old, she has always liked to write and wrote a lot over the years. At Heimly Folkehøgskule she sent a manuscript to a publisher – and suddenly she had become a published author. Nilssen has recently published the book, “Tung tids tale” - a story of how it is to be the mother of a child with autism.

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