The Rectorate

Digital Day for employees

All UiB employees are invited to participate in Digital Day in Grieghallen on October 4th. There, UiB colleagues will present ongoing digitalisation projects, tools and methods, and future digital solutions.

Digital myldredag plakat

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Digital day also aims to inform, inspire and motivate all employees and give them the opportunity to develop their digital knowledge and skills together.
The program consists of:

  • 20 stands from UiB groups presenting their digitalisation work
  • Talks from the stage (some in English)
  • UiB projects displayed on screens
  • Try out tools and programs
  • Mingle with colleagues

Sign up here

For planning purposes, we kindly ask you to sign up here (in Norwegian) if you are interested in attending the event.


In addition to the regular Campus bus schedule, extra bus service will be provided between The Faculty of Medicine and Grieghallen.
The bus departs from Armauer Hansens Hus, Haukelandsveien 28, at 09.00 and 11.00, and returns from Grieghallen at 11.00  and 13.30.

Activities - ground floor

BRITA (IT department) is moving the entire Help desk to Grieghallen. You will be able to view and test various services like Skype for Business, Office 365, mprint, OneNote, desktop.uib.no and more.

E-learning course: UiB has launched the first e-learning courses for employees; you can test different courses at the workstations on the first floor.

Sikresiden is a mobile-adapted website that gives you training in security themes and will help with what to do in emergencies. Sikresiden is particularly adapted to students and employees. Come and try the website on your mobile.

The virtual dental chair - Department of Clinical Dentistry
The virtual dental chair is a training system, where the goal is for the students to develop their practical skills in dentistry.

Digital loom
Check out our digital loom!

Exhibition overview - second floor

Collection and dissemination of large amounts of data - Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
ALICE (A Large Ion Collider Experiment) one of the largest experiments in the world devoted to research in the physics of matter at an infinitely small scale.
ASIM (The Atmosphere Space Interactions Monitor) is an observatory, or instrument suite, to be mounted on an external platform of Columbus laboratory on the International Space Station (ISS) in 2018.
GLIDERE  retrieves research data from the ocean depths.
Drones and model aircraft collect measurement data in the atmosphere.
Målebøyen Gabriel collects data from Store Lungegårdsvann.
ICOS (Integrated Carbon Observation System) is a European monitoring network for greenhouse gas emissions in the atmosphere, on land and in the ocean. Norway contributes with two atmospheric stations, one touristic station and four stations for marine observations, and the Ocean Thematic Centre (OTC), where the marine data from the European observational stations will be analyzed, perform quality control and develop a consistent measurement system.
Bjerknes Climate Data Centre (BCDC) will provide a single access point for climate data worldwide, while at the same time it will ensure the visibility and accessibility of Bjerknes Data by embedding them in the same network.

Norwegian Citizens Panel and Citizens Lab - Faculty of Social Sciences
DIGSSCORE operates the Norwegian Citizens Panel and the Citizens Lab.
Norsk medborgerpanel (Norwegian Citizen Panel) is a web-based survey of Norwegians’ opinions toward important societal matters.
Medborgerlaben (Citizens Lab) is a research laboratory with 32 computers used by several fields at UiB and other institutions. The goal is to conduct experiments, which is important for understanding human behavior and attitudes in different situations

Dragefjellet Learning and Communication Center - Faculty of Law
Can teaching and dissemination of research be more informative, engaging and inspiring? On our stand, we will show concrete examples of video productions and other digital tools. Come and try them with us!

Digital Language and Literature Resources - Faculty of Humanities
ASK is an electronic, searchable text corpus for Norwegian as second language where language data and personal data are linked.
LaMoRe: LaMoRe is a scientific research group at the University of Bergen. Its mission is to do research on computational language models and digital language resources.
Holberg: This is the first digital critical edition of Holberg’s collected writings. The texts are fully searchable and equipped with commentaries, introductions, critical apparatus, and facsimiles.

Digital Language and Literature Resources - Faculty of Humanities
Folkeminne: SANKA is an archive containing jokes, puzzles, children's songs, fairy tales, anniversaries, day-to-day documentation and much more. The oldest document in the archive is from the 16th century. Check out our Facebook page.
URBGIS: This is a register of Norway's population from 1801.
Hordanamn: A map page that allows you to search for 166,000 city names and associated audio files from Hordaland.

Faculty of Medicine
Innovativ MOOC (massive open online course) introduces occupational health – a part of public health that is neglected in many developing countries, where industrial activity is increasing, but the health and safety of workers is hardly discussed.
PET for newbies - Combining e-learning and hands-on experiences in the new medical curriculum: Blended learning in Nuclear medicine. Third-year medical students at the University of Bergen learn how to read andinterpret PET/CT examinations in a brand new e-course on Mitt UiB.
The Molecular Imaging Center (MIC) MIC offers access to instrumentation for imaging of cells and subcellular structures, tissue and small animals. MIC has highly qualified scientific and technical staff to secure training, high quality performance of projects and well-functioning instrumentation

University Museum of Bergen
Social Media: How does University Museum of Bergen use social media and communication?
The knowledgebase GRIND is the University of Bergen's portal for disseminating knowledge about landscape and living environment, this knowledgebase is suitable for researchers at the University of Bergen and for academic communities such as the Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research, the Institute of Marine Research, the management environment and museums in Western Norway.

University of Bergen Library
Phd-portalen: is an electronic solution for submission, archiving and legal deposit of doctoral dissertations from the University of Bergen
Profildoktorene: How visible are you and your research? It has become more important for researchers to have a well-profiled digital presence.
MARCUS  is a collection of the University of Bergen Library treasures with digitized manuscripts, photographs, diplomas and much more.
The fragment project (Fragmentprosjektet): How can researcher’s best puzzle manuscripts together digitally? How is it possible to "browse" in Norway's lost manuscripts from the middle ages on one computer?

The Digital Study Administration
TP - teaching and examination plan system.
Room Booking system - Online booking!
Literature kiosk and Digital Literature List: Simplifies work with literature lists and digital study literature.
System for Inquiries at UiB: How should employees handle their needs faster?
Digital Marketing in Student Recruitment: Increased Visibility of Applicants.
And more.
On our stand you will have the opportunity to win a prize!

TekLab is a newly established network of researchers and students at the University of Bergen. We engage in academic-based technology development, concentrating on prototypes related to media and communication
Vimond Hololens Edition is an editing tool in which the working process is controlled through projection in VR glasses. Put on the glasses and try yourself.
INJECT is an expert tool that helps news journalists get ideas for new angles.
Prosopo is a mobile app for "average anonymization" of faces. Take a picture and make yourself unrecognizable before publishing.

SLATE - Centre for the Science of Learning and Technology
Visit SLATE’s  stand:
Try VR: Can memory technique through virtual reality help us remember better?
Try a new app: iComPAss – app for data retrieval and visualization of wanted and existing skills - a tool in the workplace at individual and group level.
Demo and introduction to our new portal - Learning Analysis Portal - gives you an overview of learning analysis in Norway.

DigUiB Læringslab – Communication Division
Digital learning and communication lab (Læringslab) is located in the media cluster Media City Bergen. Come to our stand to find out about our services.
Innovativ MOOC (massive open online course) provides an introduction to occupational health – a part of public health that is neglected in many developing countries, where industrial activity is increasing, but the health and safety of workers is hardly discussed. Meet course coordinator Bente Moen.
MittUiB – Try our new app!

bioCEED - Center of Excellence in Biology Education
Visit our stand:
ArtsApp – bioCEED is a self-developed app for species determination.
bioST@TS – a web based platform that develops students' skills in computing and statistics - in a biological setting.
Teach 2 Learn (TE2LE) – active learning using student-generated videos.
bioPRAKSIS – biology students blogs about learning and experience in work practices.

SAFE – secure storage of research data
Introduction, installation and connection. SAFE is a service that provides employees, students and external access to dedicated resources for processing health and personal information.

Bergen Teknologioverføring (BTO) – Guiding Good IDEAS
On our stand you can see innovative digital projects at Bergen Technology Transfer office (BTO), and discuss how your ideas can become tomorrow's solutions.

Stronger focus on IT security and information security. Availability, integrity and confidentiality. Clear IT security culture. ROS analyzes of the most important IT systems at UiB.

Customized IT for research and education
Within computing and storage services, you can talk to people working with High Performance Computing (HPC)
You can also see our new cloud infrastructure, UH-IaaS
Virtual PC Lab is a service under construction that offers teachers and students a work-surface in the cloud.
Video notes records lectures and provide students with a repetition tool.
The task seminar is a new developed tool in Office 365 and MittUiB, based on the traditional seminar model.

Digital building Estate and Facilities Management division
Estate and facilities management division presents Central Operational Control. This monitors, controls and regulates the technical facilities in our buildings, typically heat, ventilation, lights, alarms, energy etc.

Self-employed financial services
On our stand we will be presenting services such as travel bill, reimbursement of expenses and time registration, that will be available to you on mobile. You can also see our new developed financial reporting tool Tableau Reporting for project managers and managers. We can now also offer eLearning courses with certification to some of our economics modules.

Short scientific presentations on digitalisation

The scientific presentations will last 10-15 minutes and will be streamed.

09.30 - Rector Dag Rune Olsen and university director Kjell Bernstrøm - Digitalisation at UiB

10.00 - Associate Professor Lise Hellebø Rykkja - Digitization, organizational development and collaboration

10:30 - Adviser Camilla Ahamath - How does the University Museum use social media, 5 tips on how to get more followers on Facebook. Room: Nina

11.00 - Associate Professor Christian Jørgensen - Using mobile in classroom dialogue.

12.00 - Professor Barbara Wasson, - Technology Enhanced Learning Research in a Nutshell.

13.00 - Associate Professor Victoria Rosén - Digital Language Research.

14.00 - Associate Professor Robert Gray, - Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age.


Digital strategy

UiB's digitalisation strategy has been divided into five basic strategies:

  1. An Underlying Digitalised Infrastructure
  2. User-Oriented Digital Services
  3. The Digitally Accommodating University
  4. A Self-Service University Administration
  5. A Culture of Change and Implementation