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The university of Bergen is a research-intensive academic institution that promotes cutting-edge research in a number of disciplines. Cooperation across disciplines is emphasised. Our students and scientists contribute with knowledge and new insights to meet complex challenges that shape our society

 

Research Strategy
Forskere ved Centre for Cancer Biomarkers

Research

UiB shall develop additional leading research environments. By 2022, all our faculties will have world-class academic environments and additional disciplines of high international standard.

Strategy 2016–2022
Satsingsområder

Priority areas

The University of Bergen has three strategic areas: Marine research, Climate and energy transitions and Global challenges. Within these areas, UiB will contribute to society with excellent research, education, interdisciplinary cooperation and dissemination of knowledge and innovation.
World-class knowledge clusters
Oversiktsbilde av Bergen med markeringer for fysisk plassering av klyngene.

Knowledge Clusters

The establishment of knowledge clusters is one of several working methods by which UiB will reach its goal to develop outstanding research and education environments of excellence.

Research infrastructure
Polarforskning

Research Infrastructure

The University of Bergen counts with advanced, state-of-the-art research equipment, laboratories, databases, collections, research vessels as well as large-scale research infrastructures.

Research support services at UiB

Research support services

The UiB offers knowledge and advise to researchers, faculties and departments administrations throught the entire life cycle of externally funded research projects

SUSTAINABLE CHILDHOOD
Scott Drimie from Stellenbosch University and Marguerite Daniel from the University of Bergen after presenting their research project at University of Western Cape on Thursday 1 November 2018.

On climate change and child health

How does climate change impact on child health? That is the subject of a research collaboration between Stellenbosch University and the University of Bergen.

Astonishing discoveries
Early human behaviour in Kenya

Shines new light on human evolution

Groundbreaking research puts human evolution in a new perspective as significant archaeological findings reveals sign of modern human behavior 300 000 years ago.

News | Research
Torsk, Ålesund akvarium

Cod protein may prevent renal failure

Overweight rats fed on proteins from cod had better kidney function than overweight rats on a diet based on milk proteins, shows research by Oddrun Gudbransen at the Department of Clinical Medicine (K1).