Global and development-related research

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CROP Director Alberto Cimadamore believes that SANORD can be an important partner in scientifically supporting the fight against poverty in the southern parts of Africa.
Two new development programmes aim to shape policy on water management in Asia and Africa. The projects kicked off early January in Sri Lanka.
This year the Bergen Summer Research School will gather PhD candidates from all disciplines and all parts of the world to focus on Governance to Meet Global Development Challenges.
This winter's lecture series at the Bergen Resource Centre for International Development looks at what it means to be fair.
Delegates at the SANORD conference in Malawi agreed to grow the organisation to welcome new member countries and universities.
In late November 2013, the coordinators from Makerere University and UiB met in Bergen to kick-start the process towards a new frame agreement.
In early December UiB researchers attend SANORD’s fourth biennial international conference in Malawi to strengthen the university’s ties to southern Africa.
Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi from Kenya is the new secretary general of UNCTAD. In 1989, Kituyi received his doctorate in anthropology at UiB.
The Department of Health Promotion and Development celebrates its first 25 years this autumn. Today this pioneering research environment is renowned for its methods and teaching.
The 2013 Stein Rokkan Prize for Comparative Social Science Research goes to two researchers for their book about socialist legacies in East Central European economies.
Africa is technologically advanced in several areas, but woefully unprepared for technologies that could revolutionise its health care.
Most of the world’s 20 largest oil-producing countries struggle with corruption and a lack of democracy. And oil plays an important – and unfortunate – part.
The University of Bergen is making an untapped source of historical material available by digitising the vast TV archives of Sudan National Broadcasting Corporation.
The University Library adds unique documents to an already significant collection as Professor Rex Seán O'Fahey bequeaths his large private archive.
Nils Anfinset went to Palestine to do archaeological research for his PhD in 2002 − the most intense phase of the second Intifada. Today he teaches a class in research ethics.
UiB’s Vice-rector for international affairs, Professor Anne Christine Johannessen, praises Fredrik Barth and Gunnar Håland as the pioneers of the co-operation between UiB and the University of Khartoum.
Independent policy research organisations are rapidly emerging in the Global South, but little is known about their interaction with universities and policymakers.
UiB anthropologists go to Tanzania to secure footage of secret ritual that is about to die out. This film provides a close encounter with anthropologists and the people they study.