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Phd-candidate Mehri Agai publishes an article on Digital disconnection and identity in the Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication.
The Academy for young researchers annonces their 11 new members for 2022-2026. With hard competition from over 50 applicants, our own Erik Knudsen made the cut.
The Commission for Digital Privacy gives their recommendations and propositions for the Norwegian government.
How prepared are we to get correct information and be engaged when it is needed? Media professor Hallvard Moe has been awarded a prestigious ERC Consolidator Grant to better understand citizen’s ability to get information and be engaged in democracy.
Rune Søholt has started as a PhD candidate at the Media Poverty research project at NORCE lead by Torgeir Uberg Nærland.
Maria Faust, a doctoral candidate from University of Leipzig, visits the Media Use Research Group in March
Special issue in Digital Journalism: Advancing the Audience Turn in Journalism features articles from professor II Irene Costera Meijer, and professors Hallvard Moe and Brita Ytre-Arne
Hallvard Moe, Pawel Burkhardt, Vadim Kimmelman, and Carlo Koos have received UiB's first ERC grants from Horizon Europe.
Hilde Sakariassen has joined the MUCS team with her postdoctoral project "The tale of two cities – the duality of digital technology for inexperienced users in a societal crisis"
Ida Kvilhaug Sekanina has started as a PhD candidate at the MUCS project.
This semester the Media Use Research Group has had its first visiting scholar since the start of the pandemic.
Brita Ytre-Arne and Hallvard Moe paper Doomscrolling, Monitoring and Avoiding: News Use in COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown published in Journalism Studies
"Now we have lots of new ideas about how we can work on fundamentally applicable research to create innovative insights", says work package co-leader Hallvard Moe.
The new project “Media Use in Crisis Situations: Resolving Information Paradoxes, Comparing Climate Change and the COVID-19 Pandemic” has started.
New projects started at MediaFutures and upcoming Annual Meeting
Researchers from The University of Bergen have received funding for the project “Media Use in Crisis Situations: Resolving Information Paradoxes, Comparing Climate Change and the COVID-19 Pandemic”.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, BSRS 2020 was organized as a virtual research school.

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