Bergen Summer Research School

Scientific leadership

A scientific director and committe is appointed every year.

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2021: Scientific Director for BSRS 2021 is Associate Professor Katja Enberg, Department of Biological Sciences (BIO), UiB. 

Before joining UiB in 2018 she worked for eight years at the Institute of Marine Research, the last four as the head of the Research and Advice Programme Norwegian Sea coordinating all research and advice related to Norwegian Sea.

Enberg teaches SDG214; UN Sustainable Develop Goal 14: Life Below Water (a course she designed) and BIO325; Ocean Science, in which she teaches fisheries ecology and is responsible for the students' cruise on the North Sea with one of the University's research vessels.

Katja Enberg is a founding member of the  Young academy of Norway, an interdisciplinary organization for young researchers dedicated to research policy and dissemination. 

Previous Directors

2020: Professor Håvard Haarstad, Centre for Climate and Energy Transformation (CET), Department of Geography, and Spaces of Climate and Energy Lab (SpaceLab).

2019: Professor Edvard Hviding, Department of Social Anthropology, UiB, and task force leader for SDGBergen.

2018: Professor Ole Frithjof Norheim, Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care and Director of Global Health Priorites, UiB

2017: Dr. Tore Sæterdal, Assistant Director, UiB Global

2016: Professor Terje Tvedt, Department of Geography, UiB

2015: Professor Rune Nilsen, Centre for International Health, UiB

2014: Professor Siri Gloppen, Department of Comparative Politics, UiB/CMI

2013: Professor Vigdis Vandvik, Department of Biology, UiB

2012: Professor Mette Andersson, Department of Sociology, UiB

2011: Associate Professor Anne Katrine Bang, Division of Research Management, UiB

2010: Professor Thorkild Tylleskär, Centre for International Health, UiB

2009: Asuncion Lera St.Clair, Department of Sociology, UiB

2008: Asuncion Lera St.Clair, Department of Sociology, UiB