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Would you like to do your master´s project with companies such as the streaming service TV 2 Sumo or the media tech company Mediability? This is possible in the media cluster Media City Bergen.
Professor Lars Nyre and his students will apply the newest within HTC Vive technology. Together with the students, he will ask the fundamental questions: What is this? How can it be used?
Day Zero is a new initiative held the day before the SDG Bergen conference and is a packed day of workshops relating to the Sustainable Development Goals. CET was well represented with three workshops on topics of accountability, student involvement & perception.
The new interdisciplinary undergraduate course CET201 Sustainable innovation had its inaugural course day last week. Around 25 students found their way to BTO’s innovation hub: Nyskapningsparken for an introduction to the eight-week course.
What can you do and where can you work after completing a bachelor's degree in IT or Media? Seinor year pupils from Upper Secondary schools received answers to these questions during the “Open Day” at the Department of Information Science and Media Studies.
Postdoc Jenny Krutzinna addresses the state's obligation to facilitate ethical medical data donation.
Norwegian universities spend a lot of resources trying to gain the attention of prospective students.
The cutting-edge Urban Enclaving Futures project used its first workshop to define how research can bring in social, cultural, spatial and further dimensions moving beyond classic economic understandings of urban development.
Skivenes and Falch-Eriksen identify possible blind spots in the Norwegian child protection system.
Professor Marit Skivenes is co-editor on a book analyzing the status of children’s rights in Norway.
Professor Bjørn Enge Bertelsen at the Department of Social Anthropology is co-editor on a newly published book. "Mozambique on the move" is a multi-disciplinary exploration of Mozambique’s contemporary and historical dynamics, bringing together scholars from across the globe.
Together with 26 key partners, CET has applied for 100 million kroners from the Norwegian Research council to establish a centre for sustainable transport in coastal cities - Centre for Coastal Area Sustainable Transport (COAST).
CET has started a podcast - CET Klimasnakk (english: Climate talks). The first episode is a recording of a public conversation we had at Literaturhuset i Bergen the 13th of November.
Students in the Master in Media and Interaction Design programme at UiB in Media City Bergen presented their artificial speech prototypes. The result is: Robot Buddy, Easysleep, Masebotten and Albert the kitchen assistant.
Professor Per Lægreid and researcher Koen Verhoest have contributed a chapter to the book «Public Administration in Europe».
The rule of building a perfect algorithm translates to a common experience of the real world: If you want something to be beautiful, it must handle complexity.

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