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A new publication by Erik Knudsen and Mikael Poul Johannesson used data collected through the Norwegian Citizen Panel to explore what lies behind our decisions to read and share news stories on social media.
DIGSSCORE's weekly lunch seminars will be held as webinars this fall. You are welcome to attend the first one on Tuesday September 1.
Ishtiaq Jamil and Hasan Muhammad Baniamin asks if this a mismatch or a realistic assumption in new publication.
– Migration is an important field of law because legal status makes an enormous difference. If you have status as ‘citizen’ you are protected by the law in a completely different way than refugees and migrants.
Globale samfunnsutfordringer har avsatt midler til stimulering av faglig tverrfakultært samarbeid i 2020. Søknadsfrist 24. september 2020.
PhD student Akram Hossain co-authors a journal article on public administration education in Bangladesh and highlights MPPG Program which is designed based on the MPA program at the University of Bergen.
Head of Department, Peter Andersen, summarize a special spring semester.
The project is a part of the new Centre for Research-based Innovation (SFI)
Translation and layering key findings when Kvilhaugsvik examines two engineering programmes in Norwegian higher education
We are pleased to share with you the CET Annual Report 2019. The centre keeps growing its activities, and in 2019 there were a good number of publications, including some high-impact journals. Read our highlights pamphlet below and download the full annual report.
20 students have submitted their theses this semester.
An indefatigable fieldworker and a firm critic of facile and commonsensical understandings of global phenomena, our own Prof. Bruce Kapferer turns 80 on 4 June 2020!
Over the last month, 16 students have participated in GEO316 Practical Skills in Remote Sensing.
Balancing governance capacity and legitimacy a key component in new article by Christensen and Lægreid.
Bergen Summer Research School opened 8 June with a record number of participants. Together with some of Bergen's best research milieus, they will explore how their research can contribute to solving global challenges. This year they meet online - watch the many public lectures on YouTube.
How will news stories be told with new technologies such as 360 degree video, virtual reality and augmented reality? What are the opportunities for new, groundbreaking stories, and what ethical issues are put into in flux? That is amongst the questions asked by researchers at the University of Bergen in new book by Routledge.
Urban population growth, internet shopping and demand for fast delivery services are increasing the amount of freight travelling through our cities. How we plan freight logistics is an important measure in creating sustainable cities.
The article reviews studies of online democracy in Norway and argues for a more nuanced theory.

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