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Ruben Berge Mathisen is the Department’s newest postdoc
«This is an opportunity to tackle prominent but largely-overlooked challenges plaguing the frontiers of developed liberal democracies» Aaron Spitzer says.
Did you miss Gerard A Virgili's presentation on optimizing energy supply of a Recirculating Aquaculture Systems (RAS) to reduce the carbon footprint? Watch the presentation here!
Compared to many other countries, Norwegian readers do not shy away from news about politics. This and other insights from the Reuters Digital News Report and its Norwegian sub-report were presented by Janne Bjørgan at Fritt Ord.
On Friday, August 25th 2023, the Department of Government was pleased to host this year's March / Olsen Honorary Lecture with Professor Walter W. (Woody) Powell as the distinguished speaker. The title of the lecture by Professor Powell was called "The Iron Cage Redux - Looking Back and Forward".
On 26-27 September Dr. Thomas Däubler will hold a two-day workshop that provides an introduction to statistical methods for causal inference with observational data
New paper by Hallvard Moe, Torgeir Uberg Nærland and Brita Ytre-Arne discusses people’s news experiences before, during and after societal crisis situations.
As part of the NordMedia conference 2023 in Bergen, PREPARE organized a panel on the project's theoretical ambitions.
Who are the key actors in interest intermediation in higher education in Western Europe?
The Habitable Air project introduces a new pilot study to identify, monitor, and measure community-level emissions. The pilot study, led by Dr. Kerry Chance, will employ air quality sensors placed in key household and institutional sites.
New PREPARE postdoctoral researcher Özlem Demirkol Tønnesen explains turkish political twitter.
Are you working on a PhD thematically oriented towards environmental sustainability, environmental justice, ocean studies or marine economies?
Over the next 5 years, a large interdisciplinary project at UiB will advance the frontier of knowledge in artificial intelligence (AI), with a particular focus on reliable and ethical development in the field. The program is supported by the EU and aims to train 19 researchers from various disciplines to become the future leaders in AI research and technology.
(versão em português abaixo) Se invita a investigadores académicos a presentar una propuesta para una presentación académica para la conferencia de lanzamiento de ENMARINE, que tendrá lugar en Bergen los días 26 y 27 de octubre de 2023. Es la primera de un total de tres conferencias organizadas como parte del proyecto “Sostenibilidad ambiental, economías marinas y desigualdades socioeconómicas de... Read more
There is a vacancy for a permanent position as associate professor in Anthropology at the Department of Social Anthropology, University of Bergen.
Jens Kjeldsen argues that much of what is considered traditional communication – such as lectures and presentations – is invisible, because it takes place in forums that are not public to everyone.