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Leif Hemming Pedersen visited PREPARE for a seminar on Axel Honneths Recognition Theory.
Postdoctoral Fellow Juliana Tappe Ortiz and Associate Professor Corentin Poyet participated to the "6th international week" of the Catholic University of Lille.
Head of the course Lise Rykkja and Jill Loga welcomed the first cohort of leaders from the ministries and affiliated units to Bergen and to the political science course on wicked problems, collaboration, and coordination in the public sector.
As part of the Breaking Bad Understanding Backlash to Democracy in Africa, Lise Rakner with Marja Hinfelaar , Sishuwa Sishuwa and Nic van de Walle (2023) published the following article in a special issue of Journal of Eastern African Studies focusing on Zambia's most recent elections.
«We are well aware that a significant change is necessary. We have the knowledge that is needed. Now we must figure out what to do,» professor Håvard Haarstad at UiB says. The seventh SDG Conference in Bergen will be held from 7.-9. February. We ask: What should be the role of universities?
Arjan Schakel’s project is coming to an end: –We have cracked open the black box of regional voting.
PhD candidate Mehri Agai has been awarded a grant from Medietilsynet for her project on young people and their digital lives, ands two students have been awarded master thesis support.
During February 2024 we offer a mini-series of three webinars dealing with hydrogen and ammonia. Join us to get valuable updates on different aspects of the current developments in hydrogen technology, economy and legislation!
This seminar was not recorded but a similar presentation by chief economist Eirik Wærness along with much more information, can be found at the Energy Perspectives webpage at Equinor.com, see the right hand column for links.
Rustam Galimullin is one of several experts in artificial intelligence at UiB. Learn more about him and his research here.
Julià Tudó Cisquella joins the department as PhD candidate on the PARTYCLIM project.
Researchers come to Bergen from all over the world to solve global challenges. Simon Øverland has invited some of them to tell us about some solutions for the future.
Infomedia’s foresight and commitment to staying at the forefront of technological education have resulted in a remarkable surge in student enrollments in 2023.
2023 proved to be a prolific year for Infomedia. Our researchers were among those at the forefront of scientific advancements, introducing innovative tools, and making substantial contributions to informed discussions on AI.
As we enter the new year, we warmly welcome Erik Knudsen in his new position as Associate Professor at the Department of Information Science and Media Studies.
Elisabeth Lyons is the first exchange student from Chapel Hill in the USA to UiB and Sampol through CONTEST.
Download the CET Low-Carbon Travel Guide with tips, tools and inspiration to reduce the climatic footprint of academic activities.
Professor David Altman, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, is Scholar-in-Residence at the department throughout January