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The EU Horizon 2020 project TROPICO invites you to participate in three virtual sessions, presenting ongoing research and discussing relevant topics related to the project.
Lise Rykkja and Per Lægreid with new article on Nordic Administrative Collaboration
The launch at the University Aula concluded with two large panels representing the diversity of scientific milieus tackling global challenges in Bergen. Together they will work to make Bergen the place of choice for students seeking knowledge and skills to help solve global challenges.
UIB postdoctors Magnus Hoem Iversen and Erik Knudsen win award for best media science article using data collected through the Norwegian Citizen Panel.
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CORDIS interview Lise H. Rykkja about the TROPICO-project
The ongoing situation with COVID-19 has forced us to think differently about the master's students connected to CET. We are excited to announce the launch of the CET Master Student Network.
DIGSSCORE is now running a new panel in a sub-population of importance for the structure of democratic governance.
Kristin Rubecksen, Lise H. Rykkja and Per Lægreid are co-author on new article in Governance.
Professor Ragnhild Muriaas at the University of Bergen started her working career as a DJ. Now she investigates what strings must be played in politics to make a footprint.
BSRS 2021 will be a fully digital PhD research school.
Using a combination of data from the Norwegian Citizen Panel and other sources, researchers at the Institute for Social Research (ISR) have analyzed the development of Norwegian citizens’ levels of trust in politicians since 2000. The key findings of the project, which was ordered by the Ministry of Local Government and Modernization, were presented by ISR’s Jo Saglie and Signe Bock Segaard in... Read more
The working title of my thesis is: How can knowledge about gender specific mobilities inform in the planning processes for sustainable transportation systems in Accra, Ghana?
In her master's thesis, Maïlys Rouillé studies the important contribution of cross-border fishtraders to food security in Ghana and its surrounding countries during the COVID-19 crisis.
Using a survey experimental approach, relying on panel data from the Norwegian Citizen Panel, Lars Erik Berntzen's recent article was published as part of the Politics and Governance issue “Populism and Polarization: A Dual Threat to Europe’s Liberal Democracies?”.
Per Lægreid and Tom Christensen with new article that analyse the Norwegian governments handeling of the Corona pandemic
This handbook bring together accomplished scholars who study one or more aspect of electoral persuasion. Elisabeth Ivarsflaten and Lise Bjånesøy contribute with the chapter "How and Why the Populist Radical Right Persuades Citizens" written jointly with Scott Blinder.
A recent article in Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, using data from the Citizen Lab, finds that mutual partner choice enables cooperators to outperform free riders.

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