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This year we have two submission deadlines each semester for the master's thesis in geography: 19 May and 2 August in the spring semester and 15 November and 3 January in the autumn semester. 19 students have submitted the thesis this year.
CET Affiliate Esmeralda Colombo received CET Accelerator funding to create a special three-part podcast series ClimatenergyTalk! Hear the first episode "The Role of Scientists for Deep Decarbonization" now!
The TROPICO project shares tips and tricks for organising an online event.
It is now possible for CET Affiliates to apply for CET Accelerator seed funding. Do you have a project proposal you are developing? Apply for funding to accelerate your idea! Deadline June 11, 2021.
Associate Professor Regine Paul at the department has just published the Edward Elgar Handbook on "the Governance and Politics of Migration"
Per Lægreid and Tom Christensen with new chapter in Handbook of Public Administration
Four of the five most popular master programmes among international applicants directly tackle global challenges. 
Still, a handful of neighboring states continue to host the majority of Syrian refugees.
The CORE Lecture Series invites leading international scholars to present their ongoing research.
The Christie Conference is one of Norway's most important meeting places for academia, business, culture and society. UiB invites decision makers and key people from business, cultural life, public sector, NGO's and the media. This year associate professor Eeva Mauring, assistant professor Nina Serdarevic and head of Department Tommy S. Gabrielsen participated with engaging lectures.
The end of 2020 marked the close of our major project European cities as actors in climate and energy transformation project, funded by the Trond Mohn Foundation. Among the achievements, we are particularly proud of how the project has helped to develop the careers of researchers across the fields of sustainable city planning, governance, communications and media and social movements.
We are pleased to share with you the CET Annual Report 2020. Although 2020 was a year with huge global challenges, the centre continues to grow and develop new projects and engagement in societal transformation. Read our highlights pamphlet below and download the full annual report.
Read the latest updates on the OceanStates research front in our blog.
Lise H. Rykkja, Kristin Rubecksen and Per Lægreid are co-authors on new article in Administration & Society.
Detachment and separation continue to be central to urban development across the globe, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa. Will enclaving—the construction of these detached societies—further fuel socio-economic differences?  
Professor Marit Skivenes is appointed by the Norwegian government to lead a national working group reviewing the child protection system.
Fort the first time, data from the Panel of Public Representatives are being published in a scientific journal. The article also builds on data from the Norwegian Citizen Panel. 
Hanne Kvilhaugsvik examines employer panels in Nordic university governance.

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