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CET Lunches, conferences and breakfast meetings; here's an overview of our planned events for the semester.
The pilot project KODEM_DEMO utilized the new national infrastructure KODEM for research on Norwegian democracy and governance. The first results have now been published in a special issue of Norsk statsvitenskapelig tidsskrift (The Norwegian Journal for Political Science).
Our associate professor Silje Kristiansen got accepted into UiB's career development program Momentum for 2023!
DIGSSCORE is announcing a Postdoctoral research fellow position in Political Science with deadline March 31st.
We mark European Social Survey’s (ESS) 20th anniversary by holding a seminar at Hotel Norge, Wednesday 25 January, from 0930 to 1700. Department of Government has been national coordinator for the ESS since 2019, and wishes to invite all interested parties to participate at the seminar. Everyone are also invited to a competition on making the best ESS data visualization.
In their latest article in the international top journal Journalism, John Magnus Ragnhildson Dahl and Brita Ytre-Arne explain the meaning of metrics in journalism during the COVID-19 pandemic, from an audience perspective.
Researcher Erik Knudsen publishes new article in Journal of Communication. Knudsen provides a new theoretical framework for studying news recommenders systems impact on selective exposure in the online news environment.
Did you miss Dr. Abdullah Al Arif's presentation on how offshore wind farms (OWFs) and fisheries interact within a climate change context? Watch the recorded webinar here!
Us, Isaac, Lina and Mara, are three physical geography master students that had a chance to participate in summer school this December, which took place in Chile.
Did you miss Jon O. Hellevang's presentation on seabed minerals and their role in the green shift? Watch it here!
Join our dynamic research centre! PhD position on climate change in the media and public perception is now open for applicants. Application deadline: 1st of February.
Phd-candidate Mehri Agai publishes an article on Digital disconnection and identity in the Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication.
The 20th of February Professor Brita Ytre-Arne is releasing her latest book "Media Use in Digital Everyday Life".
The 7th conference on interdisciplinary teamwork skills for the 21st century, will be held in Bergen, Norway on 27th-28th April 2023.
Arjan Schakel has been appointed as professor in Comparative Territorial Democracy at the Department of Comparative Politics. He was previously research professor at the department where he in 2019 started to work on the research project "Strengthening Regional Democracy" funded by a Trond Mohn Foundation starting grant.
In January, the Pandemic Centre offers a two-week course for students on learning from the COVID-19 pandemic. The course builds on last year's digital module and is open to all students at master's and PhD level.
Exciting academic positions at the Department of Government
The redesigned Master’s programme in Politics and Governance of Global Challenges explores the complex multi-level governance of global, and often wicked, problems in the contemporary world such as inequality, climate change, migration, or pandemics.

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