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The Pandemic Centre collaborates with Centre for the Study of the Sciences and Humanities (SVT) together with Centre for Climate and Energy Transformation (CET) in an interdisciplinary course "Diversity and Inequity in the Pandemic".
The roaring sound of the engines were competing with 80s rock music as the boat was skimming over the deep blue waters of the Hauraki Gulf.
How can enthusiasm and engagement be fostered in high school children?
The number of wild bees has fallen dramatically since 1990. UiB professor Jeroen van der Sluijs urges researchers to assume their responsibility and help save the insects who hold the key to upholding human food production.
In a recent editorial, UiB professor Jeroen van der Sluijs and co-editors encourage entomologists to join other scientists, legislators and policymakers in addressing and countering pollinator decline.
“I find winters really depressing, just don’t know what to do with myself,” a high school student shared with me.
What’s in a name? For the Coromandel Writers Group, it is everything. This group of highly motivated local writers covers all topics having to do with the Coromandel.
Since embarking on fieldwork earlier this year, I have been periodically collecting photos from the beaches of the Kūaotunu Peninsula where my research is based.
This spring we ran the primstav exercise again, this time with a local 7th grade school class we have collaborated with and followed for one school year
Out of 161 applications, SVT’s Centre of Actionable Knowledges (AcKnowledges) was one of 36 initiatives nationwide that made it to round two of the call.
A corollary of my seasonal study is an interest in the diverse markers of time embedded in the gardens.
I'm interested in seasonality at Arboretet and investigating whether there are any changes to how the gardeners and scientists are relating to seasons.
People commonly associate foods with seasons, particularly when it comes to foraging for wild plants like mushrooms or berries.
Associate professor at UiB, Kjetil Rommetveit, has received funding from the Research Council of Norway (RCN) to study contact tracing under covid-19 as digital politics.
UiB researcher Arjan Wardekker was recently admitted to The Young Academy of Europe (YAE), a pan-European initiative of outstanding young scientists for networking, advocacy, scientific exchange, and science policy.
Today was my fifth Friday working at the Arboretum, assisting the gardeners and learning about the seasonal rhythms of their work.
It is not uncommon to see people in bare feet on the Coromandel in mid-winter. Especially children.
Climate risk and the role of science are the subjects of one of the Arqus Alliance's first teaching activities. Arqus Winter School is held from 22-26 February and is digital and open to all.

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