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Yan Li by the shore in Bergen, known as "the capital of the fjords".

Predicting “freak waves”

Yan Li, an associate professor at the Department of Mathematics and Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research, has been working on developing theoretical models to predict the occurrence probability of so-called “rogue waves” or “freak waves.” These waves can be approximately three times higher than the...

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Unexpected Findings about Survivors of Sexual Violence

More than 10,000 interviews and a new method show that survivors of conflict-related sexual violence are actually more engaged in their communities afterwards.

Bilde av æresdoktorer ved  UiB sammen med rektor Margareth Hagen

Nine new honorary doctors at the University of Bergen

Kirsten Shepherd-Barr, Camille Norment, Mads Bryde Andersen, Christopher Aiden-Lee Jackson, Alberto Ascherio, Trond Petersen, Lynn Meskell, Jeanne C. Watson and Anne Larigauderie received the prestigious honorary doctorate from the University of Bergen on May 24.

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Quitting smoking during pregnancy may have a positive effect on placental weight

A new study from the University of Bergen and the University of Exeter shows that pregnant women who quit smoking may prevent an abnormal mismatch between the weight of the placenta and the growth of the fetus.

Jill Walker Rettberg

ERC wants to see what shapes the stories AI tells us

Professor Jill Walker Rettberg receives an ERC Advanced Grant to see how narrative archetypes influence the future of artificial intelligence.