A scientific director and committe is appointed every year.
2021: Scientific Director for BSRS 2021 is Associate Professor Katja Enberg, Department of Biological Sciences (BIO), UiB.
Before joining UiB in 2018 she worked for eight years at the Institute of Marine Research, the last four as the head of the Research and Advice Programme Norwegian Sea coordinating all research and advice related to Norwegian Sea.
Enberg teaches SDG214; UN Sustainable Develop Goal 14: Life Below Water (a course she designed) and BIO325; Ocean Science, in which she teaches fisheries ecology and is responsible for the students' cruise on the North Sea with one of the University's research vessels.
Katja Enberg is a founding member of the Young academy of Norway, an interdisciplinary organization for young researchers dedicated to research policy and dissemination.
2020: Professor Håvard Haarstad, Centre for Climate and Energy Transformation (CET), Department of Geography, and Spaces of Climate and Energy Lab (SpaceLab).
2018: Professor Ole Frithjof Norheim, Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care and Director of Global Health Priorites, UiB
2017: Dr. Tore Sæterdal, Assistant Director, UiB Global
2016: Professor Terje Tvedt, Department of Geography, UiB
2015: Professor Rune Nilsen, Centre for International Health, UiB
2014: Professor Siri Gloppen, Department of Comparative Politics, UiB/CMI
2013: Professor Vigdis Vandvik, Department of Biology, UiB
2012: Professor Mette Andersson, Department of Sociology, UiB
2011: Associate Professor Anne Katrine Bang, Division of Research Management, UiB
2010: Professor Thorkild Tylleskär, Centre for International Health, UiB
2009: Asuncion Lera St.Clair, Department of Sociology, UiB
2008: Asuncion Lera St.Clair, Department of Sociology, UiB