Tagged: University of Bergen

Youth drinking down

Young Norwegians drink and smoke less, WHO survey finds M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Young Norwegians of school age now drink less alcohol and smoke less than ever, according to a recent survey conducted...

Mondale receives honorary doctorate

Molly Jones Norwegian American Weekly The University of Bergen awarded Walter F. Mondale an honorary doctorate on October 2 as part of a special honorary doctor promotion. The ceremony was held in conjunction with...

An American in Norway

St. Olaf’s Fulbright scholar to research diabetes and cracking the Norwegian shell Kari Heistad Edina, Minn. “Home is where the heart is.” But for many Norwegian Americans, it can feel like half of that...

Record number of disputations in 2010

More doctors’ degrees were conferred at the University of Bergen in 2010, than ever before. 111 doctors were honoured in Håkon’s Hall Jan. 28, 237 doctoral theses were presented at the University of Bergen...

UiB worldclass

“This I react with great satisfaction” said the rector of the University of Bergen, Sigumd Grønmo to NRK. “It is a further confirmation of the great progress the University has been internationally in recent...

European success for Norwegian humanities researchers

“This shows that Norwegian humanities researchers are both highly competent and offensive when it comes to participating in the international competition for research funds,” says Anders Hanneborg, Executive Director of the Division for Science...

Top grant awarded to research on microorganisms

Professor Frede Thingstad is the third Norwegian researcher this autumn to be awarded a European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant of NOK 20 million. Professor Thingstad is investigating the biological interactions among microorganisms at...

Two Norwegian researchers win top EU grants

Kenneth Hugdahl and Christopher Henshilwood have each been awarded the highly-competitive Advanced Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). It marks the first time Norwegian researchers in the humanities and social sciences/psychology have received...