English edition 2003 (nr 3 - 2003
"Human history is also a history of water."
A presentation of the multi-disciplinary freshwater
research at UiB.
Zinc saves lives
Zinc treatment halves the risk of chronic diarrhoea,
but can it also help fight pneumonia?
New lease of life for development research
For the first time, UiB is drawing up a strategic
plan for development-related research and education.
New research prize hosted by UiB
The Holberg prize will be awarded annually for
outstanding research in the area of social sciences and humanities.
English influence on Nordic languages
Professor Helge Sandøy co-ordinates a project
that is studying Nordic attitudes to modern, imported words.
North Sea reflected in Spanish Outcrop
CAVE - a fruitful collaboration between the oil-company,
Norsk Hydro, and the University of Bergen.
Advances in protein research
A visit at Norway's first national
centre for proteomics - PROBE - located in the prestigious new
Building for Basic Biological Research.
FUGE platforms take form
Four of FUGE's (Functional Genome Research) national
technology platforms are based at UiB. Among them is the Computational
Biology Unit (CBU).
Partners in an Ocean of Opportunities
Prestigious partnership agreement signed between
The Sars Centre and the European Molecular Laboratory (EMBL).
Towards a better understanding of poverty
by Vigdis Broch-Due, a newly appointed Professor
at the Centre for International Poverty Research.
A 75th anniversary
The 75th anniversary of the opening of the Geophysics
building was celebrated 5 June atop Mount Fløyen.
History of Scandinavia
Professor Emeritus Knut Helle has edited the first
full-scale compilation of Scandinavian prehistory and medieval
G.O. Sars is Ship of the Year
The G.O. Sars research vessel is awarded "Ship
of the Year" for 2003.