International Student Blog

Category: Science

Touring: Mathematics and Natural Sciences Faculty

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Recently, a member of the Biology Student Union (BFU), Stein, was kind enough to provide me a tour of the Mathematics and Natural Sciences Faculty. He was very patient with me when I had to spend extra time looking at squirrel skeletons – thanks, Stein! Spanning several buildings, some of which are new, some of…

Touring: Marine Microbiology Group Lab

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My friend António, a research fellow who is part of the marine microbiology group at UiB, was kind enough to provide me with a tour of the lab where he does his research. The marine microbiology group is part of UiB’s biology (BIO) department, one of the largest of UiB’s departments. BIO research spans a range of disciplines including developmental biology, evolutionary biology, and…

Dr. David Nutt visits Bergen

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Last week Professor David Nutt, psychiatrist and director of the Unit of Neuropsychopharmacology at Imperial College London, spoke at Det Akademiske Kvarter (the student culture house) in a Studentersamfunnet (the Bergen Student Society) organized event. This was a talk many students might have found interesting, whether they are studying to be health professionals, researchers, or just because they’re wondering how alcohol and other…