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  • Helleren, Stig (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2004-12)
    This paper is based on a qualitative case study of the Norwegian Labour Inspection Authority (LIA). It explores two recurring themes in public administration. One is the conflict that arises when contradictory tasks are ...
  • Stokka, Simen Nilsen (Master thesis, The University of Bergen, 2009)
  • Firew, Gedef Abawa (Doctoral thesis, The University of Bergen, 2014-12-05)
    I have in this thesis attempted to investigate prehistoric adaptations around Lake Tana- Blue Nile basin of Northwest Ethiopia. The archaeological excavation conducted at a small rock shelter on the shore of Lake Tana ...
  • Guddal, Solveig (Master thesis, The University of Bergen, 2010-05-16)
    The political history of Rwanda has been marked by violence caused by racial and ethnic divisions between Bahutu and Batutsi. In 1994, between 800.000 and 1 million people were killed during the hundred days of genocide, ...
  • Seland, Eivind Heldaas (Journal article, Springer, 2014-04-02)
    In the millennium after 300 BC, the western Indian Ocean emerged as a main hub of Old World exchange. Study of this commerce long depended on separate regional archaeologies and a handful of literary sources with Western/Roman ...
  • Bramham, Clive R.; Alme, Maria N.; Bittins, Margarethe; Kuipers, Sjoukje D.; Nair, Rajeevkumar R.; Pai, Balagopal; Panja, Debabrata; Schubert, Manja; Soule, Jonathan; Tiron, Adrian; Wibrand, Karin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, Springer, 2010)
    The immediate early gene Arc is emerging as a versatile, Wnely tuned system capable of coupling changes in neuronal activity patterns to synaptic plasticity, thereby optimizing information storage in the nervous ...
  • Debnath, Sudip (Master thesis, The University of Bergen, 2014-06-02)
    Synaptic plasticity is the ability of neuronal synapses to change in strength over time, and is considered to be a foundation for learning and memory. Long-term potentiation (LTP) is a widely studied form of synaptic ...
  • Langehaug, Helene Reinertsen; Medhaug, Iselin; Eldevik, Tor; Otterå, Odd Helge (Journal article, American Meteorological Society, 2012)
    In the present study we investigate the decadal variability in the strength and shape of the Subpolar Gyre (SPG) in a 600-year pre-industrial simulation using the Bergen Climate Model. The atmospheric influence on the ...
  • Johannessen, Ola M.; Bengtsson, Lennart; Miles, Martin W.; Kuzmina, Svetlana I.; Semenov, Vladimir A.; Alekseev, Genrikh V.; Nagurnyi, Andrei P.; Zakharov, Victor F.; Bobylev, Leonid P.; Pettersson, Lasse H.; Hasselmann, Klaus; Cattle, Howard P. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, Blackwell Munksgaard, 2004-07-09)
    Changes apparent in the arctic climate system in recent years require evaluation in a century-scale perspective in order to assess the Arctic's response to increasing anthropogenic greenhouse-gas forcing. Here, a new set ...
  • Silyakova, Anna (Doctoral thesis, The University of Bergen, 2013-05-10)
    Human-induced CO2 emissions to the atmosphere cause climate change and ocean acidification. The strongest indicators of climate change and ocean acidification are expected to be found in the Arctic Ocean (AO). The AO ...
  • Zygmuntowska, Marta (Doctoral thesis, The University of Bergen, 2014-06-11)
    One of the most prominent features of global climate change is the reduction in Arctic sea ice thickness. The main tool to derive sea ice thickness on an Arctic wide scale is altimetry from satellites, yet current ...
  • Johannessen, Ola M.; Miles, Martin W. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, Blackwell Scientific Publications, 2000)
  • Gao, Yongqi; Sun, Jianqi; Li, Fei; He, Shengping; Sandven, Stein; Yan, Qing; Zhang, Zhongshi; Lohmann, Katja; Keenlyside, Noel; Furevik, Tore; Suo, Lingling (Journal article, Science Press, 2014-11-28)
    The Arctic plays a fundamental role in the climate system and has shown significant climate change in recent decades, including the Arctic warming and decline of Arctic sea-ice extent and thickness. In contrast to the ...
  • Safdar, Nauman; Hinderaker, Sven Gudmund; Baloch, Noor Ahmed; Enarson, Donald Arthus; Khan, Muhammad Amir; Mørkve, Odd (Journal article, BioMed Central, 2010-11-30)
    Background: The adherence to policies of National TB Control Programme (NTP) to manage a case of tuberculosis (TB) is a fundamental step to have a successful programme in any country. Childhood TB services faces an ...
  • Olsen, Olav Kjellevold (Doctoral thesis, The University of Bergen, 2010-05-20)
    This thesis presents selected works investigating the relation between leadership and morals. Given the multitude of moral challenges and the grave consequences of moral transgressions in military operations, we have ...
  • Vetti, Nils; Kråkenes, Jostein; Eide, Geir Egil; Rørvik, Jarle; Gilhus, Nils Erik; Espeland, Ansgar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, BioMed Central, 2010-11-11)
    Background: Upper neck ligament high-signal changes on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) have been found in patients with whiplash-associated disorders (WAD) but also in non-injured controls. The clinical relevance of such ...
  • Eriksen, Hege Randi; Hellesnes, Brit; Staff, Peer; Ursin, Holger (Journal article; Peer reviewed, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2004)
    Subjective health complaints without or with minimal somatic findings (pain, fatigue) are common and frequent reasons for encounter with the general practitioner and for long-term sickness leave and disability. The ...
  • Kinge, Jonas Minet; Roxrud, Ingrid; Vollset, Stein Emil; Skirbekk, Vegard; Røttingen, John-Arne (Journal article, BioMed Central, 2014-11-27)
    Background: The relationship between research funding across therapeutic areas and the burden of disease in Norway has not been investigated. Further, few studies have looked at the association between national research ...
  • Espeland, Ansgar; Vetti, Nils; Kråkenes, Jostein (Journal article, BioMed Central, 2013-01-17)
    Background: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) studies typically employ either a single expert or multiple readers in collaboration to evaluate (read) the image results. However, no study has examined whether evaluations ...
  • van Oudenhoven, Jan Pieter; de Raad, Boele; Timmerman, Marieke E.; Askevis-Leherpeux, Françoise; Boski, Pawel; Carmona, Carmen; Choubisa, Rajneesh; del Carmen Dominguez, Alejandra; Bye, Hege Høivik; Kurylo, Anastacia; Lahmann, Cornelia; Mastor, Khairul; Selenko, Eva; Slezáčková, Alena; Smith, Ripley; Tip, Linda; Yik, Michelle (Journal article, Springer, 2014-05-02)
    Many studies investigated cultural differences in values, most notably by Hofstede and Schwarz. Relatively few have focused on virtues, a related and important concept in contemporary social science. The present paper ...

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