Dag Rune Olsen

Dag Rune Olsen

Rector / University of Bergen, NORWAY

Rector of the University of Bergen for the period 2013 - 2017.

Dag Rune Olsen was Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences from 2010 until his appointment as Rector of the University of Bergen in 2013; during his campaign he emphasized the importance of developing the university further as an international research university.

He was previously Director of Research at the Norwegian Radium Hospital in Oslo and is a Professor of Medical Physics, specializing in cancer treatment and radiation therapy.

Rector Olsen has served in international positions, organized several international meetings and conferences and has been editorial board member in several international journals. He received the Klaas Breur Award for his research (2008) and is elected to Academia Europaea (2011) and the Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences (2013).

Olsen earned his PhD in medical physics from the University of Oslo in 1999. He has published over 120 scientific papers in international peer reviewed journals as well as book chapters and other scientific works.


CROP News and Events

The Politics of Social Inclusion: From Knowledge to Action

15 November 2019 | UN Library, GENEVA

BOOK LAUNCH for forthcoming CROP/UNESCO publication (as part of UNRISD Seminar Series)

New Global Research Programme on Inequality (GRIP)

15 October 2019

The University of Bergen (UiB) and the International Science Council have signed a new agreement for a Global Research Programme on Inequality (GRIP).

Putting Children First: New Frontiers in the Fight Against Child Poverty in Africa

18 October 2019 | Brighton, UK

BOOK LAUNCH and workshop at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) in Brighton, UK

News from CROPNET

RCT: The Gold Standard for Poverty Eradication?

6 November 2019 | Bergen Global CMI/UiB

OPEN SEMINAR organised by Bergen Global CMI/UiB with Howard White (Campbell), Sarah A Tobin (CMI), Georg Picot (UiB) and Espen Villanger (CMI)

International Science Council (ISC) inaugural Action Plan 2019-2021

October 2019

The ISC's inaugural Action Plan, Advancing Science as a Global Public Good, was recently shared with ISC members.

Launch and Workshop Event: CALL FOR PROPOSALS (Deadline 15 July)

Friday 18 October 2019

‘Putting Children First: New Frontiers in the Fight Against Child Poverty in Africa’ Institute of Development Studies (IDS), Brighton, UK