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


May 2019

This report presents CROP's activities for the period January-December 2018.

Human Security as a Sine Qua Non for Poverty Reduction and Sustainable Development in Africa

May 2019

CROP POVERTY BRIEF 50: by Ojijo Odhiambo and Fatima Umar (UNDP Nigeria Country Office).

Poverty as Ideology: Rescuing Social Justice from Global Development Agendas

14 May 2019 | Bergen Global

LITERARY SALON: Andrew Fischer, winner of the International Studies in Poverty Prize awarded by CROP and Zed Books.

News from CROPNET

The Breakthrough of the Social: Practical Utopias, Wisdom and Radical Transformations - Social work

2-6 September 2019 | Dubrovnik, Croatia

CONFERENCE commemorating 30 years of social work courses at the Inter-university centre (IUC).

EADI ISS Conference 2020

29 June - 2 July 2020 | The Hague, Netherlands

CALL FOR PANELS: Solidarity, Peace and Social Justice (deadline 6 September)

World Science Forum 2019

20-23 November, 2019 | Budapest, Hungary

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: "Science, Ethics and Responsibility" (deadline 10 April).