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

Organisational Changes at the CROP Secretariat

1 December 2018

The University of Bergen (UiB) and the International Science Council (ISC) have announced organisational changes at the CROP Secretariat.

​The Democratic Developmental State: North-South Perspectives

February 2019

OPEN ACCESS PUBLICATION: Edited by Chris Tapscott, Tor Halvorsen, Teresita Cruz-Del Rosario.

The Political Economy of Poverty and Social Transformations of the Global South

February 2019

OPEN ACCESS PUBLICATION Edited by Mariano Féliz and Aaron L. Rosenberg.

News from CROPNET

Knowledge, evidence and how to "leave no one behind"

14-16 October 2019 | University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), Durban, South Afica

CALL FOR PAPERS - DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS 20 May 2019: International workshop co-organised by UiB-Global, UKZN, CODESRIA, HSRC and DST

Jobs: The highway out of poverty

24 April (10:00-11:30) | Bergen Global

LECTURE by David McKenzie, Lead Economist in the World Bank Development Research Group, Finance and Private Sector Development Unit

World Science Forum 2019

20-23 November, 2019 | Budapest, Hungary

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