University of Bergen's new rector - An international mind

Rector Dag Rune Olsen, University of Bergen. (Photo: UiB/Eivind Senneset)

UiB’s new rector Dag Rune Olsen looks forward to building on the university’s successes in past years. But what are his own plans for taking UiB further?

Read the whole interview at the University of Bergen.

Facts about Dag Rune Olsen:

  • Born 1962 in Røros, Norway.
  • PhD in medical physics from the University of Oslo.
  • Professor of Medical Physics, University of Oslo, 2000–2010.
  • Head of Institute of Cancer Research, Oslo University Hospital, 2004–2010.
  • Dean of UiB’s Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, 2010–2013.
  • International recognition: Klaas Breur Gold Medal 2008. Elected member of Academia Europaea 2011.
  • Rector of UiB since 1 August 2013.

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