Margareth Hagen

rector candidate

Margareth Hagen

Rector candidate

Margareth Hagen (1965) is a professor of Italian Literature and has broad and long experience at the University of Bergen in policy and management. For the past eight years, she has held key leadership positions at UiB. Margareth Hagen took over as rector at the University of Bergen on 7 January 2021. She was pro-rector from August 2017. In her role as pro-rector, she was the rector’s elected deputy and responsible for research and PhD education at UiB. She has led several key processes and committees at UiB in recent years, including the revision of UiB’s strategic plan, the development of Policy for Young Researchers and the development of UiB’s Brussels office. As chair of the Research Ethics Committee at UiB, pro-Rector Hagen has taken the initiative for an increased focus on research ethics and dialogue on good research practice and openness associated with scientific conduct. Hagen also chairs UiB’s Research Committee, which is the university’s advisory body on research policy and research strategic issues. She is a board member of the European Alliance for Social Sciences and Humanities.

From August 2013-June 2017, she was Dean of the Faculty of Humanities.

She has been Head of Research at the Department of Foreign Languages ​​and has also chaired the Gender Equality Committee at UiB.

Her research has been on the relationship between poetics, literature, and history in the 16th century in Italy. In recent years, however, she has worked with issues in the intersection between the humanities and science disciplines. She is central in the research group Literature and Science and a member of the steering group for the interdisciplinary research group Historizing the Aging Self: Literature, medicine, psychology, law.

Listen to Margareth’s podcast episode: 

Episode 3: Margareth Hagen

by Team Hagen / Anna Julie Nytrøen Bergesen

Margareth in the news: 

Vi toer ikke våre hender, Steffensen. Vi bidrar til et grønt skifte

16.03.2021
Foto: UiB

I våre øyne er det vanskelig å se en bedre og mer ansvarlig bruk av oljepenger enn at de blir brukt til å finne morgendagens bærekraftige løsninger, skriver rektor ved Universitetet i Bergen.

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Legeutdanning og stordriftsfordeler for hele landet

27.02.2021
Foto: Paul S. Amundsen

Debatten om medisinutdanningen bør handle om hvordan Norge skal bruke fellesressursene til å lage en best mulig legeutdanning som gagner hele landet.

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Medisinutdanningen må være en sentral nasjonal satsning

23.02.2021
Foto: UiB

Å etablere ett nytt medisinsk fakultet er verken god distriktspolitikk eller fornuftig forvaltning av fellesressursene våre.

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Forskningssterke bredde­universiteter og søknader om fremragende sentre for forskning

17.02.2021
Foto: Paul S. Amundsen

Margareth Hagen, rektor UiB, synes det er flott med mange søknader til sentre for fremragende forskning.

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Kortere kurs og arbeidsrelevans må ikke utfordre gratisprinsippet

19.01.2021
Foto: Paul S. Amundsen

Et mer fleksibelt utdanningssystem og kortere kurs må ikke svekke vilkårene for å utøve universitetenes kjerneoppgaver, mener rektor ved Universitetet i Bergen.

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Valgt rektor handler ikke bare om rekrutteringsform

13.02.2020
Foto: Melanie Burford

«Hybridmodellen». En direktørifisering av valgt rektor kan kanskje virke forlokkende på noen, men den faglige, kollegiale ledelsen vil svekkes og rektor vil fjernes fra universitetsstyret.

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