Numbers and facts
The Department of biosciences was established as a fusion between the Department of Biology and the Department of Molecular biology and biological chemistry in 2013.
The Head of Department is Rein Aasland.
Employees and students
- about 340 employees
- 42 professors
- 92 researchers, associate professors and adjunct professors
- 50 post docs
- 133 PhD students
- 66 administrative and technical staff
- 397 bachelor students
- 164 master students
- 129 million NOK from the Research Council of Norway (RCN) in 2016
- 11 million NOK from EU grantsin 2016
- 116 projects supported by RCN
- 21 international projects
- 58 other externally funded projects
The numbers are from 2016.