Anne Salvanes - Short CV#

  • Cand. Real (Research M.Sc. Fisheries biology, University of Bergen (1984).
  • Dr. Scient. (Ph.D) Biology, University of Bergen. Thesis title: «Structure and dynamics of the cod population and trophic interactions in Masfjorden: A contribution to a large-scale cod enhancement experiment.» (1991).
  • Research Assistant (Institute of Marine Research, IMR;1985-1987)
  • Assistant Professor (College of Stord-Haugesund, HSH;1987-1991).
  • Chair at the Department of Aquaculture Engineering, HSH (1990-1991)
  • Research Fellow (Joint position at the Department of Fisheries and Marine Biology, UiB and Institute of Marine Research (IMR); 1991-1992)
  • Post doc (UiB; 1993)
  • Research Fellow (Department of Fisheries and Marine Biology, UiB; 1994-2000)
  • Coordinating (20%) and organizing the international symposium «Objectives and uncertainties in fisheries management, with emphasis on three north Atlantic ecosystems» (1996-1997)
  • Board of the research program Marine Resource Management MARES, The Research Council of Norway (1996-2000).
  • Professor (2000- , Department of Biology, UiB)
  • President of the Norwegian Association of Oceanographers (2002-2004)
  • Chair of the Aquatic Behavioural Ecology Research Group (2003-2006; Department of Biology, UiB)
  • Board of the Institute of Marine Research IMR, appointed by the Ministry of Fisheries (2006-2007)
  • Prorector (2005-2009; UiB)
  • Committee member of FRIBIO, Research Council of Norway (2010-2012)
  • Lead committee developing the UiB institutional human resource policy for young researchers (PhDs, Post Docs and externally funded researchers on contracts (2009-2010)
  • Committee member of FRIMEDBIO, Research Council of Norway (2011-2014)

Experiences associated with the position as Prorector 2005-2009:
  • Deputy rector, and deputy leader of the University Board
  • Chair of the University Research Board and the institutional PhD-education
  • Chair of the committee that developed a plan for improving doctoral education (Fra livsverk til karrieresstart)
  • Chair the working group that developed a Handbook for doctoral education
  • Chair of the Research Ethics Committee
  • Chair of the Committee Evaluating the Research Organization at the University of Bergen
  • Chair of the committee that developed the UiB plan for strengthening Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology
  • Led the committee that developed the Strategic Plan for Improving Gender Balance at the University
  • Board member of the CoE: Center for Integrated Petroleum Research CIPR; and appointed observer at the boards of the CoEs GeoBiology and Medieval Studies
  • Board member of the National board of Universities and Colleges research Committee (UHR-FU)
  • Member of reference groups developing national Strategic Plans for Science and Technology and Strategies for Investing into national Research Infrastructure
  • Member of the committee developing the national University Language Politics
  • Member of the Coimbra Task Force Group for Research and PhD-training. Initiative taken to arrange and host the first COIMBRA group summer school 2007- "Transferable and professional challenges in cross-scientific global climate research - a summer school for European research leaders of the future" in Bergen July 2007, to be offered to PhD-students and Post Docs at Coimbra group member universities.
  • UiB contact person for European University Association - Council for Doctoral Studies.


Coordinating national PhD courses housed at Espegrend Marine Field Station, UiB
  • "Modelling the behaviour and life history of fish" (1996; Guest lecturers: Prof. Colin Clark, University of British Columbia, prof . Paul JB Hart, University of Leicester, prof Marc Mangel, University of Santa Cruz, California
  • "Exploitation of evolving resources" (1998. Guest lecturers: Prof. Ransom Myers, Canada, prof. Richard Law, University of York, prof. Paul JB Hart, UK. )
  • "Population consequences of environmental fluctuations". (1999; Guest lecturers : Prof. Steinar Engen, University of Trondheim, prof. Jeffrey Hutchings, University of Dalhousie, Canada, prof. Richard Law, University of York, UK).
  • "Experimental behavioural studies on fish". (2000; Guest lecturers: dosent Eva Brännäs, University of Umeå, Prof. Carin Magnhagen, University of Umeå, ass. Prof. Trygve Nilsen, University of Bergen, prof. Gunilla Rosenqvist, University of Trondheim, assoc. prof. Nicky Welton, University of the West of England, Bristol).

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