Lars Nyre (born 1969) comes from the farm Nyre in the town of Voss in Hordaland. He lives in the Bergen suburb Minde with his partner Barbara and their three children. He has studied and/or worked at the Infomedia Department at the University of Bergen since 1990. He became an associate professor in 2008 and a full professor in 2012.
From 2019 Nyre is a professor II at the Department of Media and Social Studies at the University of Stavanger. He was a professor II at Volda University College from 2008 to 2010, and also conducted his PhD work at Volda from 1997 - 2003.
Lars Nyre enjoys music under the pseudonym DJ Syrenyre.