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Forskningsbarometeret: New research and innovation website

Forskningsbarometeret: New research and innovation website

17.03.2011

As part of the Science Year 2011, the Minister of Research and Higher Education Tora Aasland today launched the website www.forskningsbarometer.no. – The site will be used to monitor the development of Norwegian research, to generate debate and to give us a good knowledge base for research policy, says Aasland.

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 A flying start for Nordic cryosphere research

A flying start for Nordic cryosphere research

01.03.2011

The cryosphere - all frozen water on the face of the Earth - is an uncertain factor in global climate models. More research will improve these models – which is the aim of the three Nordic Centres of Excellence funded within the Top-level Research Initiative’s (TRI) cryosphere programme.

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 Nordic top-level research becoming an international brand

Nordic top-level research becoming an international brand

28.02.2011

The Top-level Research Initiative is about to become a brand that creates new and great interest for Nordic top-level research. Professor Nils Christian Stenseth needed no more than 24 hours to put together an Advisory Panel of international experts for his new Nordic Centre of Excellence – all of them accepted immediately.

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 Nordic-Lithuanian conference -  research collaboration on equal footing

Nordic-Lithuanian conference - research collaboration on equal footing

24.02.2011

- Research collaboration between the Nordic and Baltic countries have long traditions, stated Susanna Sepponen, Senior adviser at NordForsk, at the conference “Lithuanian-Nordic Cooperation: Life-long Learning Experience" in Vilnius yesterday, February 23rd.

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 Management of climate change is the Finnish Presidency’s number one theme

Management of climate change is the Finnish Presidency’s number one theme

01.02.2011

Finland holds the Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers in 2011. Yesterday, the Prime Minister Mari Kiviniemi presened the Presidency Programme in her opening speech at a Nordic Conference on Sustainable Development in the Baltic Sea Region in Turku, Finland, focusing on the management of climate change.

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