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NordForsk is an organisation that facilitates and provides funding for Nordic research cooperation and research infrastructure.

NordForsk with funding for two proposals for Arctic Research under Belmont Forum call for proposals

To promote cooperation between Nordic researchers and their colleagues outside the Nordic region, NordForsk participated as co-funder in the most recent call for Arctic research projects under the Belmont Forum. This has resulted in two new projects, both of which are rooted in Nordic research with branches into broad-based international cooperation.

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European grant awarded to TRI climate researcher

20.04.2015

Professor Noel Keenlyside, head of the GREENICE project on climate, green growth and society under the Top-level Research Initiative, has won a Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council (ERC) for his work on reducing uncertainties in future climate projections.

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Human pressure affects the climate impact of wetlands

31.03.2015

Wetlands can both sequester CO2 and release methane (CH4) into the atmosphere. It is difficult to calculate how the balance between the uptake and emissions of these two greenhouse gases is affected by climate change. A large researcher group that includes participation of the Nordic Centre of Excellence DEFROST have concluded that human activities may influence this balance.

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Nordic programme on gender in the Nordic research and innovation area

09.03.2015

The NordForsk Board has decided to establish a programme on gender in the Nordic research and innovation area, including Nordic She Figures. Executive Director in the Research Council of Norway, Jesper Werdelin Simonsen, is appointed chair of the Programme Committee.

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