The publication ”Nordic Research – Key Data 2012” contains up-to-date statistics from the field of research and development in the Nordic countries. It is published by The Nordic Council of Ministers and compiled by the Nordic Institute for Studies in Innovation, Research and Education (NIFU). The data used in the publication (see separate excel file below), may be used and distributed, provided that the source is mentioned.
Anders Geertsen is the new head of The Department of Knowledge and Welfare (KV) in the Nordic Council of Ministers' Secretariat in Copenhagen.
Göteborg Book Fair is a major event in Sweden, attracting a large and interested audience. The theme for this year's Göteborg Book Fair 27-30 September is Nordic literature and NordForsk presents three of its program initiatives on the stand organized by the Nordic Council of Ministers.
On 31 July in Brussels, NordForsk – along with the European Association of Research and Technology Organisations (EARTO), the European University Association (EUA) and the League of European Research Universities (LERU) – signed a memorandum of understanding in which the stakeholders commit to strengthening coordination between EU research institutions and working to harmonise Europe’s research policy.
“Healthy aging – mission impossible?” was the title of professor Laura Fratiglioni’s speech at Euroscience Open Forum (ESOF) in Dublin today. After having made three points, firstly that aging is a positive phenomenon, secondly that aging historically is a new phenomenon, and thirdly that aging continues throughout life, she concluded that healthier aging is indeed possible.