Today, NordForsk made the decision to fund a Nordic Centre of Excellence (NCoE) within the Education for tomorrow programme. The new NCoE “Justice through education in the Nordic countries” will look into the challenges facing the Nordic educational systems, analysing how the Nordic welfare states can continue to ensure justice through education.
The Nordic countries are known to be open, safe, and modern societies. But disasters and threats – both violent and digital – are entering the scene. Namely because of their openness, the Nordic countries are especially vulnerable.
Is it possible to build trust across national borders? This question was one of the main issues addressed when NordForsk hosted a high-level workshop to discuss the sharing of registry data among Nordic countries.
Nordic food has been attracting serious attention in recent years – thanks in large part to three Nordic Centres of Excellence under the NCoE Programme on Food, Nutrition and Health.
Nordic Centre of Excellence SYSDIET's recently published study on diets shows that a healthy diet, based on Nordic ingredients, improves cholesterol values and reduces the risk of coronary heart disease. A healthy diet will also reduce the level of inflammation factors linked to metabolic syndrome.