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

Nordic model offers unique set of competencies in large data set analysis

Although it might be more cost-effective to consolidate six Nordic computing centres into one, the Nordic distributed model provides a unique set of competencies. According to Dr Josep Flix, the key man behind a new evaluation of Nordic Tier 1 cooperation, these may prove critical for the worldwide LHC network’s capacity to handle large volumes of data from CERN.

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Nordic vocational education and training – ‘dead end’ or pathway to higher education?

05.07.2016

Education in the Nordic countries share many basic values of equality and social inclusion, and have built strong free and public education systems. This is often seen as a common ‘Nordic model’ of education. However, this is not the case for vocational education at upper secondary level.

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New instrument for Nordic university cooperation

01.07.2016

Late 2016, NordForsk will launch a new instrument for Nordic university co-operation, with a call for proposals open to Nordic universities and university colleges that perform research. The overall goal of the new funding instrument is to strengthen international competitiveness and facilitate the development of world leading research environments in the Nordic region.

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Pre-announcement: A joint call for proposals for inclusive education

29.06.2016

NordForsk and The Netherlands Initiative for Educational Research (NRO) are issuing a pre-announcement for inclusive education across borders: Research projects oriented towards practice and policy. Tentatively, the complete call text will be published December 2016, with application deadline in April 2017.

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