Arvid Hallén new director of Norwegian Research Council

Arvid Hallén, former director of the science division, becomes the new managing director of the Norwegian Research Council after Christian Hambro.
Hallén is mag. art. of sociology from the University of Oslo. His past positions include that of director of NIBR (Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research) and several research positions and board memberships of different organisations and institutions.

He says to the web pages of Norwegian Research Council that he is looking forward to the new tasks and stresses that the research council is facing great challenges both as an organisation and as a research policy actor.

-It has indeed been demanding to complete a large organisational change and at the same time fulfilling all ordinary tasks. Managing this work in the future is a challenge that I am happy to face.

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