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NeIC 2017: Crossing boundaries - changing the world

NeIC 2017: Crossing boundaries - changing the world

14.06.2017

More than 200 technical experts, researchers, and decision-makers in computing and data storage joined forces at the NeIC 2017 conference. The event took place in Umeå, Sweden from 29 May – 1 June and included both workshops and conference sessions with high-profile speakers from academia and industry.

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Call for proposals: “The Underpinnings of Nordic Societal Security”

Call for proposals: “The Underpinnings of Nordic Societal Security”

01.06.2017

NordForsk announces a total of 28.5 million NOK for research projects within societal security. Application deadline 20 september 2017.

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New report: Better research cooperation can aid integration and migration in the Nordic countries

New report: Better research cooperation can aid integration and migration in the Nordic countries

29.03.2017

The study of migration is instrumental in providing a better knowledge base for decision-makers – and promoting a more informed population at large. A new NordForsk policy paper maps the current Nordic integration and migration landscape, and suggests measures that can improve the policy relevance of research activities.

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“Migration is this century’s most important issue”

“Migration is this century’s most important issue”

29.03.2017

Would it be of relevance for the Nordic countries to launch research cooperation relating to migration? Yes, thinks Tuomas Martikainen of the Migration Institute of Finland. He has led the work with NordForsk's most recent policy paper, an overview of existing knowledge in the area of migration and integration.

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Poor integration puts the Nordic welfare model at risk

Poor integration puts the Nordic welfare model at risk

29.03.2017

Professor Allan Krasnik fears enormous economic and social problems for the Nordic society if the integration of refugees and migrants is not successful. “The Nordic welfare model is based on equality and solidarity, and there is an impending risk of rising inequality and conflict in society if refugees receive inferior services,” claims Professor Krasnik.

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