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Saving Arctic climate data

Saving Arctic climate data

29.01.2018

More and more climate data is being collected. While the large amounts of data certainly provide a better basis for precisely measuring changes in the global climate, it is often challenging to collect, process and store such volumes so the data can be of benefit to other researchers. The Nordic Centre of Excellence eSTICC is looking to solve this problem in a project that will enable climate scientists and computer experts to work together closely.

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New report: Education for Tomorrow – policy implications from phase 1

New report: Education for Tomorrow – policy implications from phase 1

23.01.2018

The Education for Tomorrow programme was initiated by NordForsk in 2013. This report summarises the key research findings from the six projects in the first phase of the programme as well as their implications for educational policies in the Nordic countries.

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New report: ”Comparing Research in Social Sciences and The Humanities in The Nordic Countries”

New report: ”Comparing Research in Social Sciences and The Humanities in The Nordic Countries”

18.01.2018

The new report ”Comparing Research in Social Sciences and The Humanities in The Nordic Countries - An Explorative Study” is a supplementary analysis to “Comparing Research at Nordic Higher Education Institutions Using Bibliometric Indicators – Covering the Years 1999-2014”, published in June 2017. The study explores the possibility of comparing publishing in the Nordic countries within social sciences and the humanities.

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Better software leads to better science

Better software leads to better science

12.01.2018

Software and computing skills have become essential in most fields of research, but researchers are often struggling with software that is unnecessarily complex and therefore not sustainable. But help is at hand, in the shape of workshops that promote better software development practices in scientific communities across the Nordic countries.

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 – NordForsk will be a visible and sought-after partner in the Nordic research system

– NordForsk will be a visible and sought-after partner in the Nordic research system

05.01.2018

On January 1 2018, Arne Flåøyen took over the directorship of NordForsk. He comes from the position as Head of Department at the Norwegian Veterinary Institute, where he has been a researcher and leader for over 20 years. “I see NordForsk as a catalyst for Nordic research cooperation, and my aim is to make NordForsk an even more visible, sought-after partner in the Nordic research system,” says Dr Flåøyen.

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