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New report: Ethical review, data protection and biomedical research in the Nordic countries – a legal perspective

New report: Ethical review, data protection and biomedical research in the Nordic countries – a legal perspective

08.03.2017

The latest NordForsk Policy Paper gives an overview of the existing legislation in the Nordic countries regarding the collection and re-use of health-related personal data in medical research.

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Gender focus in physics

Gender focus in physics

23.02.2017

How can we promote better gender balance among researchers in the natural sciences? The GENERA project is seeking answers by holding a series of Gender in Physics Day events. NordForsk helped to organise the fourth Gender in Physics Day, held on 27 January at CERN near Geneva.

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Cyber crime erodes trust in the authorities

Cyber crime erodes trust in the authorities

07.02.2017

Cyber crime takes many different forms and the most damaging actions target the general population’s trust in the authorities, says Professor Angela Sasse, Director of the UK Research Institute in Science of Cyber Security (RISCS). “One route is trying to disrupt the country’s national economy or infrastructure, transport or electricity. The other route, which is more subtle, is attacks that systematically try to undermine the credibility of a government and its trust".

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Vacancy: Senior Adviser for research policy and funding

Vacancy: Senior Adviser for research policy and funding

25.01.2017

Do you have a good understanding of research funding and an interest in Nordic cooperation?

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The Nordic region is dependent on aggressive research policies

The Nordic region is dependent on aggressive research policies

25.01.2017

In 2017 Norway holds the Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers, and research is one of the focus areas. "Research is a driving force behind activities to generate and facilitate restructuring", stated Norway’s then Minister of Nordic Cooperation, Elisabeth Vik Aspaker, when the programme was presented.

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