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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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NordForsk funds four international postdoc projects in neutron research

NordForsk funds four international postdoc projects in neutron research

20.12.2017

The four projects have been granted a total of nearly NOK eight million under the NordForsk Nordic Neutron Science Programme.

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Saving lives with a secure system for sharing biomedical data

Saving lives with a secure system for sharing biomedical data

20.12.2017

Before: Biomedical researchers often exchanged sensitive data about people’s health between institutions or across borders via poorly protected means such as USB drives or CDs sent via registered mail. Now: Researchers can exchange data at great speed – and save more lives – via a secure Nordic data sharing service.

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