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NordForsk Magazine 2017 launched

NordForsk Magazine 2017 launched

01.11.2017

Among the features in this year’s magazine are interviews with retiring director of NordForsk, Gunnel Gustafsson, and the new director of the Research Council of Norway, John-Arne Røttingen.

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NOK 20 million for research on new learning and teaching environments and practices

NOK 20 million for research on new learning and teaching environments and practices

31.10.2017

The Nordic programme on educational research, Education for Tomorrow, is now entering its second phase. In this connection, NordForsk, together with the Netherlands Initiative for Education Research (NRO), has selected three new projects for funding under the joint call “Inclusive Education Across Borders”. The projects focus on teaching of children and students in need of special support, and involve collaboration between Nordic and Dutch researchers.

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Arne Flåøyen appointed new Director of NordForsk

Arne Flåøyen appointed new Director of NordForsk

15.09.2017

Arne Flåøyen has accepted the position of Director of NordForsk, and will begin in his new role on 1 January 2018.

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New digital edition of Legislation on biotechnology in the Nordic countries

New digital edition of Legislation on biotechnology in the Nordic countries

05.07.2017

The Nordic Committee on Bioethics and NordForsk is launching the fourth edition of Legislation on biotechnology in the Nordic countries. The report provides an up-to-date overview of legislation in a variety of areas, including assisted reproduction, human biobanks, cloning and embryo research.

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New report compares research performance of Nordic higher education institutions

New report compares research performance of Nordic higher education institutions

05.07.2017

This third report in the series "Comparing Research at Nordic Higher Education Institutions Using Bibliometric Indicators" covers the years 1999-2014 and is significantly more comprehensive than the previous reports. It finds that some nordic institutions are "world class", but most are not.

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