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New mobile game app to prevent cervical cancer

New mobile game app to prevent cervical cancer

28.11.2017

The mobile game “FightHPV” is designed to communicate complicated health information about viruses and cancer in an easy-to-understand way. The hope is that greater knowledge will lead more women to participate in a large-scale cervical cancer study. Researchers from the Cancer Registry of Norway developed the game app with funding by NordForsk through the Nordic Information for Action eScience Centre (NIASC), a Nordic Centre of Excellence.

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New step towards personalised paediatric cancer treatment

New step towards personalised paediatric cancer treatment

28.11.2017

NordForsk and the Norwegian Cancer Society are collaborating to fund research in the area of personalised cancer treatment for children. At least NOK 19 million in funding will be available, and the call for proposals will be issued in April 2018.

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Building a cloud for Nordic researchers

Building a cloud for Nordic researchers

16.11.2017

Researchers across the Nordic region are starting to enjoy a new “elastic” cloud computing infrastructure from where they can collaborate and share systems and resources. The Glenna project has already supported the development of both a Norwegian and a Danish national cloud service into true Nordic services, and more services are in the pipeline.

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“Previously unimaginable scenarios are becoming more and more probable”

“Previously unimaginable scenarios are becoming more and more probable”

09.11.2017

What are the social impacts of a biobased economy? And what might a biobased society look like? These were two main questions at the Bioeconomy Day event jointly organised by NordForsk and Nordregio at the Nordic Pavilion at the UN Climate Change Summit COP23 in Bonn, Germany.

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NordForsk funds three courses in register-based research

NordForsk funds three courses in register-based research

03.11.2017

NordForsk funds three courses with up to six million Norwegian Kroner. Nordic Graduate Education Courses is the fifth call in NordForsk's Health and Welfare Programme.

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