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Call for proposals: Nordic-British initiative on research in migration and integration

Call for proposals: Nordic-British initiative on research in migration and integration

27.06.2018

NordForsk, the Academy of Finland, the Swedish Research Council, Forte of Sweden, the Research Council of Norway, The Icelandic Centre for Research, Rannis, and the Economic and Social Research Council (part of UK Research and Innovation) are issuing a call for proposals for research projects under the Joint Nordic-UK Research Programme on Migration and Integration. The call has a budget of NOK 65 million and the deadline for the call for proposals is 15 November 2018.

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Scientists identified knowledge gaps in Nordic Arctic research

Scientists identified knowledge gaps in Nordic Arctic research

21.06.2018

More than 60 Nordic and international scientists joined forces at an Arctic workshop at Hanaholmen 30 – 31 May 2018. The workshop aimed to identify urgent research areas, knowledge gaps and research challenges, and was a collaboration between the 2018 Swedish Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers, the Swedish Polar Research Secretariat and NordForsk.

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NordForsk highlights gender equality in academia at major European conference

NordForsk highlights gender equality in academia at major European conference

21.06.2018

In July, NordForsk will arrange a 75-minute session during the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF), a major European research conference to be held 9-14 July 2018 in Toulouse, France. The conference will feature presentations by two NordForsk-funded Nordic Centres of Excellence that conduct research on gender balance and underrepresentation of women in academia. A panel discussion on challenges and potential remedies will follow.

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New report focuses on justice and values education in the Nordic educational systems

New report focuses on justice and values education in the Nordic educational systems

29.05.2018

The Education for Tomorrow programme was launched by NordForsk in 2013. This report summarises key research findings from the Nordic Centre of Excellence, JustEd, and other research projects in the first phase of the programme as well as their implications for educational policies in the Nordic countries.

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NordForsk project examines what fear of terrorism does to you – and society

NordForsk project examines what fear of terrorism does to you – and society

25.05.2018

Does the threat of terrorism lead to a ruder, more caustic political environment and an erosion of confidence in the authorities? This is what researchers in the NordForsk project “The Challenge from Terrorism in the Nordic Countries: An analysis of citizens’ reactions, policy responses and legitimacy” will be trying to determine.

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