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Call for Proposals: International Postdoctoral Research Fellowships within the Nordic Neutron Science Programme
NordForsk announces 10 million NOK for international postdoctoral research fellowships within the Nordic Neutron Science Programme. Apply by 30 August 2017.
New call for proposals: Nordic Graduate Education Courses within register-based research
In its fifth call for proposals, NordForsk’s Health and Welfare Programme invites applications for Nordic Graduate Education Courses within register-based research. The total budget for the call is NOK 6 000 000 and application deadline is 21 June 2017.
New call for proposals: NOK 25 million for research in new learning and teaching environments and practices
NordForsk’s Education for Tomorrow is announcing NOK 25 million in funding for one Nordic Centre of Excellence (NCoE) within new learning and teaching environments and practices.
New report on Nordic biobanks and registers
NordForsk recently launched a new report that emphasises registers and biobanks as research infrastructures for innovative research on health and welfare. The report gives an overview of current knowledge on cross-border development of research that uses Nordic registers, biobanks and clinical studies, and includes suggestions for policy implications.
NordForsk provides NOK 67 million in funding to seven register-based research projects
In June 2016, NordForsk issued a call for Nordic register-based research projects. A total of 48 eligible proposals were received and were peer reviewed by international experts, and the NordForsk Board has now decided to award NOK 67 million to fund seven of the projects. This was the fourth call for proposals under NordForsk’s Nordic Programme on Health and Welfare.
New report: Ethical review, data protection and biomedical research in the Nordic countries – a legal perspective
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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