2012

Published in 2012
NordForsk magasin 2012

NordForsk magasin 2012

I denne utgaven av NordForsk magasin kan du blant annet lese om forskning på sunn norsk mat, forskning på de nordiske språkene og en diskusjom om fremtiden til den nordiske velferdsmodellen.

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NordForsk magazine 2012

NordForsk magazine 2012

In this edition of NordForsk magazine you can read about the healthy nordic diet, research on the nordic languages, perspectives on the future of the nordic welfare model and much more!

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Adaptation of Arctic Communities to Climate Change - Possible themes for cooperation

Adaptation of Arctic Communities to Climate Change - Possible themes for cooperation

In this factsheet suitable themes for future Arctic research activities related to the theme of Adaptation of Arctic communities to Climate Change is discussed.

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Interaction between Climate Change and the Cryosphere

Interaction between Climate Change and the Cryosphere

The TRI has funded three Nordic Centres of Excellence (NCoE) within the ICCC sub-programme with a total of 96 million NOK. The total budget for this sub programme is 96 million NOK. This is a fact sheet describing this programme's goal and main focus.

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Effect Studies and Adaptation to Climate Change

Effect Studies and Adaptation to Climate Change

The sub-programme «Effect Studies and Adaptation to Climate Change» aims to improve knowledge about the effects of climate change, about the adaptation capacities of society, and about the risks and opportunities that the effects of climate change may bring to the Nordic region. This factsheet describes in brief the goal and the content for this programme.

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Enhancing Nordic Research Infrastructure Cooperation

Enhancing Nordic Research Infrastructure Cooperation

The NORIA-net “Nordic Research Infrastructures Network” (NRIN) was launched in 2009 with the aim of strengthening Nordic cooperation on research infrastructure. NRIN’s work culminated in the report “Enhancing Nordic Research Infrastructure Cooperation”, which offers a number of recommendations.

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Evaluation of NORDSYNC and Nordic membership of the ESRF

Evaluation of NORDSYNC and Nordic membership of the ESRF

While preparing its report, NRIN (NORIA-net Research Infrastructures Network) commissioned an evaluation of Nordic participation in international research cooperation. A pilot project for this evaluation examined the NORDSYNC membership of the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF).

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Adding value to Nordic research cooperation. Recommendations for a new initiative on distribution of health

Adding value to Nordic research cooperation. Recommendations for a new initiative on distribution of health

Distribution of health is one of the challenges facing the Nordic countries and Europe. Although health and life expectancy have improved in the Nordic countries, inequalities in the distribution of health persist. This report gives an overview of research activities, funding and funding systems of relevance to research on health and welfare-related issues in the Nordic countries 2005-2010. Based on these findings, the report also provides policy recommendations.

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Hot Topic - Cold Comfort. Climate Change and Attitude Change

Hot Topic - Cold Comfort. Climate Change and Attitude Change

How do we respond when we are faced with the repercussions of our interactions with nature? Gudmund Hernes, researcher, Professor of sociology and former Norwegian minister, sets out assertions and theses as a basis for debate. Only when we understand how and why we have reacted so far can we take effective action.

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More Nordic publications

You can find publications from many of the organisations within the Nordic cooperation at the e-library NordPub