This report is based on the work of the NORIA-net on Registers and Biobanks (NRB), a Nordic working group of key actors involved in Nordic research and research policy at the national level. Nordic register-based research has the potential to attract international interest and to enable the Nordic research community to take the international lead in this field.
Information brochure for the Top-level Research Initiative (2014).
Nordic Societal Security Programme brochure
The 2014 edition contains articles about selected NordForsk activities and interviews with among others Norway's Minister of Health and Care Services, Bent Høie, and Denmark's Minister for Higher Education and Science, Sofie Carsten Nielsen.
Årets magasin inneholder artikler om mange av NordForsks aktiviteter samt intervjuer med blant andre Norges helse- og omsorgsminister Bent Høie og Danmarks utdannelses- og forskningsminister Sofie Carsten Nielsen.
The legislation on biotechnology varies markedly from one Nordic country to another. The aim of this report is to give the reader information of the current status in the different countries and a chance to compare the legal situations.
Evaluation of two programmes using Nordic Centres of Excellence - The Programme on Food, Nutrition and Health and the Programme on Welfare Research
The report contains final evaluations of NordForsk’s two joint Nordic research programmes started in 2007, namely Welfare Research and Food, Nutrition and Health. The evaluation of the two programmes covers the period from their start to their final activities in 2013. The overall purpose of the evaluation of the two NCoE programmes has been to analyse the added value achieved based on the original objectives of the programmes.
This report consists of two studies, each providing extensive data on researcher mobility in the Nordic region and beyond. In each of the reports different aspects of researcher mobility is analyzed with the help of a wide range of data and varied methodological approaches. This makes the description rich in terms of perspectives on mobility and underlines the complexity of the issue. Together they provide a basis for understanding patterns and trends of researcher mobility across the Nordic region as well as different types of incentives and obstacles promoting and inhibiting such mobility.
The programme Responsible Development of the Arctic: Opportunities and Challenges – Pathways to Action is established to create new knowledge on the possibilities and challenges that the Arctic Region is facing. The programme is a cross-disciplinary initiative.
Comparing Research at Nordic Universities using Bibliometric Indicators - Second report, covering the years 2000-2012
This report is replacing the previous report from 2011 covering the years 2000-2009, basically building on the same methodology but adding more information. In this Second report, publications from the social sciences and the humanities are included, and new time intervals are applied. Both reports use data from Thomson Reuters and a Nordic network for validating the data, developing the indicators and analysing the results.