Increased extreme weather in the Nordic countries will increase the risk of weather-related crises. Therefore, Fire and Rescue Services should receive specialised training to deal with longer and more violent natural events, according to Nordic researchers.
The research call on Green Transition had a closing date of 5 December. NordForsk received 112 applications by the deadline. The applications include researchers from all the Nordic and Baltic countries.
Interdisciplinary research projects on everything from narwhal tusks to asylum policy and pandemic history are delivering game-changing results for the Nordics. This is the conclusion from committee head Jan Philip Solovej.
What is "Nordic added value", and how is this concept understood and utilised by stakeholders in Nordic co-operation? This is the subject of a study conducted by researchers at the University of Helsinki.
Livestock are important for food security. In the DigiVet project the researchers have studied how livestock data is currently used across the Nordics, the United Kingdom and Estonia, and how technology regulatory frameworks might provide societal benefit by improving the public-interest uses of these data.
Climate change is making the Nordic Region warmer, and we’re experiencing more intense periods of drought and more extreme rainfall. This not only changes the conditions for agriculture, with reduced quality and new plant diseases, but also provides opportunities for growing new plant species, as researchers behind the Nordic university network point out.