Two ongoing research studies funded by NordForsk are providing important new knowledge about COVID-19 related to pregnancy and mental health. The director of NordForsk emphasises how the Nordic Region is leading the way in research on health data.
The Nordic countries have a tradition of building policy and management on research-based knowledge. Russia's invasion of Ukraine in February announced a new refugee crisis that must be dealt with quickly, efficiently and well.
Although the green transition is necessary, sustainable investments in the Arctic could pull the rug from under traditional reindeer husbandry. Researchers are calling for a balance of interests and for all parties to be heard.
Nordic countries are at the forefront of the green transition and are leading the way in the development of a more sustainable economy. But some regions succeed better than others. Why is this so, and how can other regions learn from them?