What can we learn about COVID-19 by studying the 18th-century smallpox epidemics and other past pandemics? A new Nordic research project will make use of Nordic health data to study pandemics from a historical perspective to better prepare the Nordic region for future pandemics.
Drawing on unique access to large datasets of Nordic asylum case law from Denmark, Sweden and Norway, and an interdisciplinary team spanning law, computer science and medicine, NoRDASiL will produce a novel approach to answer two questions: What factors shape the production of national asylum decisions? and Why do asylum outcomes across similar cases differ so much from one another?
How has Sweden handled ethical issues during the COVID-19 pandemic? Göran Collste, Professor Emeritus of Applied Ethics at Linköping University, comments on some of the topics that were discussed at yesterday’s webinar.
337. That is the number of pre-proposals generated by NordForsk’s call for interdisciplinary research proposals. The purpose of the NordForsk programme is to encourage high-quality interdisciplinary research, and the call for proposals has a budget of NOK 120 million.
This project empirically and theoretically explores how increasing levels of diversity in the personnel of Nordic security forces (military, police and security organizations) relate to changing perceptions of trust and security, both within these organizations and in their broader interactions with society.
During the past ten years, NordForsk has contributed with NOK 2124 million to Nordic reseach cooperation by funding 323 research projects, shows a new report. The largest percentage of funding has gone to research within Medical and Health Sciences and Natural and Social Sciences.