We follow the principles of “Integrative Social Robotics,” a strictly value-oriented approach, and for this reason focus on the use of robots as facilitators of human social interactions, and not as replacements of human actors.
The studies on the development of children’s language skills and the technology developed in the project are expected to have notable impact, benefiting individuals, businesses and the Nordic societies. Our interdisciplinary research team has background and experience in engineering, cognitive neuroscience, psycholinguistics, speech-language pathology, and language education.
We hope to follow the temperature dependent exchange-coupling mechanism of the magnetic nanocomposite CoFe2O4/CoFe2 and to follow the sintering process of magnetic W-type Sr-hexaferrite in an effort to increase the magnetic properties.
Based on an initiative from the deans of the Nordic medical schools, the Joint Committee of the Nordic Medical Research Councils (NOS-M) has decided to fund a Nordic online course for medical students in personalised medicine.
NORDRESS, the Nordic Centre of Excellence on Resilience and Societal Security, is a network of scientists and emergency management experts who join forces to increase societal resilience to natural hazards.
The Nordic Neutron Scattering Program (NNSP) is an initiative launched by NordForsk on preparing the Nordic scientific communities for using the European Spallation Source (ESS), which is under construction in Lund (S). The budget of NNSP is of the order 60 million NOK, of which most will go to employ and train Ph.D. student in cross-national projects within scientific fields and methods relevant in the context of ESS.
The Nordic Centre for Security Technologies and Societal Values will advance research, education and training, industrial strategy and public policy in support of a wider and deeper understanding of the security technology/values interface.
The Joint Committe for Nordic research councils in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NOS-HS) shall promote strategic cooperation e.g. through providing research funding to joint Nordic research activities.