The Nordic and Japanese populations are getting older and challenging the health care systems. How do we ensure a healthy ageing for the individual? Researchers from the Nordic countries in collaboration with Japan will investigate this in three new research projects
This project will identify people at-risk of dementia who may benefit from preventive interventions and investigate biological mechanisms for the development and prevention of dementia including between country comparisons of the Nordics and Japan.
A new study shows that sexual harassment is commonplace in the Norwegian police and army. The Nordic Region may well have a reputation as a global leader in gender equality, but we are not in a position to rest on our laurels, according to the researchers behind the study
Professor Jóhanna Einarsdóttir argues that early childhood education must wake up to our new multicultural reality and focus on belonging to facilitate better inclusion. Currently children with a foreign background are more likely to experience exclusion and rejection in preschool and first year of primary school.
Is it time for tailor-made early childhood and compulsory education? Yes, argues Dutch researcher Barbara Piškur. Teachers will feel less stress, school children will be able to participate better and feel more at home at school. Does this sound too good to be true? Well, scientific results say otherwise.