Tagged: Tora Aasland

Warm opening of a cool conference

The IPY Oslo Science Conference was officially opened by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon. At the opening ceremony, 2400 polar scientists and friends of polar science were moved by a children’s gospel choir...

Agreements on cooperation with Russia

The Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research and representatives of the Russian Federation has signed agreements on cooperation in higher education and meteorology. The agreements are completed in conjunction with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev’s...

Changes among the state secretaries

The Office of the Prime Minister has as Jan. 13 appointed Ms. Lotte Grepp Knutsen, state secretary, as acting state secretary at the Office of the Prime Minister for the duration of Ms. Rita...

Research Council’s Awards 2009 to DiaGenic

DiaGenic ASA can boast the title of Norway’s Most Innovative Company of the Year, in recognition of the firm’s revolutionary diagnostics method based on a simple blood test. Norwegian Minister of Research Tora Aasland...

Ministry supporting the Norwegian knowledge economy

More lessons at primary school level and free homework assistance for the very youngest pupils, is part of the Ministry of Education and Research plan for 2010. The ministry is also offereing 5 600 extra higher education places...