Category: Research & Science

A sporting chance for research

Profiles of Norwegian science Ilan Kelman Agder, Norway It’s winter! Which hopefully means snow. And with snow comes skiing, recreational and competitive, along with the science that helps all athletes and athlete-wannabees. One recent...

competitive research funding

Is competitive research funding best?

Profiles of Norwegian science Ilan Kelman Agder, Norway A good proportion of scientific research in Norway is completed through grants awarded by a competitive process. Researchers write applications, proposing what they wish to do....

How best to train for a maritime crisis

Profiles of Norwegian science Ilan Kelman Agder, Norway In 2018, who would expect a shipping collision in Norway, especially with excellent visibility? On Nov. 10, near Bergen, the Royal Norwegian Navy’s frigate Helge Ingstad...

What makes somewhere an island?

Profiles of Norwegian science Ilan Kelman Agder, Norway Norway as an island country? Seems strange given its position on the edge of continental Europe with land borders (and studies of them) along Russia, Finland,...

terrestrial television broadcasting

Does your TV travel?

Broadcasting standards vary by country, so check your TV before shipping it M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway A resident of the United States moving to Norway (or the other direction) can take a radio...

Norway’s research with China endures

Profiles of Norwegian science Ilan Kelman Agder, Norway Continents and cultures apart, Norway and China nonetheless maintain a strong scientific bond. Research cooperation between the two countries is epitomized by Geir Inge Orderud, a...

Jim Tørresen - robotics, Oslo

Will the robots overthrow society?

Norwegian expert Jim Tørresen discusses the future of artificial intelligence Julie Vissgren Editor-in-Chief, Innomag.no Robots are already more intelligent than we people in several areas, and the fear that they will take over the...

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Norwegians asked to name a species

Steinar Brandslet NTNU Gemini The moss world will never be the same. The moss Norwegian researchers thought they knew has played a trick on them. In return, researchers are calling on the Norwegian public...

biological clocks

Norwegians learn why time flies

Nobel-winning team discovers brain cells that may hold the key to our subjective experience of time—using chocolate The Local Edvard Moser, the Nobel prize-wining professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, and...