Category: Research & Science

The negative impact of wind power

A conundrum for Norway M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Norway is a long, mountainous country exposed to the winds of the North Atlantic. For wind power, that’s both good and bad news. The good...

Svalbard Conference

Svalbard Science Conference

Profiles of Norwegian Science Ilan Kelman Agder, Norway Three hundred scientists gathered near Oslo in the first week of November to discuss their research on the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard. The occasion was the...

Norwegian national parliament

Understanding voters

Norwegian National Election Studies Ilan Kelman Agder, Norway The dust has settled from September’s local elections, with the elected governments now onto the tasks of governing. It is just two years until the next...

formal education

Studying to improve formal education

Profiles of Norwegian science Ilan Kelman Agder, Norway Education is lifelong. And so is research about formal education. A tremendous variety and impressive depth of science has emerged from Norwegian researchers, covering teaching and...

river delta

Biggest-ever river delta plain found

University of Bergen scientists identify ancient geographical feature in the Arctic M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway In April, University of Bergen scientists reported finding the world’s biggest-ever river delta plain. It’s not one of...