Tagged: Ilan Kelman

The slippery (ski) slopes of climate change

On the EDGE: An opinion column about current issues in Norway and the United States—Join the conversation! Ilan Kelman Agder, Norway Climate change, we are boldly informed by many scientists and journalists, brings catastrophe....

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,...

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...

Findings shared at sociology congress

Profiles of Norwegian science Ilan Kelman Agder, Norway Every four years, thousands of scientists gather to explore the latest findings and debates in sociology. This year from July 15 to 21, the World Congress...

Studying borders to understand nations

Profiles of Norwegian science Ilan Kelman Agder, Norway Over 1,500 miles of fascination. Such is Norway’s land border with other countries: Sweden, Finland, and Russia. Just exceeding the length of Alaska’s land borders with...