Tagged: Research Council of Norway

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Norway to supply rare earth elements

A consortium of companies and researchers have received EU funding for the project Claude Olsen Research Council of Norway A Norwegian industry consortium has secured European Union (EU) funding to become Europe’s new major...

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Three young researchers awarded

The Research Council of Norway honors Kyrre Eeg Emblem, Øivind Wilhelmsen, and Terje Lohndal The Research Council of Norway Lysaker, Norway The Research Council of Norway’s three Awards for Young Outstanding Researchers have been...

"Foskningsdager" begins

“Research Days” opens today at the University of Oslo. This morning His Royal Highness Crown Prince Håkon visited University Square in Oslo, where the National Science Week 2011 opens today. The festival brings forth...

New enzyme may lead to cheaper biofuel

Logging residue, branch clippings and even prawn shells may serve as raw materials for cheaper biofuels – thanks to a new enzyme that breaks down biomass more quickly. What’s more, this could help to...

What did you learn in SKUL today?

How much do we know about what actually works in schools? And what don’t we know? On 1 January 2011, the Research Council will be launching the new Knowledge Centre for Education (SKUL). The...

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...

Fires spread environmental toxins over the Arctic

Forest fires and straw and stubble burning in North America and Eastern Europe are leading to record-high concentrations of the environmental toxin PCB over Svalbard. As a result of climate change, airborne pollution is...

More cod in warmer Barents Sea

Back in the 1920s and 1930s, the Barents Sea was teeming with cod. That was before its waters substantially cooled off in the decades to follow. Now, with ocean temperatures higher once again, fishermen...

Climate and energy technology from Norway to Shanghai

As part of the effort to strengthen research cooperation with China in the field of climate and energy technology, the Research Council of Norway will be holding a seminar on renewable energy and carbon...

Norway – more than fjords and salmon

The Norwegian tourism and hospitality industry consists of many small players that lack their own resources for research. The Research Council offers assistance by bringing together companies and researchers in the field. Together they...