Tagged: Research

U.S. funds breakthrough Norwegian wound healing technology

The connection between a Norwegian company, a top-ranked American Public University, wounded soldiers, and brown seaweed might be hard for the common eye to decipher, but for the Norwegian biopharmaceutical company, AlgiPharma AS, the...

Moose and heavy metals

Moose in southern Norway are in significantly worse health than those further north and in eastern Norway. An analysis of roughly 600 moose livers, combined with information such as carcass weights and ages, shows...

Won Statoil’s research prize for 2010

Professor Curtis Hays Whitson has been awarded Statoil’s research prize 2010 for his major input to boosting knowledge about recovery of gas and gas condensate fields and improved recovery of oil fields by the...

All set for Norway’s national research festival

National Science Week 2010 starts on Friday 24 September. During the week-long festival the Research Council and collaborators across the country work together in a large-scale communal effort to promote science and research. The...

Norwegians believe in research

Norwegians rank tops in Europe when it comes to their faith in science and technology as means to a healthier, easier and more comfortable life. While there is increasing pessimism in the rest of...

Energy research gets infusion of social science

The Research Council will be introducing a stronger social science component into research on environment-friendly energy. To this end, three new FME Centres for Social Science-related Energy Research (FME Samfunn) will now be established....

From oil to medicine & beyond

Norway is known for its groundbreaking technology within the field of petroleum research. Less known is that this very same technology has been transferred to the car and aerospace industries and can be used...

American historian receives Norway's Holberg Prize

American historian Natalie Zemon Davis accepted Norway’s NOK 4.5 million ($680,000) Holberg Prize Wednesday for her narrative approach to history. The awards committee said the 81-year-old Detroit native, who received the award in a...