Tagged: social science

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....

Can 1+1 equal more than 2?

Interdisciplinarity is a popular word that crops up often and in many different contexts. But how does interdisciplinarity work in practice, if at all? A major research centre in Oslo is seeking to provide...

Growing number of doctorates awarded in Norway

In 2008, 1,244 candidates defended their doctoral theses in Norway. This represents an increase of 21 per cent compared to 2007, the previous record year, and means that the number of doctorates awarded in...