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New research centre on right-wing extremism for University of Oslo

The Research Council of Norway has allocated NOK 50 million to the University of Oslo to establish a research centre on far-right political extremism.
Date: 24.11.2015

Norway a dynamo in research on the EU

Norwegian research groups are among Europe’s best when it comes to research on the EU. Three projects have received a total of EUR 7.5 million from Horizon 2020 to study the EU’s role as a global actor.
Date: 20.11.2015

Continued growth in medical and health science research

Medical and health science research in Norway has increased substantially – by six per cent annually from 1995 to 2013 – according to a new report. This represents the largest real growth in all research fields.
Date: 17.11.2015

Next application deadline: 25 November 2015

Are you planning to submit a grant proposal to the Research Council for the 25 November deadline? Follow our advice on how to avoid any last-minute glitches.
Date: 11.11.2015

Mobilising for innovation in nanomedicine

The Research Council of Norway is encouraging a variety of Norwegian research groups to take part in a broad-based dialogue on nanotechnology and the opportunities it holds for medical applications.
Date: 04.11.2015

Wide-ranging evaluation of Norwegian humanities research

The Research Council of Norway is launching an in-depth review of research in the humanities in Norway to shed light on the societal impact of research performed in these fields and to identify internationally leading Norwegian research activities and groups.
Date: 26.10.2015

Roadmaps for research cooperation with priority partner countries in place

The Research Council of Norway has drawn up roadmaps for cooperation with eight priority countries outside of the EU/EEU: Brazil, Canada, China, India, Japan, Russia, South Africa and the US.
Date: 22.10.2015

First INTPART programme funding awarded to 19 research groups

Outstanding educational and research groups with partners from around the world have won the competition for NOK 70 million under the first call for proposals under the INTPART partnership programme.
Date: 20.10.2015

National budget assigns research and innovation a key role in restructuring

“In the national budget proposal for 2016 the Government is giving research and innovation a more important role than ever in the restructuring of the Norwegian economy,” says Director General of the Research Council of Norway, Arvid Hallén.
Date: 08.10.2015

NOK 250 million for a new biotechnology centre

The Research Council of Norway has awarded NOK 250 million in funding under the new biotechnology initiative on digital life for the establishment of a national centre. Six large-scale Researcher Projects will be carried out under the auspices of the centre, with topics spanning from aquaculture to brain research.
Date: 07.10.2015

All seven centres to continue

All seven Centres for Research-based Innovation (SFI) established in 2011 have been given a positive midterm evaluation by panels of international experts.
Date: 01.10.2015

New report on status of Norwegian research and innovation

More women than men are seeking Ph.D. degrees in Norway, Norwegian research is cited more and more frequently and the number of innovative companies in Norwegian trade and industry is on the rise. These are a few of the findings presented in the 2015 Report on Science & Technology Indicators for Norway.

Date: 29.09.2015