The portfolio works to generate new knowledge to enable the Sámi people to strengthen and further develop their language, their culture and their community life. The research programme has a broad scientific scope mainly within humanities and social science, but is also open to natural science research in the field of climate and the environment that is directly linked to the humanities and social science-based topics.
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The portfolio board
The Portfolio Board shall provide strategic advice on research and innovation within Sami language, culture and community, and decide on the allocation of research funds to achieve the user goals and societal goals set for the portfolio.
The members are:
Lill Tove Fredriksen, University of Tromsø, Chair
Anne Lene Turi Dimpas, SANKS, Finnmark Hospital Trust
Astri Dankertsen, Nord University
Fransisca K. Herbst, Åarjelhsaemien Teatere
John-Marcus Kuhmunen, Sámi University College
Morten Melgaard, University of Greenland Ilisimatusarfik and
University of Copenhagen
Oddmund Andersen, Árran Lulesamisk senter
Raimo Valle, Troms og Finnmark County Municipality
Stine Rybråten, Norwegian Institute for Nature Research NINA
Ulf Mörkenstam, Universitety of Stockholm
Åsa Nordin, Laponiatjuottjudus
Katri Somby, The Sami Parliament
Nancy Vibeke Olsen, Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development (KDD)
was allocated to projects in 2022
SAMISK projects in the Project Databank
See the Research Council’s Project Databank for project information and statistics.
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