Post Tagged with: "University of Tromsø"

New Nordic Program in Environmental Law

19/01/2018 kl 11:43 0 kommentarer

In 2019, three universities in Norway, Sweden and Finland will launch a joint master program in environmental law, its creation funded by the Nordic Council of Ministers.

Student Azad Kalam from Bangladesh visiting a Christmas family in Tromsø in 2016. (Photo: ASWO)

Box Number ‘Christmas families wanted’

21/12/2017 kl 14:09 1 kommentar

Line Vråberg of the Arctic Student Welfare Organisation (ASWO) Tromsø works intensely to provide international students with host families during the Christmas season.

- We have worked hard for this, says project manager and professor at the University of Tromsø, Marit Reigstad. (Photo: University of Tromsø – Norway’s Arctic University).

The Nansen Legacy project gets the go-ahead

15/12/2017 kl 11:13 0 kommentarer

Following six years of planning, Norwegian and Arctic marine research is set to take a giant leap forward. The Norwegian Research Council yesterday approved an application from the Nansen Legacy project, allowing the new Norwegian research vessel ‘Kronprins Haakon’ (Crown Prince Haakon) to soon set sails on its first research voyage.

Beate Steinveg conducts research on conferences focusing on the Arctic. Do they fill a function? (Photo: Bjørn Hatteng, University of Tromsø – Norway’s Arctic University)

Conferences About the Arctic – Do They Really Matter?

14/11/2017 kl 13:31 0 kommentarer

The Arctic, or the High North, is the topic of an endless series of conferences. But do these conferences fill a role? Do they affect policies?

Advisor Turid Wæhler at the Center for Arctic and Global Health at the University of Tromsø has no doubt that Russians have a very good relationship with Norway, and that their fear comes more from the larger image with NATO and the West as a whole. (Photo: Erik Sveberg Dietrichs)

– Will help Russians achieve better health

03/10/2017 kl 11:50 0 kommentarer

People in Russia have shorter life expectancy, a higher proportion of cardiovascular diseases, and the country generally scores low on benchmarks for health and welfare compared with Norway. – We can contribute here, says Turid Austin Wæhler, Advisor at the Centre for Arctic and Global Health at the University of Tromsø.

Walruses at Prins Karls Forland national park, Svalbard. (Photo: GRID Arendal/Peter Prokosch)

Norway Preserving the Nansen Legacy

12/09/2017 kl 14:34 0 kommentarer

A unique Norwegian € 85 million research project aiming to preserve the heritage after Nansen has recently secured substantial government funding for the project. The Nansen’s Legacy project aims to survey and map the northern parts of the Barents Sea.

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