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Wind turbines in Norway

The Future of Norwegian Wind Power

How can we protect nature and act on climate change? In the wake of heated debate in Norway over wind power development, energy researchers from Norway’s largest university and Scandinavia’s largest independent research institute offer politicians...
Winter driving conditions in Norway

How To Use Less Salt On Snowy Roads

It’s springtime in much of the northern hemisphere, although spring snowstorms are still possible. When that happens, salt trucks and ploughs help make roads safe. But road salt can be bad for the environment, and can...
Scandinavian couple in love

Norway Research: Men Play It Cool More Often

In a new study, women said they acted a little more interested in sex than they really were. Men are the ones who apparently play cool most often. When heterosexuals have casual sex, previous research indicates...
Norwegian drone technology

Drones Catching Drones

NTNU has developed a new method for catching drones that fly at high speed. The method can be used on ships, oil platforms and other places where fixed-wing drones aren’t able to land. Most of the...
The forgotten witch of Norway

Norway’s Forgotten Witch

Finn-Kirsten Iversdatter was the last person to be executed for witchcraft in Central Norway, but her story was mostly forgotten. Until now. When thinking of witch trials in Norwegian history, the case of Lisbeth Pedersdatter Nypan...
The NTNU campus dominates Trondheim

United in the Quest for EU Funding

The two Trondheim research heavyweights SINTEF and NTNU are working closely together in Brussels. The rewards for Norwegian businesses can be great, both in terms of innovation and revenues. Three years ago, SINTEF and NTNU opened...
Shipwrecks in Svalbard, Norway

Finding the Shipwrecks of Svalbard

New technology should help to find the expected 1,000 shipwrecks in the waters around Svalbard. An estimated three million shipwrecks lie in seabed graveyards around the world – with as many as 1000 of them around...

Super Lab for Trondheim

Mineral and material research is important in helping society make the transition to a greener economy. NTNU, the Geological Survey of Norway and SINTEF have joined forces to establish a national laboratory in Trondheim to meet...
Molecules science NTNU

Computing Power Solves Molecular Mystery

By using a novel combination of two simulation techniques, researchers at NTNU have found a new way to investigate the behaviour of molecules. It’s good news for the chemical industry. Chemical reactions take place around us...
Hjellefossen waterfall in Utladalen, Norway

Will Norway Become Europe’s Green Battery?

Results of a recent study show that Europe needs to craft a new and shared vision for energy policy for Norway to be a player. The variable nature of power production in the European market offers...