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Finnish war children history of Norway

Norway’s History Has Forgotten the Finnish War Children

Heart-breaking images of children in refugee camps in Greece and Syria remind us of how war is driving children to flee their homes. Minors are being sent off to foreign countries. But this also happened in...
Learning the Scandinavian languages

Scandinavians’ Little Linguistic Hat-Trick

Moving a word to the beginning of a sentence is a useful trick to draw attention to the most important topic you want to relay. The researchers of a new study have found that the Scandinavian...
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...
A drone shot of Trondheim city centre in Norway

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...