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Inauguration of the Nordic Centre of Excellence NORD-STAR attracts international, regional and local attention

Inauguration of the Nordic Centre of Excellence NORD-STAR attracts international, regional and local attention
Jul 05, 2017

Professor R.K. Pachauri, Chairman of IPCC, delivered a message to NCoE NORD-STAR via video and the ribbon was cut by Ms Elisabeth Nilsson, County Governor of Östergötland.

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PhD position available at NCoE SVALI

PhD position available at NCoE SVALI
Jun 06, 2011

The Nordic Centre of Excellence SVALI announces an open position.

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Preparing the Nordic countries for climate change

Preparing the Nordic countries for climate change
Mar 04, 2015

Nobel laureate to address the inauguration of a Nordic Centre of Excellence on Adaptation Research.

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PhD positions available at NCoE CRAICC

PhD positions available at NCoE CRAICC
Jun 08, 2011

The Nordic Centre of Excellence CRAICC announces open positions.

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PhD- and Postdoc positions available at NCoE NORD-STAR

PhD- and Postdoc positions available at NCoE NORD-STAR
Mar 04, 2015

The Nordic Centre of Excellence NORD-STAR announces two open positions.

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TRI project manager blogs on forskning.no

TRI project manager blogs on forskning.no
May 12, 2011

Nils Christian Stenseth is the project manager for one of the Top-level Research Initiative's Nordic Centres of Excellence: NorMER (Nordic Centre for the Study of Climate Change Effects on Marine Ecosystems and Resource Economics). He blogs about climate and marine environment on forskning.no.

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PhD- and Postdoc positions available at NCoE NorMER

PhD- and Postdoc positions available at NCoE NorMER
Mar 04, 2015

8 PhD- and 4 Postdoc positions are now available at the Top-level Research Initiative's Nordic Centre of Excellence NorMER. Research areas are: Ecology, Evolutionary biology and Economy.

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Nordic top-level research becoming an international brand

Nordic top-level research becoming an international brand
Feb 28, 2011

The Top-level Research Initiative is about to become a brand that creates new and great interest for Nordic top-level research. Professor Nils Christian Stenseth needed no more than 24 hours to put together an Advisory Panel of international experts for his new Nordic Centre of Excellence – all of them accepted immediately.

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A flying start for Nordic cryosphere research

A flying start for Nordic cryosphere research
Feb 28, 2011

The cryosphere - all frozen water on the face of the Earth - is an uncertain factor in global climate models. More research will improve these models – which is the aim of the three Nordic Centres of Excellence funded within the Top-level Research Initiative’s (TRI) cryosphere programme.

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Nordic-Lithuanian conference - research collaboration on equal footing

Nordic-Lithuanian conference -  research collaboration on equal footing
Feb 24, 2011

- Research collaboration between the Nordic and Baltic countries have long traditions, stated Susanna Sepponen, Senior adviser at NordForsk, at the conference “Lithuanian-Nordic Cooperation: Life-long Learning Experience" in Vilnius yesterday, February 23rd.

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Call for Nordic networks between business and academia within the topic ”Integration of large scale wind power”

Call for Nordic networks between business and academia within the topic ”Integration of large scale wind power”
Feb 15, 2011

The Top-level Research Initiative launches a call for Nordic networks within the sub-programme “Integration of large scale wind power”.

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Nordic energy co-operation – need or want?

Nordic energy co-operation – need or want?
Feb 15, 2011

The Nordic countries collaborate to a large extent in the energy sector, particularly in electricity. But where is this co-operation going? Is it simple necessity for the future of the energy market and how far are the countries prepared to go? Analys Norden sheds light on the energy debate in the Nordic countries.

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Management of climate change is the Finnish Presidency’s number one theme

Management of climate change is the Finnish Presidency’s number one theme
Feb 01, 2011

Finland holds the Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers in 2011. Yesterday, the Prime Minister Mari Kiviniemi presened the Presidency Programme in her opening speech at a Nordic Conference on Sustainable Development in the Baltic Sea Region in Turku, Finland, focusing on the management of climate change.

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Jerzy Langer in Research Europe: Tackling Grand Challenges

Jerzy Langer in Research Europe: Tackling Grand Challenges
Jan 28, 2011

Jerzy Langer, a former vice-minister of science in Poland and a member of the Framework 6 assessment group, points to the Top-level Research Initiative as an approach that has taken the Nordic countries beyond the planning phase and into the realisation phase of solving the Grand Challenges.

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CCS technology offers opportunity for reducing CO2 emissions in the Nordic countries

CCS technology offers opportunity for reducing CO2 emissions in the Nordic countries
Jan 24, 2011

Nordic Top-level Research Initiative has ordered an overview of the potential for applying CCS (carbon capture and storage) in the Nordic countries from VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. The report gives gives an overview of the technologies and applications required for CCS in the Nordic countries.

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Call for proposals: Nordic user driven competence centre for realisation of carbon capture and storage

Call for proposals: Nordic user driven competence centre for realisation of carbon capture and storage
Jan 04, 2011

The Nordic Top-level Research Initiative announces a call for proposals to support the establishment of a Nordic User Driven Competence Centre for realisation of Carbon Capture and Storage.

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Networks of climate researchers: We are stronger together

Networks of climate researchers: We are stronger together
Nov 10, 2010

Strengthening the international impact of Nordic climate research is an important purpose of the Nordic networks in the Top-level Research Initiative’s sub-programme “Effect Studies and Adaptation to Climate Change”. The kick-off meeting for the networks in Oslo last week showed that the goal is already in sight.

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The climate does not recognize national boundaries

The climate does not recognize national boundaries
Mar 04, 2015

- The evidence is talking to us. Nature is talking to us. Scientists like myself are trying to interpret the language so we can objectively present to everybody what it is saying. These are the words of TRI NCoE Project Leader Michael Goodsite, describing the vision of his center NORD-STAR to Tunderbird School of Global Management.

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New Nordic Centres of Excellence within the Top-level Research Initiative

New Nordic Centres of Excellence within the Top-level Research Initiative
Nov 12, 2010

Three Nordic Centres of Excellence (NCoE) will be funded within the Top-level Research Initiative’s (TRI) sub-programme ”Effect studies and adaptation to climate change”. – We have high expectations of these projects and will follow them throughout the five-year project period. There will also be established collaborations with other TRI projects, says Chair of the Programme Committee, Mogens Henze.

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The need for Nordic synergy from the knowledge triangle in a changing global climate

The need for Nordic synergy from the knowledge triangle in a changing global climate
Oct 15, 2010

Over the past five years, Nordic research on climate impacts and adaptation has advanced significantly. The research to date has been of a high standard and has followed international developments in research areas including analysis of vulnerability, the process of adaptation, as well as in policy development. Nordic strengths are found at all points of the knowledge triangle: innovation, research and education, but there is room for improvement to connect and gain synergy from these points, not only nationally but in the Nordic co-operation as a region.

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