Families who obtained help to purchase their homes improved their lives in many ways. But outcomes were not so positive for those renting as part of affordable housing allocation schemes.
Medieval Norwegians felt King Magnus VI’s Code of the Realm was fair when it was introduced as one of the first laws of its kind in Europe. For more than 500 years, this law has helped give Norwegian people a relatively high level of trust in their judicial system.
A new tool has been developed to identify the early warning signs of burnout. Below we outline the basics
Researchers find the most depression and the least adaptability in poorer areas that are home to a larger proportion of minorities.
Do you really know why your partner gets jealous? We understand a surprising amount about other people’s jealousy, but we understand our own sex best.
The world’s largest electric car manufacturer and the Swedish trade union movement are at loggerheads. Could Tesla owner Elon Musk have more to gain than he realizes by joining Nordic unions?
Solar storms are no joke. It may get cold and it may get very dark. Our mobile networks may be severely disrupted.
Elite sports women who want to have children face a number of dilemmas: how will motherhood affect their performance and body? Finances? Family life? Researchers have taken a closer look.
Norway will reap major environmental benefits if residents stop sending wearable clothes out of the country, according to a recent study on clothing consumption in Norwegian households.
Norway’s law on mining seabed minerals is too unclear, the knowledge base too flimsy, and the Storting’s White Paper on seabed mining does not hold water.
New lubricants, combined with new knowledge about how they should be applied to train wheels and rails, have the potential to reduce rail sector costs in Norway by hundreds of millions of kroner during the next decade.
Lectures continue to dominate university teaching, but especially when it comes to big introductory courses, more group work and alternative assignments, such as making podcasts, can have a positive effect.
The vast majority of us cradle babies in the crook of our left arm. Researchers think they know why.
The transition to a greener, renewable economy will require large amounts of minerals, and society has to get them from somewhere. Norwegian politicians have reached an agreement approving deep sea mining, in a proposal that has reaped both cheers and frustration from scientists and activists alike. Here’s what our scientists think.
Researchers in Trondheim are developing a new medicine for diabetics who have to have daily injections of insulin. The key is a hormone that causes the smallest blood vessels to relax on the inside.
Road pricing may soon be replacing toll charges on Norwegian roads. But researchers still don’t know if this will help to reduce and regulate road traffic.
When children first learn to read, a number of factors affect their success. Some of these factors benefit girls more than boys.
Groundbreaking projects funded by Norway demonstrate that foreign aid can help to combat both poverty and environmental problems. One result is that uncontrolled plastic waste may become a resource for the cement industry.
Women continue to be underrepresented in senior positions in international sport organizations. New findings reveal more about the reasons why and offer advice on what to do about it.
It is not enough simply to target aid efforts at the poorest. We also have to combat discrimination and inequality both within and between countries.
Unstable winters are making reindeer herding more difficult. The animals are also having trouble finding food on their own.
SINTEF is recommending that parking spaces should be made wider – because passenger cars are getting bigger, and the number of civil actions relating to parking is on the increase.
Researchers are on the lookout for the perfect learning environment. Perhaps the traditional classroom should be giving way to new approaches?