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.
Faculty of Social and Educational Sciences (SU)
Living near a glacier is like having a helpful but unpredictable neighbour. As the climate becomes warmer, the risk of unruly behaviour from these neighbours increases. A group of researchers wants to help communities living close to melting glaciers
More than 80 years ago, Norwegian teachers refused to teach Nazi ideology to their students. They were tortured, imprisoned and starved. But they prevailed. The story of how they won — and why it still matters.
Norway is often seen as a shining example of how a country can make its transportation greener by encouraging consumers to purchase electric cars. But Norway’s approach isn’t for everyone — and it may be hampering the country’s efforts to make its transport solutions truly climate friendly.
More people are taking advantage of early voting than before. But the impact on the elections is not exactly what politicians had hoped for.
Teachers should encourage more debate in the classroom. Practicing discussions can help pupils to master situations where they disagree.
Exercising can be absolutely awful. However, none of our excuses matter when it comes to the health benefits. The benefits go beyond physical health —exercise also has a major impact on mental health.
Many children and young adults spend a lot of time on social media, much to the concern of their parents and guardians. Researchers at NTNU have now taken a closer look at the impact of using social media such as Instagram, Snapchat and TikTok on young people’s mental health.
“A sense of community between generations will be key to ensuring sustainable coastal communities. The importance of children’s learning through work is underestimated,” says Professor Anne Trine Kjørholt.
Data-driven public administration changes the public sector in a fundamental way. But what does this mean for you as a citizen?
It sounds like a simple question: How many countries are there in Europe? However, the answer is more complicated than you might think.
In Norway, girls are much better at reading than boys. But girls and boys perform equally well when using a new teaching method.
Municipalities were given more responsibility for specialist health services in 2012. The changes appear to have resulted in better healthcare for the elderly.
The Norwegian Institute of Technology had special status and an education from the institute virtually guaranteed good career opportunities. That allowed its women graduates to break the glass ceiling in the early 20th century and become chemical engineers. But every woman needed a supportive man behind her.
Teachers now face the extra challenge of designing exams that will prevent students from cheating their way to good grades with ChatGPT.
Assigning marks in Grade 7 can have negative effects. A new study shows that the practice can affect pupils’ academic performance and how they experience the transition to secondary school.
It’s not true that women are subjected to sexual double standards, researchers say. Most people tend to be more liberal than they think other people are. But not all behaviour is OK.
The ice sheet in Queen Maud Land in East Antarctica is not stable. Large amounts of ice have melted in the past, most recently as 5,000 years ago.
Sometimes you become so absorbed in a task that you forget everything else. We call it finding the flow. A new test can measure it.
Wind turbines are contributing to the Southern Sámi losing grazing land for their reindeer husbandry. This livelihood is central to the identity of the Southern Sámi culture and thus to their language, researchers say.
The more comfortable students feel at school, the better they feel they are mastering the subject matter.
We might imagine that the differences between people in Norway are small, but this is not true. On the contrary, inequities have increased in recent years. And it matters who your parents are.
It looked like the COVID-19 pandemic might be a good time to be an introvert. Now a large study shows that extroverts handled the situation better.
At least six million people have died from COVID-19 to date. But who dies is often not random. The same pattern is found around the world.