The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) was the recipient of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize. In view of inflammatory statements by Donald Trump about the size of his “nuclear button”, an NTNU political expert says the message the Nobel Committee tried to send is more important than ever.
Companies in a refugee camp in Kenya don’t function the same way they do in Norway. But Norwegian advisors are still in a position to help.
Producing biogas can be a chemistry nightmare. NTNU researchers are helping improve the process.
Hydrogen fuel cells can store and supply electricity, but are still developing as a technology. NTNU researchers are helping advance this approach to making the transition to environmentally friendly energy.
This is confirmed by the international journal Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology.
Each year, 40,000 diesel-fuelled lorries pass through the gates of Yara’s fertiliser manufacturing plant in Porsgrunn, Norway. But not for long.
This week, scientists from all over the world meet in Trondheim to learn about the technology of CO2 capture.
Two international professional organizations recognize PhD research that could improve everything from weather forecasts to the prediction of volcanic eruptions.
Forty-six science superstars will gather in Trondheim this 18-23 June for the Starmus Science Festival, a one-of-a-kind event that mixes cool science seminars with red-hot concerts.
The close relationship between SINTEF and NTNU has catapulted the university to a number one ranking among the world’s universities when it comes to publishing in partnership with a single industry collaborator.
The vessel will be used in commercial seaweed production, and the concept is currently being developed by researchers in Trondheim in close collaboration with business partners from a variety of sectors.
Researchers measured the stress hormone cortisol in 112 toddlers from 85 different childcare centres in six municipalities, approximately five months after they started attending. Children with the longest childcare days (8-9 hours) showed an increase in cortisol during the day.
Stephen Hawking will come to Norway this summer as the star speaker at the Starmus Festival, scheduled for 18-23 June in Trondheim.
One of the world’s leading membrane manufacturers has signed a licensing agreement with NTNU on a new technology that allows for environmentally friendly CO2 capture.
Eskil Aursand is working to make marine production and shipping of liquefied natural gas (LNG) safer. His efforts were recently recognized with the award of a Fulbright Scholarship.
Christmas is over and now is the time to get rid of your tree. And I mean GET RID of it! Don’t burn your Christmas tree in your wood-burning stove!
Pushing nanoscale battery developments in the right direction can help create a sustainable transport sector.
Professor Odilio Alves-Filho recently received a Japanese research prize for his book on environmentally friendly drying using heat pumps.
How will a future electricity grid manage the demands of induction cooking, charging electric cars and roof-installed solar panels? The answer is Smart Grids, which involves digitisation of the electricity grid.
Fish nets that float abandoned in the ocean continue to catch fish long after they have been lost, posing a major environmental challenge. Degradable fishing nets can be part of the solution according to researchers.
Three NTNU researchers have visited the North Pole during a research cruise in their efforts to better understand sea ice.
Increasing ocean acidification could double the mortality of newly-hatched cod larvae, a study just published in the American online journal PLOS ONE reports.
At least that’s what researchers believes. Now they are building a new research facility for seaweed off SalMar fish farm at Frøya in Norway.
A SINTEF study suggests that the older generation takes an active choice regarding whether to be active in social media or not.