The Democrats’ difficult national convention
The Democratic Party has a big problem as the Democratic National Convention approaches in late July. Will an unpopular Hillary Clinton manage to unite the party? Professor of political science shares her thoughts on the matter.
Women not very involved in politics on Facebook
Researchers has looked into what 20 million users like on Facebook. Its conclusion is that men are interested in politics, women in the environment. Young Norwegian women are among the least involved in civic affairs in the world.
Norwegian research priorities for 2016
The Research Council of Norway is proposing an increase of NOK 1.1 billion for research in its input to the national budget for 2016. Special target areas in the proposed budget for 2016 include sustainability, innovation, the EU and world-leading research groups.
1814 shaped Norwegian and Danish identity
The year 1814 has played a decisive role in shaping both Norwegian and Danish identity. This was the year Norway broke free from its 400-year union with Denmark and became an autonomous nation.
Postponing the total collapse
Domestic violence and divorce are increasing in Palestine, as are the level of crime and child abuse. A new Master’s programme in psychology will address the problems.
Research data becomes Russian state secret
Russian authorities have seized Norwegian research data from the Barents Sea as they insist that it contains top-secret information. After three and a half years, the researchers still haven’t received their data or the equipment.