14,424 projects

PRAKUT-Praksisrettet utdanningsforskn

Kvalitet i opplæringa - om tilpassa opplæring

Prosjektet studerer kvaliteten på opplæringa i grunnskulen, knytt til omgrepet tilpassa opplæring, aktualisert av Kunnskapsløftet, men med ei mykje lengre historie. Grunnlaget for prosjektet er analysar av forsking om tilpassa opplæring som syner at ein i kkje kan definere kva tilpassa opplæring ...

Awarded: NOK 6.0 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Møre og Romsdal

SHP-Strategiske høgskoleprogram

Journalistikk i endring: Ny teknologi, ny økonomi? Nytt samfunnsoppdrag?

Kva rolle spelar samfunnsoppdraget i dagens journalistikk? Vi vil undersøke dette ved å gå inn i produksjonsprosessane der nyhendeprodukta blir til. Desse prosessane skjer under påverknad av ei rekkje forhold, der dei viktigaste er av teknologisk, økonomi sk og politisk karakter. Prosjektet vil b...

Awarded: NOK 4.9 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2013

Location: Møre og Romsdal

SHP-Strategiske høgskoleprogram

Lokal velferdsleiing i system under press

Dette er eit strategisk utviklingsprosjekt for eit fou-miljø på helse- og sosialleiing ved Høgskulen i Sogn og Fjordane (HSF). HSF har i ei årrekkje drive ei vidareutdanning i helse- og sosialadministrasjon, og frå 2004 har høgskulen etablert eit mastergr adsstudium i organisasjon og leiing med h...

Awarded: NOK 6.1 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2012

Location: Vestland

PETROMAKS-Maksimal utnyttelse av petroleumsreserver

Quantifying the Effects of Sediment Deposition, Compaction and Pore Fluid on Rock Properties and Seismic Signatures

Primary sediment compositon (provenance), depositional environments and mechanical and chemical compaction have strong impact on the physical and seismic properties of the subsurface. By trying to quantify relations between geological processes and geophy sical (seismic) parameters, we will incre...

Awarded: NOK 12.5 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Oslo

ISPJUS-ISP - Satsing på juridisk forskning

Mellom demokratisk styring, effektiv konkurranse og avtalefrihet i markedsstaten

Prosjektet vil belyse spenningen mellom forvaltningsretten, konkurranseretten og kontraktsretten med utgangspunkt i velferdsforvaltningen. Velferdsforvaltningen er valgt da det offentlige her både utøver myndighet, tildeler rettighetsbaserte ytelser og tj enester, samarbeider med private med ordn...

Awarded: NOK 4.5 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2012

Location: Oslo

MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

Verification of traceability data of marine oils with emphasis on species,geographical origin and processing conditions

The Norwegian Food Safety Authoritiy (NFSA) is responsible for inspection of the marine oils that are part of the Norwegian trade. Necessary for that task, and nowadays unfortunately unavailable, there must be effective routines and analytical methods sui table to verify the authenticity of the o...

Awarded: NOK 2.3 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2009

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

HAVKYST-Havet og kysten

Ocean Prediction Networking

Our proposal seeks funds (1) to network Norwegian resources, (2) to implement a formal collaboration on the national level, and (3) to foster international collaboration within the field of ocean prediction. Reliable ocean state description and forecasts of, e.g., extreme currents and waves, ha...

Awarded: NOK 1.2 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Oslo

NORKLIMA-Klimaendringer og konsekvenser for Norge

The geography of social vulnerability, environemental hazards and climate change.

The study set out to modify, apply and evaluate a model for environmental risk assessment, here termed 'The vulnerability of a place model', as a means for studying the potential impact of future extreme climatic events in Norwegian regions. The model, de veloped and used in an American context, ...

Awarded: NOK 5.7 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2012

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

DIV-INT-Annet internasjonalt samarbeid

IGBP/IHDP Land Ocean Interaction in the Coastal Zone

The proposal seeks financial support for Prof. Jozef M. Pacyna to perform his tasks as a chairman of the IGBP/IHDP Land-Ocan Interactions in the Coastal Zone (LOICZ) project. The main goal of LOICZ is to provide the knowledge, understanding and prediction needed to allow coastal communities to a...

Awarded: NOK 0.24 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2009

Location: Viken

MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

Development and clinical testing of juice rich in phytochemicals and antioxidants

We will develop juice rich in natural antioxidants and phytochemicals and test bioactivity in clinical trials. Specifically, together with TINE R&D we aim at develop two juices based on grapes, pomegranates and/or blueberries. By screening potential ingre dients available on the marked we will op...

Awarded: NOK 3.3 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Oslo

MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

Automatic weed assessment for precision spraying in cereals

The load of herbicides on Norwegian cereals fields is unnecessarily high. The spraying represents an unnecessary cost for farmers, in Norway estimated to about 20 millions NOK yearly, and lots of herbicides superfluously spread to the environment. The mos t important reason for this excessive her...

Awarded: NOK 4.7 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Viken

NORKLIMA-Klimaendringer og konsekvenser for Norge

Community Adaptation and Vulnerability in Norway: NORDADAPT

There is general agreement that the impacts of climate change combined with changes in social and economic conditions are likely to pose significant challenges locally. NORADAPT focuses on how projected changes in climate interact with changes in socio-ec onomic and institutional conditions, and ...

Awarded: NOK 7.7 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Oslo

FRIBIO-Biologi og biomedisin

Elucidation of downstream signaling events of cAMP using new tools distinguishing the roles of EPAC and PKA

The present project will receive Epac and PKA modulating cAMP analogs. I. We will test selected new analogs in a newly developed and unique assay for binding to PKA holoenzyme II. The best activators (current or novel) will be used, separately and jointl y, to define effect of Epac and PKA activ...

Awarded: NOK 3.1 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Vestland

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Violence, poverty and police corruption

The police in low-income countries are among the most corrupt sector of their governments, sporadic evidence indicates. In this project we seek to estimate the extent of police corruption and explain its variation. Here the interaction between police beha viour and crime, some of which is violent...

Awarded: NOK 4.9 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2013

Location: Oslo

MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

Stability and mobility of Shiga toxin-encoding bacteriophages in clinical and environmental strains of Escherichia coli O103

E. coli O103 belongs to a subset of serotypes of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) associated with severe human illnesses. Shiga toxin (Stx) production is essential but not sufficient for virulence in pathogenic STEC as factors involved in att achment, haemolysis and iron scavenging a...

Awarded: NOK 3.2 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Oslo

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

The Hardangerfjord Salmon Lice Project

This three-year research effort will focus on the interactions of salmon lice between farmed and wild salmonids in the Hardangerfjord and will be a continuum of the project which was initiated in 2004 (http://www.nina.no; attachment:NFRProgressReportHarda nger2005). The applied project consists o...

Awarded: NOK 4.2 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

NATURNAER-Natur og næring

The optimal choice and timing of agricultural policies in the presence of uncertainty

Agricultural policy analysis has traditionally focused on the optimal choice of policy instruments for a given set of policy objectives. Less attention has been paid to the fact that the timing of policy implementation is another choice variable to policy makers. This choice is reflected in the ...

Awarded: NOK 1.4 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Oslo

NORKLIMA-Klimaendringer og konsekvenser for Norge

Climate change impacts in the Electricity Sector

Climate change will have impacts on electricity markets, both on demand and supply. In Norway, important likely impacts are that the supply of hydropower and wind power will be boosted by weather changes, while warmer winters will dampen heating demand. H owever, in other European countries, the ...

Awarded: NOK 7.4 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2013

Location: Oslo

NATURNAER-Natur og næring

Contracts as a tool for improving efficiency in the forestry-wood chain

We have divided the research task into two Work Packages (WPs). In WP1 we conduct surveys in order to describe instruments used, and in WP2 we combine theory with information obtained from WP1 and with experience from comparable markets, in order to come up with improved instruments. Co-ordinatio...

Awarded: NOK 1.2 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Viken

NORKLIMA-Klimaendringer og konsekvenser for Norge

POCAHONTAS - Polar Climate and Heat Transport

The main objective of this project is to determine the mean and variation of the combined oceanic and atmospheric heat transports toward Svalbard and the European Arctic. The Norwegian and Arctic climate is much warmer than the local radiation budget woul d suggest, and this is due to oceanic and...

Awarded: NOK 10.0 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Vestland

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

Welfare of Farmed Fish from Harvest to Killing- Meeting the Future Challenge

For salmon, cod and halibut, the fish are often live chilled prior to exsanguination with or without a stunning. From 2007 a new slaughter directive will act demanding that fish are stunned and killed unconsciously. Furthermore the welfare under CO2 suppl ement and chilling is questioned involvin...

Awarded: NOK 6.0 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Rogaland

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

Heart and skeletal muscle inflammation (HSMI) in Atlantic salmon: diagnosis, pathogenesis and epidemiology

Heart and skeletal muscle inflammation (HSMI) is a transmissible disease of viral aetiology affecting farmed Atlantic salmon. The disease appears to be spreading rapidly into new areas, and it is important to limit further spread. HSMI is characterized by severe inflammation in heart and red ske...

Awarded: NOK 4.2 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Viken

HAVKYST-Havet og kysten

Norway-USA, Catch Sampling and Estimation

This project is mainly related to fishery dependent sampling and catch and bycatch (or discard) estimation. Use of observers for sampling at sea varies among regions. The US Alaska Fisheries Science Centre (AFSC) has an extensive observer program collecti ng catch, discard, and biological data fo...

Awarded: NOK 0.38 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2009

Location: Vestland

NORKLIMA-Klimaendringer og konsekvenser for Norge

Glacial Ocean Mixing: Investigating the role of diapycnal ocean mixing for glacial climate stability and sensitivity

Diapycnal mixing is a source of potential energy in the ocean and is therefore believed to limit the rate of overturning on centennial and longer timescales. For the present-day ocean, winds and dissipation of tidal energy drive the diapycnal mixing with approximately similar contributions. Both ...

Awarded: NOK 2.4 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Vestland

HAVKYST-Havet og kysten

Integration of biomonitoring with risk assessment by construction of biomarker bridges for water column organisms exposed to produced water

In the on-going PROOF project "Validation of methods and data for environmental risk assessment offshore" a theoretical framework for integration of biomonitoring into environmental risk assessment procedures was developed. Experimental data were obtained and used to demonstrate that the establi...

Awarded: NOK 9.0 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2012

Location: Rogaland

NORKLIMA-Klimaendringer og konsekvenser for Norge

POLEWARD: A drifter experiment to quantify the poleward transport, transformation and spreading of oceanic properties

We propose to observe, describe and quantify the oceanic transport poleward and the transformation, spreading and mixing rates of water parcels in the Nordic and Barents Seas by monitoring the motion of the water parcels. In the process we will be quantif ying the mechanisms transforming the warm...

Awarded: NOK 7.0 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Oslo

NATURNAER-Natur og næring

Natural and farmed habitat as a basis for production of red deer in Norway

The project will provide a basis to predict the potential for production of red deer based on detailed knowledge of the natural and farmed habitat as well as detailed studies of red deer habitat use in multiple areas. The yield of red deer reached 27600 i n 2005. Red deer thus constitute the 2nd ...

Awarded: NOK 7.4 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Oslo

GLOBHELS-Global helse

New rotavirus vaccines: targeting childhood morbidity and mortality in low- and middle-income countries in Central Asia

The current project is aimed at reducing morbidity and mortality caused by rotavirus (RV) disease among young children in low- and middle-income countries in Central Asia. RV is the most common cause of severe acute gastroenteritis in young children and a major cause of childhood death in develo...

Awarded: NOK 8.8 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2012

Location: Oslo

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

The moderation of Islamist movements

Research on Islamism tends to give precedence to the violent and militant movements. The argument developed in the recent literature is that Islamist rebellion and violence is a product of political exclusion accompanied by repression from the state. To o ur knowledge, there have not been systema...

Awarded: NOK 4.1 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2017

Location: Vestland

NORKLIMA-Klimaendringer og konsekvenser for Norge

ARCTREC: Arctic records of climate change - dynamics, feedbacks and processes

The aim of ARCTREC is to investigate past warm and cold periods with different forcing and boundary conditions than at present to determine the influence of atmosphere and ocean dynamics and key Arctic feedbacks on Arctic climate variability, from a wider range of conditions than available at pr...

Awarded: NOK 17.7 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Vestland