6,938 projects

NANOMAT-Nanoteknologi og nye materialer

Nanostructures for optics

The program has two distinct areas of activity 1) Diffractive optical elements, in particular photonic crystal films 2) Manipulation of nanoparticles with optical fields in waveguides The first area of activity is the largest, with two Ph.D. students fully suppported by the program, and involves...

Awarded: NOK 4.0 mill.

Project Period: 2004-2010

Location: Viken

P-SAMISK-Program for samisk forskning

Mellom røynd og romantisering. Eit kulturanalytisk perspektiv på spenningsfeltet mellom gamle og nye samisk sjamanistiske tradisjonar.

Med utgangspunkt i ulike alternative behandlingssenter i Tromsø by, skal prosjektet avdekkja spenningsfeltet mellom gamle og nye samisk sjamanistiske tradisjonar . Prosjektet tek utgangspunkt i to hovudproblemstillingar. A) Sjamanen si rolle som åndeleg r ettleiar og helbreiar i førmodeme og mode...

Awarded: NOK 1.9 mill.

Project Period: 2004-2010

Location: Vestland

FRIHUM-Fri prosjektstøtte humanistiske fag

Bønders råderett over jord og gårdsdrift fra høymiddelalder til slutten av tidlig moderne tid - Norge og Europa

Prosjektet vil foreta regionale undersøkelser innen et større, men avgrenset mellomeuropeisk område (Ober-Bayern, Salzburg-Tirol, Graubünden) som grunnlag for komparasjoner med Norge og Norden, når det gjelder bøndenes råderett. Området er valgt ut fordi det har et sammensatt bilde på samme måte...

Awarded: NOK 5.0 mill.

Project Period: 2004-2012

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

YFF-Yngre, fremragende forskere

Nanoscale Ferroelectrics for Oxide Nanoelectronics

The ultimate goal for the present proposal is to achieve novel materials with controlled properties for future NEMS and nanoelectronic devices. The proposal aims for a fundamental understanding of nano-sized perovskite systems and is based on exploratory materials research into artificial perovsk...

Awarded: NOK 5.6 mill.

Project Period: 2004-2012

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

YFF-Yngre, fremragende forskere

The ethics of priority setting in global health

Background: It is widely acknowledged that the distribution of scarce health care resources should satisfy two goals: allocative efficiency and fairness. However, there exist little evidence and guidance on how efficiency could be incorporated with fairne ss. This is both a theoretical problem an...

Awarded: NOK 7.0 mill.

Project Period: 2004-2011

Location: Vestland

YFF-Yngre, fremragende forskere

Identification of phenotypes and genetic susceptibility in severe mental disorders

Severe mental disorders (schizophrenia and bipolar/manic-depressive disorder) are major causes of disability worldwide, and rank as some of the most costly disorders to afflict humans. The etiology still remains elusive, but there is now overwhelming evid ence that genetic factors play a prominen...

Awarded: NOK 8.3 mill.

Project Period: 2004-2010

Location: Oslo

FUGE-Funksjonell genomforskn.i Norg

Knockout zebrafish (KO-ZFISH) model

The genome projects – from microorganisms to vertebrates and mammals – create huge amounts of undeciphered genetic information. This cumulated DNA sequence bank needs intelligent, but as simple as possible, model systems to turn the currency of genomics into functional genomics. Only in one ver...

Awarded: NOK 11.0 mill.

Project Period: 2004-2009

Location: Viken

FRIBIO-Biologi og biomedisin

Functional genomics of the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum

The project seeks to: 1. Develop a productive and innovative research group in Norway that efficiently combine the research abilities of the Department of Pharmacy, University of Tromsø with recognized proteomics and structural biology research group s at the University of Tromsø and complem...

Awarded: NOK 2.1 mill.

Project Period: 2004-2010

Location: Troms og Finnmark - Romsa ja Finnmárku - Tromssa ja Finmarkku

YFF-Yngre, fremragende forskere

Shedding light on dark energy

We propose to investigate the observed accelerated expansion of the Universe. We will attempt to clarify the nature of the dark energy which is responsible for this acceleration in a project based both on theory and observations - a rather unique collabo ration in Norway. Possible forms of vacu...

Awarded: NOK 5.2 mill.

Project Period: 2004-2009

Location: Oslo

PETROMAKS-Maksimal utnyttelse av petroleumsreserver

Treatment of Produced Water: Characterization and new treatment strategies.

The research tasks in this proposal will contribute to the development of new and improved technology for a more efficient and cost effective treatment of produced water from offshore oilfield installations. The primary research tasks are defined as follo ws: Sampling and characterization A fund...

Awarded: NOK 9.0 mill.

Project Period: 2004-2009

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

YFF-Yngre, fremragende forskere

Quantifying interactions among density, phenotype and environment on performance: an approach to understanding population regulation

Knowledge of how environments and phenotypes interact with density in determining demographic rates is valuable in population ecology, because this identifies how the strength and shape of density dependence may differ among and within populations. Anothe r issue relating to population regulation...

Awarded: NOK 8.2 mill.

Project Period: 2004-2010

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

NANOMAT-Nanoteknologi og nye materialer

Nytt pulver nøytron diffraktometer - PUS 2

Pulver nøytrondiffraksjon er en sentral metode for strukturundersøkelser av funksjonelle materialer og nanomaterialer. Det er et stort behov for et nytt pulver nøytron diffraktometer, PUS 2, øremerket for in-situ og tidsoppløste studier i tillegg til det eksisterende høyoppløsningsinstrumentet PU...

Awarded: NOK 5.0 mill.

Project Period: 2004-2010

Location: Viken

YFF-Yngre, fremragende forskere

Space Research and Technology Development Program

This research proposal describes fundamental problems of ionosphere-magnetospheric physics which can be closed by the combination of detailed in-situ measurements by sounding rockets and continuous monitoring by remote radar and optical observations from ground. One problem complex is to address ...

Awarded: NOK 7.0 mill.

Project Period: 2004-2009

Location: Oslo

YFF-Yngre, fremragende forskere

Processes in the life history and dynamics of managed ungulate populations

Populations of large mammals are strongly structured according to age, sex, individual attributes, temporal factors (climate and density) and spatial factors. A detailed understanding of the interactions between these factors, i.e. the life history, has p roven necessary to successfully predict p...

Awarded: NOK 8.5 mill.

Project Period: 2004-2009

Location: Oslo

SAMF-Fagkomiteen for samfunnsvitenskap

Nature and science in politics and everyday practices

The project will investigate the production and mediation of "nature" and "the natural" in scientific, political and everyday practices. It will focus on science as an important producer of material realities and naturalised power. By examining the creati on and reshaping of nature-relevant bound...

Awarded: NOK 2.9 mill.

Project Period: 2004-2011

Location: Oslo

FUGE-Funksjonell genomforskn.i Norg

Gene repair by oxidative demethylation

We have recently discovered a novel mechanism for repair of alkylation damage in DNA, performed by the E.coli AlkB protein, and also by human AlkB homologues. This repair function involves the demethylation of 1-methyladenine and 3-methylcytosine lesions discoveries have opened up many interest...

Awarded: NOK 6.9 mill.

Project Period: 2004-2009

Location: Oslo

SAMF-Fagkomiteen for samfunnsvitenskap

Alzheimer's disease in science, politics and everyday life

The ways of understanding Alzheimer's disease are changing rapidly as it becomes an issue of globalised science as well as politics. The project sets out to investigate these in the three locations of science, politics and everyday life. It asks how vario us versions of Alzheimer's are constitute...

Awarded: NOK 2.3 mill.

Project Period: 2004-2010

Location: Oslo

FRINAT-Matematikk og naturvitenskap

New Catalysts for Activation and Functionalization of Alkanes

This is one of three integrated project applications with focus on the development of novel types of catalysts for activation and functionalization of alkanes, and of methane in paraticular. Project 1 (this project – FRINAT) – homogeneous systems; project 2 (FRINAT) – heterogenized systems; proj...

Awarded: NOK 2.0 mill.

Project Period: 2004-2009

Location: Oslo

FRIBIO-Biologi og biomedisin

Regulation of Protein Kinase C (PKC) membrane targeting and PKC-mediated activation of phosphatases

Protein Kinase C (PKC) familien består av 10 serin-threonin kinaser med viktige roller i ulike cellulære funksjoner som differensiering, apoptose, mitogenese og cellevekst. PKC aktivitet er nøye regulert gjennom fosforylering, konformasjonsendring og memb ran binding. Membranbinding og aktivering...

Awarded: NOK 1.9 mill.

Project Period: 2004-2009

Location: Oslo

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

Pilotprosjekt - markører av sjeldne jordmetaller

I et begrenset pilotprosjekt ønsker vi å teste ut grad av absorpsjon og innleiring i bein og skjell hos smolt av to av de mest aktuelle jordmetallene (dysprosioum og yttrium) tilsatt fôr i to nivåer. Forsøket er tenkt gjennomført i kar på land i Ewos' anl egg i Dirdal, fôringstid 4 uker. Etter 2 ...

Awarded: NOK 0.10 mill.

Project Period: 2004-2009

Location: Viken

NANOMAT-Nanoteknologi og nye materialer

Metal Organic Chemical Vapour Deposition (MOCVD) for synthesis of complex oxides

The versatile equipment will serve several research activities. With respect to materials chemistry, MOCVD will be a crucial method for extending synthesis capabilities beyond the present deposition methods, in particular bridging the gap in film thicknes s that is provided by the ALCVD and sol-g...

Awarded: NOK 5.0 mill.

Project Period: 2004-2011

Location: Oslo

ENERGIX-Stort program energi

Not in my nature? The controversies and politics of environmentalism and public planning in localising wind farms

The project aims to analyse how environmental controversies presently are managed in the policy and planning processes that the energy companies are involved in. These problems are not inherent to wind power as such, but are probably a feature of the pres ent strategy for wind power development. ...

Awarded: NOK 1.2 mill.

Project Period: 2004-2013

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

SAMF-Fagkomiteen for samfunnsvitenskap

Anglo-American Contract Models and Norwegian or Other Civil Law Governing Law

The project aims at developing knowledge on the function and effect of Anglo-American contractual clauses and their interaction with Norwegian law. Anglo-American models are increasingly applied in contractual practice even if the contract is governed by Norwegian law. This affects most sectors ...

Awarded: NOK 5.1 mill.

Project Period: 2004-2011

Location: Oslo

SAMF-Fagkomiteen for samfunnsvitenskap

Teknologi møter kultur: digitalisering av vitenskapelige tidsskrifter.

Prosjektet skal beskrive endringsprosessene som foregår når vitenskaplige tidsskrifter gradvis gjøres tilgjengelige i elektronisk form. Det vil beskrive de ulike aktørene, strategiene og valgene som ligger til grunn for noe som kan fremstå som en enhetlig og nødvendig teknologisk drevet utvikling...

Awarded: NOK 2.2 mill.

Project Period: 2004-2009

Location: Oslo

HUM-Fagkomiteen for humaniora

Tekster i bevegelse: En studie av fransk samtidsprosa fra 1980-2002 (Quignard, Chevillard, Gailly)

Prosjektets formål er generelt å gi større innsikt i særlig forhold knyttet til analyse av samtidslitteratur. Prosjektet søker spesielt å klargjøre forskerens posisjon i arbeidet med tekster hvis særtrekk er å være i kontinuerlig bevegelse, og vil argumen tere for en litteratur tilnærming mer enn...

Awarded: NOK 2.2 mill.

Project Period: 2004-2010

Location: Oslo

HAVKYST-Havet og kysten

A taxonomic revision and phylogenetic analyses of the amphipod genus metopa (stenothoidae).

The project is focusing on the taxonomy of the stenothoid genus Metopa, a genus that is particularly species-rich in the NE Atlantic and the Arctic. The first part of the project will be a traditional taxonomical revision of the genus, first of all entailing redescriptions of the many poorly know...

Awarded: NOK 2.4 mill.

Project Period: 2004-2009

Location: Troms og Finnmark - Romsa ja Finnmárku - Tromssa ja Finmarkku

FUGE-Funksjonell genomforskn.i Norg

Transgenic models in neuroscience: Uncovering the secrets of the hippocampal formation

Disorders afflicting the nervous system account for more hospitalizations, more long term care and more suffering than all other disorders combined (JAMA 285, 594-600, 2001). In most cases prevention and effective treatment are hampered by a lack of know ledge of the underlying pathogenetic mech...

Awarded: NOK 10.0 mill.

Project Period: 2004-2009

Location: Oslo

ELSA-Etiske,rettslige og samf.m. as

Public dialogue on genetically modified food-communication between conflicting actors about a stigmatised technology

The project wants to analyse the extensive public discourse that are taking place around the subject of genetically modified food, where a number of actors are participating and all are contributing in forming a great and fluctuating story about genetical ly modified food. This is still a relativ...

Awarded: NOK 2.8 mill.

Project Period: 2004-2010

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FUGE-Funksjonell genomforskn.i Norg

Protein-protein interactions between infectious pancras virus proteins and host protein

In the post-genomic area new approaches have been developed to study and characterize protein functions in cells and organisms. One such strategy is the yeast two-hybrid system that can be used to generate complete protein interactions maps. Infectious pancreatic necrosis is one o the most thre...

Awarded: NOK 7.4 mill.

Project Period: 2004-2009

Location: Troms og Finnmark - Romsa ja Finnmárku - Tromssa ja Finmarkku

SAMF-Fagkomiteen for samfunnsvitenskap

Variable Pay, Industrial Relations and Collective Bargaining (ECRP-prosjekt)

Pay determination has in recent years been characterized by two major trends in industrial relations: decentralization of bargaining and a shift to variable pay. The aim of this comparative study is partly to analyse how differences in institutional and s ectoral conditions influence the way in w...

Awarded: NOK 3.5 mill.

Project Period: 2004-2009

Location: Oslo