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IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Competition in network goods markets

The information revolution over the recent decades has changed how we think about consumption and production over a wide range of goods and services. Factors such as the consumer's limited choice possibilities at a given budget and the cost structure on t he production side has shown to be limite...

Tildelt: kr 94 000

Prosjektperiode: 2015-2015

Sted: Oslo

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Adaptable Software for Dependable Cyber-Physical Systems

The mobile researcher, Amir Taherkordi, started his postdoctoral position at the University of Oslo (UiO) in December 2012, working broadly on software design, distribution and adaptation for embedded systems, sensor networks, and IoT systems. Amir is inv ited to carry out a 6-month research visi...

Tildelt: kr 0,19 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2014-2015

Sted: Oslo

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Understanding Justice During Conflict

Civil war remains a global challenge. Justice processes are often offered as solutions to prevent conflict reoccurrence; yet, little work has been undertaken to understand the prevalence of practices while conflict is ongoing. New data and historical case s show that trials, truth commissions, re...

Tildelt: kr 0,10 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2014-2014

Sted: Oslo

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Improving humanitarian logistics through action research - Disaster Relief Supply Chain Management

Humanitarian logistics is about disaster preparedness, response, and recovery, and accounts for 60-80% of total costs with huge improvement potential. Project objectives are to establish cooperation with US humanitarian logistics research centre(s). Build ing on action research, the project will ...

Tildelt: kr 0,33 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2014-2015

Sted: Oslo

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

EMGS visiting researcher at Scripps Marine EM laboratory

The current measurement accuracy of marine electromagnetic data facilitates using the technology to study fainter targets and also smaller geological details. Resolving these data responses by imaging software can be challenging when the magnitude of data variations are dominated by variations i...

Tildelt: kr 0,36 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2014-2015

Sted: Oslo

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Will You Assimilate Me? Intermarriage and Economic Assimilation for Immigrants in Norway

Because of its presumed indicative and predictive relationship to social integration processes, rates and trends of intermarriage have been widely studied by social scientists throughout the 20th century, in recent decades followed by studies of the deter minants of intermarriage. Much of this re...

Tildelt: kr 0,36 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2014-2016

Sted: Oslo

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Chronic kidney disease in Nord-Trøndelag: Risk evaluation and screening tests using clinical epidemiology and modern laboratory techniques.

Over the past 30 years high blood pressure and diabetes, i.e. lifestyle-related causes, have become the most important kidney failure risks. The treatment is among the most expencive in medicine, patients have a low quality of life, and mortality rates ar e compareable to breastcancer with metast...

Tildelt: kr 0,33 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2014-2016

Sted: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Effects of phthalate inhalation on airway immunology: a controlled human exposure study

The indoor environment is important for health and well-being of the general population, but the health impact of a number of indoor pollutants is poorly characterised. In the proposed project we focus on phthalates, a group of chemicals that leak out fro m plastics and are present in most indoor...

Tildelt: kr 0,36 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2014-2015

Sted: Oslo

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Syngery between the world's two most productive bear research projects

The Scandinavian Brown Bear Research Project (SBBRP) is the world's most projective bear project (perhaps the most productive large carnivore project) (155 scientific publications in refereed international journals and 18 completed PhD degrees). It has b een active since 1984 and has captured mo...

Tildelt: kr 0,19 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2014-2015

Sted: Viken

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Contaminant mediated reproductive and general health effects of an endangered species, The Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus)

.NTNU has identified six thematic interdisciplinary strategic research areas in Climate, Energy, Environment, Health, Food and water. Under these thematic areas, ecotoxicology is an integral aspects of the all areas, particularly climate, environment, wat er and health areas. Indeed, these themat...

Tildelt: kr 0,10 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2014-2014

Sted: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Changing Missions in Public Higher Education: Analyzing Strategic Plans

The proposed research collaboration utilize data from university strategic plans as a lens for investigating how public universities in the U.S. and Europe have exercised newfound autonomy. Strategic planning has become a ubiquitous process in higher edu cation, ostensibly linked to universities...

Tildelt: kr 52 000

Prosjektperiode: 2014-2015

Sted: Oslo

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Electromechanical Models of the Heart as Predictive Clinical Tools

We propose to continue to build a strong bridge between the highly theoretical work being done at the Cardiac Modeling Group at Simula Research Laboratory with the clinical and experimental expertise at the Cardiac Biomechanics Laboratory from the Univers ity of California, San Francisco (UCSF). ...

Tildelt: kr 0,13 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2014-2014

Sted: Oslo

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

PHOTOSENS - The interaction of photosensitive proteins with microfabricated sensor arrays

As the population ages there is an increase in degenerative ophthalmic diseases such as age related macular degeneration (AMD) and retinitis pigmentosa (RP). Both AMD and RP results in the loss of photoreceptor cells in the eye and there is currently no c ure for these medical conditions. One alt...

Tildelt: kr 0,36 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2014-2015

Sted: Vestfold og Telemark

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

The Wittgenstein Dictionary: A Comprehensive Dictionary of Wittgenstein's Philosophy

This project will enable the completion of a comprehensive dictionary of Ludwig Wittgenstein's philosophy using the Wittgenstein Archives at the University of Bergen to research the origin and development of key terms and views in Wittgenstein's extensive Nachlass material. The dictionary will i...

Tildelt: kr 0,16 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2014-2014

Sted: Vestland

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Quantitative Equilibrium Impacts of Short-Sale and Leverage Constraints

In this research project, we quantify the joint impact of short-sale and leverage constraints on asset pricing quantities including asset prices, market volatility, and speculative premium. For a stock, the speculative premium exists when a stock valuati ons of some agents in the economy are dif...

Tildelt: kr 0,36 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2014-2015

Sted: Oslo

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Behavioural consequences of fisheries-induced evolution and their potential for population recovery

Fishing commonly targets large more valuable individuals, while small less valuable ones remain in the sea. By selecting the most profitable individuals, fishermen reduce chances that these valuable individuals pass their genes to next generations, a prax is that any animal breeder would consider...

Tildelt: kr 77 000

Prosjektperiode: 2014-2015

Sted: Vestland

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Assessing a role for age and puberty in the immune-mediated persistence of female genital lesions in human S. haematobium infection

Schistosoma haematobium (Sh) infection of the female genital tract, known as female genital schistosomiasis (FGS), induces genital lesions that are heavily infiltrated with macrophages and other immune cells. While the drug praziquantel effectively clears the parasitic infection, it is ineffecti...

Tildelt: kr 80 000

Prosjektperiode: 2014-2014

Sted: Oslo

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Nothing about us without us becoming us: Processes of institutional change and identity formation in disabled peoples' self-organization

This project is a comparative organizational ethnography conducted in sociology dealing with the formation of organizational identity and with processes of institutional change in two selected Disabled Peoples? Organizations in North-America and Europe th roughout the processes of their establish...

Tildelt: kr 0,19 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2014-2015

Sted: Innlandet

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Minority language standards in Scotland (Scots and Gaelic): Language inequality, nationalism and the promotion of linguistic diversity.

The mobility grant will allow afford me a unique opportunity to analyse the ethnographic data I am set to collect in Scotland in the autumn of 2013, in collaboration with Dr A. Jaffe, an internationally acclaimed authority in the field of linguistic anthr opology. This research is part of the ST...

Tildelt: kr 52 000

Prosjektperiode: 2014-2014

Sted: Oslo

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Guestresearcher

Level densities and gamma strength function are fundamental properties of the atomic nucleus and important input parameters in reaction cross-section calculations. Cross-sections are important for nuclear reactor simulations or in astrophysics calculation s of how elements are formed in supernova...

Tildelt: kr 0,19 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2014-2014

Sted: Oslo

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

BSID: Byzantine Fault-Tolerance from Specification-Based Intrusion Detection

The project aims to develop a system called BSID for protecting networked services from failures and attacks, also called Byzantine failures. Several past works have targeted Byzantine fault tolerance (BFT), with the primary objective to improve the perfo rmance of BFT systems. However, despite t...

Tildelt: kr 0,10 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2014-2014

Sted: Rogaland

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Genetic variability in population responses of Atlantic cod to environmental change on a microgeographic scale

In the face of environmental change, the future of a species depends on the extent to which populations respond differently to changes in their environment and the spatial correspondence between the scale of disturbance and the scale of adaptation. Popula tions that are adapted to different envir...

Tildelt: kr 0,36 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2014-2015

Sted: Agder

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Information Security Incident Management Training Program

The power industry is currently facing the evolution of smart grids, which may imply major technological, operational, and procedural changes. Information security challenges arise due to these changes, which is why this industry makes a valuable case for this research project. Technological cha...

Tildelt: kr 0,13 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2014-2015

Sted: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Identifying the function of NEIL3 in the lentiviral replication cycle

NEIL3 is a DNA glycosylase which recognizes and removes oxidized nucleotides from DNA. The expression of NEIL3 is limited to proliferative tissue, including hematopoietic cells and stem cell compartments of the adult brain. Data from my Ph.D, thesis demon strates that cells deficient in NEIL3 hav...

Tildelt: kr 0,36 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2014-2015

Sted: Oslo

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Developing Truck Network Performance Measures at the NTNU Traffic Technology Center

This project is requesting funding to support Dr. Edward McCormack (University of Washington, Seattle) as he participates in a new research center located at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim. This center, known as th e traffic technical centre (Trafikkteknis...

Tildelt: kr 0,22 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2014-2014

Sted: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

VIsualize Me: Technologically Mediated Self-Representations

This project is an investigation into the ways we are documenting and representing ourselves through technology, ranging from self-portraits (?selfies?) taken with digital cameras and mobile phones through the merging of diaries and interpersonal communic ation in social media like Facebook, Twit...

Tildelt: kr 0,11 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2014-2014

Sted: Vestland

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

USA Sabbatical focused on Macroanalytic Database Visualization Research and on Collaborative New Media Climate Change Narratives

I. Developing an edited collection titled Visualizing Electronic Literature which would include essays (including my own) that use information collected in the ELMCIP Knowledge Base to address large-scale research questions about electronic literature gen res and communities and that examine the ...

Tildelt: kr 0,11 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2014-2014

Sted: Vestland

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

PhD research visit at Stern school of business

The research project is a five month stay at Stern School of Business at New York University for economics PhD student Kristoffer Midttømme from the University of Oslo. The stay is a part of the research work of my doctoral studies, and the funds I am app lying for will cover increased living exp...

Tildelt: kr 0,16 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2014-2015

Sted: Oslo

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Friend, Partner, Saviour or Master? China's Aid and Poverty Reduction in Africa

In recent years, China has become much more assertive in international development, trade, environment and foreign aid policies. The country represents a counterweight to the policies and development aid models that have for long been promoted directly or indirectly in poor countries by the Glob...

Tildelt: kr 0,19 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2013-2014

Sted: Oslo

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Lived democracy - Classroom engagement on environmental issues and development of critical mathematical competence

The purpose of the three months stay is to work with an underdeveloped area of research: how and why environmental issues can be part of mathematics education. Very little is published internationally in this area. This may be surprising since research on critical mathematics emphasize benefits ...

Tildelt: kr 52 000

Prosjektperiode: 2013-2014

Sted: Vestland