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IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Project "Gregory of Nazianzus on the episcopate." Studies at CUA, autumn 2006

Karl Johan Skeidsvoll is attached as a PhD-candidate under the NFR-financed project "Highways and Byways" ("Vei og Villstrå") led by professor Jostein Børtnes, and the "Programme for the study of Ancient Christianity" (PROAC), led by professor Einar Thoma ssen at IKRR, UiB. Skeidsvoll's doctoral ...

Tildelt: kr 60 000

Prosjektperiode: 2006-2006

Sted: Vestland

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Cogito Ergo Loquor - a Cognitive Linguistic approach to foreign language learning: the case of the English progressive.

In light of the current focus on the need to strengthen the teacing of foreign languages in Norwegian schools, this project sets out to contribute to reaching this goal. It is my belief that previous research and theories on second language acquisition of fer valuable insight into this field. Sti...

Tildelt: kr 0,15 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2006-2007

Sted: Vestland

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Studies of Coronal Mass Ejections (CMEs) at the High Altitude Observatory (HAO), Boulder, CO, USA, 20.6-20.12 2006

The goal of Åse Marit Janse's ph.d.-project is to 1) develop transport equations for fully ionized, magnetized gas that can describe both collision dominated and collision less plasma flow and 2)apply these equations to the outflow of ionized gas from th e solar corona 3)improve the understandin...

Tildelt: kr 70 000

Prosjektperiode: 2006-2006

Sted: Oslo

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Modeling climate, glaciation and sea level changes in the N. Atlantic and human migration aspects of early Fennoscandian settlements.

Climatic and sea level changes are complex processes which require very advanced mathematical and physical skills for proper dynamic modeling. For example; glacial isostatic adjustment (GIA) after deglaciation caused central parts of Fennoscandia to rais e roughly 1000 m over the last 10000 year...

Tildelt: kr 77 000

Prosjektperiode: 2006-2006

Sted: Vestland

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

3-month research visit to NPI by C. Kinnard

NPI leads a research programme which is specifically targeted at improving understanding of climate variability and feedback in the sea ice - land - ocean - atmosphere system in the polar regions. World-class NPI glaciologists and polar oceanographers hav e been investigating sea ice conditions (...

Tildelt: kr 39 000

Prosjektperiode: 2006-2006

Sted: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Analyzing and writing-up qualitative data of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) use in organizations in Norway and the U.S.

The mobility stipend recipient is Professor Larry Davis Browning, PhD, from the College of Communication Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, and the host and main collaborator is Associate Professor Jan-Oddvar Sørnes, PhD, Bodø Graduate School o f Business. For the past four years, as a...

Tildelt: kr 0,13 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2006-2007

Sted: Nordland - Nordlánnda

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Evaluation of the Potential Use of Plant-derived Essential Oils in Ruminant Nutrition

Recently, there has been a renewed interest in using plant extracts as feed additives in ruminant nutrition. Among these products, essential oils are attracting much attention. Essential oils are not currently used in livestock production in Canada and No rth America. However, they are extensivel...

Tildelt: kr 49 000

Prosjektperiode: 2006-2009

Sted: Akershus

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Cellular and physiological studies of mouse models of diabetes and exocrine deficiency due to mutations in carboxyl-ester lipase

We have recently discovered a novel monogenic diabetes syndrome with combined endocrine and exocrine pancreatic dysfunction, which is caused by mutations in the carboxyl-ester lipase gene (Ræder et al, Nature Genetics, in review). Our findings link diabet es to dysfunction of a lipase in the panc...

Tildelt: kr 60 000

Prosjektperiode: 2006-2006

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION OF METHODS TO DELIVER WATER-SOLUBLE MICRONUTRIENTS TO MARINE FISH LARVAE

In this proposal we apply for a Leiv Eiriksson grant to cover housing, travel and some running costs in connection with a sabbtical at NIFES for prof. Chris Langdon from Oregon State University, USA. Prof. Langdon is a leading scientist in fish larval bio logy with production of formulated feeds ...

Tildelt: kr 70 000

Prosjektperiode: 2006-2006

Sted: Vestland

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Analysis in relation to ongoing PhD-project in cooperation with major international contributor in the field of music, sexuality and gender

The study of popular music production and gender is a neglected field within cultural studies, sociology, feminist studies and media studies, largely due to an biased focus on reception studies. One important consequence is a lack of competence on these i ssues, perhaps not only in the Norwegian ...

Tildelt: kr 0,15 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2006-2007

Sted: Telemark

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Physical Metallurgical reeaserch and Aluminium in particular

Support from the Leiv Eriksson mobility program is sought for a stay for one young scientist from NTNU to have a stay at two of the best research groups in the world within the field of Physical Metallurgy, both located in Canada. New relations will be es tablished and old ones will be strengthen...

Tildelt: kr 73 000

Prosjektperiode: 2006-2007

Sted: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Effects of tetradecylthioacetic acid intake in the prevention of diet-induced insulin resistance

The incidence of Type 2 diabetes and obesity has increased dramatically worldwide and reaches today epidemic proportions. These metabolic diseases are at high risk of developing different complications leading to disability and premature death. Insulin re sistance (i.e. where a given concentratio...

Tildelt: kr 0,23 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2006-2007

Sted: Vestland

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

The potential of North American strains of Poa annua f. reptans for use on Norwegian golf course putting greens.

In Norway there are now 157 golf courses and 125.000 players. In order to serve this growing sport, the Norwegian Crop Research Institute in 2003 established a center for turfgrass research at Landvik, Grimstad, and I was appointed leader of the research team. Since then, several projects have be...

Tildelt: kr 0,17 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2006-2007

Sted: Akershus

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Optimization issues in medical image processing and fiber tracking

The main topic of this project is the study of efficient computational algorithms in so-called "fiber tracking". Fiber tracking is a relatively recent methodology. It is made possible by access to new advanced MR scanners able to produce high-quality diff usion tensor images which promises clinic...

Tildelt: kr 0,14 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2006-2007

Sted: Vestland

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Outbound mobility to City of Hope's Beckman Research Institute for two postdoctoral scholars who will do research on non-protein-coding RNA.

The proposal describes outbound mobility of two postdoctoral scholars and their families to City of Hope's Beckman Research Institute (Duarte, CA). The researchers are still partially employed by Interagon AS, where they have conducted their doctoral rese arch, but will now also be employed as po...

Tildelt: kr 0,23 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2006-2007

Sted: Østfold

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Effect of SNPs in genes related to DNA stability and metabolism of fish and meat related mutagens on colorectal cancer risk

I propose to take advantage of an unique ongoing study to explore how polymorphisms in low penetrance metabolic and DNA repair genes may modulate diet-cancer associations. The study is carried out in USA and deals with colorectal cancer (CRC) in relation to fish- and meat related mutagens exposur...

Tildelt: kr 0,14 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2006-2006

Sted: Oslo

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Evaluating of Submarine Debris Flow Impact on Seafloor Installations

The project consists of: - Literature study, state-of-the-art review and search for field examples - Define typical seafloor installations - Define magnitude and properties of the slide debris flow for numerical simulation In real situations, the impa ct forces from major and medium category ...

Tildelt: kr 0,22 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2006-2007

Sted: Oslo

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Modeling and Control of Tensegrity Structures in Marine Systems

The project is part of the IntelliSTRUCT programme organized as a cooperation between CeSOS and SINTEF Fisheries & Aquaculture. The programme aims at developing marine structures with improved capabilities with respect to environmental loading by incorpor ating new structure concepts and control ...

Tildelt: kr 0,10 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2006-2006

Sted: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Down-regulation of gene expression in Gram-positive bacteria using RNase P

Shoot the messenger-strategies is a new innovative tool in functional genomic research of both bacteria and mammalian cells [Soutschek et al. 2004]. This approach also holds promise for the development of a new class of therapeutics using RNA-molecules to silence unwanted gene expression in vivo...

Tildelt: kr 0,24 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2006-2007

Sted: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Pollution transport and cloud effects

During the preparation phase for the recent ICARTT (International Consortium for Research on Atmospheric Transport and Transformation) campaign in 2004, we combined model predictions of the export of pollution from the USA with high-resolution imagery fro m geostationary satellites. Very often, w...

Tildelt: kr 85 000

Prosjektperiode: 2005-2006

Sted: Akershus

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Mechanisms of angiogenesis in the brain: Using retina as a model

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Tildelt: kr 0,16 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2005-2007

Sted: Oslo

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

How to translate information of fish behaviour into relevant measures

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Tildelt: kr 0,23 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2005-2006

Sted: Vestland

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Active Control of Slender Structures for Marine Applications

The project is a part of a larger project at CeSOS that aims to incorporate control theory and new material technologies into design and control of marine structures and systems. The main problem to be considered in this project is the collision between tensioned risers in an array. Clashing of ...

Tildelt: kr 0,10 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2005-2006

Sted: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

OPUS - OPen Urban Spaces a project to increase knowledge of how open urban spaces accommodate new urban life and modern cultural events

The purpose of the project is the development of a collaboration research project on the role of public open space in community development and town revitalization. This research will involve developing comparative field methods including behavior mappin g, interviews, case studies and historic ...

Tildelt: kr 0,14 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2005-2006

Sted: Rogaland

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Implementation of the Curvi-linear Princeton Ocean Model 2000 for the North Norwegian coast

Oceanic models are fundamental and important tools in studies of oceanographic and ecological processes. Outside the coast of Norway, they have been used for studies of dispersal of planktonic organisms, shrimp larvae and capelin larvae etc. We propose to implement the POM2K for North Norwegian ...

Tildelt: kr 0,16 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2005-2007

Sted: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Day blindness (hemeralopia) in wirehaired dachshunds

Day blindness is a naturally occuring genetic disease in the Norwegian population of wirehaired dachshunds.The disease has also been reported in other breeds, mongrels, human, rats and other species. Hemeralopia in wirehaired dachshund is a retinal disea se where the cones undergo early degenera...

Tildelt: kr 64 023

Prosjektperiode: 2005-2006

Sted: Oslo

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Transport mechanisms and photochemical degradation of persistent pollutants in the Arctic cryosphere

It is proposed to collect field data during the summer of 2005 at the Greenland Environmental Observatory at Summit (GEOSummit). Collection of field data will focus on determining the recent profile of persistent compounds in the snowpack and intercompari ng that data with atmospheric measurement...

Tildelt: kr 0,27 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2005-2006

Sted: Akershus

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Research in environmental engineering - personal mobility scholarship for Jon B. Manchester

The University of Stavanger has a degree program in Environmental Engineering; B.Sc, M.Sc, and Ph.D. The University of Wisconsin-Madison has for decades been a world leader in engineering education in general, including Environmental Engineering. In order for UiS to accelerate nationally as well...

Tildelt: kr 0,14 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2005-2006

Sted: Rogaland

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

The Morphology-Phonology Interface in Cognitive Linguistics: The Case of Russian Softening

This project addresses the interaction of phonological and morphological information in linguistic analysis from the point of view of cognitive linguistics. The object of study is the so-called transitive and plain softening alternations in Russian, which arose from phonetically motivated regula...

Tildelt: kr 0,10 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2005-2006

Sted: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Adaptive evolution of myostatin in the family of Bovidae

Natural selection is fundamental to the evolution of genes. A sequence is under positive selective pressure if a particular change in a coding sequence gives an organism an advantage over other organisms. In an earlier study we have found myostatin to be a candidate for positive selective pressur...

Tildelt: kr 0,10 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2005-2007

Sted: Vestland