News and Press Releases

NTNU to merger with three university colleges

(28 Jan 2015) The NTNU Board approved a merger with university colleges in Gjøvik, Ålesund and Sør-Trøndelag today; NTNU name to be retained.

“I see great academic gains from this merger,” says NTNU Rector Gunnar Bovim. “We will establish a unified university in Trondheim covering most of our educational areas at all levels. Parallel to this, closer cooperation with SINTEF will create greater opportunities for research at NTNU. From an international perspective, this is an important contribution to achieving the high ambitions Trondheim must have as a research city.”

“Merging with the university colleges in Gjøvik and Ålesund will strengthen the academic opportunities in technology,” Bovim says.

Rebuilding an orphanage after Typhoon Yolanda

(15 jan 2015) Four NTNU architecture students spent their autumn semester working on rebuilding Streetlight, an orphanage in the Philippines that was destroyed by a typhoon before Christmas last year.

Wind turbine builders put theory into practice

(14 Jan 2015) Engineering students at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) are learning about more than just theory. A competition to build the best wind turbine also gives them the chance to put their practical skills to the test.

More sun means fewer children and grandchildren

(9 Jan 2015) A new study shows that periods of high UV radiation can affect a population over several generations.

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