News and Press Releases

A new look at corruption and greed

(10 March 2015) Substantial revenues from natural resources bring opportunities, but also problems, in developing countries. A new research project will look at best practices in resource management.

Nature on Maternal Health, Ebola and CapaCare

(5 March 2015) The Norwegian non-governmental organization CapaCare train health workers to give lifesaving care that might otherwise be unavailable to patients in under-resourced areas. As new infections of Ebola are finally being brought under control, the outbreak’s devastating impact on maternal health will linger for years.

Here’s how Norway can be a leader in global health

(4 March 2015) The health of people all over the world is dependent on a slew of different variables, so interdisciplinary work is vital to professionals in global health. Twenty-two European countries, the USA and South Africa are all taking part in a comprehensive Norwegian global health survey.

The Incredible True Tale Of "The Queen Of Neuroscience" and her Nobel Prize

(19 Feb 2015) May-Britt Moser interviewed by the Huffington Post.

Trondheim, the North Star of Norway’s Indie Scene

(13 Feb 2015) We take the most recent issue of the Trondheim Calling festival as an opportunity to introduce you to this exciting city for music lovers.

Norway Needs Good Climate Laws

(10 Feb 2015) Norway needs its own climate laws, but these laws will only be effective if they are good. Bad climate policies may be worse than none at all, according to NTNU researchers and policy makers.

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.

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.

All 2015 news and press releases