NTNU Research

SIMLab's shock tube at NTNU, Gløshaugen

A six-tonne tube helps make Norway’s government quarter safer. With the shock tube in place, NTNU has completely new standards for testing how glass, metal, concrete and other materials react to explosions.



NTNU NanoLab

Many NTNU laboratories are national resources. Most of the laboratories are used i teaching as well as research. NTNU and SINTEF operate several laboratories together.


PhD Opportunities

NTNU offers a wide range of doctoral programmes. Candidates must be admitted to a specific PhD programme in order to earn a degree from NTNU, and must undertake both research and courseworkPhD positions are announced in NTNU's job listing: NTNU Vacancies and Job Openings.


International Researcher Support

NIRS offers counselling services for international researchers at NTNU.


Need an expert?


Find 590 of NTNU's experts, available to comment on a range of topics. Use the alphabetical guide or search by name or theme.


Research A-Z

Research A-Z at NTNU.


A climate dictionary

A glossary that explains commonly used technical terms.



Business and Innovation

Evaluating the commercial possibilities of an idea, starting a company, or in need of expertise on intellectual property rights – NTNU provides its scientific community with the expertise. The commercialisation of new technology is one of the key tasks of NTNU's Technology Transfer Office.


Facts and figures

4 Nobel laureates
in Chemistry, Physics and Medicine

At lest 91 spin-offs
in the last five years

120 laboratories
from Nano Lab to Language Lab

342 doctoral dissertations
in 2015

Art and Architecture

Naust Paa Aure

Tyin tegnestue Architects was established by two students, now employees at the Faculty of Architecture and Fine Art. The Naust Paa Aure was nominated to European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture, Mies Van der Rohe Award.


Nobel Prize in Medicine

NTNU University museum

The 2014 Nobel Price in Medicine was awarded to May-Britt Moser, Edvard Moser and John O'Keefe for the discovery of grid cells, that provide the brain with an internal coordinate system essential for navigation.

Academic Enterprise Awards

Seram Coatings

The 2015 Academic Enterprise Awards was awarded to Seram Coatings for the development of an anti-corrosion and wear-resistant coating based on silicon carbide, one of the worlds hardest compounds.

European FM Researchers Awards

Cristian Roberto Valle KinlochThe 2014 European FM Researcher Awards was awarded to Cristian Roberto Valle Kinloch for his research on Methodologies for improvement of non-residential buildings day-to-day energy efficiency reliability.

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