The University of Agder (UiA) has opened Norway’s first university lounge at an airport. At Kjevik, the airport of Kristiansand, UiA aims to visualise the collaborative opportunities between the University and private business.
Bolivia became a secular state in 2009. Religious traditions, however, are central to both daily life and politics. Religious institutions negotiate between various perspectives on development and religion.
50 students and other participants were recently at 3 Day Startup Agder where they learnt how to develop business ideas and sell their ideas to potential customers. The goal is to give university students the skills to start their own business.
Professor Michael Schulte has received this year’s Research Award of the Sørlandet Knowledge Foundation (SKF). Schulte interprets runic inscriptions and does research on Old Norwegian and Norse – part of the Norwegian identity.
Gonzalez receives the distinction for his efforts in public safety and emergency preparedness in Norway and in Europe. Just after the medal was handed out on Wednesday 23 October, the laureate received notice from Brussels that he and his colleagues had won an innovation prize for their research project Smart Mature Resilience.