Positive research results and considerable computing power have resulted in UiA’s centre now moving up a division and attracting top international researchers to the South coast of Norway. The new research centre has been given the name House of CAIR, and will operate from CAIR’s premises on UiA Campus Grimstad.
Both UiA and SiA are now extending their opening hours for all those who want to be even better prepared for examinations. During afternoons, dinner prices in the student canteen will be reduced by a one-third, and the canteen will stay open until 17:00 on weekdays. In addition, the library and other buildings will stay open longer during weekends.
The teacher education of the future requires a high competence in using digital tools for teaching. On 6 and 7 November, UiA and the Norwegian Directorate for Education and Training held a network gathering for student teachers, to put the spotlight on digital competence.
Can everyone be as well off as we in the West are? That is the comprehensive and difficult question that will be asked when the University of Agder and the Strømme Foundation gather experts from NORAD, the UN and NHO to discuss how the job market can lead to development.
The flag will be flown at half mast today for Professor emeritus Jonathan David Baker from the Department of Global Development and Planning at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Campus Kristiansand, who passed away on 31 October.
At the University of Agder, everyone should be able to work and study and receive help when they need it. On 8 November, employees who work with accessibility and universal design in universities and university colleges across the country will meet at UiA for Universellforum.
In the US, the trend is that increasingly more industries are dominated by a few large companies. Associate Professor Kjetil Andersson from the School of Business and Law at the University of Agder wants to investigate if this monopolising trend also exists in the Norwegian economy.