The doctoral thesis from Associate Professor Reinhard Hennig at the University of Agder (UiA) shows that Norwegian author Knut Faldbakken was among the first who wrote climate change fiction. Hennig is now releasing the first research anthology in English on Nordic climate change fiction.
The University of Agder and cooperation partners in Grimstad are participating in "Climathon", a global 24-hour event on 25-26 October centred around solving climate challenges. Local authorities, entrepreneurs, students, developers and innovators are invited and challenged to develop sustainable solutions to create a better climate future in Grimstad.
Armenian pianist Mariam Kharatyan concluded the artistic component of her doctoral degree on Armenian folk music in a concert given earlier this month at Kristiansand Cathedral, accompanied by renowned musician Vigen Balasanyan. With a cycle closed, Kharatyan has now less than half a year to write down her reflections on this journey.
With a lot of mathematics and programming the PhD candidate Sondre Sanden Tørdal has developed a technology which compensates for movements and enables cranes on ships to make stable lifts in rough sea.
Thomas V. H. Hagen says that cinemas became an arena that contributed to preserving democratic values during the second world war. His new doctoral thesis opposes earlier studies about cinemas in Norway under the Nazi dictatorship.