Better collaboration, stronger prioritisation, more time and more support with application writing were highlighted when UiA’s Council for Cooperation with the World of Work provided input on what can increase national and international funding for research projects in Agder.
Child welfare services view young people as passive recipients of help. Young people themselves believe that they are taking an active role in their own lives. The mismatch can create challenges according to a new doctoral thesis.
Coronavirus infections are rising all over the country, the Omicron-mutant is spreading rapidly, and several regions has new restrictions and regulations.There are no special restrictions at UiA now, but everybody must pay extra attention to symptoms, and follow the general prevention control measures.
The government’s measures are poorly adapted to the small-scale farmers in the Andean mountains, and the indigenous way of life has been put under pressure. This emerges in a new book by UiA researcher Astrid Bredholt Stensrud.
“The assignments are the most difficult part of the course. But now I know that there is help to be had”, says Najma Goraya, a second-year student at the Pre-school Teacher Education at UiA. She is one of many students with Norwegian as a second language who receives support from two language tutors to improve her academic Norwegian.
An international conference for adventure therapy will be held in the Agder region of Southern Norway next year. Practitioners, researchers, and students from all over the world come to be inspired by how Norwegians interact with nature and our “friluftsliv” tradition.