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.
Therapy in the open air provides adolescents with a break from a chaotic daily life with ever growing pressures with regards to achievement and self-representation. This positive effect is still in place one year after the therapy.
Two research groups at the University of Agder have applied to become Centres for Research-based Innovation (SFI), a prestigious programme of the Research Council of Norway. These research groups are based within the Centre for eHealth and the Centre for Artificial Intelligence Research.
The close collaboration between regional industry and innovative research at UiA receives praise from the Research Council of Norway. This is reflected in their evaluation of SFI Offshore Mechatronics.
Interdisciplinary research, digitization and social relevance were keywords during the visit of researchers from Einstein Center for Digital Future in Berlin, coming to UiA as guests at the Center for Digital Transformation.