Agder Energi and the University of Agder have achieved concrete advances in simulations for artificial intelligence controlling hydroelectric power production. Minister of Research and Higher Education Iselin Nybø was thrilled about what she saw and heard.
Three UiA students will have their bachelor’s thesis published in a renowned journal. This is the first time bachelor’s students from UiA publish at the second quality level of the Norwegian Scientific Index.
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.
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.
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.
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.