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28 Jun: Dag Pasquale Pasca (REALTEK)

28 Jun: Dag Pasquale Pasca (REALTEK)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Dag Pasquale Pasca, Faculty of Science and Technology (REALTEK) will defend his PhD thesis "Ambient vibration testing of civil engineering structures: development of a Python module and applications to case studies" on 28 June 2021.

Young people struggle when there is no definitive answer

Young people struggle when there is no definitive answer

Teenagers are good at finding a solution through discussion, but struggle when it emerges that they may not be right. ‘That surprises us,’ says Ingrid Eikeland.

How robots find the best food

How robots find the best food

Robots that pick the finest berries, and sensors that find the best and healthiest raw produce. New technology will provide us with better food at cheaper prices.

 

Wooden panels protect houses from earthquake damage

Wooden panels protect houses from earthquake damage

Norwegian solid-wood structures can protect Italian cities from earthquake damage. A European research project shows how concrete buildings can be reinforced with wood to prevent them from collapsing when an earthquake strikes.

 

Mouldy food? No thanks!

Mouldy food? No thanks!

The technology will ensure that the food that ends up on your table is safe to eat, even before it leaves the farm. The solution is a simple, portable device that quickly scans the food and identifies mould, pesticides and antibiotics.