"It is fantastic that our applications have succeeded so well. It is also great to see that NMBU has such a strong focus on sustainability in all its projects," says Solve Sæbø, NMBU’s Pro-Rector for Education.
Two of our researchers are lead authors in the forthcoming UN climate report. A third NMBU researcher helped to quality assure the previous report and a fourth is an expert on international climate negotiations. We asked them about their expectations of COP26.
NMBU's new Sustainability Arenas and C-Hub network invite you explore the social and environmental limits to adaptation and sustainability. Join Cornell University's Rachel Bezner Kerr and some of our inhouse sustainability experts and students for speed-talks and discussions. 9 December in Vitenparken and online.
Noragric students receive prestigious stipends. “These are engaged students with great initiative and lots of curiosity. They are creative in how they link international relations to the study of urban transformation”, says supervisor Kirsti Stuvøy.
A new study has found that a variant of a specific growth hormone gene may have protected Neanderthals against malnutrition during periods of food scarcity. The researchers behind the study believe that the gene variant may explain why some people handle malnutrition better than others.
Climate change, loss of biodiversity, and degraded ecosystems: we're in trouble and something needs to be done. We need to change, and we know what to do. But we probably need some help on how to proceed. Maybe we can be inspired by Isaac Newton’s three laws?
The annual doctoral ceremony is usually a physical ceremony. Travel restrictions and Covid19 considerations inspired a format available to all participants in the form of an online experience with elements from the traditional ceremony.
Whilst we wait for the Taliban to meet international human rights standards, it would be wrong to withhold humanitarian assistance as the harsh winter draws in. Humanitarian action will build confidence on both sides whilst providing critical aid, say Karim Merchant & Ingrid Nyborg.
Brandsrud's dissertation will be of significant help in the construction of more efficient solar cells in the future and could have an impact on food science, plant science and solar cell research. Congratulations!
Yeast made from Norwegian spruce trees is a high-quality feed ingredient that can replace imported protein. A fruitful collaboration between industry and research has for the first time successfully achieved a large-scale production of yeast from local, sustainable resources
The university board has appointed Curt Rice as NMBU’s next rector. – The board means Rice is the right person to lead the work on developing and realizing NMBUs ambitious strategy as the university for sustainability, says chair Siri Hatlen. Rice starts the job on 1st August.
Using art, landscape architecture and ecology, Norway’s first waterscape architect creates a broad awareness of the underwater impacts of development along our coastlines and offers innovative solutions.