Norwegian nature can be as stunning as it can be terrifying. Foreigners can easily be caught off guard if unprepared, so here is a quick survival guide for non-Norwegians eager to sample the best of Norwegian nature.
Professor of Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Director of the Centre for Environmental Radioactivity, Academician of Norwegian Academy of Sciences Brit Salbu was awarded with the title of the Honorary Professor of National University of Life and Environmental Sciences, Ukraine.
For a mother brown bear in Scandinavia, few sights are as terrifying as a strange male. A new study suggests that smart mama bears have found a surprising way to protect their young. To shield her cubs, mom just has to raise them near an adult bear’s number one enemy: humans.
These are the words of NMBU PhD Fellow Zabron Nziku and Noragric alumni Alexander Solstad Ringheim and Lukas van der Horst, whose animal-feed company InvertaPro went through to the Norwegian final of the Climate Launchpad last June.
Processing technology is essential to develop novel feeds. Kiira Vuoristo has been responsible for developing NMBU’s new fermentation platform. “The platform is ready to be implemented and we can soon start our first trial”, she says.
Clean Norwegian drinking water should not be taken for granted. Climate change will make access to and use of water increasingly more important. Students must face this future with the required expertise.
A NORHED project at NMBU, 'Democratic and economic governance and peace building in South Sudan and Ethiopia' works with the University of Juba. Two of the project's PhD students are currently at Noragric.