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First steps towards a rapidly growing algae industry in EuropeResearchers at Nord University are working internationally to create a profitable and environmentally friendly future within blue-green business activity.https://www.nord.no/en/news-events/news/Pages/Forste-steg-mot-en-raskt-voksende-algenaring-i-Europa.aspxFirst steps towards a rapidly growing algae industry in Europe
Fish are on the move - what about the fishermen?With change in ocean temperature, fish and other marine species move towards the poles. PhD fellow Francesc Gordó Vilaseca at Nord University will present new research that shows major changes in the distribution and body size of marine species.https://www.nord.no/en/news-events/news/Pages/Fisken-flytter-hva-gjor-fiskerne.aspxFish are on the move - what about the fishermen?
International students arrive at Nord UniversityStudents from 42 countries started their studies at Nord University this week. https://www.nord.no/en/news-events/news/Pages/International-students-arrive-at-Nord.aspxInternational students arrive at Nord University
Norwegian-Ukrainian student experienceIn January 2022, a group of 1st-year master students began their semester-long stay at Nord University, Bodø, Norway. https://www.nord.no/en/news-events/news/Pages/Norwegian-Ukrainian-student-experience.aspxNorwegian-Ukrainian student experience
"An amazing opportunity""Since September 2021, I am staying in Bodø to complete my research stay at Nord University. This gave me an amazing opportunity to study in the Norwegian university and opened a door to the world of international academia", writes PhD student Valeriya Melnyk.https://www.nord.no/en/news-events/news/Pages/An-amazing-opportunity.aspx"An amazing opportunity"
Nord University enters into European university alliance Nord University is the only Norwegian university to enter into the SEA-EU European university alliance. The alliance consists of nine universities that have marine and maritime profiles. https://www.nord.no/en/news-events/news/Pages/Nord-University-enters-into-European-university-alliance.aspxNord University enters into European university alliance
Global Aid Response to Ukraine too Short-Term and Uncoordinated, Says StudyOne problem was that Lviv was sent enough diapers to supply the whole of Ukraine for the next ten years. This could have been avoided if the help had been more coordinated.https://www.nord.no/en/news-events/news/Pages/global-aid-response-to-ukraine-too-short-term-and-uncoordinated-says-study.aspxGlobal Aid Response to Ukraine too Short-Term and Uncoordinated, Says Study
Nord University supports UkraineThe Norwegian government has decided to suspend all cooperation between Norwegian and Russian research and education institutions.https://www.nord.no/en/news-events/news/Pages/Nord-universitet-stotter-Ukraina.aspxNord University supports Ukraine
Ukraine: Information and advice to students and employeesSeveral of Nord University's students and staff are directly affected by the war in Ukraine. On this page you will find information from the university and links to practical information.https://www.nord.no/en/news-events/news/Pages/Ukraine-Information-and-advice-to-students-and-employees.aspxUkraine: Information and advice to students and employees
Nord University and the Sami heritage Never before has Nord University offered more Sami studies than now. “I’m proud and humbled,” says Rector Hanne Solheim Hansen. https://www.nord.no/en/news-events/news/Pages/Nord-universitet-og-den-samiske-arven.aspxNord University and the Sami heritage
More on-site teaching from 31 JanuaryAll students on campus-based study programs will have some on-site teaching.https://www.nord.no/en/news-events/news/Pages/More-on-site-teaching-from-31-January.aspxMore on-site teaching from 31 January
Exams in spring semester 2022As a general rule, examinations in the spring semester will be arranged without physical presence at campus.https://www.nord.no/en/news-events/news/Pages/Exams-in-spring-semester-2022.aspxExams in spring semester 2022
"Don’t hesitate to come to Norway, it’s great here!"Lucie Mosquera is from Switzerland and is training to be a teacher. She’s currently exchange student at Nord University, here to experience Norway and Norwegian teacher education.https://www.nord.no/en/news-events/news/Pages/Dont-hesitate-to-come-to-Norway-its-great-here.aspx"Don’t hesitate to come to Norway, it’s great here!"
Online teaching in JanuaryMost of campus and session based study programmes will be online until January 28. Some classes may be delivered on campus. Check Canvas for updates about what applies to you.https://www.nord.no/en/news-events/news/Pages/Online-teaching-in-January.aspxOnline teaching in January
Plans for on-site examinations autumn 2021The autumn 2021 examinations period will proceed as planned. We have increased infection control measures. Do not attend on-site examinations if you are sick. https://www.nord.no/en/news-events/news/Pages/Plans-for-on-site-examinations-autumn-2021.aspxPlans for on-site examinations autumn 2021
I’m sick – do I have to stay at home? It can be difficult to decide when you must stay at home if you have a cold or other symptoms of respiratory illness. https://www.nord.no/en/news-events/news/Pages/Im-sick-do-I-have-to-stay-at-home.aspxI’m sick – do I have to stay at home?
The Student Survey: What do you think of your study programme?Are you a second- or fifth-year student? Respond to the national Student Survey and help improve the quality of your education!https://www.nord.no/en/news-events/news/Pages/Studiebarometeret-Sei-kva-du-meiner-om-ditt-studieprogram.aspxThe Student Survey: What do you think of your study programme?
Green light for new FBA buildingThe government has proposed an initial allocation of NOK 110 million for the "Blått bygg" project at Nord University in Bodø in the 2022 national budget. https://www.nord.no/en/news-events/news/Pages/Green-light-for-new-FBA-building.aspxGreen light for new FBA building
The water flea that Darwin couldn't explainHow many individuals are needed to maintain a species? Fewer than Charles Darwin knew. https://www.nord.no/en/news-events/news/Pages/The-water-flea-that-Darwin-could-not-explain.aspxThe water flea that Darwin couldn't explain
Exchange student: "We protect what we are connected to"“When we feel connected to something, we will also protect it. Therefore, I think friluftsliv as a teaching method is very valuable“, says Svenja (24) from Bamberg University, Germany. She is one of the students on Adventure Knowledge, a semester programme at Nord University, Campus Bodø.https://www.nord.no/en/news-events/news/Pages/Exchange-student-We-protect-what-we-are-connected-to.aspxExchange student: "We protect what we are connected to"
Death in Adventdalen ValleyRotten carcasses can be a macabre sight in nature. But they can also be a great gift in terms of biodiversity. https://www.nord.no/en/news-events/news/Pages/Death-in-Adventdalen-Valley.aspxDeath in Adventdalen Valley
Did you miss Partner Day? Here is a recording from part one of Partner Day.https://www.nord.no/en/news-events/news/Pages/Partner-Day-2021.aspxDid you miss Partner Day?
– Come join us on Partner Day!Want to know more about studying abroad for a semester? Join Partner Day in mid-September. https://www.nord.no/en/news-events/news/Pages/Bli-med-pa-Partner-Day.aspx– Come join us on Partner Day!
Historic investment in health sciences at Nord UniversityMore students, improved quality of teaching and research and a quantum leap in the focus on welfare technology. Nord University is now taking steps to achieve a historic strengthening of the health sciences.https://www.nord.no/en/news-events/news/Pages/Historisk-satsing-pa-helsefag.aspxHistoric investment in health sciences at Nord University
Infection control during autumn commencementKeep your distance, keep your hands clean and stay at home if you feel sick.https://www.nord.no/en/news-events/news/Pages/Infection-control-during-commencement-of-autumn-semester.aspxInfection control during autumn commencement
What to expect as a student in autumn 2021Nord University is planning a careful return to normality, with a few adjustments. https://www.nord.no/en/news-events/news/Pages/Slik-blir-studiehosten-ved-Nord-universitet.aspxWhat to expect as a student in autumn 2021
New study confirms climate change driving global movement of marine species“More tropical species are shifting their geographic range polewards into the Northern hemisphere due to warmer ocean around the equator", says Professor Mark John Costello at Nord University.https://www.nord.no/en/news-events/news/Pages/New-study-confirms-climate-change-driving-global-movement-of-marine-species.aspxNew study confirms climate change driving global movement of marine species
Online teaching as a main rule throughout the semesterNord University has decided to extend online teaching as a main rule throughout this semester. https://www.nord.no/en/news-events/news/Pages/Online-teaching-as-a-main-rule-throughout-the-semester.aspxOnline teaching as a main rule throughout the semester
Bodø campus closed until April 12thThe municipality of Bodø introduces strict infection control measures from midnight March 12th until April 12th. This means that campus in Bodø is closed for students. All staff who are able to work from home, must do so.https://www.nord.no/en/news-events/news/Pages/Campus-i-Bodo-stenges-fra-midnatt-fredag.aspxBodø campus closed until April 12th
Current infection control extendedNord University extends online classes until April 16.https://www.nord.no/en/news-events/news/Pages/Current-infection-control-extended.aspxCurrent infection control extended