News from Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences.
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Critical Events Mobilize Norwegian Youth Critical events like the Obiora-case, cartoon drawings of Mohammed, and the war in Gaza contribute to stronger political involvement among Norwegian youth with immigrant background. A new book looks at the ways in which this involvement comes into expression.
Selected for 100% Norway For the second time, Caroline Olsson participated in 100% Norway in London with her lamp designs. Nicolai Gulliksen was one of the first-time exhibitors.
Will the Nordic Welfare Model survive? For the last five years distinguished Nordic researchers working together in REASSESS Nordic Centre of Excellence have investigated whether the Nordic Welfare Model has the ability to renew itself under changing external conditions. The final conference 21-22 August will present findings and facilitate discussions on this topic. Last updated 13.09.2016
The perfect job "My job as a designer at Porsgrunds Porselænsfabrik is just right for me," says Sara Larsen Dahl (30), former product design student.
Age and intergenerational attitudes in the family and the welfare state In a new article in Advances in Life Course Research NOVA researchers investigate age and intergenerational attitudes in the family and the welfare state. Are attitudes characterised by altruism or self-interest? Last updated 13.09.2016