Latest University of Stavanger Stories
The northward shift of Norway's oil industry means it must adjust to temperatures down to -30°C, storms, sleet and snow, and drift ice; and to the blackest night
Youngsters in Norway today are not as fit as earlier generations, and even the best perform less well.
The probability of being killed at work is 25 times higher for a coastal fisherman than for an offshore worker.
Associate professor Anne Mangen at the University of Stavangerâ€™s Reading Centre asks if something is lost in switching from book to computer screen, and from pen to keyboard.
When interviewed by the BBC, the now retired BP boss Tony Hayward admitted to his companyâ€™s insufficient response to the Deepwater Horizon rig accident in the Gulf of Mexico.
Digital bullying among young people is on the rise.
Conflicting roles among military and civilian personnel is counterproductive to NATOâ€™s strategy for peace in Afghanistan, concludes PhD candidate Lillian Katarina Stene after six months in the country.
By combining meteorology and archaeology, scientists may discover old sea routes and mooring sites, and boost our knowledge of ancient maritime culture.
What's a Stone Age axe doing in an Iron Age tomb?
More than a third of Ghanaâ€™s population believe that AIDS is caused by witchcraft. But large-scale intervention programs for improving health standards have convinced people to trust medical explanations of the disease.
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