How can elementary school pupils benefit from a lower pupil-teacher ratio, or by attending smaller classes? Researchers at the Norwegian Reading Centre, University of Stavanger, are looking to find the answer. An allocation to the project of NOK 160 million by the Research Council of Norway makes this one of the largest studies on Norwegian education to date.
Everything points to a real threat against Norwegian energy providers. Nevertheless, the companies themselves perceive the risk as relatively low.
New mathematical models can give us better and cheaper robotic systems. That is the conclusion of the thesis of Industrial PhD student Morten Mossige from ABB.
Global warming is disturbing the delicate balance of the ocean currents. Petroleum and climate researchers are now working together to try and understand what is happening beneath the surface of the Atlantic Ocean.
Despite a seemingly low level of risk, we spend NOK 1.2 billion annually on screening air passengers and luggage in Norway. Has fear gained the upper hand?
-People's experience of predators must be highlighted in the debate about them.
A small piece of the skull of the 8000-year-old “Viste Boy” has now been sent to Sweden for DNA analysis. Scientists hope to learn more about early migration into Norway as well as clarify the skeleton's actual sex.
Two-year-olds with poor language skills fare worse than their peers at play and, subsequently, fall behind socially. This was the finding of a new study from the Stavanger Project.
The University of Stavanger and SpareBank 1 SR-bank make a joint effort. The number of innovative ideas from the region's research environments is set to double, with the number of ideas jumping from 50 to 100 per year.
Children that are seldom read to and whose parents read very little are at a disadvantage when they start school.