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Winter (holiday) is coming


Do you know the historical reason why we have winter holiday in Norway? Hint: It’s about heating – and money.

NILU contributes to ENVRI-Hub NEXT


NILU and ACTRIS is an integral part of the ENVRI-Hub NEXT project, which will bring the gateway to discover the interdisciplinary environmental research data – ENVRI-Hub – to the NEXT level.

Lara Cioni

New PhD at NILU: Lara Cioni


On 6 December, Lara Cioni defended her thesis “Human Exposure to PFAS and Other Anthropogenic Organofluorine Chemicals in Tromsø between 1986 and 2015″ for her PhD in health sciences at UiT the Arctic University of Norway.  


Net4Cities: A Network for Healthier Cities


The transport sector is a major contributor to environmental degradation, including air and noise pollution and damage to ecosystems and human health. A new research project, Net4Cities, will monitor and generate data to make it easier to assess related health impacts. 

Elisabeth Elje PhD forelesning

New PhD at NILU: Elisabeth Elje


On 6 October, scientist Elisabeth Elje at NILU’s department of environmental chemistry and health defended her doctoral thesis “Advanced lung and liver models for hazard characterization of nanomaterials”.

NILU opens in Sweden


On Friday 1 September 2023, the climate and environmental research institute NILU establishes a subsidiary institute in Sweden. With that, NILU goes from being Norwegian to becoming Scandinavian.

New board member in NILU


Elisabeth Maråk Støle (Master of Business Studies/’Siviløkonom’) has been elected as a new board member of NILU from 1 July 2023.

Can we avoid conflict between farming and biodiversity?


Data on 50 different agricultural products in around 200 countries has given scientists an overview of what kind of “biodiversity footprint” different foods have. This knowledge reveals where there can be conflict between food production and the preservation of biological diversity – but can also lead to more sustainable eating habits.