For the first time, scientists will have access to research infrastructures in both the Arctic and Antarctica through a single, unique project.
On January 1st 2024, the Slovak president Zuzana Čaputová bestowed the Order of Ľudovít Štúr 2nd class to NILU’s Dr Maria Dusinska.
Do you know the historical reason why we have winter holiday in Norway? Hint: It’s about heating – and money.
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.
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.
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.
Air pollution in Europe remains well above recommended World Health Organization (WHO) levels, posing a significant threat to our health.
On 25 October, NILU scientist Helene Lunder Halvorsen defended her doctoral thesis “Sources and processes controlling the occurrence of legacy POPs and organic contaminants of emerging concern in European air”.
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”.
Nielsen takes up his new position as CEO at the Swedish Environmental Research Institute IVL on 1 January 2024.
New research findings show a connection between biological particles and the formation of ice crystals at high temperatures in clouds in the Arctic.
The second ACTRIS-Norway annual meeting was held at Norsk Folkemuseum on Bygdøy in Oslo on 18 September.
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.
Elisabeth Maråk Støle (Master of Business Studies/’Siviløkonom’) has been elected as a new board member of NILU from 1 July 2023.
The final event of the H2020 project RiskGONE, coordinated by NILU, will be in Madrid on the 15th and 16th June 2023.
Updated calculations carried out by atmosphere and climate scientists at NILU show that smoke from the forest fires in Canada is still drifting in over Norway.
The atmosphere and climate scientists at NILU have used the model FLEXPART in forecast mode to predict how the smoke from the wildfires in Canada will move through the atmosphere.
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.
On Thursday April 20, we had the grand opening of our new Trondheim office in beautiful surroundings at Huitfeldt Stuer!
The European Commission has taken a final decision to establish the Aerosol, Clouds and Trace Gases Research Infrastructure (ACTRIS) as a European Research Infrastructure Consortium, or ERIC. 17 countries are pooling resources to produce data and offer open access to a broad range of technologies, services, and resources in the field of atmospheric science.
Have you used the car lately? Or perhaps washed clothes? In any case, the chances are high that you have released microplastics to your immediate environment. And from you, the microplastics can fly all the way to Svalbard.