Presentation on theme: "University of Nordland. Our mission Setting a high standard for research and education, nationally and internationally Strengthen Nordland as a region."— Presentation transcript:
Our mission Setting a high standard for research and education, nationally and internationally Strengthen Nordland as a region for value creation National responsibility for research in welfare and professional practice Strengthening partnership with business and industry
Profiled research areas Welfare Innovation and entrepreneurship Blue growth
National leader in professional practice and applied welfare research Tradition of close collaboration with business and industry Robust academic community Collaboration with Agder and Stavanger
New financing framework With their unique focus, the new universities have an opportunity to strengthen research in professional practice. However, the current financing framework leads to unwelcome, differential treatment of these institutions and their research efforts. (Discussion of research White Paper by Committee for Education, Research and Church Affairs with comments from the committees members from FrP, Høyre, KrF and Venstre).
Strong in bioscience research Cutting edge genomics platform Higher degree research in aquaculture and biosciences
Leading research in innovation and entrepreneurship Recognized research community in Bodø Most publications in scientific journals Hub of research – UiN and Nordlandsforskning
Leading cooperation with Russian universities Student exchange Energy management MGIMO-Moscow High North Centre for business and industry
Cornerstone in the High North strategy The University of Nordland has strong research groups in the social sciences, business and marine biosciences. It has become a leading institution with regard to cooperation with universities and the private sector in Russia. … (White Paper 7- 2011-2012) The Government intends to strengthen Bodø as a centre for the development of knowledge on business opportunities in the High North, in particular in the context of cooperation with Russian centres of expertise and business.
Expanding Campus - 40.000 m 2 Student Hotel and Office space Extention 2nd floor PHS Research Park Building phase 6 Coastal and Aquaculture Viewing Facility Newton centre for learning
Mørkvedlia athletics park One of the countrys most comprehensive facilities for sports and training – Two gymnasiums – Fully equipped athletics arena – Astroturf field with surface heating – Fitness assessment facility – Climbing wall and pool – Studies with elite athletes
672 student accommodations in 2020 Student Hotel - 72 new studios Mørkvedlia Student Community - 600 studios and apartments Studentinord
4000 extra students in 2025 Projection based on historical development Marked increase in international students A need for 6000 more people with higher education in Nordland