New brochures presenting NORFACE

We are proud to present you an overview of NORFACE and three of its thematic research programmes in the brochure series ‘Presenting NORFACE’. The following four new brochures are now available online. Presenting NORFACE The purpose of this brochure is to provide an overview of the goals, initiative activities and organisation of NORFACE. Presenting NORFACE Welfare State Futures The purpose of this brochure is to give insight in the objectives, impact, organisation and research projects o...
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Summary report on NORFACE programme on migration available

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Integration of migrants in the labour market takes time, flexible labour markets help migrants to better access the labour market. Immigration complements rather than substitutes trade flows between origin and destination countries (more immigration means more trade). These are two of the many key findings of the ERA-NET Cofund migration programme. The NORFACE Migration in Europe: Social, Economic, Cultural and Policy Dynamics programme consisted of 12 transnational research projects that starte...
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First joint statement on knowledge exchange and valorization

HERA, NORFACE and the Trans-Atlantic Platform (T-AP) are pleased to announce their cooperation in exploring how funding agencies encourage collaboration between researchers and non-academic stakeholders. In a joint statement, the three international research agency networks commit to articulating the importance of valorisation and how joint learning and sharing best practices can be utilized to advance international research collaboration in the social sciences and humanities. The aim of this co...
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Development new research programmes NORFACE

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The NORFACE Network Board is developing two new research programmes: ERA-NET Cofund Dynamics of (In)equality during the Life Course (DIAL) and ERA-NET Cofund Transformations To Sustainability (T2S). With the input of the workshops that were held in May and September the outlines of the two programmes are being designed and will be on the agenda of the NORFACE Network Board Meeting in Lisbon on 23 and 24 November. The main focus of the Dynamics of (In)equality during the Life Course programme ...
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New partner in NORFACE: SNSF from Switzerland

The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) recently joined the NORFACE Network. Mandated by the federal government, SNSF supports basic science in all academic disciplines, from history to medicine and the engineering sciences. The SNSF is Switzerland’s foremost research funding organisation and finances over 3,400 projects involving 14,000 researchers each year. NORFACE is delighted that SNSF has joined the network in order to further develop international research cooperation in th...
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NordForsk and NORFACE join forces

NordForsk has made a commitment to the NORFACE Network and will as an observer support the work being conducted in the NORFACE network. Possibilities of co-financing the NORFACE joint programmes are currently being explored. NordForsk is an organisation under the Nordic Council of Ministers that provides funding for Nordic research cooperation as well as advice and input on Nordic research policy. Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Greenland, the Faroe Islands and Åland are memb...
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Looking forward to the 5th NORFACE Migration Conference

The NORFACE Research Programme on Migration will host its fifth and final conference in Berlin on 1st – 2nd November 2013. The event will bring together the project teams funded by the NORFACE Research Grant on Migration in order to discuss the projects results and future possibilities and challenges of the Migration studies. The conference will provide an ideal forum for the teams to report on their progress and to discuss their work informally. In addition to this, the teams will presen...
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Looking back to the 4th NORFACE Migration Conference

The Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM) and the NORFACE Research Programme on Migration jointly organised a large interdisciplinary conference on migration held at University College London between 10 and 13 April 2013. This interdisciplinary conference was one of the largest gatherings on the subject of Migration. With over 550 submissions, 320 papers were presented, the conference proved a huge success, bringing together researchers from 19 disciplines to discuss migra...
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Sharing best practices and inter-agency learning in NORFACE

The NORFACE network is a relevant platform for sharing thoughts about both national and international research collaboration and research policies, and learning from each other”s best practices and experiences. The NORFACE partners have been involved in best practice studies that have helped the partner councils to familiarise themselves with each other”s research activities and deepen the cooperation. The Impact of NORFACE To ensure the success of NORFACE, it is important to learn from the ...
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