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Partnership Program with North America

The program support scientifically founded cooperation, aimed at long-term institutionally founded collaborations with Canada and USA.

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Published: 02.08.2016

Projects allocated in 2016

In 2016, both short-term and long-term projects have been allocated in the Partnership program for North America. A total of 19 projects have been granted, for a total of 25,7 million Norwegian kroner. 

Short-term funding:

SIU received 41 applications for short-term funding by the deadline October 17, 2016. SIU granted support for 7 short-term projects (see table below). 

Project number Project title Main project partners
PNA-2016/10015 Radiography - establishing and developing professional collaboration Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences (NO), Dalhousie (CA)
PNA-2016/10079 MyOpIA: My Optometry Internship Abroad, A USN-UCB Vision Research Collaboration (NO), University of California at Berkeley (US)
PNA-2016/10080 Global Perspectives on Social Work and Preventative Care Education Across Borders University College of Southeast Norway (NO), California State University Dominguez Hills (US)
PNA-2016/10084 Summer Strings Across the Atlantic Norwegian Academy of Music (NO), New York University Steinhart School of the Arts (US)
PNA-2016/10086 Transcultural Nursing - Nursing Across Borders University College of Southeast Norway (NO), Molloy College (US)
PNA-2016/10122 New Wood Architecture - Integrated Architectural Education/ Research Program Development Bergen School of Architecture (NO), Ryerson University (CA)
PNA-2016/10123 Social entrepreneurship NHH/American University Washington NHH Norwegian School of Economics (NO), American University (US)

Long-term funding:

SIU received 37 applications for long-term funding by the deadline May 31, 2016. In a meeting on September 21, 2016, the Programme Board for North America granted support for 14 long-term projects (see table below). 

Project number Project title Main project partners
NNA-2016/10048 Integrating education and science for tomorrows sustainable aquaculture University of Bergen (NO), University of British Columbia (CA)
NNA-2016/10056 Green Management of Mineral Resources (GEMS) NTNU- Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NO), Texas Tech University (US)
NNA-2016/10081 Norway-Canada Space Mission Training Program (2017-2020) University of Oslo (NO), University of Calgary (CA)
NNA-2016/10023 Model-based Public Health Education University of Bergen (NO),University of North Dakota (US)
NNA-2016/10007 Contemporary Transformation of Book and Literature Industry: a Québec-Norway Northern Cultures Higher Education Collaboration University of Bergen (NO), University of Quebec in Montreal (CA)
NNA-2016/10050 RemoteEx University of Oslo (NO), University of Ottawa (CA)
NNA-2016/10065 Building global perspectives through developing North America-Norwegian collaboration Stord-Haugesund University College (NO), Indiana University of Pennsylvania (US)
NNA-2016/10053 Joint learning environment for stimulating internationalisation at home University of Oslo (NO), University of Iowa (US)
NNA-2016/10026 A four-party training initiative focused on the mechanism of tissue and tumor fibrosis University of Bergen (NO), University of California (US)
NNA-2016/10041 Global Awareness in Teacher Education (Open GATE): Teaching and research collaboration at MA and PhD levels at Oslo and Akershus University College and George Mason University Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences (NO), George Mason University (US)
NNA-2016/10044 PlayScapes for Learning, Health and Relationships in Early Childhood Development and Education Queen Maud University College of Early Childhood Education (NO), University of Washington (US)
NNA-2016/10049 Health and design Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences (NO), OCAD University (CA)
NNA-2016/10028 SUSTAIN - Comparing Urban Sustainability Initiatives in Norway and the USA NTNU- Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NO), Chatham University (US)
NNA-2016/10036 Noragric-SIS Partnership on Development and Global Environmental Politics Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NO), American University (US)