A Norwegian expert on places of worship will give a lecture on funerary culture in Norway at London's St Olave's church on 14 July.

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In 2009, the International Ibsen Scholarships will be awarded for the second time since they were inaugurated. The scholarships are meant to act as incentives for critical discourse in regards to existential and society-related subject matters concerning Henrik Ibsen.

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Professor Roald Bahr has been awarded the Prince Philip Medal for Sports Medicine at a ceremony hosted by HRH the Duke of Edinburgh at Buckingham Palace.

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Join Professor Sten Grillner, the Kavli Prize winner, at the British Association for the Advancement of Science's Festival in Liverpool to find out more about how the brain makes us move.

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Norwegian families abroad with children aged 6 to 15 are offered Norwegian on-line tuition free-of-charge. Details in Norwegian below. Application deadlines: 10th June and 5th December for the autumn and spring semesters, respectively.

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As an international student you can now spend  a month or two at a summer school or summer course in Norway. The University of Oslo runs its annual International Summer School from late June to early August, the University of Bergen Summer School is from 7th July to 1st August, and  BI The Norwegian School of Management offers a monthly International Summer Programme in late...

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The Kavli Prizes for outstanding research in the areas of astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience were awarded to seven scientists, including Donald Lynden-Bell from the University of Cambridge, during a ceremony in Oslo Concert Hall.

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Seven pioneering scientists who have transformed human knowledge in the fields of nanoscience, neuroscience and astrophysics became the first recipients of the million-dollar Kavli prizes in Oslo on 28 May 2008. One of the seven winners is Donald Lynden-Bell of Cambridge University, UK.

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The Svalbard Museum in Longyearbyen has been awarded the Council of Europe Museum Prize for 2008. The museum that displays Svalbard’s natural landscape and cultural history, competed against 59 other European museums for the award.

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