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How disasters can lead to personal growth

Follow-up support can make the difference between post-traumatic growth and post-traumatic stress. Recognition from work colleagues is all-important for what happens afterwards.

Pupils don’t know what is expected of them

Ninth-graders are terribly worried about having their school performance assessed. But according to a recent doctoral thesis, the kids don’t understand how evaluations are made and what they could possibly do to improve their standings.

Greenland lags Alaska and Canada in involving locals in climate science

GREENLAND: There is still a long way to go before the indigenous people of Greenland benefit from environmental research in this vast island nation.

What secrets are hiding in these runes?

A Swedish researcher offers a new interpretation of the runes on the spectacular Rök runestone. “The stone is one of our biggest enigmas,” says a Norwegian runologist.

Can maths help me win the Lotto?

The lotto draw is completely random. But can mathematics up your chances of a win?

Immigrant women fall out of the labour market

A part-time job does not necessarily mean long-term success for integration into working life. Many immigrant women fall out of the labour market after being employed for a while.

Q&A: What is it like to be a scientist in Greenland?

GREENLAND: She speaks six languages, married a fisherman, and encourages foreign scientists to respect the Greenlandic people. Meet Lene Kielsen Holm who left her euro-centric school and went home to Greenland to study Inuit culture.

Viking sagas published in Danish for the first time

The Viking sagas were once considered too vulgar and violent to be published in Danish. But they have now been given a new lease of life and are published in modern Danish for the first time.

Chemists take top prize in Danish Research of the Year Award

The award went to researchers who turned conventional wisdom on its head and discovered how a single species of bacteria was behind the entire nitrification process.

They raise their sons to become better men in order to ensure equality for their daughters

Norwegian-Pakistani mothers who never got the chance to realise their ambitions on the job market have other plans for their own daughters. This affects the way they raise their sons.

You are the most popular at age 25

Our social networks are most extensive when we are in our mid-twenties.

Viking invaders struck deep into the west of England and may have stuck around

OPINION: There’s no shortage of evidence of Viking raids but historians now think that the Vikings conquered more of the British Isles than was previously thought.


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