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The hotel industry - a job trap for non-native speakers

Applicants with immigrant backgrounds can easily get a job at a hotel. But the industry needs to develop better inter-departmental strategies to support career development.

Norwegian fiddle music traditions in the USA die and evolve

Around 360 musicians emigrated from the Norwegian Hardanger fiddle districts to the United States. Nowadays interest extends beyond Norwegian descendants.

Female directors - from artists to amateurs

Norway was once the land of female directors. Then they vanished. New research shows how female Norwegian directors were sidelined by a small French word.

Legacy more important than the enterprise

Titles such as "Sir" or "Dame" are so alluring for CEOs that they willingly sacrifice corporate profits.

Climate change is destroying Greenland’s earliest history

Rising temperatures and heat producing bacteria threaten the remains of three major Greenlandic cultures preserved in the permafrost.

Bringing Einstein and Kafka to the stage

History professor is creating theatre from scholarship in a new stage play entitled “Transcendence”, which shows new sides of Einstein’s theory of relativity

Swedes in Oslo are tired of negative stereotypes

Young Swedes in Oslo laugh at Swedish jokes in the beginning. But it's not so funny after a few years.

Sweden’s view of what makes ideal parents

The ideal parents see children as bringing meaning to their lives.

Study links autism with circumcision

A new study suggests that circumcision increases the risk of developing autism. Pain could be a possible reason for the connection, says scientist.

Rap music has found a place in Norwegian culture

Norwegian rap music is no longer a mere copy of the American genre, according to a researcher.