New programme for health and welfare services

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The Norwegian Government is proposing to launch a new programme under the auspices of the Research Council to enhance research on health and welfare services.

The programme is intended to provide the institutions offering educational programmes in health and social services with a broader foundation in research-based knowledge.

“Practice-based knowledge development ensures a stronger connection between professional education and professional practice. The knowledge triangle of research, education and practice is essential for the further development of various types of social services,” says Mr Simonsen, Executive Director of the Division for Society and Health at the Research Council.

Read the full story at The Research Council of Norway

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