NTNU Trondheim - Norwegian University of Science and Technology

NTNU is the second largest of the eight universities in Norway, and has the main national responsibility for higher education in engineering and technology. In addition to engineering and the natural and physical sciences, the university offers advanced degrees in other academic disciplines ranging from the social sciences, the arts and humanities, teacher education, medicine, architecture and fine art.

NTNU has seven faculties with a total of 53 departments and has 20,000 students. Academic and administrative staff contribute 4,300 man-labour years of which 2,500 are in education and research. NTNU has more than 100 laboratories and is at any time running some 2,000 research projects. Students and staff can take advantage of 300 research agreements or exchange programs with 58 institutions worldwide.

News from NTNU Trondheim - Norwegian University of Science and Technology

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  • Gala dress with grid cell glitter

    2014 NOBEL PRIZE: When May-Britt Moser accepted the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with her co-laureates Edvard Moser and John O’Keefe yesterday, she was wearing a custom-made gala dress created by a designer who until a year ago was a tunnel engineer.
  • How the brain stores separate but similar events

    The brain has an enormous capacity to store memories and to keep memories from getting mixed up in part because of how these memories are stored in the hippocampus, researchers from NTNU’s Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience have shown.
  • Nobel Laureates: Important to cultivate young academic talents

    2014 NOBEL PRIZE: Teachers need to recognize students who burn with curiosity and cultivate that inquisitiveness, 2014 Nobel Laureates May-Britt and Edvard Moser said Monday in a special panel discussion on Science in Scandinavia organized by the Norwegian Embassy in Stockholm.
  • Nobel lectures touch on central discoveries and tantalizing findings

    2014 NOBEL PRIZE: Nobel Laureates and neuroscientists May-Britt and Edvard Moser described how they made their prize-winning discovery in their Nobel lectures on Sunday 7 December.
  • Edvard and May-Britt Moser finished their Nobel lecture with a music video

    2014 NOBEL PRIZE: Edvard and May-Britt Moser finished their Nobel lecture with a music video where music professors improvised over a Norwegian folk tune.
  • Nobel Prize Lectures live stream

    2014 NOBEL PRIZE: The Nobel lectures of laureates John O’Keefe, University College London, and Edvard and May-Britt Moser, Norwegian University of Science and Technology will be live streamed on Sunday 7 December, beginning at 13:00 CET.
  • Gertrude, Tarzan, and the rest of the Nobel gang

    2014 NOBEL PRIZE: Animal welfare is important for Nobel laureates May-Britt and Edvard Moser. Not just because that is how it should be, but also because the researchers get the best results that way.
  • Video: The Nobel Dance

    2014 NOBEL PRIZE: Nobel laureate and NTNU Professor May-Britt Moser was full of joy when she learned she had won the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with her husband, Edvard Moser, and their former mentor, John O’Keefe. See for yourself.
  • A village of neuroscientists

    2014 NOBEL PRIZE: Nobel laureates May-Britt and Edvard Moser have spent the last two decades building a village of neuroscientists, molecular biologists, physicists and anatomists – whose different and complementary skills are key to the goal of unlocking the secrets of how the brain actually comput
  • When the oil runs out, the age of tiny things begins

    Norway may have to depend on nanotechnology as its main source of income in the future. Nanotechnology is all about creating custom materials on a tiny scale that allows for incredible possibilities in the real world.

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