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Turning immigrants into good Scandinavians

Norway, Sweden and Denmark have completely different policies towards refugees and immigrants. These differing approaches raise the question of whether citizenship should be a right or a reward in the Nordic welfare states.

Women choose family-friendly public sector jobs when they have kids

The more children a woman has, the higher the probability is that she will chose a public sector job. But a high percentage of women without children also prefer public sector jobs.

The winner takes all – support riders get nothing

Good performances in team cycling are dependent on the cohesion of the riders, established norms and involvement in the decision-making process.

Oslo is a divided city

Young people who live on the west side of Oslo have better health, are happier and live a healthier and more active life than youth living elsewhere in Oslo.

Major social differences between young people in Oslo

Young people from disadvantaged families in the capital of Norway have poorer mental health than others. They also have lower educational ambitions, exercise less, participate less in organised leisure activities, and are more often bullied.

Taking charge of flood water

In the years ahead, more and heavier rain will fall. Researchers are working on innovative solutions that will allow optimal utilisation of supply networks and treatment plants. The goal is to save both money and the environment.

How do we receive unaccompanied asylum-seeking kids?

The guidelines can collide with reality, fear Swedish researchers.

Molenbeek: One of several Jihadi hotspots in Europe

OPINION: To call the Brussels suburb Molenbeek a terrorism capital is an exaggeration at best. Focusing on local socio-economic factors obscures European jihadism’s transnational nature.

Why do we get so angry?

Some see red, some curse, some turn to violence and others pretend to be unperturbed. But why do we get so angry?

Early relationships influence childbearing

Childlessness is less likely if you have some cohabitation experience with a partner in an early relationship- but not too much.