The 2023 edition of Plastdagen (Plastic Day in English), held in Trondheim’s Dokkhuset, was a testament to the shared commitment of industry, academia, and scientific research to address the environmental impacts of plastics and pave the way for a sustainable future.
NTNU and The University of Florida Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to leverage their collective scientific expertise and technology platforms to map and monitor the world’s oceans, lakes and waterways.
The large Norwegian research project “The Nansen Legacy” has studied climate and ecosystem changes in the northern Barents Sea for seven years. Now, the project is soon coming to a close.
The Arctic white winter wonderland. Ocean is covered by sea ice where seals and polar bears live. The landscape is mesmerizing. Although it is always cold here, this part of the planet is subjected to strong seasonal changes. The most dramatic being light.
Some industries require temperatures of between 100 and 180 degrees. A high temperature heat pump is able to deliver this, so it has great commercial potential.
Hopefully my PhD project will contribute to a sustainable woodstove future, where the impact on climate is mitigated and the air quality will be improved, which will improve people’s health and quality of life.
Metals are less available than before, and a lot of them come from geopolitically critical areas. I investigate a way to make metal production more sustainable, through recycling.