Department of Research and Development

The Department of Research and Development is responsible for strategic and administrative issues within research and artistic development at the university. In particular there is need for development within researcher exchange, external financing, relations to affiliated institutions and economic life in the region and on special competence in issues of the High North.

The Department of Research and Development co-operates closely with other departments, faculties and units, in particular in the areas of external financing, applied research, commercialisation, international co-operation, the management of PhD-studies and on the dissemination of research.

AFU-News (In Norwegian) AFU-projects (In Norwegian) Portal: administrasjon of research (In Norwegian)

Employees at Department of Research and Development:

Latest news

Petition to protect independent research in the EU budget

In light of the current European debate on the next long-term EU budget (Multiannual Financial Framework), there is significant reason to fear a cut across all areas of Horizon Europe, the next European Research and Innovation programme. 

Friends of ERC have launced a petition to gather support for an open letter to secure funding for ERC.

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European COVID-19 Data Platform Launched

As part of the ERAvsCorona Action Plan, the European Commission and EU Member States have agreed to launch a new data-sharing platform to enhance coordination of the COVID-19 research.

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UiT The Arctic University of Norway - AFU
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