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17 Oct, 2018

Yle Nyheter and Vasabladet about the Attractiveness project

Earlier in October, Nordregio’s Senior Research Fellow Michael Kull visited Närpes – a city in Western Finland where one of the case studies for the Attractiveness project took place. The visit was covered by Yle media and Vasabladet. “Rural...
16 Oct, 2018

Arctic changes and challenges – new issue of Nordregio Magazine

The Arctic is changing both for better and for worse. A warmer climate causes major disruptions, but also leads to new opportunities. The new issue of Nordregio Magazine looks at some of the latest developments within demographics and social change...
5 Oct, 2018

Working with geospatial analysis and visualisation in the Nordics

Large amounts of geo-data, easy access to geo-data via websites and applications, as well as the availability of online visualisation tools, all contribute to a larger production of maps in less time than before. However, it remains a delicate...
26 Sep, 2018

Nordregio researchers involved in a series of new publications

A number of new publications within planning and development feature contributions from Nordregio staff. They range from focusing on growth conditions within rural regions in Denmark, over global financial processes within agriculture to urban...
11 Sep, 2018

Launch of new local smart specialisation platform for sparsely populated areas

The EU financed REGINA project held its flagship conference in Rovaniemi on Sept 11-12. A new learning platform with development tools for local planners and policymakers was launched at the conference. It aims to empower small communities with...
25 Jun, 2018

Impressive new portfolio of Nordic-Arctic projects in the pipeline

22 projects received support from the Nordic Arctic Cooperation Programme 2018. A total of 6,52 million DKK were allocated in June 2018. The purpose of the Nordic Council of Ministers’ Arctic Co-operation Programme 2018–2021 is to create...
14 Jun, 2018

Innovation not just an urban phenomenon

The general belief that innovation takes places in capital cities and urban areas only is partly a myth, according to researchers from Luleå University. Innovation is often measured by number of patents and they are usually made in big cities and...
20 Apr, 2018

Increased income inequality high on the political agenda

The 2018 edition of the Nordic Economic Policy Review analyses the growing income inequality in the Nordics and has been edited by two Swedish Professors of Economics: Lars Calmfors and Jesper Roine. The review was launched on 18 April at the...