Developing knowledge about Sami policies and Sami social conditions occupy us at Norut. The research covers a wide spectrum of societal areas, including industry, education, health, language, culture, reindeer husbandry, land use and resources. The general social changes in Sami areas are important for decision-makers and residents. The development relates to everyone in the north.
The upcoming conference Arctic Frontiers 2018 in Tromsø - Connecting the Arctic - gives several opportunities to get a taste of the ongoing research taking place at Norut. Get the overview here.
Norut is searching for new staff! A Research Director and Senior Research Scientists in social science disciplines, a PhD position on oil-in-ice and an engineer specialising in unmanned aircraft systems are all on Norut’s wish list.
Researchers will use a completely new dialogue-based research method to find out what creates, hinders or reduces manoeuvring space for entrepreneurs in Sami areas.
Norut Alta – Áltá has been allocated funding from the Regional Research Fund for Northern Norway to research how people perceive FeFo’s owner transactions and management.
Marine salmon fishing contributes to settlement and activity along the coast of Finnmark and North Troms - and in doing so to a continuation of Coast Sami culture.
Norut Alta has prepared an impact assessment report about the impact that development of the Goliat oil field in the Barents Sea may have on Saami conditions in the region.
Pupils in 9th and 10th grade will be learning about the History of the North in the project called Siida. This will be done by the help of an online gamin platform, where up to 100 persons can play at the same time.