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A recent research project suggests that subsidizing centre based child care can improve the cognitive development of children from immigrant families.
NORFACE has granted 1,5 million euro to the international project “Globalization, Institutions and the Welfare State (GIWeS)”.
Patients with high education have a better chance of surviving cancer, according to research published by Jon H. Fiva, Torbjørn Hægeland, Marte Rønning and Astri Syse. The reason being that they use specialized treatment to a greater extent than less educated patients.
Professor Geir Asheim at Department of Economics and ESOP has been appointed expert on the Horizon 2020 Advisory Group for Societal Challenge: 'Europe in a changing world - Inclusive, Innovative and Reflective Societies'.
He is the first to be awarded the prize for the best research article on development issues written by a young researcher. The prize winner is Associate Professor at Department of Political Science, and Affiliated Researcher at ESOP.
Read the article at Bistandsaktuelt (in Norwegian)
Mari Rege, Professor at University of Stavanger and Adjunct Professor at ESOP, was awarded the Eilert Sundts research prize 2014.
Read the article at uis.no (in Norwegian)
On March 3, Nina Bruvik Westberg, was awarded the ESOP gender prize for her Master thesis ‘Girls versus boys? Factors associated with children’s schooling in rural Malawi’.