Youngsters want to live climate-friendly, but are not willing to give up holiday flights, shows study from NHH and UiB.
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The gender pay gap widens significantly after women have children, but this can be reduced if parental duties are shared more evenly. Norwegian men are succeeding as first movers in this area, where few other countries have ventured.
In English, the Norwegian term ‘minibank’ does not translate to ‘minibank’. And you cannot simply translate ‘konstituert leder’ into ‘constituted leader’. NHH Norwegian School of Economics’ new, freely available term base can help avoid the most embarrassing mistakes.
'This isn’t an essay about trans rights or what it means to be a woman. It is an essay about how language shapes the way we see each other, and language reaches far beyond the trans debate.'
In an email, it’s easy to come across as rude without even realising it.
On Friday 28 October 2022 Ziyuan Zhang will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Norwegian men pushing prams during working hours have caught the attention of the EU. The EU and multinational corporations are now introducing paternity leave, inspired by the Norwegian father's quota.
If knowledge is power, why haven’t we already saved our planet? Read Margrete Dyvik Cardona´s opinion piece in Sustainability Times.
On Friday 8 April 2022, Jose Luis Rojas Diaz will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Women who wish to travel are forced to share irrelevant and intimate details about their private lives.
There is a lack of cultural awareness and gender equality in the travel industry.
According to the international network CEMS, being more personal and showing a greater interest in other people’s lives is now order of the day. ‘Don’t be afraid to show toys lying around,’ says a researcher at NHH.
We should not systematically cry "greenwashing" when companies speak about sustainability.
Discrepancy between words and actions is not necessarily greenwashing, according to PhD Candidate Victoria Nydegger Schrøder.
There could be a conflict between focussing on politically correct terms and promoting gender equality, PhD Candidate Agnes Bamford writes in Forskersonen.
A record number of students are taking an international master’s degree at NHH. Sunniva Adam took a CEMS master’s degree and landed a job as PR officer for Norway’s contribution to the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Last autumn, the government set a requirement for more practical training in education. NHH has taken steps to meet this requirement and is now sending students abroad to give them relevant work experience.
On Friday 9 November 2018 Claudia Förster Hegrenæs will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
As many as 26 new PhD research scholars from all over the world have taken up their studies at NHH since last winter, the majority of them starting these days.
Read new article by Claudia Förster Hegrenæs and Ingrid Simonnæs published in Bergens Tidende 8 July. In Norwegian.
Norwegians don’t smile to people on the bus or ask strangers how they are doing. Very impolite, say some. ‘We leave people alone. That is Norwegian politeness,’ says NHH researcher Kristin Rygg.
On Friday 3 February 2017 Pedro Patiño Garcia will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
On Friday 9 September 2016 Annelise Ly will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
According to NHH Professor Trine Dahl, the media shape the public's views about controversial scientific issues through the language they use to frame these issues.
Since the financial crisis started in 2007, thousands of newspaper articles have been filled with new, Norwegian economic expressions and terms. 'This can create language confusion,' says Marita Kristiansen.
NHH is increasingly international in its orientation; however, the institution also has a responsibility for upholding and developing Norwegian as a professional language in its domains. A committee is presently working on a proposal on how to strike the balance."One important step is to raise an awareness concerning these challenges, another is to focus on quality regardless of language," says committee chair Marita Kristiansen.