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Online Talk Norway

The next CARe Online Talk will focus on the first of our Scandinavian countries: Norway. This event will first have a look on potential actions, initiatives and programmes on national level. The speakers will also share concrete examples of how researchers with refugee background/at risk can get support on institutional level at a university as well as identify support in place and with further support is needed. Moreover, we will reflect on routes into integration and how to find a place as a researcher in the Norwegian research market.


Date/time: 30 September 2020, 15.00 - 16.00 CEST

The main goals of the event

  • Propose potential actions and initiatives at national level that could help researchers and institutions willing to support them
  • Share concrete examples of how the target group can obtain support for their research in academia – on national and institutional level
  • Share experiences of pathways on how to successfully integrate into research market
  • Discuss main challenges (short and long-term) and potential ways to overcome them (at national/European level)


  • John Baarli, The Research Council of Norway/EURAXESS

Available national support structures and national programmes for researchers with refugee background/at risk

  • Karen-Lise Knudsen, University of Agder/Scholars at risk (SAR)

Norwegian HEIs in support for researchers with refugee background/at risk – from academic to practical and administrative matters (national and institutional)

  • Eqbal Mohammed Abdu Dauqan, University of Oslo

Routes into integration: Support in place and further support needed – Succeeding as a researcher in Norway.