Norwegian University of Science and Technology

The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, commonly known as NTNU, is located in Trondheim. NTNU is the second largest of the eight universities in Norway, and, as its name suggests, has the main national responsibility for higher education in engineering and technology. In addition to engineering and the natural and physical sciences, the university offers advanced degrees in other academic disciplines ranging from the social sciences, the arts, medicine, architecture and fine art.

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http://www.ntnu.edu/
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Psychology & Psychiatry

Passion is the biggest key to success

"For people who are the best of the best in their field, passion is absolutely the biggest factor. It's the essential key to success," says Hermundur Sigmundsson, a professor in NTNU's Department of Psychology.

Cardiology

Patient involvement after acute heart attacks

Minutes count when you have a heart attack. Patient involvement is a statutory right but not always possible in this situation. Elise K. BÃ¥rdsgjerde has researched participation in the different phases of the patient process ...

Diabetes

Long-term follow-up reduces risk of type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is an inherited disease, but habits can affect the risk of getting it. Obesity due to fatty and high-calorie foods, often in combination with limited activity, increases the risk considerably.

Neuroscience

An open-source miniature brain microscope

"Our dream was to invent a window into the brain, so we could see what happens inside when we're thinking, planning, feeling, and remembering," says Professor May-Britt Moser, describing conversations she and her long-term ...

Health

Do men and women respond differently to heat stress?

According to science, women feel the cold more than men. But how do women respond to heat stress compared with men? The answer to this question may help us to make better protective clothing for firefighters of both sexes.

Cardiology

Researchers discover more about what causes atherosclerosis

The underlying cause of many cardiovascular diseases is inflammation of the artery walls. Now NTNU researchers have found that a specific neurotransmitter in the immune cells is a key factor when cholesterol accumulates in ...

Health

Sleep problems, stress and worry during the pandemic

Some people's lives got a lot busier with the onset of the pandemic. Researchers at NTNU have investigated how the COVID-19 pandemic affected different aspects of their lives, including the sleep of workers in essential occupations. ...

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