Nansen Scientific Society
The Nansen Scientific Society - "Knowledge without Borders"
The Nansen Scientific Society was established in 2006 by the Nansen Center, Trond Mohn, G.C. Rieber Funds and Sparebanken Vest, with Prof. Ola M. Johannessen as the President.
The vision of the Nansen Scientific Society is through education and research within global environment and climate problems, including their impacts on society, for young people from different nations and cultures to provide a foundation for greater understanding and co-existence in the word - in the spirit of Dr. Fridtjof Nansen.
The Foundation finances and coordinates the “Nansen Fellowship Program” for education and research for young people in order to create lasting long term international relations and a better world.
The Foundation initiate, finance and coordinate innovative research ideas, research projects and research expeditions within the Nansen Group as well as with other scientific and funding partners, specifically in developing countries with significant environmental and climate problems. The results of the scientific activities will be published in cooperation with the Nansen Group in quality scientific journals and books. Scientific promotion focused on the environment and climate for children, young people, students, adults and decision makers will be conducted.
The Foundation regularly organize, finance and coordinate international scientific meetings and conferences of high quality, as well as Summer and Winter schools within global environmental and climate topics, for students and young scientists in cooperation with the Nansen Group and other scientific and financial partners.
Some of the summer and winter school summary reports are available below: