Nordic research links

Norsk nettverk for syn og slag – NorVIS

The overall purpose is to improve outcomes and quality of life after stroke by implementing research on structured vision assessment, care and rehabilitation to improve quality in stroke care across all segments of health care services in Norway. The network will apply a knowledge translation framework to facilitate faster implementation of interdisciplinary research and evidence based practice secure high-quality person-centered assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of vision impairment in stroke survivors.

The Nordic Council: The official inter-parliamentary body
The Nordic Council is the official inter-parliamentary body in the Nordic Region. The Nordic Council was formed in 1952. The Council has 87 elected members from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden as well as from the Faroe Islands, Greenland and Åland.

The council of Nordic cooperation on disability
The Council of Nordic Cooperation on Disability answers to the Nordic Council of Ministers for Health and Social Affairs (MR-S). The Disability Council has an advisory role for all sectors in the Nordic Council of Ministers, and its mission is to ensure that the Nordic cooperation becomes a tool for efficient inclusion of persons with disabilities, universal planning of our societies and the reali-zation of the UN Convention.The Council of Nordic Cooperation on Disability consists of disability experts from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and Greenland, the Faeroe Islands and Åland. Half are official rep-resentatives for each Nordic country and autonomous area. The other half is nominated by the coun-tries’ disability organisations.

Nordic Network on Disability Research
NNDR is a multidisciplinary network of disability researchers interested in cultural, societal and environmental dimensions of disability and marginalization. The purpose of NNDR is to advance research and development in the field of disability. NNDR provides a forum for researchers, particularly from the Nordic countries, to meet, present and discuss their re-search, as well as encouraging Nordic and international exchange and collaboration.

NordForsk is an organisation under the Nordic Council of Ministers that provides funding for Nordic research cooperation as well as advice and input on Nordic research policy.

Nordplus is the Nordic Council of Ministers’ mobility and network program of education. The Nordplus Programme offers financial support to a variety of educational cooperation between partners in the area of lifelong learning from the eight participating countries in the Baltic and Nordic regions.

Nordplus Junior is aimed at preschools, primary and secondary schools, both theoretical and vocational programmes, as well as vocational schools/apprenticeships. The Nordplus Junior programme makes it possible to apply for grants for cooperation with schools in the Nordic and Baltic countries, such as for project partnerships, pupil and teacher exchanges and work experience for pupils.

Nordunet is the Nordic Internet highway to research and education networks in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, and provides the Nordic backbone to the Global Information Society.