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From concrete  wharves to Condeep – the Research File from the Norwegian Committee on Concrete in Seawater (NUFBIS ) on the Norwegian Document Heritage

From concrete wharves to Condeep – the Research File from the Norwegian Committee on Concrete in Seawater (NUFBIS ) on the Norwegian Document Heritage

The NUFBIS Research File at the NTNU University Library, Trondheim, Norway, was in 2014 included in the “Norwegian Document Heritage“, which is the Norwegian part of UNESCOs “Memory of the World”. The ground for this inclusion was: “The results from the extensive field investigations of marine concrete structures along the Norwegian coastline were crucial for […]

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The rose window at the Nidaros Cathedral – a womans project

The rose window at the Nidaros Cathedral – a womans project

After 1814, the Nidaros Cathedral were seen as a national icon and its position was strengthened by the fact that the Constitution of 1814 also designated Nidaros Cathedral as a coronation church. The Nidaros Cathedral has been subject to continuous restoration projects since the restoration of the first phase began in 1869-1877. An interior committee […]

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15 year and working on board a sailing ship to New York in 1881

15 year and working on board a sailing ship to New York in 1881

After Norwegian shipping was heavily affected by reduced trade during the napoleon wars of the first part of the 19th century, the industry again grew strongly from the 1820s to the 1880s. Norway became a leading maritime nation, and this became a source of national pride. Shipping was important for young Norwegian boys who needed […]

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Coralline algae, online now

Coralline algae, online now

By on 23. March 2017 in Private archives, UBedu with 2 Comments

The collection of botanical letters that Mikael Heggelund Foslie received on coralline algae during 1884 to 1909 is now available online on Gunnerus.no. This is a collection of nearly 2000 letters. Mikael Heggelund Foslie was one of the most important international researchers on the systematics of non-geniculate coralline red algae at the turn of the […]

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Gunnerus.com passes 20 000

Gunnerus.com passes 20 000

Last year, Gunnerus.com was launched, a search and viewing service for our digitised special collections material. Gunnerus.com allows you to zoom in on photographs and documents and download files for further use. This coming weekend the total number of visits will pass 20 000. Our visitors have performed 169 053 searches and spent an average […]

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Test Houses at Gløshaugen

Test Houses at Gløshaugen

By on 28. August 2015 in Pictures, Private archives, UBedu with 0 Comments

Research on energy efficient housing is one of the long lines of our university’s history. A zero emissions house, ready for inhabitation and research from 1 October 2015, joins a long tradition of test houses at Gløshaugen. For almost 100 years ago, Andreas Fredrik Bugge, professor of house construction learning, raised 27 test houses on […]

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