Tag Archives: Trondheim

A walking tour of historic Trondheim

Photo: Terje Rakke / Nordic Life / Visitnorway.com The Nidaros cathedral, highlight of the city. For a great view of the rest of the city, climb the narrow, steep stairs up to the tower.

Norway’s first capitol has much to offer in a small town center, from gothic cathedral to bars and boutiques David Nikel Trondheim, Norway Norway’s former viking capitol is often ignored by tourists in favor of the fjords of Vestlandet and the bright lights of the capitol. However, a simple stroll around the compact city centre reveals a city rich ...

Trondheim is the world’s most expensive city

Kanalen, Trondheim. Photo: ystenes, flickr

Trondheim is more expensive than both Zurich and Oslo, according to recent survey. A comparison of prices of 241,000 different goods and services puts Trondheim at the top of the list for the world's most expensive city, writes adressa.no. Behind the list of the 20 most expensive cities and the survey is the website Numbeo.com. This is ...

World’s first university with indoor navigation app

Imagine a navigation system that works where GPS signals don't. With its new "Campus Guide", the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) is now the first university in the world where you can navigate from inside a building using a mobile phone. Both students and visitors often get lost on ...

New underwater robotics lab established

With the snip of a underwater robot claw, Norway's Minister of Trade and Industry cut the ribbon for a new underwater robotics laboratory at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). Environmental monitoring of the ocean, marine research and the offshore oil and gas industry all demand strong technical expertise ...

Spatial mapping brings Louis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine to NTNU

NTNU neurobiologists and researchers Edvard and May-Britt Moser have been awarded the 2011 Louis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine for their pioneering work in the discovery of “grid cells” in the brain. Photo: NTNU

NTNU neurobiologists and researchers Edvard and May-Britt Moser have been awarded the 2011 Louis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine for their pioneering work in the discovery of “grid cells” in the brain. The award recognizes the Mosers, director and co director of NTNU’s Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience, along with a German biologist, ...

The Future Ocean Space Centre

The Norwegian Marine Research Institute Marintek is leading a public-private initiative to build a World Ocean Space Centre in Trondheim by 2020. The concept has been called the third wave, referring to the historic opening of the first ship towing tank in Trondheim in 1939 and the ocean basin in 1981. The ...

Official opening of the Gigaphone

Photo: Brendeland & Kristoffersen Arkitekter A/S

The 'Talerøret' (the Gigaphone), an art installation in Trondheim's Tordenskiold Park, is NTNU's centennial gift to the city's residents. The installation will have its official opening on Wednesday, 8 September, at 12.00. The 'Talerøret' -- which has been translated as 'the Gigaphone', is a new installation created by NTNU architecture students. Its English name is a ...

A birthday gift for NTNU’s centennial

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim will receive one of the world's leading experts on wind power as a birthday gift from Det Norske Veritas (DNV). NTNU will celebrate its centennial this fall. NTNU and DNV have collaborated for many years. In 2008, a five-year agreement was established, and DNV spends more ...

This is El-bus route will go between 10 and 15 from 28 June to 27 August. Photo: Trondheim Parking

Throughout the summer, a free electric bus running a fixed route in the city center. There is so little demand for the bus which normally runs between the parking lot at Marienborg to St. Olav's Hospital, that we would rather put in a route in the city center, said the Planning and Development Manager in Trondheim ...