Jan Egeland at NTNU: we need more money but must work smarter


 Jan Egeland is today present at NTNU in Trondheim to speak about humanitarian innovation and how to assist refugees globally. Jan Egeland explains that we are today the most innovating university in Norway and provides a list of challenges for which they need our interdisciplinary and new thinking effort. He particularly highlights that we must not forget internally displaced populations and reaching people who need it most with the minimum assistance.

 

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About Brita Fladvad Nielsen

I'm a Postdoctoral researcher at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. My focus is on Smart Energy Communities in urban settings as well as design of energy-devices for emergency settings and design for humanitarian markets, especially for refugee camps in rural areas of Africa. I blog about my research approach Design Thinking on www.designthinkingresearch.wordpress.com and about humanitarian design at www.designforselfreliance.wordpress.com . I am also a mother of a child who is deaf, and I blog about her language development on Aurorasittsprak.wordpress.com
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