SINCIERE - Sino-Norwegian Centre for Interdisciplinary Environmental Research
SINCIERE is a bilateral agreement between CAS/RCEES and CIENS/UiO. Our SINCIERE vision is to act as a catalyst and mediator for cooperation between China and Norway within the field of environmental research.
Official homepage: sinciere.rcees.ac.cn
About the project
The impetus for this centre is to enable Chinese decision makers to establish efficient abatement strategies on environmental challenges through ensuring a sustainable development. Environmental change needs to be analyzed in the context of the social, political and economic setting of contemporary China. In order to obtain this knowledge, integrated assessment studies of the ways pollution, climate change, and inadequate resource management affect the environment and humans are required.
Information pamphlet (pdf)
Our SINCIERE Vision:
To act as a catalyst and mediator for cooperation between China and Norway within the field of environmental research.
- Facilitate interdisciplinary and policy relevant research and serve as a node for a broad network of associated institutions.
Member on Norwegian side are UiO and CIENS: NIVA, CICERO, NILU, NIBR, NVE, TØI, NINA, UiO-Geo. Associated members are NMBU, Bioforsk, Norwegian Institute of forestry and landscape, FNI.
Member on Chinese side is RCEES. Associated members are all the partners of the Norwegian members, coming from CAS (RCEES, GYIG, IGSNRR), CAF (SFA), CASS, Universities (Agricultural, Nanjing, Peking, Renmin, Tsinghua, and Wuhan) and SEPA (CRAES).
We have an office and a staff consisting of Chinese and Norwegian director and a scientific coordinator.
Kari Kveseth is the Administrative and Scientific coordinator.