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Government fires board of Norwegian research council

Move comes after research minister orders “clean up” of council’s dire finances

The Norwegian government has replaced the board of the research council—the Forskningsrådet—to restore the organisation’s finances after huge, predicted losses.

The Forskningsrådet admitted this month that it would be about 275 million Norwegian kroner (€26.5m) in the red by the end of this year. The government said that the council’s planned outgoings over the coming years were far higher than its predicted budget.

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