VISTA is a collaborative partnership between Statoil and the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. VISTA's overall vision is to stimulate basic mathematical and scientific research related to the exploitation and management of Norway's petroleum resources.
VISTA supports at any time approximately 20 projects on PhD and Post Doc level, in addition to one VISTA professorship, within the research areas listed below. Close to NOK 20 million will be allocated to VISTA projects in 2015. Jan M. Nordbotten, professor of mathematics at the University of Bergen, is the current VISTA-professor.
The two VISTA scholars Sissel Slettemark Mundal and Lars Løseth tell their stories:
Produced and directed by Olav Høgetveit