by Thanh Phuong Hoang (Safe & Sound 2023 alumna) After a long flight, Bergen welcomed me with rain in August, but it couldn’t dampen my excitement about embarking on a new journey – a journey to explore the knowledge, nature, culture, and people of Norway. Let me share three things that exceeded my expectations: We […]


36+ shades of Bergen

by Giang Nguyen (Safe & Sound 2023 alumna) 36+ shades of Bergen It’s challenging to tell my Bergen experience in one blog post. So here I am, creating a checklist of the memories I hold dearest to me. Join me on this journey through the kaleidoscope called Bergen. 1. It was not Bergen’s fault but

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by Duong Thi My Duyen (Safe & Sound 2023 alumna) It took me plenty of time to note down what I feel, because various things came up to my mind when I recalled the time I spent in Bergen and all of them are too beautiful to think of, and I am not good at

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Everyone together for the Winter School

  Finally, January 3. 2022, the formal opening of the Safe&Sound NORPART Winter school at the new campus of Vietnam National University, Hanoi. In close collaboration with Center for Crisis Psychology, Uib,  INN University organized three workshops; on childhood adversity, gender based violence, and mentalization based therapeutic strategies and developmental support. Many thanks to VNU Ued’s

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Winter school in Hanoi

Published on INN University-website. Read the Norwegian version here. Since 2016, INN University has had a collaboration with Vietnam National University (VNU) around strengthening teaching on topic around children’s upbringing and adverse childhood experiences. In 2019, INN University received funds from HKdir’s NORPART programme. Kerstin Söderström is project manager and Moa Nyamwathi Lønning is assistant

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A journey in Lillehammer

The Safe & Sound project har started its exchange activity. We are delighted to welcome the first VNU-UeD PhD candidate Ho Ha to Lillehammer, arriving the 4th of January. Below, she writes about her first weeks in Norway. Enjoy her sharing of thoughts and experiences! I took this photo in front of the Inland Norway

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The people behind Safe & Sound

We are lucky to have lots of valuable resources and partners on board from : Vietnam National University – University of Education  Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences University of Bergen and Center for Crisis Psychology  Center for lifelong learning, Norway In addition, we are blessed with key contributors working in the field of child health and

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