Welcome to TARG
Our vision is to develop Training and Assessment using modern research methods
Training and Assessment Research Group
Our aim is to Improve Human Performance within modern complex systems
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Global market dynamics and competitiveness requires the systems to adapt and keep performing in a sustainable way. This requires research on performing efficient and safe operations by investigating the complex interdependency among humans and machines.
The increasing complexity of modern operations have put new demands on human operator that requires new solutions. Such methods and solutions can be achieved by rigorous, collaborative, and state of the art research, which is the core value of Training and Assessment Research Group (TARG).
For more information regarding our current research project, InnoTraining, investigating virtual reality applications in training and assessment please visit InnoTraining
For more information regarding our upcoming international workshop on training and assessment follow this link to TARG workshops
TARG NEWS AND EVENTS
Humans exhibit a nearly universal desire to learn and share news. TARG will constantly develop and improve their work. The results will be presented in the news bulletin. Please stop by to read about our work.
RECENT PROJECT GRANTS
|2017||Grant||Innovating maritime training simulators using Virtual and Augmented Reality (InnoTraining)||Research Council of Norway||13 000 000 NOK (approx. 1 460 000 Euros)|
|2017||Grant||Improving Maritime Education, Training and Performance Assessment in Norway||MARKOM 2020||NA|
|2017||Grant||SFU pre-project - Simulator Based Education for Maritime Professions||MARKOM 2020||1 000 000 NOK (approx. 110 000 Euros)|
|2016||Grant||Involved in Smart Training of Air Traffic Control Officers||Oslo Fjord||85 000 Euros|
|2016||Prestigious||Research Collaborations (IS-DAAD Program) with Ruhr University Bochum, Germany||Research Council of Norway and German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)||N/A|
|2016||Grant||Workshops on Training and Performance Assessment in Maritime Domain||MARKOM 2020||700 000 NOK (approx. 75 000 Euros)|
|2015||Grant||Workshops on Training and Performance Assessment in Maritime Domain||MARKOM 2020||400 000 NOK (approx. 50 000 Euros)|
|2015||Grant||Grunnlag for nye treningsformer (GRuNT) Oslo Fjord||Norwegian Research Council - Oslofjordfondet||Funded with 200.000 for 10 months|
|2015||Grant||PhD Position at Maritime Technology, Management and Innovation||MARKOM 2020||N/A|
See a complete list of grants here
Training and Assessment Research Group (TARG) – led by Associate Prof. Salman Nazir – at University College of Southeast Norway, Department of Maritime Technology and Innovation (MTDI), constitutes of 1 Master students, 4 PhD researcher, 1 Post Doc. Researcher and 9 Professors.
TARG staff and members
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An essential part of our efforts to disseminate our research is to publish our work through academic channels, such as journals, books and more.
All of USN’s and TARG publications are registered in the Current Research Information System in Norway (CRISTIN). Our library websites provide an overview of USN’s publication guidelines and FAQs for questions about everything from APA to CRISTIN. Link to CRISTIN
View our list of publications related to TARG
Collaborators and partners
RWTH Aachen University (Germany)
Politecnico di Milano (Italy)
University of Sydney (Australia)
Chalmers tekniska högskola (Sweden)
University of Petronas (Malaysia)
Luleå University of Technoogy (Sweden)
Liverpool John Moore University (UK)
Poznan University of Technology (Poland)
University of Bochum (Germany)
University of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
Kongsberg Norcontrol IT
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TARG 8th workshop 19-20th of September 2018, Tønsberg , Norway
TARG 7th workshop 14th of May 2018, Ålesund , Norway
TARG workshop 6 - 23rd October 2017 in Tromsø, Norway
TARG workshop 5 - 6th of June 2017 at HSN, Norway
Moments from the 4th Workshop in Svendborg, Denmark - october 2016
See also the video here: TARG WORKSHOP4 MOVIE
TARG visits Maersk training center
Pictures from the 3rd TARG workshop 4th of may 2016
Moments from the TARG follow-up workshop in september 2015
Captures from the TARG workshop in may 2015
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