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Published July 3, 2018 2:40 PM

The OISRIS blog welcomes a new author: MA student Grischa Fraumann, who has written a thesis about altmetrics and research funding.

Published June 26, 2018 11:24 AM

In mid-September, the TIK Centre will host the EU-SPRI summer school aimed at PhD candidates, early stage researchers and Science policy practitioners from the public sector and consultancies. This course will focus on the science system in the 21st century.

Published June 25, 2018 8:31 AM

Today UiO:Life Science funds seven convergence environments – interdisciplinary research groups that address major challenges within the life sciences related to health and environment/sustainability. Now a new application round starts. The registration deadline for the digital meeting place and workshops is 22 August.

Published June 21, 2018 11:47 AM
Published June 21, 2018 11:40 AM

NEPS MEDAL for the best publication in Peace Science

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Published June 7, 2018 2:46 PM

This week, several OSIRIS team members are attending EU-SPRI 2018: Governance and relevance: Towards a new generation of research and innovation policies.

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Published June 6, 2018 1:49 PM

Call for papers for two-day conference in Oslo, Mar. 18-19, 2019

Published June 1, 2018 2:24 PM

"Our product makes it easier to tailor IVF treatment to individual women," says Ana Lobato Pascual, who is starting a company with fellow students from the School of Health Innovation.

Published May 31, 2018 1:38 PM

OSIRIS researchers at INGENIO have published a special section dedicated to researchers’ efforts to balance the production of scientific knowledge with the generation of societal impacts in the journal Science and Public Policy (OUP).

Published May 25, 2018 11:16 AM

The panel discussion will take place on May 25th, 7 pm at Chateau Neuf - The Norwegian Students' Society.

Published May 23, 2018 12:34 PM

In our newest blog post, "Can direct regulations spur innovations in environmental technologies?", Arvid Raknerud, Marit E.Klemetsen and Brita Bye address this timely question and find that such public policies indeed encourage innovation in environmentally friendly technologies. Read the full text here.

Published May 22, 2018 3:00 PM

New research finds self-injury is rooted in strong emotions.

Published May 9, 2018 12:45 PM

How democratic was Norway in 1814? A new dataset allows you to explore the different dimensions of democracy from 1789 until now.

Published May 9, 2018 8:57 AM
Published May 8, 2018 1:20 PM

Do you want to join the application process in 2018/2019 for funding of new interdisciplinary research groups in life sciences? Then you should sign up for one of UiO:Life Science´s meetings in the end of May.

Published May 3, 2018 6:13 PM

In May 2018, OSIRIS starts a pilot study of how policy makers and practitioners in public sector organizations use scientific knowledge. Our goal is to gain new insights into how scientific knowledge is used in public organizations, and into the different conditions that influence the use of knowledge in policymaking and practice.

Published Apr. 27, 2018 3:55 PM

The UK Research Excellence Framework, commonly known as the REF, is the most widely discussed approach to evaluating the quality and impact of research. But why is this approach not used outside of the UK? This timely question is analysed in a new blog post from Gunnar Sivertsen at the Nordic Institute for Studies in Innovation, Research and Education (NIFU): Why has no other European country adopted the Research Excellence Framework?

Published Apr. 5, 2018 1:45 PM

What are the basic methods and challenges when measuring societal impact of research? This fundamental topic is treated in a thorough blog post published today.

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Published Apr. 5, 2018 11:57 AM

Expression of interest for Marie Skłodowska-Curie (MSCA) Individual Fellowship (IF) at ARENA – Centre for European Studies, University of Oslo. NB: THE APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR 2018 HAS EXPIRED.

Published Apr. 3, 2018 9:15 AM

The Institute of Advanced Studies (IHS) in Vienna invites applications for a PhD fellowship on EU legitimacy crisis and European elections as part of the ARENA-coordinated PLATO project.

Published Mar. 30, 2018 11:02 AM

Among the newest additions to the Little Tools project is PhD student Tommas Måløy. Previously a tram driver and philosophy student, he now finds himself amidst cods and computers.

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Published Mar. 15, 2018 1:54 PM

We are pleased to announce OSIRIS’ first newsletter. Here you will find some of the highlights of 2017. It sums up an active 2017 - with focus on conceptual and methodological work.

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Published Mar. 7, 2018 3:49 PM

- Initiatives to push the gender equality agenda often meet resistance from member states and powerful interest organisations, says EU researcher Helena Seibicke in this interview on the International Women's Day.

Published Mar. 6, 2018 2:50 PM

In mid-December 2017 the OSIRIS team co-hosted and participated at the Workshop on Medical Innovation at the University of Iceland.

Published Mar. 6, 2018 1:09 PM

Are you in constant pain and suffering from memory issues or confusion, even depression? Professor of Neuropsychology Nils Inge Landrø at the University of Oslo talks to Dr. Carol Bernstein about his research on the link between chronic pain and cognitive functioning