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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.

Photo of world map, with airplan, cruise ship, train and luggage on top of the map.
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.

European Parliament member in red dress holding placard that says MeToo.
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

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Published Mar. 2, 2018 2:31 PM

Béatrice Cointe is a new addition to the Little Tools project, strengthening the group's capabilities in researching economic transcriptions of fish.

 

Published Feb. 26, 2018 10:57 AM
Published Feb. 21, 2018 3:29 PM

UiO:Nordic is announcing funding for two interdisciplinary research groups for the period 2019–2021.

The deadline is September 15 2018.

Published Feb. 7, 2018 10:25 AM

On Tuesday 6 February, Professor Jens Blom-Hansen from Aarhus University presented the paper 'Reputation and Organizational Politics: Inside the EU Commission'

Published Feb. 2, 2018 6:32 PM

Call for abstracts for Nordic Branding workshop in Paris 20 -22 June 2018 on Gender Equality as Branding: Moving Beyond Nordic Exceptionalism

Published Feb. 1, 2018 1:14 PM

Six new teams have been admitted to UiO´s innovation programme SPARK Norway. They will develop their ideas within health-related life sciences for the benefit of patients and society.

Published Jan. 26, 2018 3:13 PM

The new master programme Global-MINDS is launching. Ten international students have arrived to take part in the first-ever term at PSI.

Published Jan. 16, 2018 9:02 AM
Published Jan. 10, 2018 11:59 AM

All bachelor level students are welcome to join the ESST undergraduate essay competition 2018.

Published Dec. 22, 2017 3:10 PM

Kristin Asdal participates in a debate on research dissemination, organized by the University of Oslo and Nytt norsk tidsskrift.

Published Dec. 22, 2017 2:20 PM

Kristin Asdal and Hilde Reinertsen comment on the political impact of a report on the future of Norwegian fish farming.