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Published Oct. 17, 2017 8:33 AM

Wednesday 11th of October OSIRIS-members organized a session on new directions in impact measurements at the Atlanta Conference on Science and Innovation Policy.

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Published Oct. 11, 2017 1:15 PM

The OSIRIS blog is now launched. Here we write shorter dissemination and opinion pieces about impact of research based on our activities within OSIRIS. The first blog post is from Richard Woolley and Nicolas Robinson-Garcia. They go behind the evaluation results from the UK to discuss what the weak but positive correlation between excellence and impact means.

Published Oct. 11, 2017 9:44 AM

What are the experiences with impact case studies? We invite you to a seminar to discuss impact cases in research evaluations at NIFU November 1st, 14.00-17.00

Published Oct. 2, 2017 3:15 PM

- Thank you from the Local Organising Committee

Only a few days before Norway’s General Elections more than 2000 experts on politics gathered at the University of Oslo for Europe’s biggest political science conference: ECPR General Conference 6 -9 September 2017. On the agenda was a broad range of interesting topics, amongst them: The future of the European welfare states, gender equality in recession, the EU and Brexit, Trump, and right-wing extremism and populism.

Published Sep. 20, 2017 1:07 PM

TIKs Magnus Gulbrandsen and Taran Thune have recently published a new paper in The Journal of Technology Transfer: The effects of non-academic work experience on external interaction and research performance

Published Aug. 31, 2017 9:21 AM

The European Commission calls GLOBUS an early success story in its interim evaluation of the Horizon 2020 programme. 

Published Aug. 21, 2017 1:01 PM

Apply UiO:Life Science for support for internationalization, conferences and other events. The application deadline is 1st of December 2017.

Published Aug. 15, 2017 11:46 AM

The research network PACO, of which ARENA is one of seven partners, holds its final conference in Brussels on 31 August 2017. 

Published Aug. 14, 2017 12:19 PM

Yet another publication by ARENA founder Johan P. Olsen has now surpassed 10 000 citations, according to Google Scholar. 

Published July 11, 2017 4:58 PM

Taran Thune and Magnus Gulbrandsen from the OSIRIS team have published an article in the European Journal of Innovation Management on the idea generation process in life science. Based on a data set of disclosed inventions to the technology transfer office Inven2, it is found that combined knowledge from basic research and clinical settings seems particularly important for life science invention. Such combinations appear in different ways. The article can be found here.

Published June 22, 2017 3:08 PM

The board of UiO:Life Science has decided to support the newly established School of Health Innovation at UiO, NTNU and Karolinska Institutet. With this UiO:Life Science wants to contribute to establish a new strong player in the UiO ecosystem of innovation.

Published June 16, 2017 11:53 AM

OSIRIS is announcing a 2 year position as researcher, funded by the Work and Welfare Directorate (NAV) which is one of the user partners in the centre.

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Published June 15, 2017 9:46 AM

A conference on differentiated integration was staged in Oslo on 18 and 19 May 2017. 

Published June 14, 2017 2:51 PM

On Tuesday 30 May 2017, Professor Hussein Kassim and Professor Sara Connolly from the University of East Anglia gave the presentation 'One EU civil service or many? The General Secretariat of the Council and the European Commission compared'.

Published June 5, 2017 11:31 PM

In the last week of November 2017 OSIRIS will organise a one-week PhD course called "Research, Innovation and Impact". The role of public research in innovation, university-industry relations, impact and policies supporting impact are central themes. The course will also be open to a small number of practitioners.

Published June 1, 2017 11:39 AM

The European Union is both a target and an arena for populism, writes John Erik Fossum in the Canadian journal of opinion Inroads.

Published May 26, 2017 10:20 AM

The innovation group at TIK are looking for one or more research assistans from June 2017 to March 2018.

Published May 23, 2017 2:09 PM

The problem of learning in aid evaluation has been debated for decades – but it is still as challenging as ever. A new research report explores how learning and accountability in practice are hard to reconcile.

Published May 23, 2017 12:50 PM

The OSIRIS team in Manchester has recently appointed Maria Karaulova as postdoctoral researcher.

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Published May 19, 2017 4:24 PM

2016 was a busy year for ARENA. The centre launched three new research projects and was awarded a forth, to begin in 2017.  

Published May 18, 2017 11:19 AM

The OSIRIS team's presentations on the impact of research are now available online.

Published May 11, 2017 3:39 PM

The GLOBUS grant is a new opportunity for master's students writing about the EU's contribution to global justice. 

Published May 8, 2017 12:43 PM

UiO:Life Science will finance at least five convergence environments – interdisciplinary research groups that will solve grand challenges related to health and environment

Published Apr. 5, 2017 2:45 PM

On March 27th, OSIRIS, in cooperation with NOS-HS, hosted a Nordic workshop on impact in the social sciences and humanities.

Published Mar. 22, 2017 11:23 AM

The Little Tools project organized a workshop on the sea and its economies on March 9th – 10th in Kabelvåg, Lofoten