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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.

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Published Dec. 20, 2017 11:00 AM

A permanent position as Senior Researcher/Researcher in European Studies is available at ARENA. Application deadline: 15 February 2018. 

Published Dec. 11, 2017 11:08 PM

In the last week of November OSIRIS organised a successful PhD course called "Science, innovation and impact". 

Published Dec. 7, 2017 10:00 AM

SPARK Norway is a two-year innovation programme to further develop ideas within health-related life sciences for the benefit of patients and society. Researchers from UiO and affiliated research groups at OUS or Ahus can apply UiO:Life Science to be included in the programme.

Published Dec. 5, 2017 2:21 PM

Professor receives second prestigious grant from the EU, joining the ranks of only five researchers in Norway to have achieved this feat.

Published Oct. 26, 2017 2:03 PM

The OSIRIS blog is happy to post a new blog post. This time from Isamel Ràfols, on measuring societal impact.

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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 Sep. 19, 2017 1:52 PM

Is the oil industry able to adjust in a time of low oil prices and increased focus on environmentally friendly solutions?

Published Sep. 12, 2017 3:49 PM

Minister of Education and Research Torbjørn Røe Isaksen visited UiO today with promises of a start-up grant for UiO's new life science building

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 Aug. 11, 2017 11:19 AM

The research team in the SIVAC-project is in the process of preparing a comprehensive volume on the Norwegian petroleum industry, to be published by Routledge in the spring of 2018.

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'.