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What does it take for research to make a difference in society?
2015 was a formidable year for ARENA in several regards. The annual report provides a comprehensive overview of the activities at Norway's leading research centre on European studies.
Call for papers for workshop to be held at the Centre for European Research at the University of Gothenburg (CERGU) in December 2016. The deadline for abstract submission is 15 August.
On 29 June 2016, the launching and dialogue event of The Academic Research Network on Agencification of EU Executive Governance (TARN) will take place in Brussels.
The paper presented by Prof. Arthur Benz as a TARN lecture at ARENA earlier this year, has been published as the fourth TARN working paper.
The Little Tools project is now recruiting a new postdoc with background from STS, valuation studies, economic history or economic sociology.
The TARN network on EU agencification welcomes contributions from scholars who would like to share their research on EU agencies and EU executive governance in the TARN working paper series.
ARENA and professor Chris Lord have won through with the PhD network PLATO in Horizon 2020. Lord will coordinate nine leading research universities and eleven private partners.
Kristin Asdal has published an essay in Klassekampen on politics as work.
Kristin Asdal on the concept of valuation in the newly published anthology New Big Science in Focus.
In a new journal article, Kristin Asdal and Bård Hobæk suggest a new way to analyze parliaments: As sites in which the little tools of paperwork and parliamentary procedures enable political issues to be assembled and even be transformed.
The TARN network on agencification of EU governance has launched a new working paper series. The first paper is authored by Morten Egeberg and Jarle Trondal.
TIK's ERC Starting Grant project Little Tools welcomes three new research assistants onboard.
How can governments' use of expert bodies be legitimized? ARENA has been awarded prestigious research funding to examine the tension between expertise and democracy in the EU.
The newest issue of Nordic Journal of STS contains articles by TIK's phd's Hilde Reinertsen and Erlend Hermansen, and postdoc Tone Druglitrø.
TIK and ESST are two of the programmes registered on the UNI-SET list of energy related study programmes in Europe.
TIK's PhD candidate Tuukka Mäkitie has taken part in the DRUID Academy Conference in Bordeaux this week.
Agustín J. Menéndez casts doubts about the likelihood of the proclaimed 'new era' in Spain after the December elections.
Cathrine Holst will together with Johan Christensen lead the research project EUREX on the role of experts in policy-making. The project is one of eight to receive funding from the Norwegian Research Council's DEMOS programme.
Emeritus Professor Johan P. Olsen has been elected fellow of the US National Academy of Public Administration.
The TIK centre will be involved in TEMPEST, a new inter-diciplinary project coordinated by the Institute of Transport Economics (TØI).
Call for papers for the workshop 'Expertise and Democratic Accountability in Courts and Public Administration' in May 2016. The deadline for abstract submission is 1 March.
The Academic Research Network on Agencification of EU Executive Governance (TARN) will be officially launched in Brussels on 23 November 2015.
Two new positions have been announced in the Little Tools project:
- One PhD Research Fellow - see announcement here
- One Postdoctoral Fellow - see announcement here
Application deadline for both positions is 30 November 2015
Kristin Asdal has published a new article: "Enacting values from the sea. On innovation devices, value practices and the co-modifications of markets and bodies in aquaculture". This is the first publication from from the framework of the Little Tools project, and can be found in the new volume Value Practices in the Life Sciences and Medicine on Oxford University Press, edited by Isabelle Dussauge, Claes-Fredrik Helgesson and Francis Lee. A preview of the first pages can be read here