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The OSIRIS blog is happy to post a new blog post. This time from Isamel Ràfols, on measuring societal impact.
Wednesday 11th of October OSIRIS-members organized a session on new directions in impact measurements at the Atlanta Conference on Science and Innovation Policy.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
The innovation group at TIK are looking for one or more research assistans from June 2017 to March 2018.
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.
The OSIRIS team in Manchester has recently appointed Maria Karaulova as postdoctoral researcher.
The OSIRIS team's presentations on the impact of research are now available online.
UiO:Life Science will finance at least five convergence environments – interdisciplinary research groups that will solve grand challenges related to health and environment
On March 27th, OSIRIS, in cooperation with NOS-HS, hosted a Nordic workshop on impact in the social sciences and humanities.
The Little Tools project organized a workshop on the sea and its economies on March 9th – 10th in Kabelvåg, Lofoten
The Norwegian Research Council has a limited understanding of the role of research in society, writes Kristin Asdal in the Norwegian business newspaper Dagens Næringsliv.
Kristin Asdal speaking at the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages, University of Oslo, 15:00 on February 15th
The edited volume 'Humans, Animals and Biopolitics: The More-than-Human Condition' has been reviewed favourably in the journal cultural geographies.
Within the LittleTools project, you may find interesting, fun and relevant ideas for master theses about science, politics, the economy, and the environment - with a special focus on oceans, fish, and aquaculture.
The Little Tools team convened on Lysebu to discuss current projects and plan for the future.
Sage Journals has published an edition of Cultural Geographies which includes a book review of "Humans, Animals and Biopolitics: The More-than-Human Condition edited by TIKs Kristin Asdal and Tone Druglitrø
TIK continues its project with Telenor in 2017.
If you were unable to join the launch seminar at UiO in October - never fear, the entire thing is now available for viewing
Times Higher Education, known for producing ranking lists of the best universities in the world, has picked up the recent publication by TIKs Simen Enger and Fulvio Castellacci.
What does it take for research to make a difference in society?