News from TIK

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.

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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 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.

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 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 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 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 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.

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 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.

Published May 18, 2017 11:19 AM

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

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

Published Mar. 2, 2017 12:09 PM

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.