OSIRIS - Oslo Institute for Research on the Impact of Science

Impact on the agenda

How can we characterise the process through which research is put to use in industry, health and care, policymaking and other contexts? This is often called impact, a central buzzword in today's science policy.


  • centimeters-close-up-depth-of-field-162500 New blog post: measuring impact Apr. 5, 2018

    What are the basic methods and challenges when measuring societal impact of research? This fundamental topic is treated in a thorough blog post published today.

  • newsletter-img 2017 - an active year for OSIRIS Mar. 15, 2018

    We are pleased to announce OSIRIS’ first newsletter. Here you will find some of the highlights of 2017. It sums up an active 2017 - with focus on conceptual and methodological work.

  • reykjavik Workshop on Medical Innovation Mar. 6, 2018

    In mid-December 2017 the OSIRIS team co-hosted and participated at the Workshop on Medical Innovation at the University of Iceland.