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Publisert May 3, 2018 6:13 PM

In May 2018, OSIRIS starts a pilot study of how policy makers and practitioners in public sector organizations use scientific knowledge. Our goal is to gain new insights into how scientific knowledge is used in public organizations, and into the different conditions that influence the use of knowledge in policymaking and practice.

Publisert Apr. 27, 2018 3:55 PM

The UK Research Excellence Framework, commonly known as the REF, is the most widely discussed approach to evaluating the quality and impact of research. But why is this approach not used outside of the UK? This timely question is analysed in a new blog post from Gunnar Sivertsen at the Nordic Institute for Studies in Innovation, Research and Education (NIFU): Why has no other European country adopted the Research Excellence Framework?

Publisert 25. apr. 2018 10:58

Årets søkertall for opptak til høyere utdanning er inne og innebærer gode nyheter for TIK-senteret: til sammen 475 søkere til masterprogrammene ESST og TIK. Med det er det satt ny rekord.

Publisert Apr. 5, 2018 1:45 PM

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.

Publisert Mar. 30, 2018 11:02 AM

Among the newest additions to the Little Tools project is PhD student Tommas Måløy. Previously a tram driver and philosophy student, he now finds himself amidst cods and computers.

Publisert Mar. 15, 2018 1:54 PM

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.

Publisert 14. mars 2018 18:53

Tobias Kaasa Fossheim fikk én million kroner i stipend fra Norges Forskningsråds pilotordning Studententreprenørskap (Stud-ENT) til å utvikle sitt eget app-selskap.


Publisert 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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Publisert 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.


Publisert Feb. 26, 2018 10:57 AM
Publisert 10. jan. 2018 16:18

I Norge bruker vi 50 milliarder kroner på forskning hvert år. Tar vi den i bruk?

Publisert Jan. 10, 2018 11:59 AM

All bachelor level students are welcome to join the ESST undergraduate essay competition 2018.

Publisert 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.

Publisert 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.

Publisert Dec. 11, 2017 11:08 PM

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

Publisert 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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Publisert 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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Publisert 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.

Publisert 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

Publisert 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

Publisert 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?

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Publisert Sep. 17, 2017 7:21 PM

World War Z (2013)

Directed by Marc Forster, starring Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, and Daniella Kertesz.

Publisert 30. aug. 2017 13:56

Hvordan blir vitenskap og teknologi produsert og brukt i samfunnet? Hva er innovasjon og hvilken rolle spiller innovasjon i forhold til økonomisk vekst og utvikling? På TIK vil de nye masterstudentene lære om og bidra til produksjon av ny kunnskap om temaer som fornybar energi, bioøkonomi, naturforvaltning, vitenskap og innovasjon i helsebransjen, IKT og innovasjon i bedrifter, forsknings- og innovasjonspolitikk, og mye, mye mer.

Publisert 16. aug. 2017 08:33
Publisert 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.