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Published Jan. 20, 2021 8:21 AM

ARENA's Stine Hesstvedt has successfully defended her PhD thesis The Politics of Expert Advice: A study of governments’ use of policy advisory commissions in Norway, 1972-2018.

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Published Nov. 4, 2020 7:25 PM

For four years, EUREX researchers have studied the ‘expertization’ of the political order. The recently finished project shows how more and more academics find their way to the public committees.

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Published Nov. 4, 2020 12:56 PM

ARENA's Helena Seibicke has successfully defended her PhD thesis Between Expertisation and Advocacy? The European Women’s Lobby, Gender Expertise and EU Governance.

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Published Oct. 23, 2020 10:00 AM

Bringing together 20 partners across sectors and disciplines, the PhD network PLATO equips 15 researchers with innovative training at doctoral level. We asked our project partners about the benefits of collaborating with other sectors during a doctorate.

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Published Sep. 3, 2019 1:33 PM

What does it mean to be a European citizen? 25 years after the Treaty of Maastricht, ARENA researchers Espen D. H. Olsen and Agustín José Menéndez argue that provisions intended to create a European community may create more friction than harmony.

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Published Aug. 30, 2019 11:24 AM

What can we learn from Brexit? What can we expect from the newly elected European Parliament and the new leaders of the Commission, and what does it mean for Norway? These were some of the main questions ARENA asked at Arendalsuka.