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Published Sep. 17, 2018 8:26 AM

Public R&D funding schemes are costly. In their new blog post, OSIRIS researchers at Statistics Norway show how such schemes affect norwegian firms.

Published Aug. 27, 2018 9:32 AM

- This trip has given me great opportunities to learn about international research on energy consumption and car use, and to present my own work within energy, transportation and sustainability transitions. I will continue to work towards a publication of the paper I presented. I am grateful for the funding and opportunities provided by UiO: Energy says Elisabeth M.C. Svennevik.

Published Aug. 10, 2018 9:52 AM

At present UiO:Life Science funds seven convergence environments that address major challenges within life sciences related to health and environment/sustainable growth. A new application round starts now. Researchers from all units at UiO are welcome to participate.

Published Aug. 10, 2018 8:54 AM
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Published Aug. 6, 2018 4:57 PM

In May 2018 Kristin Asdal participated in a panel discussion arranged by "Historiekollektivet". The discussion is now available as podcast (in Norwegian).

Published July 9, 2018 1:27 PM

OSIRIS researchers at Statistics Norway have published a discussion paper analyzing the impact of all major sources of direct and indirect R&D subsidies to industries in Norway during the period 2002-2013.

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Published July 3, 2018 2:40 PM

The OISRIS blog welcomes a new author: MA student Grischa Fraumann, who has written a thesis about altmetrics and research funding.

Published June 26, 2018 11:24 AM

In mid-September, the TIK Centre will host the EU-SPRI summer school aimed at PhD candidates, early stage researchers and Science policy practitioners from the public sector and consultancies. This course will focus on the science system in the 21st century.

Published June 25, 2018 8:31 AM

Today UiO:Life Science funds seven convergence environments – interdisciplinary research groups that address major challenges within the life sciences related to health and environment/sustainability. Now a new application round starts. The registration deadline for the digital meeting place and workshops was 22 August.

Published June 21, 2018 11:47 AM
Published June 21, 2018 11:40 AM

NEPS MEDAL for the best publication in Peace Science

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Published June 7, 2018 2:46 PM

This week, several OSIRIS team members are attending EU-SPRI 2018: Governance and relevance: Towards a new generation of research and innovation policies.

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Published June 6, 2018 1:49 PM

Call for papers for two-day conference in Oslo, Mar. 18-19, 2019

Published June 1, 2018 2:24 PM

"Our product makes it easier to tailor IVF treatment to individual women," says Ana Lobato Pascual, who is starting a company with fellow students from the School of Health Innovation.

Published May 31, 2018 1:38 PM

OSIRIS researchers at INGENIO have published a special section dedicated to researchers’ efforts to balance the production of scientific knowledge with the generation of societal impacts in the journal Science and Public Policy (OUP).

Published May 25, 2018 11:16 AM

The panel discussion will take place on May 25th, 7 pm at Chateau Neuf - The Norwegian Students' Society.

Published May 23, 2018 12:34 PM

In our newest blog post, "Can direct regulations spur innovations in environmental technologies?", Arvid Raknerud, Marit E.Klemetsen and Brita Bye address this timely question and find that such public policies indeed encourage innovation in environmentally friendly technologies. Read the full text here.

Published May 22, 2018 3:00 PM

New research finds self-injury is rooted in strong emotions.

Published May 9, 2018 12:45 PM

How democratic was Norway in 1814? A new dataset allows you to explore the different dimensions of democracy from 1789 until now.

Published May 9, 2018 8:57 AM
Published May 8, 2018 1:20 PM

Do you want to join the application process in 2018/2019 for funding of new interdisciplinary research groups in life sciences? Then you should sign up for one of UiO:Life Science´s meetings in the end of May.

Published 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.

Published 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?

Published 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.