Several INTRANSIT researchers are attending this week's International Sustainability Transitions Conference (IST). Here you can get an overview of our contributions and presentations at the conference.
Når Karen O’Brien ankommer Bilbao for å ta imot prestisjetung pris, er gatene fulle av plakater med ansiktet hennes på. Samfunnsgeografen vil bruke oppmerksomheten til å belyse samfunnsvitenskapens rolle i klimaforskning.
Birthe Soppe, Panikos Georgallis, and Shon Hiatt are convening a track on "Markets for Sustainability: Evolving Challenges, Imperfections, and Trade-offs" at the EGOS Colloquium in Vienna in July 2022.
Karen O'Brien has been in Bilbao, Spain at the BBVA Frontiers of Knowledge Awards Ceremony. Karen was awarded the prize alongside Ian Burton and Neil Adger for her contribution to climate change research.
We are recruiting 4-5 research assistants (RAs) for two research projects, involving several researchers at the Department of Political Science, UiO. The positions are part-time, tasks are varied, and training/work may begin already in October for some of the recruited RAs.
On September 1st, 11 Oslo-based OSIRIS researchers gathered in Fredrikstad for the first physical workshop in almost 1,5 years.
In a study of more than 50.000 participants, researchers from the Lifebrain consortium found that although more education and higher income tended to be associated with larger brain volumes and better cognitive scores, these associations varied considerably between groups studied.
Despite the challenges of the pandemic, there has been a great deal of activity in OSIRIS during the past year.
People want clear, evidence-based information about exactly which lifestyle changes can improve their brain health, according to a new report from the Lifebrain consortium at the University of Oslo.
Departments/faculties at UiO can apply UiO:Life Science for support to develop interdisciplinary courses within life sciences. For 2021 the deadlines to apply were 1 April and 15 October.
Dear Future, I am Ready, to generate quantum social change…With this opening Karen O´Brien starts off in an inspiring conversation in this episode of the 21for21 podcast hosted by Digital Society School.
In June 2021, OSIRIS co-organised the annual Eu-SPRI conference. The digital format attracted a record number of more than 400 participants for the three-day online event.
The differences in wealth between Norwegians is now far greater than in several other European countries. Marianne Nordli Hansen and Maren Toft have been interviewed by sciencenorway.no after writing about Norwegian inequality in American Sociological Review.
The "Transformations Conference 2021: Enabling Positive Tipping Points in an Uncertain World" took place 17 and 18 June 2021. This biannual conference started off in Oslo in 2013, grew via Stockholm in 2015, Dundee in 2017, and Santiago in 2019. As always a wonderful gathering, bringing together researchers and practitioners searching for new perspectives around climate and sustainability solutions.
OSIRIS researcher Gry Høiland is studying how research is used in the Norwegian Labor and Welfare Administration (NAV).
INTRANSIT co-hosts Eu-SPRI 2021. Eu-Spri is an annual conference focused on research and innovation policy.
The Eu-SPRI 2021 conference invites participants to a more critical and reflexive discussion of the linkage between science and innovation.
OSIRIS is happy to offer a three-year postdoctoral position to carry out longitudinal case studies of how research gets used.
We are happy to announce that the Research Council of Norway (RCN) has decided to fund the OSIRIS Centre for the last period of the centre. An international panel of experts has evaluated the centre and recommended that it continues. This recommendation was adopted by the RCN's board of directors in February this year.
Grete Brochmann believes that the Danes’ latest experimental policy to return refugees to Syria is also an extreme line in the European context.
Far right actors often rely heavily on traditional narratives about gender and family, whilst simultaneously weaponizing women’s rights and gender equality in pursuit of an anti-immigration and anti-Islam political agenda. In a recently published article, Katrine Fangen and Lisanne Lichtenberg explore this tension within the rhetoric of various German far right organizations.
Twenty-seven social scientists have contributed to the book Arbeiderklassen (The working class).