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Published Feb. 4, 2016 1:06 PM

How can governments' use of expert bodies be legitimized? ARENA has been awarded prestigious research funding to examine the tension between expertise and democracy in the EU.

Published Dec. 18, 2015 1:19 PM

Cathrine Holst will together with Johan Christensen lead the research project EUREX on the role of experts in policy-making. The project is one of eight to receive funding from the Norwegian Research Council's DEMOS programme.

Published Dec. 14, 2015 2:10 PM

The TIK centre will be involved in TEMPEST, a new inter-diciplinary project coordinated by the Institute of Transport Economics (TØI).

Published Nov. 19, 2015 10:20 AM

The Academic Research Network on Agencification of EU Executive Governance (TARN) will be officially launched in Brussels on 23 November 2015.

Published Nov. 13, 2015 1:25 PM

Seeing possibility in unlikely places is arguably at the very heart of transformation. With global environmental problems, including climate change, we are confronted with an unprecedented sense of urgency. Such a sense of urgency can be motivating, but also debilitating. Perhaps it is the slow and artistic transformation of the everyday that is truly critical. Art opens up opportunity to create moments in the city, a momentary disruption to material and human flows.  It slows us down or even stops us for a moment, and sometimes presents us with a new perspective.  The art of transformation in urban areas will be realised by creating moments of possibility.

Read the full blog entry by Emma Arnold and Karen O Brien on the Urbanization and Global Environmental Change blog

Published Nov. 6, 2015 12:37 PM

Women have higher levels of sick leave than men, but it's not a higher work load that is to blame, according to new research. If we are to understand the causes of women's high levels of sick leave we must look beyond the workplace, says researcher Anne May Melsom.

Published Nov. 4, 2015 2:11 PM

Two new positions have been announced in the Little Tools project:

- One PhD Research Fellow - see announcement here

- One Postdoctoral Fellow - see announcement here

Application deadline for both positions is 30 November 2015

Published Nov. 2, 2015 10:29 AM

Kristin Asdal has published a new article: "Enacting values from the sea. On innovation devices, value practices and the co-modifications of markets and bodies in aquaculture". This is the first publication from from the framework of the Little Tools project, and can be found in the new volume Value Practices in the Life Sciences and Medicine on Oxford University Press, edited by Isabelle Dussauge, Claes-Fredrik Helgesson and Francis Lee. A preview of the first pages can be read here

Published Nov. 2, 2015 10:28 AM

Professor Kristin Asdal at TIK has received funding for a five year research project on the new bioeconomy

This news article was originally published in Norwegian in February 2015, written by Amalie Kvame Holm.

Published Sep. 11, 2015 11:31 AM

ARENA annually announces scholarships for students writing their MA thesis on EU-related topics. This year's application deadline is soon coming up. Our former students here tell you why you should apply.

Published Sep. 1, 2015 2:15 PM

As of September 1st 2015, Ida Hjelmesæth is ARENA's new Head of Administration. Geir Kværk will resume his position as research advisor with responsibilities for external financing.

Publisert 1. sep. 2015 12:52

Ever wondered what a civilization is, how they come to be, or how to get rid of one? The newest issue of the student magazine Teknovatøren is here to help.

Published June 25, 2015 1:46 PM

In an assessment of Federica Mogherini's first seven months in office, Tine E. J. Brøgger and Johanne D. Saltnes argue that she has managed to balance greater involvement of EU institutions in foreign affairs with respect for member states’ leading role.