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

NEPS MEDAL for the best publication in Peace Science

Image of EU-SPRI 2018 programme
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.

Published June 7, 2018 8:35 AM

Gunn Birkelund will speak at the INAS 2018 Conference at Stanford this week. The topic for her talk will be the field experiments of hiring processes across the world.

Three members of the startup team
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 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.

Published 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.

letter
Published 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.

Published Mar. 8, 2018 9:40 AM

The #Metoo campaign that swept across Norway and the world before Christmas is part of what is called the fourth wave of feminism. Sociology professor Cathrine Holst thinks the women in today's women's struggle seem to be more united than they were at the turn of the millennium.

European Parliament member in red dress holding placard that says MeToo.
Published Mar. 7, 2018 3:49 PM

- Initiatives to push the gender equality agenda often meet resistance from member states and powerful interest organisations, says EU researcher Helena Seibicke in this interview on the International Women's Day.

Published 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.

Published Mar. 6, 2018 1:09 PM

Are you in constant pain and suffering from memory issues or confusion, even depression? Professor of Neuropsychology Nils Inge Landrø at the University of Oslo talks to Dr. Carol Bernstein about his research on the link between chronic pain and cognitive functioning

UiO press photo
Published 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.

 

Published Feb. 26, 2018 3:28 PM

The 5th Nordic Conference on Climate Change Adaptation will be held in Norrköping, Sweden 23-25 October 2018. 

Published Feb. 26, 2018 10:57 AM
Published Feb. 21, 2018 3:29 PM

UiO:Nordic is announcing funding for two interdisciplinary research groups for the period 2019–2021.

The deadline is September 15 2018.

Published Feb. 7, 2018 10:25 AM

On Tuesday 6 February, Professor Jens Blom-Hansen from Aarhus University presented the paper 'Reputation and Organizational Politics: Inside the EU Commission'