The 2019 conference of the Society for Social Studies of Science took place from September 3 to 7 in New Orleans. TIK was there!
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As parents, we are often interested in following the development of our children and finding out how much they have learnt at different points in the early years of life. Understanding what children know and how they learn is also important for researchers interested in understanding their development.
OSIRIS researchers from Oslo and Manchester participated with a total of three papers in this year's ECPR conference in Wroclaw.
The new working paper is titled "Experiments in co-modification: A relational take on the becoming of commodities and the making of market value".
What does it take for research to be put into use? OSIRIS invited 32 practitioners from Norwegian public organizations to Blindern in April 2019 for an intro course in research policy and the impact of science.
SINTEF Digital is now searching for a Research Scientist who will work with INTRANSIT and FME NTRANS.
On August 15th, INTRANSIT visits Arendalsuka to discuss the possible green future of Norwegian industry.
In Mid-May, employees in all Norwegian Ministries, some Directorates and other public organisations recived an invitation to participate in an OSIRIS survey on use of research in public organisations.
The phrase ‘further research is needed’ is often found in both research articles and in policymaking, where the quest for more ‘evidence’ has become a mantra. But is research really lacking, or can there be other forces behind policymakers’ request for more research?
On May 6-7, the 18th Annual STS Conference took place in Graz, Austria, with a focus on "Critical issues in Science, Technology and Society Studies". Professor Kristin Asdal and postdoc Béatrice Cointe represented the Little Tools Team.
Diabetes, organ donation, consciousness, the immune system, evidence in rape cases, mental illnesses, medicinal plants and cancer. These are societal challenges that will be examined in interdisciplinary life science research groups at the University of Oslo.