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Published Sep. 12, 2017 9:23 AM

Professor Grete Brochmann has been recommended for the award of 'Doctor Honoris Causa' by the Academic Council of Roskilde University.

Published Aug. 31, 2017 9:21 AM

The European Commission calls GLOBUS an early success story in its interim evaluation of the Horizon 2020 programme. 

Published Aug. 25, 2017 11:59 AM

"Oslo is in many ways an ethnic city in which a large part of the city's non-western immigrant population has settled it’s eastern districts. It would not be unreasonable to think that children of non-western immigrants who have grown up in multicultural neighbourhoods feel strongly attached to these," says Pål Oskar Hundebo.

Published Aug. 21, 2017 1:01 PM

Apply UiO:Life Science for support for internationalization, conferences and other events. The application deadline is 1st of December 2017.

Published Aug. 15, 2017 11:46 AM

The research network PACO, of which ARENA is one of seven partners, holds its final conference in Brussels on 31 August 2017. 

Published Aug. 14, 2017 12:19 PM

Yet another publication by ARENA founder Johan P. Olsen has now surpassed 10 000 citations, according to Google Scholar. 

Published Aug. 11, 2017 11:19 AM

The research team in the SIVAC-project is in the process of preparing a comprehensive volume on the Norwegian petroleum industry, to be published by Routledge in the spring of 2018.

Published Aug. 7, 2017 4:17 PM

Action Research is inviting articles for the special issue: Climate Change and Action Research: Creating Transformative Knowledge With Stakeholders.

Published July 11, 2017 4:58 PM

Taran Thune and Magnus Gulbrandsen from the OSIRIS team have published an article in the European Journal of Innovation Management on the idea generation process in life science. Based on a data set of disclosed inventions to the technology transfer office Inven2, it is found that combined knowledge from basic research and clinical settings seems particularly important for life science invention. Such combinations appear in different ways. The article can be found here.

Published July 6, 2017 1:20 PM

The AdaptationCONNECTS project is looking for a Postdoctoral Fellow. Want to work with us and explore the role of art in adaptation processes? Apply before 15 August. 

Published June 22, 2017 3:08 PM

The board of UiO:Life Science has decided to support the newly established School of Health Innovation at UiO, NTNU and Karolinska Institutet. With this UiO:Life Science wants to contribute to establish a new strong player in the UiO ecosystem of innovation.

Published June 16, 2017 11:53 AM

OSIRIS is announcing a 2 year position as researcher, funded by the Work and Welfare Directorate (NAV) which is one of the user partners in the centre.

Wolfgang Wessels
Published June 15, 2017 9:46 AM

A conference on differentiated integration was staged in Oslo on 18 and 19 May 2017. 

Published June 14, 2017 2:51 PM

On Tuesday 30 May 2017, Professor Hussein Kassim and Professor Sara Connolly from the University of East Anglia gave the presentation 'One EU civil service or many? The General Secretariat of the Council and the European Commission compared'.

Published June 5, 2017 11:31 PM

In the last week of November 2017 OSIRIS will organise a one-week PhD course called "Research, Innovation and Impact". The role of public research in innovation, university-industry relations, impact and policies supporting impact are central themes. The course will also be open to a small number of practitioners.

Published June 1, 2017 11:39 AM

The European Union is both a target and an arena for populism, writes John Erik Fossum in the Canadian journal of opinion Inroads.

Published May 23, 2017 2:09 PM

The problem of learning in aid evaluation has been debated for decades – but it is still as challenging as ever. A new research report explores how learning and accountability in practice are hard to reconcile.

Published May 23, 2017 12:50 PM

The OSIRIS team in Manchester has recently appointed Maria Karaulova as postdoctoral researcher.

ARENA annual report
Published May 19, 2017 4:24 PM

2016 was a busy year for ARENA. The centre launched three new research projects and was awarded a forth, to begin in 2017.  

Published May 18, 2017 11:19 AM

The OSIRIS team's presentations on the impact of research are now available online.

Published May 11, 2017 3:39 PM

The GLOBUS grant is a new opportunity for master's students writing about the EU's contribution to global justice. 

unemployed minorities
Published May 2, 2017 2:36 PM

People who are unemployed often have difficulties getting back into the labor market, particularly if the unemployment spell is long-lasting. - But how is the situation for unemployed minorities? Are they doubly disadvanted in the job market? 

Opinion pieces by students in SOSGEO 2301.
Published Apr. 26, 2017 1:46 PM

What matters to us? What kind of future do we want? How can we get there as a society? These questions formed the foundation of a writing assignment in the bachelor level course “Environment and Society” . Their thought-provoking texts are now presented in Taking a Stand: Students’ Perspectives on Environmental Issues (PDF)

Published Apr. 10, 2017 11:47 AM

Watch Karen O’Briens keynote speech at the Ecological Challenges 2017 conference at the University of Oslo.

Published Apr. 5, 2017 2:45 PM

On March 27th, OSIRIS, in cooperation with NOS-HS, hosted a Nordic workshop on impact in the social sciences and humanities.