News - Page 8

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.

Published Mar. 22, 2017 11:23 AM

The Little Tools project organized a workshop on the sea and its economies on March 9th – 10th in Kabelvåg, Lofoten

Published Mar. 2, 2017 12:09 PM

The Norwegian Research Council has a limited understanding of the role of research in society, writes Kristin Asdal in the Norwegian business newspaper Dagens Næringsliv.

Published Feb. 28, 2017 11:40 AM

The number of international researchers at the Department of Psychology has reached one third of the total number of scientific staff.

Published Feb. 24, 2017 10:50 AM

Apollon research magazine asked three renowned researchers what it takes to make the world greener and the role of innovations within social sciences and law. 

Published Feb. 23, 2017 10:46 AM

Fast track Special Issue on 1.5°C climate change research and social transformation to support IPCC Special Report.

Published Feb. 15, 2017 11:13 AM

Karen O'Brien has written an article in Tvergastein Issue 8 under the theme "Something to Declare: Unpacking Travel". 

Published Feb. 10, 2017 2:01 PM

This PhD course explores the relationship between adaptation and transformation, two concepts that are key to understanding societal responses to climate change. 

Published Feb. 9, 2017 4:21 PM

Kristin Asdal speaking at the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages, University of Oslo, 15:00 on February 15th

Published Feb. 8, 2017 1:30 PM

The edited volume 'Humans, Animals and Biopolitics: The More-than-Human Condition' has been reviewed favourably in the journal cultural geographies.

Published Feb. 3, 2017 9:37 AM

- Many people believe that major social change must start from above. But historically we see that such changes have often started small, says Karen O'Brien, professor of Human Geography at the Department of Sociology and Human Geography.

Published Feb. 1, 2017 8:00 AM

Whether we're swiping, surfing or flirting in the office, the search for love is all around. What we may not realize, however, is that science is helping out, too.

Published Jan. 31, 2017 12:08 PM

​Inger Skjelsbæk, Associate Professor at the Department of Psychology, has been appointed Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Women, Peace and Security  at the London School of Economics.

Published Jan. 27, 2017 3:38 PM

Within the LittleTools project, you may find interesting, fun and relevant ideas for master theses about science, politics, the economy, and the environment - with a special focus on oceans, fish, and aquaculture.

Published Jan. 20, 2017 11:57 AM

The Little Tools team convened on Lysebu to discuss current projects and plan for the future.

Published Jan. 6, 2017 10:03 AM

When the United Nations’ top anti-torture official tried to inspect an infamous prison in Gambia two years ago, officials there denied him access. So he protested all the way up the country’s chain of command.

Barcelona
Published Jan. 4, 2017 3:54 PM

GLOBUS researchers will chair a section at the EISA conference on International Relations in Barcelona, September 2017. The call for papers is now closed.

Nigerian school girls
Published Dec. 19, 2016 1:36 PM

The havoc wreaked by the terrorist organization Boko Haram is one example of the unrest that starts in remote areas with weak local institutions. Peace workers increasingly must look at the local conditions, according to a new doctoral thesis.

Opera House in Oslo
Published Dec. 12, 2016 11:49 AM

The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet has large deficits and is entirely dependent on state aid. To show that they deserve the money, they work purposefully to bring classical music down to Earth.

Panelists on stage
Published Dec. 9, 2016 9:43 AM

John Erik Fossum discussed the crisis of trust of EU citizens towards the European project at the Tatra Summit 2016, a prominent conference which aims to make a lasting contribution to defining the future of EU economic and political governance.

Published Nov. 17, 2016 9:58 AM

Hi, Kamilla Knutsen Steinnes! You are in your third semester of a Master’s degree programme in psychology and, at the same time, work as a Communications Officer in the Junior Researcher Programme. What does that entail?

OSIRIS intro by director Magnus Gulbrandsen at the launch
Published Nov. 8, 2016 1:22 PM

If you were unable to join the launch seminar at UiO in October - never fear, the entire thing is now available for viewing

cityscape, Kowloon Island
Published Nov. 2, 2016 3:36 PM

China's enormous economic growth has lifted millions out of poverty and raised citizens' standard of living. The other side of the picture is growing income inequality.

school children
Published Oct. 20, 2016 11:34 AM

Children of immigrants are better educated, and earn far more, than their parents.

Published Sep. 30, 2016 9:44 AM

PLATO will soon invite applications for 15 PhD positions to start from September/October 2017.