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OSIRIS is happy to welcome two new team members: Postdoctoral fellow Silje M. Tellmann and researcher Gry C. Høiland
The first paper in the new working paper series is titled "From Commodification to Co-modification", written by Professor Kristin Asdal, leader of the Little Tools project.
- Parents, schools and friends matter tremendously in our lives, but they don’t change who we are. We would essentially be the same person if we had been adopted at birth, says Robert Plomin.
Taking the case of the Norwegian petroleum industry as its vantage point, this book discusses the question of industrial transformations in resource-based industries.
- This trip has given me great opportunities to learn about international research on energy consumption and car use, and to present my own work within energy, transportation and sustainability transitions. I will continue to work towards a publication of the paper I presented. I am grateful for the funding and opportunities provided by UiO: Energy says Elisabeth M.C. Svennevik.
At present UiO:Life Science funds seven convergence environments that address major challenges within life sciences related to health and environment/sustainable growth. A new application round starts now. Researchers from all units at UiO are welcome to participate.
In May 2018 Kristin Asdal participated in a panel discussion arranged by "Historiekollektivet". The discussion is now available as podcast (in Norwegian).
The OISRIS blog welcomes a new author: MA student Grischa Fraumann, who has written a thesis about altmetrics and research funding.
In mid-September, the TIK Centre will host the EU-SPRI summer school aimed at PhD candidates, early stage researchers and Science policy practitioners from the public sector and consultancies. This course will focus on the science system in the 21st century.
Today UiO:Life Science funds seven convergence environments – interdisciplinary research groups that address major challenges within the life sciences related to health and environment/sustainability. A new application round has started. The deadline for submitting a full application was 31 December.
"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.
The panel discussion will take place on May 25th, 7 pm at Chateau Neuf - The Norwegian Students' Society.
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.
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.