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Published Jan. 20, 2021 8:21 AM

ARENA's Stine Hesstvedt has successfully defended her PhD thesis The Politics of Expert Advice: A study of governments’ use of policy advisory commissions in Norway, 1972-2018.

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Published Nov. 4, 2020 7:25 PM

For four years, EUREX researchers have studied the ‘expertization’ of the political order. The recently finished project shows how more and more academics find their way to the public committees.

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Published Nov. 4, 2020 12:56 PM

ARENA's Helena Seibicke has successfully defended her PhD thesis Between Expertisation and Advocacy? The European Women’s Lobby, Gender Expertise and EU Governance.

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Published Oct. 23, 2020 10:00 AM

Bringing together 20 partners across sectors and disciplines, the PhD network PLATO equips 15 researchers with innovative training at doctoral level. We asked our project partners about the benefits of collaborating with other sectors during a doctorate.

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Published Oct. 5, 2020 9:44 AM

The coronavirus pandemic has caused anthropologists at the University of Oslo to rethink their traditional fieldwork. An initiative presented by NAV (the Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration) could enable Master’s students at the Department of Social Anthropology to conduct research on the users of welfare services.

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Published Aug. 4, 2020 10:04 AM

Despite increased information and knowledge, racism is still alive and kicking around the world. New research suggests racism could be a genetic trait.

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Published July 9, 2020 1:06 PM

Cathrine Thorleifsson, who is conducting research on the far right at the Centre for Research on Extremism (C-REX) believes that old hatreds could resurface during the coronavirus pandemic.