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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.

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Published June 23, 2020 8:50 AM

Martine Greek wanted to find out how neoliberalism is succeeding in making people believe in a better future. After conducting twelve months of field work on an inland island in Chile, she is now defending her thesis about hope, poverty and government-subsidised solar panels.

In the times of corona: people keeping their distance in the park.
Published Apr. 28, 2020 3:40 PM

"The quality of life in Norway is already unequally distributed. And the marginalized groups are going to increase in the wake of the Corona pandemic," says Ragnhild Bang Nes. She has conducted research into what makes us happy.

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Published Apr. 6, 2020 10:30 AM

«In this current time of crisis, it is arguably more important than ever to look at how supply chains function, and what role maritime trade plays in keeping our world spinning,» says Elisabeth Schober. The anthropologist is doing research on shipping and maritime logistics.

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Published Jan. 9, 2020 12:18 PM

Through her position as Professor II at the Department of Social Anthropology, Penny Harvey has tried to put people intellectually in touch with each other.