In this report, Emilie Faarup Storvik examines the role of social media in the lobbying and advocacy strategies of the European Women’s Lobby and Young Feminist Europe.
In this article published in The Journal of International Development, Kenneth Bo Nielsen, Meera Venkatachalam and Renu Modi unpack Indian cultural notions of ‘gifting’.
Prior research identifies relatedness as a key driver of new specializations in the domain of green technologies. The present paper extends the evolutionary economic geography framework by focussing on digital literacy, write Santoalha, Consoli and Castellacci.
The interplay between science and society takes place through a wide range of intertwined relationships and mutual influences that shape each other and facilitate continuous knowledge flows. Stylised consequentialist perspectives on valuable knowledge moving from public science to society in linear and recursive pathways, whilst informative, cannot fully capture the broad spectrum of value creation possibilities, write OSIRIS researcher Richard Woolley and colleagues.
In a new article in the Nytt Norsk Tidsskrift, Erik O. Eriksen addresses how in comparison to the EU, integration has led to democracy problems in Norway (article in Norwegian).
In this article published in Enviornmental Humanities, Marianne Elisabeth Lien argues that ethical conduct in nature conservations calls for relational interspecies commitment beyond mere affect.
Learning and accountability are customarily defined as ‘the dual purpose’ of development aid evaluation, yet this notion is contested. Based on an overview of the existing literature, Hilde Reinertsen, Kristian Bjørkdahl and Desmind McNeill identify four ideal type positions in this debate: (1) accountability and learning are complementary objectives, (2) there is a reconcilable tension, (3) there are problematic trade-offs and (4) the two are irreconcilable.
In this paper, Lars Wenaas and Magnus Gulbrandsen investigate how open access is reflected and implemented in all Norwegian universities and how they responded to national policy developments for open access in the period 2009–2021.
In this paper, Torbjørn Gundersen and Cathrine Holst examine trust in science advice mechanisms, (i.e. institutions) designed to include scientists and other experts in public policymaking to provide warranted knowledge relevant to policy issues and policy recommendation based on that knowledge.
In this article, published in Sociological Bulletin, Kenneth Bo Nielsen and Alf Gunvald Nilsen develop a heuristic periodisation of Indian neoliberalisation and argue that the now-repealed farm laws and the strong farmers' resistance to them are indexical of India moving towards a 'rollover' form of neoliberalism.
In this paper, OSIRIS researcher Arvid Raknerud and Øivind A. Nilsen, investigate firm dynamics in the period before, during, and after an event consisting of a first published patent application. The analysis is based on patent data from the Norwegian Industrial Property Office merged with data from several business registers covering a period of almost 20 years.
In a new, co-authored article in Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Nicole Ostrand studies the hidden world of extraterritorial liaison offers.
Sykehusene måtte omstille seg raskt da COVID-19 pandemien inntraff januar 2020. Denne artikkelen, av Lars Erik Kjekshus, belyser organisering og ledelse av pandemihåndtering ved Oslo universitetssykehus HF. Publisert i Nordisk Administrativt Tidsskrift.
The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in a total digital disruption of all activities at universities. New digital tools and arenas replaced the daily physical interactions between students and professors. How did this affect motivation and learning outcomes?
This article, by Ida Poppe and Lars Erik Kjekshus, uses the pandemic as a prism to understand how and why social relations and interaction are important in the educational system. Published in Current Psychology.
In this article published in Religion, Kenneth Bo Nielsen and Moumita Sen argue that political deification is fundamentally productive of political communities at different scales, in different contexts, and different parts of South Asia.
In a new article in West European Politics, Martin Moland suggests that what policy area a policy belongs to may be more important for predicting contestation of its integration than whether it is a core state or regulatory power.
In this report, Simon Dominic Zemp examines how Swiss news media have benchmarked Switzerland’s EU integration process against Brexit.
In this report, Radu-Mihai Triculescu examines the topic of asylum harmonisation from a legal and public administration perspective showing the opportunities of street-level bureaucrats to influence policy is more dependent on national administrative structures than on the EU’s legislative measures.
In this forum edited by Hege Høyer Leivestad and Elisabeth Schober, published in History and Anthropology various authors focus on maritime passages, their interruptions, and on the multifaceted figures that accompany them.
This edited collection of essays and image-driven pieces by various scholars examines the legacies of African architecture from around the time of independence through examples from different countries