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In May 2018 Kristin Asdal participated in a panel discussion arranged by "Historiekollektivet". The discussion is now available as podcast (in Norwegian).
OSIRIS researchers at Statistics Norway have published a discussion paper analyzing the impact of all major sources of direct and indirect R&D subsidies to industries in Norway during the period 2002-2013.
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.
This week, several OSIRIS team members are attending EU-SPRI 2018: Governance and relevance: Towards a new generation of research and innovation policies.
OSIRIS researchers at INGENIO have published a special section dedicated to researchers’ efforts to balance the production of scientific knowledge with the generation of societal impacts in the journal Science and Public Policy (OUP).
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.
In May 2018, OSIRIS starts a pilot study of how policy makers and practitioners in public sector organizations use scientific knowledge. Our goal is to gain new insights into how scientific knowledge is used in public organizations, and into the different conditions that influence the use of knowledge in policymaking and practice.
The UK Research Excellence Framework, commonly known as the REF, is the most widely discussed approach to evaluating the quality and impact of research. But why is this approach not used outside of the UK? This timely question is analysed in a new blog post from Gunnar Sivertsen at the Nordic Institute for Studies in Innovation, Research and Education (NIFU): Why has no other European country adopted the Research Excellence Framework?
What are the basic methods and challenges when measuring societal impact of research? This fundamental topic is treated in a thorough blog post published today.
Among the newest additions to the Little Tools project is PhD student Tommas Måløy. Previously a tram driver and philosophy student, he now finds himself amidst cods and computers.
We are pleased to announce OSIRIS’ first newsletter. Here you will find some of the highlights of 2017. It sums up an active 2017 - with focus on conceptual and methodological work.
In mid-December 2017 the OSIRIS team co-hosted and participated at the Workshop on Medical Innovation at the University of Iceland.
Béatrice Cointe is a new addition to the Little Tools project, strengthening the group's capabilities in researching economic transcriptions of fish.
All bachelor level students are welcome to join the ESST undergraduate essay competition 2018.
Kristin Asdal participates in a debate on research dissemination, organized by the University of Oslo and Nytt norsk tidsskrift.
Kristin Asdal and Hilde Reinertsen comment on the political impact of a report on the future of Norwegian fish farming.
In the last week of November OSIRIS organised a successful PhD course called "Science, innovation and impact".
The OSIRIS blog is happy to post a new blog post. This time from Isamel Ràfols, on measuring societal impact.
Wednesday 11th of October OSIRIS-members organized a session on new directions in impact measurements at the Atlanta Conference on Science and Innovation Policy.
The OSIRIS blog is now launched. Here we write shorter dissemination and opinion pieces about impact of research based on our activities within OSIRIS. The first blog post is from Richard Woolley and Nicolas Robinson-Garcia. They go behind the evaluation results from the UK to discuss what the weak but positive correlation between excellence and impact means.
What are the experiences with impact case studies? We invite you to a seminar to discuss impact cases in research evaluations at NIFU November 1st, 14.00-17.00
TIKs Magnus Gulbrandsen and Taran Thune have recently published a new paper in The Journal of Technology Transfer: The effects of non-academic work experience on external interaction and research performance