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TIK celebrated its 20th anniversary with a conference last week. Researchers from the Little Tools project were well-represented among the speakers.
The article "Bureaucratic power in note-writing: authoritative expertise within the state" was awarded a prize from Sosiologen.
Kristin Asdal was invited as a visiting professor at the Department of Sociology and Work Science of the University of Gothenburg for two months this spring.
The Little Tools team met for two days of intense discussion on writings in-progress.
Hilde Reinertsen and Kristin Asdal have published a paper in a special issue of Arr - the Norwegian history of ideas journal focused on the ocean.
The Little Tools project invites submissions for a panel they are organising at the next 4S Conference in August.
Submissions welcome for Kristin Asdal and Maximilian Fochler's panel on the entanglement of valuation and knowledge practices!
Kristin Asdal and Marte Mangset have written a blog post for the website Sociology Lens. They present their work on the inner working of the State.
The GlobOil team is happy to welcome two new PhD candidates to the team: Eili Skrivervik and Tèrcio Pinho Filho.
On October 31st, the Science Studies Colloquium Series organised a panel on Responsible Research in the Life Sciences at Oslo Litteraturhuset. Anne Kveim Lie (Institute of Health and Society) and Kristin Asdal (TIK) chaired the discussion.
The Little Tools team was lucky to receive two visitors this fall.
Kristin Asdal is one of the speakers at Arctic Day 2018 on 31 October 2018.
On September 24-25th 2018, the GlobOil kick-off meeting was held at the University of Chicago.
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.
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.
In May 2018 Kristin Asdal participated in a panel discussion arranged by "Historiekollektivet". The discussion is now available as podcast (in Norwegian).
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.
The panel discussion will take place on May 25th, 7 pm at Chateau Neuf - The Norwegian Students' Society.
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.
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.