Sylvia Irene Lysgård

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Phone +47-22841656
Visiting address Moltke Moes vei 31 Eilert Sundts hus Blokk B 0851 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1108 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic Interests

Lysgård's academic interests span a wide range of topics from technology development and the history of technology, to the history of science and the role science plays in policy-making. She has a specific research interest in Norwegian energy politics, as she is investigating the connections between political actors and the industry in Norway, and how they work to meet the challenges of climate change.

Higher education and employment history

Sylvia Lysgård holds a MA in STS, Science and Technology Studies (2006) from NTNU, The Norwegian University of Science and Technology. She has a Bachelor's diploma in Visual Communication and Media Science from Buskerud University College (HiBu) and NTNU. Before starting her research project, Lysgård worked as a consultant and project manager within the ICT industry. She also has experience as a student advisor and administrative consultant from both HiBu and NTNU.

Tags: Science and Technology Studies, Science and policy, Energy Policy, Renewable energy


  • Levold, Nora & Lysgård, Sylvia (2007). Internasjonaliseringsstrategier: Globalt arbeid – lokal kommunikasjon? In Levold, Nora & Spilker, Hendrik Storstein (Ed.), Kommunikasjonssamfunnet: Moral, praksis og digital teknologi. Universitetsforlaget. ISSN 978-82-15-01159-2. p. 161–176.

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  • Lysgård, Sylvia Irene & Swensen, Eirik (2020). Helge Lunds uutholdelige letthet. Dagens næringsliv. ISSN 0803-9372.
  • Lysgård, Sylvia Irene (2019). Statoil in the Canadian Oil Sands: Tar vs. Oil and the trouble of storytelling.
  • Lysgård, Sylvia Irene & Swensen, Eirik Frøhaug (2013). Bevegelser i miljøfeltet. Kjetting og kapital – ja takk – begge deler?

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Published Sep. 12, 2012 5:20 PM - Last modified Mar. 19, 2021 2:04 AM