2018

Published Nov. 22, 2018 9:50 AM

OSIRIS is happy to announce two new members of the research team: Postdoctoral fellow Trust Saidi (TIK) and Ph.D candidate Derry Keohane (MIoIR).

Published Nov. 20, 2018 1:24 PM

On November 5-6th in Vienna, OSIRIS researchers Kate Barker and Maria Karaulova presented their paper on the user dimension of scientific impact.

Published Nov. 8, 2018 8:51 AM

Presentations of the ongoing OSIRIS case studies and other empirical work are now available online.

Published Oct. 19, 2018 4:21 PM

Researcher Gry Cecilie Høiland will defend her thesis «Frontline policy implementation in public organizations. A sociological analysis of the ‘how and why’ of implementation gaps» on November 1st.

Published Oct. 19, 2018 3:38 PM

OSIRIS is happy to welcome two new team members: Postdoctoral fellow Silje M. Tellmann and researcher Gry C. Høiland

Published Oct. 17, 2018 3:10 PM

On September 10-11th, the OSIRIS consortium gathered in Valencia to discuss preliminary results and progress, and welcome new team members.

Published Oct. 12, 2018 3:09 PM

Students, researchers and practicioners from all over Europe contributed to a successful EU-SPRI Summer School on the science system in the 21st century.

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Published Sep. 17, 2018 8:26 AM

Public R&D funding schemes are costly. In their new blog post, OSIRIS researchers at Statistics Norway show how such schemes affect norwegian firms.

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Published July 3, 2018 2:40 PM

The OISRIS blog welcomes a new author: MA student Grischa Fraumann, who has written a thesis about altmetrics and research funding.

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Published June 7, 2018 2:46 PM

This week, several OSIRIS team members are attending EU-SPRI 2018: Governance and relevance: Towards a new generation of research and innovation policies.

Published May 23, 2018 12:34 PM

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.

Published May 3, 2018 6:13 PM

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.

Published Apr. 27, 2018 3:55 PM

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?

Published Apr. 5, 2018 1:45 PM

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.

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Published Mar. 15, 2018 1:54 PM

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.

Published Mar. 6, 2018 2:50 PM

In mid-December 2017 the OSIRIS team co-hosted and participated at the Workshop on Medical Innovation at the University of Iceland.