Susanne Bauer (TIK) and Tanja Penter (Heidelberg University) have published “Tracing the Atom. Nuclear Legacies in Russia and Central Asia” with Routledge, London (open access).
Below you will find a selection of publications from our researchers.
For a full overview of research activities and -results here at TIK, please see:
• CRISTIN (Norwegian common register for research activities and results)
• RePEc for working papers
• DUO for PhD dissertations and master theses
In this paper, Flanagan, Uyarra, and Wanzenböck, explore the place-based roles of agency, institutions, networks and values in discursive processes of problem-framing and market creation.
Silje Tellmann and Magnus Gulbrandsen look at boundary work in science-policy relations from the policy side and find that it has many of the same characteristics as the boundary work of scientists, and that it seems to follow certain cycles where boundaries are either defended or challenged. They conclude that boundary work is a constructive part of productive interactions that enables users to balance the diverse relations they engage in and create a strategic room for maneuvering.
This paper, by Jakob Edler, Maria Karaulova and Katharine Barker, presents a framework to understand the impact of scientific knowledge on the policy-making process, focusing on the conceptual impact.
Silje Tellmann analyses the interrelations between academic disciplines and society beyond academia by the case of sociology in Norway.
The reduction of greenhouse gas emissions has entered regulatory agendas in shipping. In Norway, a debate has been ongoing for over a decade about whether liquefied natural gas (LNG) ship fuel enables or impedes the transition to a greener future for shipping. This paper explores the assembling of ship fuel before and after the introduction of a controversial carbon tax on LNG, writes Irene Tvedten and Susanne Bauer.
In this viewpoint, the authors call for more work on digitalization in transition studies and offer a number of perspectives to study the roles of digitalization in sustainability transitions.
In this paper in European Planning Studies, Bugge, Andersen, and Steen, aim to advance our understanding of the geographies and continuities of transformative change, by exploring the role of regional innovation systems in mission-oriented innovation. systems.
This paper, by Fontes, Bento, and Andersen, investigates the conditions in which the development of new technologies induce structural change in the economy. A literature review reveals three factors that influence the industrial transformative capacity of a technology: context; complementarities; competition.
In this paper, Bours, Wanzenböck, and Frenken, propose a small wins approach as a new governance strategy to deal with wicked societal problems.