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  • supply740px Coronavirus Hits Supply Chains Apr. 6, 2020 10:30 AM

    «In this current time of crisis, it is arguably more important than ever to look at how supply chains function, and what role maritime trade plays in keeping our world spinning,» says Elisabeth Schober. The anthropologist is doing research on shipping and maritime logistics.

  • modi-660 The World With Viruses: Global viruses lead to political instability Apr. 6, 2020 10:10 AM

    “I believe that there are many leaders around the world who are currently at risk of putting a foot wrong,” says Tore Wig. As a political scientist he has been conducting research on the reasons for the collapse of regimes.

  • digital-undervisning Digital teaching provides good learning outcomes, lightning-fast research shows Apr. 6, 2020 10:01 AM

    Most law students at the University of Oslo (UiO) find that digital teaching provides good learning outcomes, and they want to have more of it. They want more real-time teaching and more interactive digital teaching, with greater opportunities for asking questions, discussing and collaborating. At the same time, students point to a number of factors they believe need to be improved upon for digital teaching.

  • orban Quarantining Hungarian Democracy Apr. 3, 2020 10:07 AM

    The Covid-19 crisis is exploited by Viktor Orbán to consolidate power and undermine democracy. The increasingly authoritarian Prime Minister has used the pandemic to further authoritarian ends. Democratic backsliding in Hungary has for long been a cause of concern for the European Union.