Research news

Published Oct. 11, 2019 3:14 PM

2019 has so far been a very productive year for researchers connected to the Living the Nordic Model project. Here is an overview of some of the most recent research articles, book chapters and reports that we have published!

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Published Oct. 11, 2019 2:49 PM

ReNEW announces a targeted call for mobility, workshop and open access grants for University of Oslo. Deadline 15 November 2019.

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Published Oct. 11, 2019 2:42 PM

The ReNEW PhD Summer School will be held from 9-18 June at the University of Gdańsk and Södertörn University Stockholm.

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Published Oct. 11, 2019 2:34 PM

Ingrid Smette joins Living the Nordic Model

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Published Oct. 10, 2019 9:52 PM

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 – when the Jewish community all over the world was celebrating the holiest day in the year, Yom Kippur – 27-year-old German Stephan B. was mounting a helmet in a rented car and prepared for what he hoped would be a mass shooting attack against the nearby synagogue in Halle an der Saale.

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Published Oct. 9, 2019 2:57 PM

Many people take vitamin B as dietary supplements without needing them. The combination of B6 and B12 vitamins can even be harmful.

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Published Oct. 9, 2019 1:54 PM

In many countries there are long waiting lists to get a new liver. The solution is to use older donors, says Trygve Thorsen in his thesis.

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Publisert 8. okt. 2019 10:51

ReNEW has a new call for mobility, workshop and open access. 

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Published Oct. 3, 2019 10:43 AM

The Centre for Global Health (CGH) at the University of Oslo (UiO)’s Medical Faculty is proud to announce that we have received support for the work and output of The Lancet One Health Commission from the UiO Life Science Open Call.

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Published Oct. 3, 2019 9:18 AM

There are only few studies investigating the association between solarium use and risk of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) in the skin. A new study from the Institute of Basic Medical Sciences at the University of Oslo, published in JAMA Dermatology 2nd of October 2019,  shows a clear association between number of solarium sessions and SCC development.

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Published Oct. 1, 2019 5:31 PM

In the wake of Sunday´s general election in Austria, the far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) has faced a sharp decline in votes. FPÖ´s major loss is due to a recent corruption scandal, but it is also most likely caused by the declining salience of the immigration issue

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Published Sep. 30, 2019 10:39 AM

ReNEW (Reimagining Norden in an Evolving World: An Excellence Hub in Research, Education and Public Outreach) will soon publish a new call for workshops, mobility and open access.

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Published Sep. 23, 2019 12:09 PM

Follow the construction process through pictures that are taken by webcam regularly.

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Published Sep. 20, 2019 12:01 PM

Petter Nesser's key note lecture on Society for Terrorism Research annual conference, Oslo, 21 June 2019

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Published Sep. 13, 2019 2:37 PM

We are happy to announce that Antoine de Bengy Puyvallée has a new position as doctoral research fellow at SUM. He will be working on global health and the politics of epidemic preparedness.

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Published Sep. 5, 2019 11:03 AM

Elisabeth Schober has received a prestigious research grant from the EU to ethnographically explore how global capitalism plays out in four key ports across the world.

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Published Sep. 3, 2019 1:33 PM

What does it mean to be a European citizen? 25 years after the Treaty of Maastricht, ARENA researchers Espen D. H. Olsen and Agustín José Menéndez argue that provisions intended to create a European community may create more friction than harmony.

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Published Aug. 30, 2019 11:24 AM

What can we learn from Brexit? What can we expect from the newly elected European Parliament and the new leaders of the Commission, and what does it mean for Norway? These were some of the main questions ARENA asked at Arendalsuka. 

Published Aug. 28, 2019 4:29 PM

Living the Nordic Model is collaborating with another UiO:Nordic funded project, 'The Nordic Model of Education' to organise the 'Nordic Modes of Bildung, Schooling, and Upbringing' conference in Oslo in April 2020.

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Published Aug. 28, 2019 4:23 PM

Congratulations to Professor Elisabeth Staksrud and the Department of Media and Communications at UiO who are a central partner in two research projects funded by the Horizon 2020 programme 'Transformations'.

Published Aug. 28, 2019 3:24 PM

Animals of endangered species are seized and destroyed by the authorities rather than protected. 

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Published Aug. 28, 2019 9:09 AM

Call for UiO:Nordic research funds 2020-2022. Deadline: 15. November!

Published Aug. 27, 2019 1:20 PM

Are you interested in conducting research on Nordic business models in the era of globalization, digitalization and the pursuit of sustainability? Join the new research project Futuring Sustainable Nordic Business Models (Futuring Nordics).

Deadline 12 September 2019!

Published Aug. 23, 2019 1:40 PM

Their internal wounds represent the greatest health problem for Palestinians. A life of uncertainty is the worst of them.

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Published Aug. 22, 2019 1:09 PM

We are deeply saddened about the loss of Professor Harold L. Wilhite, who died on 15th August in Berkeley, USA. He was a first-class researcher and a dear colleague.