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    • Making common sense of vaccines: an example of discussing the recombinant attenuated salmonella vaccine with the public 

      Dankel, Dorothy Jane; Roland, Kenneth L.; Fisher, Michael; Brenneman, Karen; Delgado Alemán, Ana; Santander, Javier; Baek, Chang-Ho; Clark-Curtiss, Josephine; Strand, Roger; Curtiss, Roy III (Springer, 2014-07-10)
      Researchers have iterated that the future of synthetic biology and biotechnology lies in novel consumer applications of crossing biology with engineering. However, if the new biology’s future is to be sustainable, early ...
      Journal article
    • Making Sense of Rare Earth Elements. An interdisciplinary approach to mineral resources’ ethics and governance 

      Verrax, Fanny (The University of Bergen, 2013-05-24)
      This interdisciplinary PhD dissertation aims to identify and address the ethical challenges posed by rare earth elements, as a non-renewable, ill-distributed, and valuable resource. The overall theoretical framework in ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • The notion of ‘responsible development’ in new approaches to governance of nanosciences and nanotechnologies 

      Kjølberg, Kamilla Anette Lein (The University of Bergen, 2010-10-08)
      This PhD dissertation looks at the development of nanosciences and nanotechnologies (nanoST), a field that has gained tremendous political and economic momentum in the first decade of the 21st century. It is also a field ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • On Cultures and Artscience. Interdisciplinarity and Discourses of “Twos” and “Threes” after Snow’s Two Cultures 

      Vaage, Nora Sørensen (Nordic Journal of Science and Technology, 2015)
      At least since C.P. Snow’s seminal Rede lecture The Two Cultures, the idea of a significant difference in kind between the natural sciences and the arts and humanities has been prevalent in Western culture. A gap has been ...
      Journal article
    • Quantity in Old Norse and modern peninsular North Germanic 

      Kristoffersen, Gjert (Springer, 2011-02-08)
      This article discusses the transition from a system with contrastive, segmental quantity in Old Norse into the present day system characterizing most Norwegian and Swedish dialects, where stressed syllables are obligatorily ...
      Peer reviewedJournal article
    • Systemic insecticides (neonicotinoids and fipronil): trends, uses, mode of action and metabolites 

      Simon-Delso, Noa; Amaral-Rogers, Vanessa; Belzunces, Luc P.; Bonmatin, Jean-Marc; Chagnon, Madeleine; Downs, Craig A.; Furlan, Lorenzo; Gibbons, David W.; Giorio, Chiara; Girolami, Vincenzo; Goulson, Dave; Kreutzweiser, David P.; Krupke, Christian H.; Liess, Matthias; Long, Elizabeth Y.; McField, Melanie D.; Mineau, Pierre; Mitchell, Edward A.D.; Morrissey, Christy A.; Noome, Dominique A.; Pisa, Lennard W.; Settele, Josef; Stark, John D.; Tapparo, Andrea; Van Dyck, Hans A.N.S.; Van Praagh, James; van der Sluijs, Jeroen Pieter; Whitehorn, Penelope R.; Wiemers, Martin (Springer, 2014-09-19)
      Since their discovery in the late 1980s, neonicotinoid pesticides have become the most widely used class of insecticides worldwide, with large-scale applications ranging from plant protection (crops, vegetables, fruits), ...
      Journal article
    • Towards Inclusive Environmental Governance: a Study of the Expert-Lay Interplay in a Brazilian Social Movement 

      Delgado Alemán, Ana (The University of Bergen, 2009-04-17)
      First and foremost this dissertation concerns itself with inclusive manners of environmental governance. In a broad sense, it addresses the science-politics interplay in environmental governance. It focuses upon two main ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • What Ethics for Bioart? 

      Vaage, Nora Sørensen (Springer, 2016-04)
      Living artworks created with biotechnology raise a range of ethical questions, some of which are unprecedented, others well known from other contexts. These questions are often discussed within the framework of bioethics, ...
      Journal article
    • What hat are you wearing? On the multiple roles of fishery scientists in the ICES community 

      Dankel, Dorothy Jane; Stange, Kari; Nielsen, Kåre Nolde (Oxford University Press, 2016)
      Trends towards a more participatory agenda in policy-relevant science imply that the roles and work tasks of scientists become more multifaceted. In Europe, the increased use of multiannual plans creates a need for fishery ...
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