Recent Submissions

  • Extracting Users: Regimes of Engagement in Norwegian Smart Electricity Transition 

    Rommetveit, Kjetil; Foss Ballo, Ingrid; Sareen, Siddharth (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Recent efforts to involve digital technologies and renewables in the electricity grid have placed users at center stage in the legitimation of energy transitions. This move has been paralleled by an emphasis on users and ...
  • Beyond rules: How institutional cultures and climate governance interact 

    Bremer, Scott; Glavovic, Bruce; Meisch, Simon; Schneider, Paul; Wardekker, Arjan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Institutions have a central role in climate change governance. But while there is a flourishing literature on institutions' formal rules, processes, and organizational forms, scholars lament a relative lack of attention ...
  • Contrasting the framing of urban climate resilience 

    Wardekker, Arjan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Cities worldwide face climate change and other complex challenges and strive to become more resilient to the shocks and stresses that these bring. The notion of urban (climate) resilience has become highly popular in both ...
  • Resilience of arctic communities: Socio-economic aspect 

    Nikulkina, Inga V.; Gordyachkova, Olga V.; Sukneva, Svetlana A.; Romanova, Elena V.; Gherardi, Jeanne; Wardekker, Arjan; Antonova, Marina E. (Journal article, 2020)
    The study investigates factors that directly or indirectly affect the development of settlements in the North-East of the Russian Arctic. The study highlights the specific features of the Arctic settlements of the Northeast, ...
  • Considerations for management strategy evaluation for small pelagic fishes 

    Siple, Margaret; Koehn, Laura; Johnson, Kelli F; Punt, André E.; Canales, T. Mariella; Carpi, Piera; de Moor, Carryn L.; De Oliveira, José A.A.; Gao, Jin; Jacobsen, Nis S.; Lam, Mimi Elizabeth; Licandeo, Roberto; Lindgren, Martin; Ma, Shuyang; Óskarsson, Gudmundur Jóhann; Sanchez-Maroño, Sonia; Smolinski, Szymon; Surma, Szymon; Tian, Yongjun; Tommasi, Desiree; Gutierrez T., Mariano; Trenkel, Verena; Zador, Stephani; Zimmermann, Fabian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Management strategy evaluation (MSE) is the state-of-the-art approach for testing and comparing management strategies in a way that accounts for multiple sources of uncertainty (e.g. monitoring, estimation, and implementation). ...
  • A diagnostic tool for supporting policymaking on urban resilience 

    Wardekker, Arjan; Wilk, Bettina; Brown, Valerie; Uittenbroek, Caroline; Mees, Heleen; Driessen, Peter; Wassen, Martin; Molenaar, Arnoud; Walda, Jim; Runhaar, Hens (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    Urban resilience has become a popular notion among urban policymakers and scientists, as a way to deal with the many complex issues that cities face. While it has positive connotations and resonates with local urban agendas, ...
  • Environmental visualizations: Framing and reframing between science, policy and society 

    van Beek, Lisette; Metze, Tamara; Kunseler, Eva; Huitzing, Hiddo; de Blois, Filip; Wardekker, Arjan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    Visualizations are influential in the interaction between environmental science and policy. Research on framing in environmental visualizations (visual framing) is expanding. These studies typically focus on ‘static’ images; ...
  • Datafictions: Or how measurements and predictive analytics rule imagined future worlds 

    Rieder, Gernot; Völker, Thomas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    As the digital revolution continues and our lives become increasingly governed by smart technologies, there is a rising need for reflection and critical debate about where we are, where we are headed, and where we want to ...
  • Insect decline, an emerging global environmental risk 

    van der Sluijs, Jeroen P (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    The Earth’s entomofauna seems in an ongoing state of collapse. Insect decline could pose a global risk to key insect-mediated ecosystem functions and services such as soil and freshwater functions (nutrient cycling, soil ...
  • The Re-shaping of Bodies: A Discourse Analysis of Feminine Athleticism 

    Sofia, Aanesen; Runa, Notøy; Berg, Henrik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-07-24)
    Slender and skinny body ideals have been associated with psychological disorders such as eating disorders. However, the tendency to promote a “healthier” and more athletic female body ideal has received minimal critical ...
  • How often are outcomes other than change in substance use measured? A systematic review of outcome measures in contemporary randomised controlled trials 

    Bjørnestad, Jone Ravndal; McKay, James R.; Berg, Henrik; Moltu, Christian; Nesvåg, Sverre Martin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    Issues Recovery is a theoretical construct and empirical object of inquiry. The aim was to review whether outcome measures used in randomised controlled trials of drug treatment reflect a comprehensive conceptualisation ...
  • Current models underestimate future irrigated areas 

    Saltelli, Andrea; Puy, Arnald; Lo Piano, Samuele (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    Predictions of global irrigated areas are widely used to guide strategies that aim to secure environmental welfare and manage climate change. Here we show that these predictions, which range between 240 and 450 million ...
  • Facing the tragedy of change in the semiotic process: The role of science 

    Giampietro, Mario; Kovacic, Zora (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    We offer an interpretation of the concepts of integrity and quality of science based on semiotics. Science is a key component of the semiotic process in society, its role being the selection of representations of relevant ...
  • From Elite Folk Science to the Policy Legend of the Circular Economy 

    Funtowicz, Silvio Oscar; Giampietro, Mario (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-07)
    This paper explores the implications of the widespread success of the term circular economy in the institutional and public debate. The concept of circular economy in itself implies a logical contradiction: on the one hand, ...
  • A sensitivity analysis of the PAWN sensitivity index 

    Puy, Arnald; Lo Piano, Samuele; Saltelli, Andrea (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    The PAWN index is gaining traction among the modelling community as a sensitivity measure. However, the robustness to its design parameters has not yet been scrutinized: the size (𝑁) and sampling (𝜀) of the model output, ...
  • Transforming Scientists’ Understanding of Science–Society Relations. Stimulating Double‑Loop Learning when Teaching RRI 

    Hesjedal, Maria Bårdsen; Åm, Heidrun; Sørensen, Knut Holtan; Strand, Roger (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    The problem of developing research and innovation in accordance with society’s general needs and values has received increasing attention in research policy. In the last 7 years, the concept of “Responsible Research and ...
  • Why general artificial intelligence will not be realized 

    Fjelland, Ragnar (Journal article, 2020-06)
    The modern project of creating human-like artificial intelligence (AI) started after World War II, when it was discovered that electronic computers are not just number-crunching machines, but can also manipulate symbols. ...
  • ‘Healthism’ and public health in the Norwegian welfare state : A discursive theory of science approach to the translation of public health science and policy into practice 

    Nilsen, Helene (Doctoral thesis, 2021-02-19)
    This dissertation employs discourse analytic reading strategies in order to examine lifestyle intervention as knowledge practices realizing public health science and policy in the Norwegian welfare state. It addresses a ...
  • Contingent faculty in ecology and STEM: an uneven landscape of challenges for higher education 

    Fetcher, Ned; Lam, Mimi Elizabeth; Cid, Carmen R; Mourad, Teresa (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    The number of contingent or non‐tenure‐track faculty at colleges and universities in the United States has been growing over the past several decades; they now constitute nearly 70% of the non‐student academic workforce. ...

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