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    • Quality Assessment in Co-developing Climate Services in Norway and the Netherlands 

      Bremer, Scott; Wardekker, Arjan; Jensen, Elisabeth Schøyen; van der Sluijs, Jeroen P (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Climate services, and research on climate services, have mutually developed over the past 20 years, with quality assessment a central issue for orienting both practitioners and researchers. However, quality assessment is ...
    • Quantitative Storytelling in the Making of a Composite Indicator 

      Kuc‑Czarnecka, Marta; Lo Piano, Samuele; Saltelli, Andrea (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      The reasons for and against composite indicators are briefly reviewed, as well as the available theories for their construction. After noting the strong normative dimension of these measures—which ultimately aim to ‘tell ...
    • Quantity in Old Norse and modern peninsular North Germanic 

      Kristoffersen, Gjert (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 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 ...
    • Questionable Research Practices and Misconduct Among Norwegian Researchers 

      Kaiser, Matthias; Drivdal, Laura; Hjellbrekke, Johannes; Ingierd, Helene; Rekdal, Ole Bjørn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      This article presents results from the national survey conducted in 2018 for the project Research Integrity in Norway (RINO). A total of 31,206 questionnaires were sent out to Norwegian researchers by e-mail, and 7291 ...
    • Rationing of Personalised Cancer Drugs: Rethinking the Co-production of Evidence and Priority Setting Practices 

      Tranvåg, Eirik Joakim; Strand, Roger (Chapter, 2022)
      Rising health care costs is a challenge for all health care systems, and new and expensive cancer drugs is an important contributor to this. Many countries – like Norway – have therefore established priority setting ...
    • 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 ...
    • Recognising the social functions of climate services in Bergen, Norway 

      Bremer, Scott; Bremer, Anne; Iversen, Lisbeth; Bruno Soares, Marta; van der Sluijs, Jeroen P (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Climate services’ main function has been to provide technical scientific evidence for decision-making in formal institutions. This article makes a case for recognising the diverse functions and meanings of climate services ...
    • Reframing cancer: challenging the discourse on cancer and cancer drugs—a Norwegian perspective 

      Stenmarck, Mille Sofie; Engen, Caroline Benedicte Nitter; Strand, Roger (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background As the range of therapeutic options in the field of oncology increases, so too does the strain on health care budgets. The imbalance between what is medically possible and financially feasible is frequently ...
    • Research is in the air in Valle del Serchio 

      De Marchi, Bruna; Ficorilli, Antonella; Biggeri, Annibale (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      In this paper, we will present an ongoing Citizen Science (CS) project in environmental epidemiology in five European countries focussing on the Italian pilot study conducted in the Serchio Valley (Tuscany). The area is ...
    • 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, ...
    • The role of metrics in the governance of the water-energy-food nexus within the European Commission 

      Voelker, Thomas; Blackstock, Kirsty; Kovacic, Zora; Sindt, Jan; Strand, Roger; Waylen, Kerry A. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-08-26)
      Abstract Recent years have witnessed a growing interest in the water-energy-food (WEF) nexus in both academia and policy. This concept draws attention to the link between different environmental and societal domains, and ...
    • 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, ...
    • Sensitivity analysis: A discipline coming of age 

      Saltelli, Andrea; Jakeman, Anthony; Razavi, Saman; Wu, Qiongli (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Sensitivity analysis (SA) as a ‘formal’ and ‘standard’ component of scientific development and policy support is relatively young. Many researchers and practitioners from a wide range of disciplines have contributed to SA ...
    • A short comment on statistical versus mathematical modelling 

      Saltelli, Andrea (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-08-27)
    • Should policy makers trust composite indices? A commentary on the pitfalls of inappropriate indices for policy formation 

      Kaiser, Matthias; Chen, Andrew Tzer-Yeu; Gluckman, Peter (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background This paper critically discusses the use and merits of global indices, in particular, the Global Health Security Index (GHSI; Cameron et al. https://www.ghsindex.org/#l-section--map) in times of an imminent ...
    • Silver as a Constraint for a Large-Scale Development of Solar Photovoltaics? Scenario-Making to the Year 2050 Supported by Expert Engagement and Global Sensitivity Analysis 

      Lo Piano, Samuele; Saltelli, Andrea; van der Sluijs, Jeroen P (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-06-14)
      In this study we assess whether availability of silver could constrain a large-scale deployment of solar photovoltaics (PV). While silver-paste use in photovoltaics cell metallization is becoming more efficient, solar ...
    • Spatiotemporal Changes of the Small Pelagic Fish Assemblage off the Coast of Morocco 

      Ulvestad, Anna Marøy (Master thesis, 2023-05-15)
    • Striking the balance: Sustainability and institutional transitions in the European Environment Agency 

      Kovacic, Zora; Benini, Lorenzo (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      We look at how concepts of uncertainty and complexity undergo a series of balancing acts when moving between scientific research and policy. By questioning the prediction and control framework, uncertainty and complexity ...
    • 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 (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 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), ...
    • Teaching Philosophy of Science to Science Students: An Alternative Approach 

      Fjelland, Ragnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Although most scientists and their students probably are skeptical towards philosophy, there has been an increasing demand for philosophy, among others philosophy of science, in science education programs. However, for ...