• Multi-scale integrated evaluation of the sustainability of large-scale use of alternative feeds in salmon aquaculture 

      Strand, Roger; Cadillo-Benalcazar, Juan J.; Giampietro, Mario; Bukkens, Sandra G. F. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      The steady increase in production volume of salmon aquaculture has sharpened concerns about its sustainability. In particular the production of salmon feed is a reason for concern given its reliance on scarce natural ...
    • ‘My new routine’: Assessing the impact of citizen science on climate adaptation in Bangladesh 

      Bremer, Scott; Haque, M. Mahfuzul; Aziz, Saifullah Bin; Kvamme, Synnøve (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Citizen science is put forward as a method for extending science to include communities in learning about, and adapting to, climate variability and change in the places they live. But it is difficult to find evidence of ...
    • Narrative review of citizen science in environmental epidemiology: Setting the stage for co-created research projects in environmental epidemiology 

      Froeling, Frederique; Gignac, Florence; Hoek, Gerard; Vermeulen, Roel; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Ficorilli, Antonella; De Marchi, Bruna; Biggeri, Annibale; Kocman, David; Robinson, Johanna; Grazuleviciene, Regina; Andrusaityte, Sandra; Righi, Valeria; Basagaña, Xavier (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Several citizen science (CS) initiatives have been adopted in environmental science to monitor air and noise pollution, and water quality related to civic concerns. Nevertheless, CS projects in environmental epidemiology ...
    • The Nexus Times 

      Bukkens, Sandra G. F.; Dunlop, Tessa; Di Felice, Louisa Jane; Kovacic, Zora; Nilsen, Irmelin Wilhelmsen; Strand, Roger; Völker, Thomas; Zamarioli, Luis (Book, 2020)
    • The notion of ‘responsible development’ in new approaches to governance of nanosciences and nanotechnologies 

      Kjølberg, Kamilla Anette Lein (Doctoral thesis, 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 ...
    • On Cultures and Artscience. Interdisciplinarity and Discourses of “Twos” and “Threes” after Snow’s Two Cultures 

      Vaage, Nora Sørensen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 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 ...
    • Peirce’s classification of the sciences 

      Midtgarden, Torjus (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      This article considers Charles Peirce’s classification of the sciences from shortly after the turn of the 20th Century. The classification has two main sources of inspiration: Comte’s science classification and Kant’s ...
    • Pollinator conservation requires a stronger and broader application of the precautionary principle 

      Drivdal, Laura Elisabet; van der Sluijs, Jeroen P (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      The accumulating scientific evidence on global insect and pollinator decline is fuelling calls for pollinator conservation policies. A broad range of regulating and incentivising policies is undoubtedly needed to address ...
    • Precise Yet Uncertain: Broadening Understandings of Uncertainty and Policy in the BPA Controversy 

      Torres, Dafne Lemus; Kovacic, Zora (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Bisphenol A (BPA) is one of the most studied and most controversial chemicals used by the food packaging industry, because of its endocrine disruptive properties. Part of the controversy is due to the uncertainty that ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...