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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • The technique is never neutral. How methodological choices condition the generation of narratives for sustainability 

      Saltelli, Andrea; van der Sluijs, Jeroen P; Kaiser, Matthias; Reinert, Erik S.; Funtowicz, Silvio Oscar; Giampietro, Mario; Benini, Lorenzo (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-02-01)
      How to tackle uncertainties and ensure quality in integrated assessment for sustainability? To what extent does the choice of the methodology condition the narrative produced by the analysis? The present work argues that ...
    • Technoscience, policy and the new media. Nexus or vortex? 

      Saltelli, Andrea; Boulanger, Paul-Marie (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-01)
      Science, technology and policy are today entangled in concurrent crises, rapid transformations and conflicts, which are alimented by an ever-accelerating media system. Existing attempts to capture separate elements of ...
    • Toward a multi-faceted conception of co-production of climate services 

      Bremer, Scott; Wardekker, Arjan; Dessai, Suraje; Sobolowski, Stefan Pieter; Slaattelid, Rasmus Tore; van der Sluijs, Jeroen P (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-02-11)
      Increasing numbers of scholars and practitioners appeal to procedural theories of ‘co-production’ as they work to transform climate science into climate services. Most work in this direction theorises co-production as an ...
    • Towards Inclusive Environmental Governance: a Study of the Expert-Lay Interplay in a Brazilian Social Movement 

      Delgado Alemán, Ana (Doctoral thesis, 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 ...
    • Towards Post-Pandemic Sustainable and Ethical Food Systems 

      Kaiser, Matthias; Goldson, Stephen; Buklijas, Tatjana; Gluckman, Peter; Allen, Kristiann; Bardsley, Anne; Lam, Mimi Elizabeth (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      The current global COVID-19 pandemic has led to a deep and multidimensional crisis across all sectors of society. As countries contemplate their mobility and social-distancing policy restrictions, we have a unique opportunity ...