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    • 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 ...
    • Conversations About Responsible Nanoresearch 

      Kjølberg, Kamilla Anette Lein; Strand, Roger (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011-04-03)
      There is currently a strong focus on responsible research in relation to the development of nanoscience and nanotechnology. This study presents a series of conversations with nanoresearchers, with the ‘European Commission ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • The decision: Relations to oneself, authority and vulnerability in the field of selective abortion 

      Risøy, Sølvi Marie; Sirnes, Thorvald (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-11-03)
      This article is about selective abortion. It concentrates on the existential, moral and social conditions that arise when pregnant women, using prenatal diagnosis (PND), are told that there is something seriously wrong ...
    • Dewey’s Conceptualization of the Public as Polity Contextualized: The Struggle for Democratic Control over Natural Resources and Technology 

      Midtgarden, Torjus (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      This article explores John Dewey’s conceptualization of the public as polity in his lecture notes from 1928. Dewey’s conceptualization suggests an account of the democratic legitimacy of public regulation of economic ...
    • 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, ...
    • Do-it-yourself biology andelectronic waste hacking: A politics of demonstration in precarious times 

      Delgado Aleman, Ana Maria; Callén, Blanca (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      In recent years, there has been an explosion of do it yourself, maker and hacker spaces in Europe. Through makers and do-it-yourself initiatives, ‘hacking’ is moving into the everyday life of citizens. This article explores ...
    • Effects of neonicotinoids and fipronil on non-target invertebrates 

      Pisa, Lennard W.; Amaral-Rogers, Vanessa; Belzunces, Luc P.; Bonmatin, Jean-Marc; Downs, Craig A.; Goulson, Dave; Kreutzweiser, David P.; Krupke, Christian H.; Liess, Matthias; McField, Melanie D.; Morrissey, Christy A.; Noome, Dominique A.; Settele, Josef; Simon-Delso, Noa; Stark, John D.; van der Sluijs, Jeroen Pieter; Van Dyck, Hans A.N.S.; Wiemers, Martin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-09-17)
      We assessed the state of knowledge regarding the effects of large-scale pollution with neonicotinoid insecticides and fipronil on non-target invertebrate species of terrestrial, freshwater and marine environments. A large ...
    • 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; ...
    • Ethics of quantification or quantification of ethics? 

      Saltelli, Andrea (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Something can be gained by looking at common ethical features of different instances of quantification. While ethics of algorithms is perceived at present as an urgent issue, similar concerns can easily be associated to ...
    • Exploring the Concept of Integrity—Toward a Craft-Inspired Interpretation 

      Thomassen, Ole Jacob; Strand, Roger; Heggen, Kristin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      The concept of integrity is used as a psychosocial concept to describe tensions and dilemmas experienced by professional and semi-professional workers in a neoliberal working life. In Norway, the concept has even been ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Feminism, Epistemology & Morality 

      Holst, Cathrine (Doctoral thesis, 2005-11-18)
    • Fringe Biotechnology 

      Vaage, Nora Sørensen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-03)
      Recent amateur and alternative uses of wet laboratory biology techniques have been called by many names. However, none of the terms currently in use include institutional, entrepreneurial and amateur engagements in ...
    • 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, ...
    • From risk calculations to narratives of danger 

      Funtowicz, Silvio Oscar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      The purpose of this perspective article is to provide a broader viewpoint on the contents of this special issue on ‘narratives of change’ and the role of narratives not only for climate risk governance, but also for the ...
    • Førende forestillinger i fosterpolitikken. En metafor- og diskursanalyse av hvordan kvinne, foster og abort blir konstituert i stortingsdebatter om abort og fosterdiagnostikk 

      Flatseth, Merethe (Doctoral thesis, 2009-08-14)
      Abstract Background: During the first twenty years of prenatal diagnostics in Norway, selective abortion on eugenic grounds according to The Abortion Law`s section 2c was seen as an advisable and reasonable medical decision. ...