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    • Mapping ethical and social aspects of cancer biomarkers 

      Blanchard, Anne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-12)
      Cancer biomarkers represent a revolutionary advance toward personalised cancer treatment, promising therapies that are tailored to subgroups of patients sharing similar generic traits. Notwithstanding the optimism driving ...
    • 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 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • A short comment on statistical versus mathematical modelling 

      Saltelli, Andrea (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-08-27)
    • 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), ...
    • 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 ...