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Bergen Open Research Archive

Centre for the Study of the Sciences and the Humanities (SVT)

Bergen Open Research Archive

Centre for the Study of the Sciences and the Humanities (SVT)

 

The Centre for the Study of the Sciences and the Humanities (SVT) at the University of Bergen was established as an interfaculty institution with the purpose of stimulating and supporting research involving a wide spectrum of questions under discussion by modern research-based societies. The Centre is intended to be a catalyst for the study of the sciences and the humanities for the entire University

Recent Submissions

  • Verrax, Fanny (Doctoral thesis, The University of Bergen, 2013-05-24)
    This interdisciplinary PhD dissertation aims to identify and address the ethical challenges posed by rare earth elements, as a non-renewable, ill-distributed, and valuable resource. The overall theoretical framework ...
  • Kristoffersen, Gjert (Peer reviewed; Journal article, Springer, 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 ...
  • Kjølberg, Kamilla Anette Lein; Strand, Roger (Peer reviewed; Journal article, Springer, 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 ...
  • Pedersen, Jørgen (Doctoral thesis, The University of Bergen, 2011-10-07)
    This dissertation clarifies, discusses and elaborates on the method of Jürgen Habermas’ philosophical enterprise: rational reconstruction. The method is designed for a systematic reconstruction of the intuitive knowledge ...
  • Kjølberg, Kamilla Anette Lein (Doctoral thesis, The University of Bergen, 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 ...