Network of ELSA and RRI researchers in Norway

Utlysning HiOA: Seniorforsker – Ansvarlig innovasjon

By on May 15, 2017 in News
Utlysning HiOA: Seniorforsker – Ansvarlig innovasjon

AFI søker en erfaren seniorforsker i heltidsstilling med kunnskap om, og erfaring fra prosjekter knyttet til, Ansvarlig Forskning og Innovasjon (RRI) til forskergruppen Ansvarlig Innovasjon. Les mer om instituttet her og om forskergruppen her Utlysningen finner du her

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ELSA-research at UiO:Life Science

By on May 3, 2017 in News
ELSA-research at UiO:Life Science

UiO:Life Science is funding convergence environments: interdisciplinary research groups including ELSA Norway members. The groups address major challenges within the life sciences. UiO:Life Science is the largest priority area at UiO. Read more about the research groups HERE

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Ledig jobb som RRI-koordinator for Digitalt Liv Norge

By on April 27, 2017 in News
Ledig jobb som RRI-koordinator for Digitalt Liv Norge

Vil du ta en sentral rolle i å påvirke samfunnsansvarlig bioteknologisk forskning og utvikling i Norge? Senter for Digitalt Liv Norge og Institutt for tverrfaglige kulturstudier søker ny koordinator med samfunnsvitenskapelig/humanistisk kompetanse. Midlertidig 100% stilling (3,5 år). Søknadsfrist 23.05 Fullstendig utlysning

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On Transformations in the Organisation of Research

By on April 27, 2017 in News
On Transformations in the Organisation of Research

On Transformations in the Organisation of Research: Building Collaborations in the Biosciences Dr. Niki Vermeulen from the University of Edinburgh will hold a distinguished lecture at NTNU Biotechnology RRI Time and place: May 29, 2017, 14 – 15:30 pm, H1, NTNU – Main building, Gløshauen The 21st century is often seen as the ‘Age of […]

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Assisted Reproduction Across Borders

By on April 21, 2017 in News
Assisted Reproduction Across Borders

Today, it often seems as though Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ARTs) have reached a stage of normalization, at least in some countries and among certain social groups. Apparently some practices – for example in vitro fertilization (IVF) – have become standard worldwide. The contributors to Assisted Reproduction Across Borders argue against normalization as an uncontested overall […]

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Nordic Model for Personalized Medicine

By on April 10, 2017 in News
Nordic Model for Personalized Medicine

May 19th, 2017, in Oslo, some of the foremost experts in the field of personalized medicine will come together with the Nordic hospital directors and medical faculty deans to explore issues such as data sharing, privacy, innovation, stakeholder engagement, and cross-border studies from an interdisciplinary perspective. ELSA Norway member Heidi Beate Bentzen is part of […]

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Ethical aspects of ECT

By on April 10, 2017 in News
Ethical aspects of ECT

We are living in a time fascinated with discoveries from brain sciences and the social and ethical implications of new brain technologies, such as deep brain stimulation or transcranial magnetic stimulation. In this “era of the brain”, ECT seems to be a forgotten old treatment technology and an unexplored ethical area. ELSA Norway member Alina […]

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Development and Bioethics

By on April 10, 2017 in News
Development and Bioethics

Professor of Medical Ethics at the University of Oslo and ELSA Norway member Jan Helge Solbakk has signed a contract with Routledge to write a book addressing the relation between human development and bioethics. What is the relation between human development and bioethics? This is the first book of its kind trying to address this […]

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‘Post-truth’ and a crisis of trust?

By on March 27, 2017 in News
‘Post-truth’ and a crisis of trust?

The upcoming third symposium on post-normal science Following Symposia in Bergen (2014) and Ispra (2016), the University of Tübingen (Germany) together with the Centre for the Study of the Sciences and the Humanities (University of Bergen), are organising the third Symposium on ‘post-normal science’ (PNS3). This time the focus will be on post-truth, post-evidence and […]

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Just Existing is Resisting

By on March 2, 2017 in News
Just Existing is Resisting

This animation illustrates the myriad practices of everyday resistance that have to be carried out by non-GM producers to try and avoid the spread of genetically modified (GM) maize and the burdens of GM contamination. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Py2SFdp1QcM&feature=youtu.be It is based on the academic paper: Herrero, A., Binimelis, R., and Wickson, F. (2017) “Just Existing is Resisting: […]

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