Network of ELSA and RRI researchers in Norway

PhD course on Responsible Innovation in the Netherlands in January

By on November 29, 2017 in News
PhD course on Responsible Innovation in the Netherlands in January

Philosophy of Responsible Innovation, taking place in January, 2018 in Delft and Wageningen (The Netherlands). About the topic This course discusses the main philosophical issues in relation to Responsible Innovation, an emerging concept in the EU context which highlights the relevance of social-ethical issues in research and innovation practices. This emerging concept calls for philosophical […]

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Etisk Debatt i Offentligheten – Om Sortering og Moralisering

By on October 31, 2017 in News
Etisk Debatt i Offentligheten – Om Sortering og Moralisering

«De jakter på supermennesket og risikerer karrieren for å forsvare drap av nyfødte babyer. Velkommen til moralfilosofenes merkverdige verden». Slik lød en overskrift i Morgenbladet i mai i år. 2017 ble et år der filosofer sørget for overskrifter i norske medier. Men hva skjer når «faginterne» etiske diskusjoner flyttes ut i det offentlige rom? Etikk […]

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The PARENT project: keeping an eye on the household’s energy use

By on October 24, 2017 in News
The PARENT project: keeping an eye on the household’s energy use

The three-year, ERA-NET-funded PARENT Project (Participatory Platform for Sustainable Energy Management) kicked off last year, and is led by Kjetil Rommetveit at the Centre for the Study of the Sciences and the Humanities (SVT) at the University of Bergen. PARENT is working with communities of volunteers in three cities – Bergen, Brussels and Amsterdam – […]

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Conference: HARD CHOICES IN NORDIC HEALTH CARE 2.0, Stockholm, 20 November 2017

By on October 16, 2017 in News
Conference: HARD CHOICES IN NORDIC HEALTH CARE 2.0, Stockholm, 20 November 2017

Read more here: https://www.nordforsk.org/en/events/hard-choices-in-nordic-health-care-2.0

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XXXII Nordic conference on legal informatics in Oslo in November

By on October 4, 2017 in News
XXXII Nordic conference on legal informatics in Oslo in November

Oslo will in November this year host the XXXII Nordic conference on legal informatics, with a specific focus on law and ethics related to life science.  This year’s Nordic conference on legal informatics, with the overarching topic «Data sharing and the data economy: Aspirations and legal realities», will take place in Oslo November 13th through 15th, 2017.   Data […]

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Special issue on ethical issues in biobanking and genetics

By on October 4, 2017 in News
Special issue on ethical issues in biobanking and genetics

The Journal of Community Genetics recently published a special issue featuring the work of the European research network COST Action CHIP ME, where several ELSA Norway members partake. Both the COST Action and the special issue are titled «Citizen’s Health through public-private Initiatives: Public health, Market and Ethical perspectives».  One of the papers in the special issue – […]

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Ny stipendmulighet i Oslo!

By on October 2, 2017 in News
Ny stipendmulighet i Oslo!

Responsible Research is Not Good Science: Divergences inhibiting the enactment of RRI in nanosafety

By on September 27, 2017 in News
Responsible Research is Not Good Science: Divergences inhibiting the enactment of RRI in nanosafety

A new article from our colleagues up North has just been published in NanoEthics. Based on an empirical study exploring the potential for RRI within nanosafety research, it identifies three different ways nanosafety researchers relate to core RRI criteria, demonstrating areas of both convergence and divergence between their views and those of academics and policymakers […]

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Workshop and open meeting on return of results to research participants

By on September 4, 2017 in News
Workshop and open meeting on return of results to research participants

The RESET research group at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology – NTNU in Trondheim is hosting the last of three workshops in a project funded by the Research Council of Norway, the SAMKUL program. The previous workshops have been on dynamic consent and protection of privacy. The topic of the current workshop is […]

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Cancer Biomarkers: Ethics, Economics and Society

By on June 20, 2017 in News
Cancer Biomarkers: Ethics, Economics and Society

Anne Blanchard and Roger Strand at the Centre for the Study of the Sciences and the Humanities (SVT) in Bergen have been working over the last four years on the ELSA of cancer biomarkers and personalised medicine as part of the Centre for Cancer Biomarkers (CCBIO); a Centre of Excellence. Cancer care is undergoing a […]

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