Network of ELSA and RRI researchers in Norway

Discussing cancer biomarkers with international audiences

By on July 10, 2018 in News
Discussing cancer biomarkers with international audiences

Spring and summer have been busy for the ELSA team – Anne Blanchard and Roger Strand – working with the Centre for Cancer Biomarkers (CCBIO). In May they were visited by philosopher and medical ethicist Prof. Len Fleck from Michigan State University. On the 22nd of May Prof. Fleck gave a guest lecture at the […]

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ELSA conference 2018

By on May 9, 2018 in News
ELSA conference 2018

The fourth biannual ELSA Norway conference take place at Hurtigruten, sailing from Tromsø to Trondheim, November 2nd-4th 2018. Understanding differences as a resource for ELSA research, the ELSA Norway conferences offers unique opportunities to connect researchers that, in spite of differences, share interests in research that identify, analyze and respond to ethical, legal and societal […]

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Bringing personalized medicine to people

By on April 26, 2018 in News
Bringing personalized medicine to people

ELSA Norway member Isabelle Budin Ljøsne will defend her PhD thesis «Bringing personalized medicine to people» Friday April 27th. In her work, she and her colleagues have explored what researchers and patient organization representatives consider to be obstacles to patient access to personalized medicine. They have also explored the expectations put on patients and citizens in the effort to achieve personalized […]

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Unravelling scientific controversy around endocrine disrupters in Europe

By on March 9, 2018 in News
Unravelling scientific controversy around endocrine disrupters in Europe

PhD researcher Dafne Lemus, at the Centre for the Study of the Sciences and the Humanities (SVT), is looking at the role of scientific uncertainty and dissent in controversies around endocrine disrupters. The SVT has a history of research on such controversies, including the work of Dafne’s principal supervisor Prof. Jeroen van der Sluijs on […]

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To ledige stillinger som førsteamanuensis/professor ved Senter for medisinsk etikk

By on February 5, 2018 in News
To ledige stillinger som førsteamanuensis/professor ved Senter for medisinsk etikk

Ved Senter for medisinsk etikk ved Universitetet i Oslo er det nå ledig to 100 % stillinger som førsteamanuensis/professor i medisinsk etikk.  Utlysningen finnes her. Søknadsfristen er 11. mars 2018. Du kan lese mer om Senter for medisinsk etikk her.

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ELSA Norway 2018 conference in November

By on January 26, 2018 in News
ELSA Norway 2018 conference in November

ELSA Norway is happy to announce that our next national conference will be held in November 2018. The conference will also this time showcase different ways of doing ELSA/RRI. The conference is on board the Hurtigruten ship MS Trollfjord, sailing from Tromsø the 2nd of November at 01:30 to Trondheim, where we will arrive the […]

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Klimathon in Bergen

By on January 26, 2018 in News
Klimathon in Bergen

A Klimathon in Bergen; dialogue between scientists and local government on how to include climate knowledge in adaptation processes A Klimathon was organised at Bergen Literaturhuset over the 8th and 9th of January 2018, by researchers at Uni Research and the University of Bergen. It brought together 72 participants, mainly representatives of local authorities from […]

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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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