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NANOMAT-Nanoteknologi og nye materialer

Interdisciplinary Studies of Ethical and Societal Implications of Nanotechnology

...project will study long-term <strong>and</strong> broad-scoped <strong>ethical</strong> and <strong>societal</strong> issues...Its mode <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> work consists of combining <strong>ethical</strong> <strong>and</strong> philosophical analysis with a workshop...from ethics; post-empiricist philosophy <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> science (i ncluding the idea of post-normal...

Awarded: NOK 2.2 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Vestland

ELSA-Etiske,rettslige og samf.m. as

Developing an ISO standard for nanotechnology ethics? A status report.

...is insufficient regulation <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> <strong>nanotechnology</strong>. Regulation of nanotechnology...public authorities, but may also take the form <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> voluntary st<strong>and</strong>ards, for instance, as developed...most organisations. ISO is now developing new st<strong>and</strong>ards for <strong>nanotechnology</strong>.However, several...

Awarded: NOK 0.50 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2010

Location: Oslo

HELSEVEL-Gode og effektive helse-, omsorgs- og velferdstjenester

Caring Futures: Developing Care Ethics for Technology-mediated Care Practices (QUALITECH)

...population with a greater disease burden <strong>and</strong> a corresponding resource deficit in health,...are put forth as solutions to these dem<strong>and</strong>s. Implementation <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> new Technology is part of...moral imperative. Hence, the assumed benefits <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> new technology in future care are not clear. We...

Awarded: NOK 12.0 mill.

Project Period: 2020-2024

Location: Rogaland

FUGE-Funksjonell genomforskn.i Norg

Reflexive Systems Biology: towards an Appreciation of Biological, Scientific and Ethical Complexity

...ambitions <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> systems biology <strong>and</strong> synthetic biology are often...fabrication <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> organisms. If possible, the <strong>ethical</strong> <strong>and</strong> social aspects involved may be huge,...project combining Science <strong>and</strong> Technology <strong>Studies</strong> with theoretical biology/ complexity theory...

Awarded: NOK 5.0 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2014

Location: Vestland

SAMRISK-2-Samfunnssikkerhet og risiko

LAW22JULY: RIPPLES (Rights, Institutions, Procedures, Participation, Litigation:Embedding Security)

...July 2011, <strong>And</strong>ers Behring Breivik massacred 77 people in a...as '22 July'. The State responded with a rule <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> law approach to rebuild <strong>societal</strong> security. Yet...responses, including bureaucratic practices <strong>and</strong> regulatory techniques, have not been...

Awarded: NOK 12.0 mill.

Project Period: 2020-2024

Location: Oslo

NANOMAT-Nanoteknologi og nye materialer

NANOTRUST: Ethical conditions for a socially robust use of nanobiotechnology in aquaculture

...prerequisite for social robust development <strong>and</strong> application <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> <strong>nanotechnology</strong>. New...are framed by scientific uncertainty <strong>and</strong> igno rance both regarding positive and...<strong><strong>of</strong></strong> the technology. Independent research <strong>and</strong> development is only possible if politicians...

Awarded: NOK 4.6 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

NOS-HS-Sekr. nord. sam.nemd. HumSam

EWS Security in an Age of Cyber War - Nordic Answers to Global Challenges

...the last couple <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> decades, a new man-made domain of war has...few state actors have actually already made use <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> computer network operations (CNO) - as did...Russia during the war with Georgia in 2008 <strong>and</strong> the United States and Israel in their attempt...

Awarded: NOK 0.13 mill.

Project Period: 2014-2015

Location: Ukjent Fylke

SAMKUL-Samfunnsutviklingens kulturell

Negotiating Values: Collective Identities and Resilience after 22/7

...confronting the attacks <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> 22 July 2011, Norwegian society has had to...in the wake <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> the attacks, this project <strong>studies</strong> core soc ietal values that were drawn upon...in post-22/7 Norway. In doing so, we explore if <strong>and</strong> how their sense has changed, been...

Awarded: NOK 8.9 mill.

Project Period: 2013-2017

Location: Oslo

LATIN-AM-Latin-Amerika-programmet

Socially Robust Nanotechnolocy in Latin-America: Ethics and Governance from a "Southern" Perspective

...an established collaboration between the Univ <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> Bergen <strong>and</strong> the Univ Nacional Autónoma de...<strong>and</strong> social science (so-called ELSA research, <strong>ethical</strong>, legal and social aspects <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> technology) to...shed light upon the poorly understood concept <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> the "nano-divide" between the North <strong>and</strong> South,...

Awarded: NOK 0.10 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2008

Location: Vestland

KULVER-Kulturell verdsetting

Forhandlinger og strid. Kjønn og verdsetting i kunst, estetikk og kulturell offentlighet

...<strong>and</strong> negotiations: gender and value in art and...research project that investigates gender <strong>implications</strong> in negotiations <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> aesthetic value in the...interaction <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> works of art, art institutions <strong>and</strong> aesthetic theory. The basic questions are: How...

Awarded: NOK 5.0 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2013

Location: Oslo

FUGE-Funksjonell genomforskn.i Norg

Hereditary diseases: An empirical approach to ethical and psychosocial challenges

...with an increased risk for diseases, <strong>and</strong> rapid development in gene technology will...research is making rapid progress, empirical <strong>studies</strong> <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> the psychosocial <strong>and</strong> <strong>ethical</strong> consequences...between advanced DNA technology, public underst<strong>and</strong>i n g <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> gene technology and its clinical...

Awarded: NOK 5.5 mill.

Project Period: 2002-2008

Location: Vestland

BIOBIOT-Biologi, bioteknologi, Mat. Nat.

In vitro reprogramming of gene expression

...in nuclear function. Nuclear transplantation <strong>studies</strong> indicate that nuclear reprogramming is...limi tations for investigating mechanisms <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> reprogramming. Based on recent preliminary...technology to modulate the cell program <strong>and</strong> investigate how nuclear reprogramming takes...

Awarded: NOK 1.9 mill.

Project Period: 2002-2005

Location: Oslo

MILJØ2015-Norsk miljøforskning mot 2015

SAMFUNN: Bringing STS into Environmental History

...Trondheim in August 2010 on the intersection <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> science <strong>and</strong> technology <strong>studies</strong> and...<strong>and</strong> Finn Arne Jørge nsen (both from Department <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> <strong>Interdisciplinary</strong> <strong>Studies</strong>, Norwegian University...Pritchard (Department <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> Science & Technology <strong>Studies</strong>, Cornell) -- plan to bring together leading...

Awarded: NOK 74,999

Project Period: 2010-2010

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FRIHUMSAM-Fri prosj.st. hum og sam

Innovation, Welfare and Policy: Scientific development and renewal of TIK’s research group in innovation studies

...group in innovation <strong>studies</strong> at the TIK Centre (Faculty <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> Social...Oslo) is one <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> the two research groups at TIK, <strong>and</strong> it has been active since 1999. It investigates...The group is a main hub for innovation <strong>studies</strong> in Norway, <strong>and</strong> it has a strong international...

Awarded: NOK 1.6 mill.

Project Period: 2020-2024

Location: Oslo

FRIHUMSAM-Fri prosj.st. hum og sam

Nordic Interdisciplinary Conference on Discourse and Interaction

...Nordic <strong>Interdisciplinary</strong> Conference on Discourse <strong>and</strong> Interaction...in 2010 to bring together researchers <strong>and</strong> doctoral students in the Nordic and Baltic...research on the organization, structures <strong>and</strong> constitution <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> texts, talk, discourse and...

Awarded: NOK 0.16 mill.

Project Period: 2016-2017

Location: Oslo

FUGE-Funksjonell genomforskn.i Norg

FUGE- Bergen Regional Application (tilleggsbev 158792)

...funding within the FUGE program. Five pr<strong><strong>of</strong></strong>essor II positions are requested to bring...microarray, marine functional genomic research, <strong>and</strong> <strong>studies</strong> in the <strong>ethical</strong> <strong>implications</strong> <strong><strong>of</strong></strong>...support for a series <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> workshops, seminars, <strong>and</strong> user courses to improve collaboration between...

Awarded: NOK 6.0 mill.

Project Period: 2002-2009

Location: Vestland

SAMRISK-2-Samfunnssikkerhet og risiko

Societal security in the European Union new protection policy space: adaptation, development and compatibility

...proposal builds on the <strong>studies</strong> in <strong>societal</strong> safety <strong>and</strong> security and civil...has been missing is an approach that takes <strong>societal</strong> security as a transversal concept inside a...its adaptation at national level, as a result <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> the EU influence, (b) its development at the EU...

Awarded: NOK 90,579

Project Period: 2014-2015

Location: Rogaland

GLOBVAC-Global helse- og vaksin.forskn

The Smartphone Pandemic: Mobile technologies and data in the COVID-19 response (SMARTCOVID)

...as they seek to establish the effectiveness <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> Covid-19 countermeasures like physical...such questions seemed unfathomable outside <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> authoritarian regimes. However, the COVID-19...have created a ‘data governance crisis <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> international concern’ that seems set to...

Awarded: NOK 3.5 mill.

Project Period: 2020-2022

Location: Oslo

FRIHUMSAM-Fri prosj.st. hum og sam

Prisons of Note: Mapping music and nuances in penal exceptionalism from the periphery

...is an integral <strong>and</strong> vital part <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> human life in times of joy and...music education, music therapy, music-making <strong>and</strong> listening initiatives – and the sociocultural,...research, the project maps the nuances <strong>and</strong> asymmetries in penal exceptionalism from...

Awarded: NOK 8.0 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2025

Location: Oslo

FUGE-Funksjonell genomforskn.i Norg

When choice determines circumstances

...to screen for certain undesirable traits <strong>and</strong> select away embryos with these traits. The...they believed to be desirable. The possibility <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> genetic enhancement of embryos introduces some...circumstances", is not primarily on the <strong>ethical</strong> permissibility <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> such manipulations, but...

Awarded: NOK 0.20 mill.

Project Period: 2005-2006

Location: Vestland

CLIMIT-Forskning, utvikling og demo av CO2-håndtering

ACT on Offshore Monitoring

...proposed in ACTOM will work for the advancement <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> offshore monitoring to ensure alignment of CO2...national <strong>and</strong> international regulations and <strong>societal</strong> concerns. An <strong>interdisciplinary</strong> consortium...for designing optimal monitoring programs for <strong><strong>of</strong></strong>fshore geological storage sites. Routines...

Awarded: NOK 6.7 mill.

Project Period: 2019-2023

Location: Vestland

TEKNOKONVERGENS-Teknologikonvergens - grensesprengende forskning og radikal innovasjon

Aluminum Carbon Battery as Next Generation Battery

...view <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> the predicted exponential growth of the global...value chain, in particular securing the supply <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> raw materials. The research proposed within the...battery concept based on abundant, low cost, <strong>and</strong> recyclable materials, namely aluminum and...

Awarded: NOK 12.6 mill.

Project Period: 2022-2026

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

NANOMAT-Nanoteknologi og nye materialer

Governance of the precautionary principle and the nano-consumer: A comparison of ethical aspects in nano-products in Norway and the UK

...theme <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> this proposal is the increasing marketing of...are textiles, sp ort equipments, cosmetics <strong>and</strong> information technology. We will focus on how...develop a positive connotation to the concept <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> nano, the dif fusion of nano-products will be a...

Awarded: NOK 2.0 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2009

Location: Oslo

SAMKUL-Samfunnsutviklingens kulturell

Algorithmic Cultures and the Digitalization of the public sector

...project addresses the emergence <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> algorithmic cultures of decision making in the...governance which assume that complex <strong>societal</strong> problems can be treated as technical...devices. Rather, digital technologies <strong>and</strong> the algorithms they embed, filter what can be...

Awarded: NOK 0.17 mill.

Project Period: 2018-2019

Location: Oslo

NANO2021-Nanoteknologi og nye materiale

Performing ELSA.Governance of and governmentality in biotechnology and nanotechnology research

..., the project aims to increase the underst<strong>and</strong>ing <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> the practices and constraints of...research questions: 1. What are scientists <strong>and</strong> innovato rs? accounts <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> the <strong>ethical</strong>, social...with respect to what facilitates good conduct <strong>and</strong> what hinders it? 2. Where do interactions...

Awarded: NOK 5.6 mill.

Project Period: 2014-2018

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

SAMANSVAR-Ansvarlig innovasjon og bedriftenes samfunnsansvar

NanoRedux - Perspectives on Reduction in Nanomedicine

...will investigate reduction in Nanomedicine <strong>and</strong> its possible <strong>implications</strong> for conceptualizing...phenomena such as disease, health, life <strong>and</strong> personhood. The project aims to provide a...scientific assumptions, visions, metaphors <strong>and</strong> values that are relevant for setting the...

Awarded: NOK 1.00 mill.

Project Period: 2013-2015

Location: Oslo

BEHANDLING-God og treffsikker diagnostikk, behandling og rehabilitering

Sustainable development in healthcare and science: The NORdic DOCtoral (NorDoc) education conference 2022

...the publication <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> the Brundtl<strong>and</strong> report, 1987 Norway has had a...generation scientists to commit their research <strong>and</strong> innovative ideas to fulfilling the goals <strong><strong>of</strong></strong>...agenda. Current global challenges to healthcare <strong>and</strong> science demonstrate that bold...

Awarded: NOK 0.30 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2022

Location: Vestland

FRIHUMSAM-Fri prosj.st. hum og sam

Make Taxation Fair

...project investigates three understudied issues <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> taxation, which recently emerged in the public...for rising inequality. First, the project <strong>studies</strong> the pros <strong>and</strong> cons <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> capital income vs...has highlighted the importance <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> heterogeneity <strong>and</strong> endogeneity of returns to investment and their...

Awarded: NOK 11.8 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2026

Location: Oslo

SAMRISK-2-Samfunnssikkerhet og risiko

Far right politics online and societal resilience

...primary aim <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> the FREXO project is to assess how online media...both the mobilizing capacity <strong>and</strong> the broader <strong>societal</strong> and political impact <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> far right politics....is a fully comparative study <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> Norway, Sweden <strong>and</strong> Denmark, and combines two sub-<strong>studies</strong> that...

Awarded: NOK 12.0 mill.

Project Period: 2019-2024

Location: Oslo

FRIHUMSAM-Fri prosj.st. hum og sam

An Ethical Reading and a Reading in Ethics. A Study of De la Gardie 4-7 fol

...manuscripts, with their materiality <strong>and</strong> textuality, are the primary sources for...De la Gardie 4-7 fol, as a source to textual <strong>and</strong> ideological tr anslatio in the 13th century....They are written in Old Norse language, but two <strong><strong>of</strong></strong> them are translations from Latin <strong>and</strong> two from...

Awarded: NOK 2.8 mill.

Project Period: 2011-2015

Location: Oslo