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Work Research Institute (AFI)

AFI is a social science institute performing multidisciplinary, action-oriented research.

Research groups

  • Work, health and inclusion

    This research group is a department of the Work Research Institute (AFI), it's transdisciplinary and focuses on the causes and consequences of work participation.

  • Organization of the Welfare State

    This research group is a department of the Work Research Institute (AFI) and aims to bring forward evidence-based knowledge on change and development in public sector management.

  • Innovation and Enterprise Development

    This research group is a department of the Work Research Institute (AFI) and focuses on collaborative innovation in businesses, networks, clusters and regions.

  • Work, Management and Mastery

    This research group is a department of the Work Research Institute (AFI) and combines expertise on work life in general, work organisations, work environment, occupational health and safety research, restructuring processes and conflict resolution.

Recent publications from AFI researchers

Reichborn-Kjennerud, Kristin; Ruano De La Fuente, José Manuel; Sorando, Daniel. Ways to gain influence for residents in two gentrifying neighbourhoods: a comparison between Tøyen in Oslo and Lavapiés in Madrid. Papeles de Población, [S.l.], v. 27, n. 110, p. 109-137, mar. 2022.

Kuldova, T. Ø. 2022. "Thinking the delirious pandemic governance by numbers with Samit Basu’s Chosen Spirits and Prayaag Akbar’s Leila" Journal of Postcolonial Writing.

Malmberg-Heimonen, I., & Tøge, A. (2022). Family Intervention Projects as Poverty-Alleviating Measures: Results from a Norwegian Cluster-Randomised Study. Social Policy and Society, 1-16. 

Talieh Sadeghi & Lars Inge Terum (2022): Dedication to work: social workers in a Norwegian activation work context, European Journal of Social Work