Norwegian version
Harald Throne-Holst

Harald Throne-Holst


I have a Masters degree in Inorganic chemistry from the Norwegian Institute for Technology (1994), and a PhD in Governance studies from the University in Twente, the Netherlands (2012). My main interests are the interactions between technology and society - particularly Responsible Research and innovation (RRI);  Energy in households (use, savings, understandings and production) and Sustainable consumption.

Fields of study

Academic disciplines

Nanotechnology   Sociology

Subject areas

STS   Sustainable consumption   Tverrfaglighet   Sustainability   Responsible Research and Innovation   Emerging technologies

Administrative field of work

Research policy   Research strategy   Innovation   Commercialisation   Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)   EU   Research ethics   Funding   Protection of privacy in research   Reporting

Research projects

Scientific publications

Borch, Anita ; Throne-Holst, Harald (2021). Does Proof of Concept Trump All? RRI Dilemmas in Research Practices. Science and Engineering Ethics. Vol. 27.

Laitala, Kirsi ; Klepp, Ingun Grimstad ; Haugrønning, Vilde ; Throne-Holst, Harald ; Strandbakken, Pål (2020). Increasing repair of household appliances, mobile phones and clothing: Experiences from consumers and the repair industry. Journal of Cleaner Production. Vol. 282.

Heidenstrøm, Nina ; Throne-Holst, Harald (2020). “Someone will take care of it”. Households' understanding of their responsibility to prepare for and cope with electricity and ICT infrastructure breakdowns. 11 p. Energy Policy. Vol. 2020.

Myhr, Anders; Røyne, Frida; Brandtsegg, Andreas Saur; Bjerkseter, Catho; Throne-Holst, Harald ; Borch, Anita ; Wentzel, Alexander; Røyne, Anja (2019). Towards a low CO2 emission building material employing bacterial metabolism (2/2): Prospects for global warming potential reduction in the concrete industry. 26 p. PLOS ONE. Vol. 14.

Røyne, Anja; Phua, Yi Jing; Le, Simone Balzer; Eikjeland, Ina Grosås; Josefsen, Kjell Domaas; Markussen, Sidsel; Myhr, Anders; Throne-Holst, Harald ; Sikorski, Pawel; Wentzel, Alexander (2019). Towards a low CO2 emission building material employing bacterial metabolism (1/2): The bacterial system and prototype production. 24 p. PLOS ONE. Vol. 14.

Laitala, Kirsi ; Klepp, Ingun Grimstad ; Haugrønning, Vilde Anine Rydal ; Throne-Holst, Harald ; Strandbakken, Pål (2019). Is It Worth It? Repair of Household Appliance, Mobile Phones and Clothing. Segalàs, Jordi; Lazzarini, Boris (Ed.). Proceedings of the 19th European Roundtable for Sustainable Consumption and Production Circular Europe for Sustainability: Design, Production and Consumption . p. 1003-1016. Institute for Sustainability Science and Technology, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - BarcelonaTech (ISST-UPC).

Fossum, Selamawit Molla; Barkved, Line; Throne-Holst, Harald (2019). Practicing responsible research and innovation in a crowdsourcing project in Norway. 28 p. The ORBIT Journal. Vol. 2.

Tangeland, Torvald ; Heidenstrøm, Nina Vatvedt ; Throne-Holst, Harald (2016). Teknologioptimisme – en behagelig hindring for bærekraftig forbruksutvikling?. Vittersø, Gunnar; Borch, Anita; Laitala, Kirsi Maria; Strandbakken, Pål (Ed.). Forbruk og det grønne skiftet. p. 55-75. Novus Forlag.

Heidenstrøm, Nina Vatvedt ; Vittersø, Gunnar ; Throne-Holst, Harald (2015). Understanding consumption as social practice in enviromental policy. Strandbakken, Pål; Gronow, Jukka (Ed.). The consumer in society : A tribute to Eivind Stø. p. 59-84. Abstrakt forlag.

Throne-Holst, Harald (2013). Bare røre - ikke se: Nanoteknologiens usynlige materialitet. Strandbakken, Pål; Heidenstrøm, Nina (Ed.). Hinsides symbolverdi. Materialiteten i forbruket. p. 245-258. Novus Forlag.

These publications are obtained from Cristin. The list may be incomplete