NOVA's Involvement in International and European projects and networks, 2009–2020

EU Projects

On-going Horizon 2020 projects
4
Completed projects funded by the EU Framework Programmes
12

On-going Horizon 2020 Projects

Title: EUROSHIP - Closing Gaps in Social Citizenship. New Tools to Foster Social Resilience in Europe
Programme/Organisation: H2020 SC6, WP 2019, EC, DG RTD & REA
Duration and type: 2020-2023, RIA
NOVA's involvement: Mi Ah Schøyen, Bjørn Hvinden, and Andreas Cheuk Yin Cheng (Financial Officer) 
Coordinator: Professor Rune Halvorsen, OsloMet (SAM), Norway 
Consortium Members: OsloMet (SAM and NOVA), Norway; University of Milan (UNIMI), Italy; Tallinn University (TLU), Estonia; University of Hamburg (UHH), Germany; TARKI Social Research Institute, Hungary; University of Florence (UNIFI), Italy; Autonomous University of Barcelona – IGOP (UAB), Spain; Swiss Paraplegic Research (SPR), Switzerland; University of Sussex (US), UK; Social Platform (SP), Belgium 

Title: DigiGen - The Impact of Technological Transformations on the Digital Generation
Programme/Organisation:
H2020 SC6, WP 2019, EC, DG RTD & REA
Duration and type: 2019-2022, RIA
NOVA's involvement: Christer Hyggen, Idunn Seland, and Fredrik Grøndahl (Financial Officer)
Coordinator: Professor Halla Bjørk Holmarsdottir, OsloMet (LUI), Norway 
Consortium Members: OsloMet (LUI and NOVA), Norway; Panteio Panepistimio Koinonikon Kaipolitikon Epistimon (UPSPS), Greece; University of Leicester (UOL), UK; Austrian Institute of Family Studies, University of Vienna (AIF), Austria; Universitat de Girona (UdG), Spain; Paderborn University (UPB), Germany; University Babes-Bolayai University (UBB), Romania; Tallinn University (TLU), Estonia; Confederation of Family Organisations in the European Union (COFACE), Belgium

Title: DARE - Dialogue About Radicalisation and Equality
Programme/Organisation:
H2020 SC6, WP 2016, EC, DG RTD & REA
Duration and type: 2017-2021, RIA
NOVA's involvement: Viggo Jan Vestel, Anne Birgitta Nilsen (LUI), Bettina Uhrig (Impact Manager) and Fredrik Grøndahl (Financial Officer)
Coordinator: Professor Hilary Pilkington, University of Manchester (UNIMAN), United Kingdom
Consortium Members: Anadolu University (AU), Turkey; Collegium Civitas University (Civ), Poland; École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), France; The Institute of Social Sciences Ivo Pilar (IPI), Croatia; Hochschule Düsseldorf – University of Applied Sciences (HSD), Germany; European Network Against Racism (ENAR), Belgium; The German Institute on Radicalisation (GIRDS), Germany; The Higher School of Economics, St Petersburg (HSE), Russian Federation; Leiden University (UL), The Netherlands; OsloMet (NOVA), Norway; Panteion University (PUA), Greece; The University of Sfax (SFAX), Tunisia; Teeside University (TEES), United Kingdom; The People for Change Foundation (PfC), Malta; The University of Oslo (UiO), Norway; The University of Birmingham (UNIBHAM), United Kingdom; The University of Manchester (UNIMAN), United Kingdom

Title: Cross-Migration 
Programme/Organisation:
H2020, WP 2017
Duration and type: 2018-2020, CSA
NOVA's involvement: OsloMet (NOVA) is one of the Cross-Migration’s Research Network members. Involved at NOVA Ida Tolgensbakk
Coordinator: IMISCOE
Consortium Members: IMISCOE; Migration Policy Institute Europe, Belgium; (MPI Europe); Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, The Netherlands; International Centre for Migration Policy Development, Austria (ICMPD); Danube University Krems, Austria; Deutsches Zentrum für Integrations- und Migrationsforschung (DeZIM), Germany; Centrum voor Migratie en Interculturele Studies, University of Antwerp (CeMIS), Belgium; Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), Norway; Centre of Migration Research, Uniwersytet Warszawski (CMR), Poland; Institute de Geografia e Ordenamento de Território, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal; European University Institute (EUI), Italy; Migration Policy Group, Belgium; Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI), The Netherlands; International Organisation for Migration – Global Migration Data Analysis Center (IOM-GMDAC), Germany; National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), France; University of Verona, Italy

Abbreviations

COST – European Cooperation in Science and Technology
CSA – Coordination and Support Action
DG RTD – Directorate General for Research and Innovation
EEA – European Economic Area
EC – European Commission
FP7 – Framework Programme 7
FP6 – Framework Programme 6
H2020 SC6 – Horizon 2020, Societal Challenge 6
NORFACE – New Opportunities for Research Funding Agency Cooperation in Europe
HERA – Humanities in the European Research Area
HiOA - Oslo and Akershus University College, from 2018 OsloMet (Oslo Metropolitan University)
ERA-NET – European Research Area Network
REA – Research Executive Agency
RIA – Research and Innovation Action
SSH – Social Sciences and Humanities
WP – Work Programme

Completed Projects Funded by the EU Framework Programmes for Research and Innovation

Title: SOLIDUS - Solidarity in European societies: Empowerment, Social justice and Citizenship
Programme/Organisation:
H2020 SC6, WP 2014, EC, DG RTD and REA
Duration and type: 2015-2018, RIA
NOVA's involvement: NOVA was a Consortium Member: Bjørn Hvinden, Marianne Takle, Preben Paulsen and Andreas Cheuk Yin Cheng, Kristian Heggebø, Ida Tolgensbakk
Coordinator: Centre of Research CREA, University of Barcelona, Spain
Consortium Members: Deusto Business School Health, Spain; OsloMet (NOVA), Norway; Roskilde University, Denmark; University of Leipzig, Germany; School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, United Kingdom; University of Utrecht, Netherlands; University of Cyprus, Cyprus; Matej Bel University in Banská Bystria, Slovakia; University College Dublin, Ireland; Escola de Saúde Pública, University Nova Lisboa, Portugal; University of Peloponnese, Greece; University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom; Central European University – CEU, Hungary

Title: NEGOTIATE - Negotiating early Job-Insecurity and Labour Market Exclusion in Europe
Programme/Organisation:
Horizon 2020, SC6, WP 2014, EC, DG RTD & REA
Duration and type: 2015-2018, RIA
NOVA's involvement: OsloMet NOVA was the coordinating organisation: Bjørn Hvinden (Scientific Coordinator), Christer Hyggen, Mi Ah Schøyen, Bettina Uhrig, Greta Juul, Renate Mundheim, Ida Tolgensbakk, Janikke Vedeler, Kjetil Klette Bøhler, Dawit Shawel Abebe 
Consortium Members: Institute of Labour and Economy, University of Bremen, Germany; OsloMet (NOVA), Norway; Brighton Business School, University of Brighton, United Kingdom; Institute for Public Policy and Social Work, Masaryk University, Czech Republic; Department of Social Sciences, University of Basel, Switzerland; Department of Economics, University of Girona, Spain; Department of Social Policy, Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Greece; Department of Labour and Social Policy, Poznań University of Economics, Poland; Institute for the Study of Societies and Knowledge, Bulgaria; SOLIDAR Foundation, Belgium

Title: STYLE - Strategic Transitions for Youth Labour in Europe
Programme/Organisation:
FP7, Cooperation, SSH, WP 2013, EC, DG RTD
Duration: 2014-2017
NOVA's involvement: Torild Hammer, Christer Hyggen, Hans Christian Sandlie, Bettina Uhrig, Renate Mundheim
Coordinator: University of Brighton (UoB), UK
Consortium Members: Institute for Employment Studies, University of Brighton, United Kingdom; Institute for the Study of Labor, Germany; HiOA (NOVA), Norway; Centre for European Policy Studies, Belgium; TARKI Social Research Institute, Hungary; University of Trento, Italy; National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland; Democritus University of Thrace, Greece; University of Oxford, United Kingdom; Economic and Social Research Institute, Ireland; University of Salerno, Italy; University of Oviedo, Spain; University of Tartu, Estonia; Cracow University of Economics, Poland; Slovak Governance Institute, Slovakia; Metropolitan University Prague, Czech Republic; Grenoble School of Management, France; University of Tilburg, Netherlands; University of Graz, Austria; Copenhagen Business School, Denmark; Swedish Institute for Social Research, Sweden; Koç University Social Policy Center, Turkey; University of Turin, Italy; EurActiv, Belgium

Title: DISCIT - Making Persons with Disabilities Full Citizens - New Knowledge for an Inclusive and Sustainable European Social Model
Programme/Organisation:
EU FP7, Cooperation, SSH, WP 2012, EC, DG RTD 
Duration: 2013-2016
NOVA's involvement: Bjørn Hvinden (Scientific Coordinator), Bettina Uhrig (Project Manager), Rune Halvorsen, George Anthony Giannoumis, Jan Tøssebro, May-Lill Skogli, Kjetil Klette Bøhler, Preben Paulsen, Anna M. Kittelsen, Faranek Mohr            Coordinator: NOVA
Consortium Members: University of Cologne, Germany; HiOA (NOVA), Norway; Charles University, Czech Republic; National University of Ireland, Ireland; University of Florence – Polo Universitario di Prato, Italy; Uppsala University, Sweden; Swiss Paraplegic Research, Switzerland; University of York, United Kingdom; Mental Disability Rights Initiative Serbia, Serbia; European Disability Forum, Belgium

Title: ALTERNATIVE - Develop alternative understandings of Security and Justice through Restorative Justice approaches in Intercultural settings within Democratic Societies
Programme/Organisation:
FP7, Cooperation, Security, SSH, WP 2011, EC, DG RTD
Duration: 2012-2016
NOVA’s involvement: Ida Hydle (responsible), Espen Marius Foss, Sahra Cecilie Hassan, Marie Louise Seeberg, Bettina Uhrig
Coordinator: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (K. U. Leuven), Belgium 
Consortium Members: Institute for the Sociology of Law and Criminology (IRKS), Austria; HiOA (NOVA), Norway; European Forum for Restorative Justice (EFRJ), Belgium; Foresee Research Group, Hungary; University of Ulster (UU), United Kingdom; Victimology Society of Serbia (VDS), Serbia

Title: COPE - Combating Poverty in Europe: Re-organising Active Inclusion through Participatory and Integrated Modes of Multilevel Governance
Programme/Organisation:
FP7, Cooperation, SSH, WP 2011, EC, DG RTD
Duration: 2012-2015
NOVA’s involvement: Bjørn Hvinden (responsible), Rune Halvorsen, Elisabeth Ugreninov
Coordinator: Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg, Germany
Consortium Members: University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom; University of Milan, Italy; University of Warsaw, Poland; Lund University, Sweden; HiOA (NOVA), Norway;

Title: DREAM - Disability Rights Expanding Accessible Markets
Programme/Organisation:
FP7, People, WP 2010, Initial Training Network (ITN), EC, DG RTD
Duration: 2011-2015
NOVA’s involvement: Rune Halvorsen (responsible), Bjørn Hvinden, George Anthony Giannoumis (TKD), Yuliya Kuznetsova, May-Lill Skogli
Coordinator: National University of Ireland, Galway
Consortium Members: HiOA (NOVA), Norway; Fundosa Technosite S A, Spain; Universiteit Maastricht, The Netherlands; University of Leeds, United Kingdom; Haskoli Islands, Iceland; Schweizer Paraplegiker-Forschung AG, Switzerland

Title: Generations and Gender Programme: A European Research Infrastructure on the Causes and Consequences of Demographic Developments (GGP)
Programme/Organisation:
FP7 - Infrastructures, EC, DG RTD
Duration: 2008-2012
NOVA´s involvement: Participant and Work Package Leader: Britt Slagsvold
Coordinator: Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute, The Netherlands
Consortium Members: NOVA, Norway; Statistics Norway, Norway; Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute, The Netherlands; Institut National d´Etudes Démographiques, France; Bocconi University, Italy; Demographic Research Institute, Hungary; University of Ljubljana, Slovenia; University of Utrecht, The Netherlands; University of York, United Kingdom; Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany; UNECE Population Unit, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, Switzerland

Title: MULTILINKS - How Demographic changes shape Intergenerational Solidarity, Well-Being and Social Integration: A Multilinks Framework
Programme/Organisation:
FP7, SSH, WP 2007, EC, DG RTD
Duration: 2008-2011
NOVA´s involvement: Partner: Britt Slagsvold
Coordinator: Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute, The Netherlands
Consortium Members: NOVA, Norway; Vrije Universiteit, Belgium; University of Antwerpen, Belgium; Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung GmbH, Germany; Utrecht University, The Netherlands; Estonian Interuniversity Population Research Centre, Estonia; Dondena Centre for Research on Social Dynamics, Bocconi University, Italy

Title: RECWOWE - Recording Work and Welfare in Europe
Programme/Organisation:
Network of Excellence, FP6, EC, DG RTD
Duration: 2006-2011
NOVA’s involvement: Member and responsible person at NOVA: Bjørn Hvinden. Involved are also: Torild Hammer, Axel West Pedersen, Anne Skevik Grødem
Coordinator: Maison des Sciences de l´Homme Ange Guépin-Nantes, France
Partner organisations: Maison des Sciences de l’Homme Ange Guépin-Nantes, France; Sciences-PO Paris, France; University of Stirling, United Kingdom; Institut des Hautes Études en Administration Publique, Switzerland; London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom; University of Utrecht, The Netherlands; University of Oviedo, Spain; Institute for Research in Economics and Business Administration, Norway; University of Berne, Switzerland; Tilburg University, The Netherlands; Observatoire social européen, Belgium; National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland; Université Catholique de Louvain la Neuve, Belgium; Masaryk University Brno, Czech Republic; University of Hamburg, Germany; University of Bremen, Germany; Aalborg University, Denmark; Danish Institute for Social Research, Denmark; University of Tampere, Finland; Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy, Greece; Poleis, Bocconi University, Italy; Warsaw School of Economics, Poland; University of Stockholm, Sweden; University of Ljubljana, Slovenia; Central European University, Hungary; University of Manchester, United Kingdom; Institute of Sociology, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary; Institute for Future Studies, Sweden; University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom; University of Southern Denmark, Denmark

Title: CAPRIGHT - Resources, Rights and Capabilities: in search of Social Foundations for Europe
Programme/Organisation:
Integrated project, FP6, EC, DG RTD
Duration: 2007-2010
NOVA´s involvement: Member of Scientific Council: Bjørn Hvinden
Coordinator: Centre national de la Recherche Scientifique, France
Partners: Centre national de la Recherche Scientifique, France; Universite Nancy 2, France; Institut De Recherches Economiques Et Sociales, France; Centre D'etudes Et De Recherches Sur Les Qualifications, France; Universite Libre De Bruxelles, Belgium; Universite Catholique De Louvain, Belgium; Observatoire Social Europeen, ASBL, Belgium; Soziologisches Forschungsinstitut Goettingen (SOFI) E.V., Germany; Zentrum Fuer Europaeische Rechtspolitik An Der Universitaet Bremen, Germany; Forschungs- Und Beratungsstelle Arbeitswelt, Austria;  Fondazione Regionale Pietro Seveso, Italy;  Universita Degli Studi Di Genova, Italy; Faculdade De Economia Da Universidade Do Porto, Portugal; Universitat Autonoma De Barcelona, Spain; Stockholms Universitet, Sweden; The University Of Warwick, United Kingdom; The Chancellor, Masters And Scholars Of The University Of Cambridge, United Kingdom; Szkola Glowna Handlowa, Poland; Institute Of Educational Sciences, Romania; University Of National And World Economy, Bulgaria; Freie Universitaet Berlin, Germany; University Of Applied Sciences, Western Switzerland, Switzerland; Universität Bremen, Germany; Centro Interdisciplinario Para El Estudio De Politicas Publicas, Argentina;Universidad De La Republica, Uruguay

Title: CINEFOGO - Civil Society and New Forms of Governance in Europe 
Programme/Organisation:
Network of Excellence, FP6, Priority 7: New Forms of Citizenship and Cultural Identities of the European Union, DG Research
Duration: 2005-2009
NOVA´s involvement: Member and contact person: Bjørn Hvinden
Coordinator: University of Roskilde, Denmark
Partner organisations: More than 35 institutions and 150 researchers in Europe

NORFACE, HERA, ERA AGE2 and Gender-Net Plus Projects

Norface

Title: WELFSOC - Welfare State Futures: Our Children's Europe
Programme/Organisation:
NORFACE 'Welfare State Futures' research programme funded by a collaborative partnership of national research funding agencies from 15 European countries and the European Union's 7th Framework Programme
Duration: 2015-2018
NOVA's involvement (partner): Bjørn Hvinden, Mi Ah Schøyen, Kåre Hagen
Principal investigator: Peter Taylor-Gooby, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK
Partners: University of Aalborg, Denmark; Humboldt University, Germany; University of Kent, UK; University of Ljubljana, Slovenia; HiOA (NOVA), Norway

HERA - Ongoing Projects

Title: FOOD2GATHER: Exploring Foodscapes as Public Spaces
Programme/Organisation:
HERA JRP Public Spaces: Culture and Integration in Europe
Duration: 2019-2021
NOVA's involvement (partner): Marie Louise Seeberg, Ida Tolgensbakk
Lead Partner: OsloMet (SIFO)
Partners: Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany; Université Bordeaux Montaigne, France; Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy; Utrecht University, The Netherlands; Université de Liège, Belgium; OsloMet (SIFO), Norway; OsloMet (NOVA), Norway

Title: PLURISPACE - Public Space: Culture and Integration in Europe (coordinated at Sciences Po), a project on Migrant Integration and Normative Models of Diversity management in several European Countries, funded by HERA.
NOVA's involvement:
Marianne Takle

HERA - Completed Projects

Title: SCIBE - Scarcity and Creativity in the Built Environment
Programme/Organisation:
HERA Joint Research Programme “Public Spaces: Culture and Intergration in Europe”
Duration: 2010-2013
NOVA’s involvement: Viggo Nordvik
Lead Partner: University of Westminster, United Kingdom
Partners: NOVA, Norway; Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Norway; University of Technology Vienna, Austria; City of Reykjavik, Department of City Planning, Iceland; Design & Society, United Kingdom

ERA AGE2

Title: HARP - Healthy Ageing in Resident Places
Programme/Organisation:
FP7 - ERA AGE 2, Project Secretary - ERA-AGE: Department of Sociological Studies, The University of Sheffield, United Kingdom 
Duration: 2012-2015
NOVA's involvement: Mia Vabø, Independently funded partner
Lead Partner: Pat Armstrong, York University, Toronto, Canada
Consortium Members: HiOA (NOVA), Norway; Marta Szebehely, Stockholm University, Sweden; Liz Lloyd, University of Bristol, United Kingdom

Gender-Net Plus

Title: GENPATH - A Life Course perspective on the GENdered PATHways of exclusion from Social Relations in Later Life, and its Consequences for Health and Wellbeing
Programme/Organisation:
Gender-Net Plus
Duration: 2019-2021
NOVA’s involvement: Marja Aartsen, Thomas Hansen
Lead Partner: Masaryk University, Faculty of Social Studies, Czech Republic 
Partners: OsloMet (NOVA), Norway; Život90/Life 90, Czech Republic; Masaryk University, Faculty of Social Studies, Czech Republic; University of Barcelona, Spain; Linköping University, Dep. of Social and Welfare Studies, Division Ageing and Social Change, Sweden; National University of Ireland Galway, Irish Centre for Social Gerontology, Institute for Lifecourse and Society, Ireland; University of Vienna, Department of Sociology, Austria; Haifa University, Israel

COST Actions (On-going and Completed)

On-going Cost Actions

Title: Cultures of Victimology: Understanding processes of Victimization across Europe
Programme/Organisation:
COST Action CA18121
Duration: 2019-2023
NOVA´s involvement: Kari Stefansen
Coordinator: Prof Antony Pemberton
Partner organisations: see website

Title: Transdisciplinary solutions to Cross Sectoral Disadvantage in Youth
Programme/Organisation:
COST Action CA17114
Duration: 2018-2022
NOVA´s involvement: Christer Hyggen
Coordinator: Anu Toots (Chair)
Partner organisations: see website

Title: European Network for Environmental Citizenship
Programme/Organisation:
COST Action CA16229
Duration: 2017-2022
NOVA´s involvement: Lihong Huang
Coordinator: Dr Andreas HADJICHAMBIS (CY), CYCERE, Cyprus (Action Chair & Grand Holder SR)
Partner organisations: 32 participating countries, 2 members each country on the management committee (MC), Lihong Huang (OsloMet) and Finn Arne Jørgensen (University of Stavanger) are MC members for Norway.  The network is organized into four working groups, Lihong Huang is Vice-leader for WG3 – formal secondary education

Title: Reducing Old-Age Social Exclusion: Collaborations in Research and Policy (ROSEnet)
Programme/Organisation:
COST Action CA15122
Duration: 2016-2020
NOVA's involvement: Marja Aartsen, co-leader of the Social Relations Working Group
Lead Partner: Dr. Kieran Walsh (chair) Irish Centre for Social Gerontology, National University of Ireland Galway
Consortium Members: Researchers and policy stakeholders from different European countries

Completed COST Actions

Title: INTERFASOL: Intergenerational Family Solidarity across Europe
Programme/Organisation:
ISCH COST Action IS1311
Duration: 2013-2017
NOVA's involvement: Katharina Herlofson
Lead Partner: Center for Psychology at the University of Porto, Portugal
Consortium Members: Researchers from 18 different European countries

Title: Gender and Well-being: Work, Family and Public Policies
Programme/Organisation:
COST Action A34
Duration: 2005-2009
NOVA’s involvement: Member of the Management Committee and the Coordination Committee for Symposium 4: The role of institutions from past to present: John Eriksen
Coordinator: Department of Contemporary History, University of Barcelona, Spain 
Partners: 18 partners from other European countries

 

EEA Norway Grants Projects (On-going and Completed)

Title: Cosmopolitan Turn and Democratic Sentiments. The case of Child Protection Services
Programme/Organisation:
EEA Grants Research Programme Romania
Duration: 2019-2023
NOVA’s involvement: Asgeir Falch-Eriksen
Coordinator: Universitatea Babes Bolyai din Cluj Napoca, Romania
Partners: Oslo Metropolitan University (NOVA and NIBR), Norway; University of Bergen, Norway; Universitatea Babes Bolyai din Cluj Napoca, Romania

EEA Norway Grants - Completed Projects

Title: Small places large questions - Polish Workers on Short-Term Contracts and in Low-Paying Jobs in Sør-Trøndelag, Norway
Programme/Organisation: Judicial Capacity building and Cooperation/Improvement of the efficiency of justice in Poland, Norway Grants
Duration: 2016-2017
NOVA's involvement: A study of the unmet need for legal aid, Ada Engebrigtsen
Partners: Polish Ministry of Justice, Poland; National Courts Administration, Norway

Title: INNCARE - Governance, Social Investments and Social INNovation in CARE services in the Czech Republic and Norway
Programme/Organisation:
Czech-Norwegian Research Programme, EEA Norway Grants, Ministry of Education, Sports and Youth of the Czech Republic
Duration: 2014-2017
NOVA's involvement: Marie Louise Seeberg, Kari Stefansen, Thomas Hansen, Renate Mundheim
Lead Partner: Masarykova Univerzita, Czech Republic

Title: Overcoming Barriers to a Multicultural Society
Programme/Organisation:
EEA Grants, Research Programme Greece (GR07)
Duration: 2016
NOVA's involvement: Marie Louise Seeberg
Lead Partner: University of the Peloponnese, Greece

Title: EFFECT - Enhancing the Effectiveness of Work-Life Balance Initiatives use 
Programme/Organisation:
Polish-Norwegian Research Programme, EEA Norway Grants
Duration: 2013-2016
NOVA's involvement: Kari Stefansen
Lead Partner: The NOFER Institute of Occupational Medicine, Lodz, Poland
Consortium Members: HiOA (NOVA), Norway; Policy and Social Research AS, Norway

Title: TRANSFAM - Doing Family in Transnational Context. Demographic Choices, Welfare Adaptations, School Integration and Every-Day life of Polish Families living in Polish-Norwegian Transnationality
Programme/Organisation:
Polish-Norwegian Research Programme, EEA Norway Grants
Duration: 2013-2016
NOVA's involvement: Lihong Huang, as WP leader
Lead Partner: Jagiellonian University, Faculty of Philosophy
Consortium Members: HiOA (NOVA), Norway; Agderforskning, Norway; Center for International Relations, Poland

Title: Children and their Global Home: Emo Kids Youth Subculture as an Example of Interiorization, Exteriorization and Sharing of Commercial Corporate Interests by Adolescents
Programme/Organisation:
EEA Grants and Norway Grants, Research Support Fund Czech Republic, National Training Fund Czech Republic
Duration: 2009-201
NOVA’s involvement: Viggo Jan Vestel
Lead Partner: Prague College of Psychosocial Studies, Science and Research Department, Czech Republic

Title: Tool for the Assessment of a Child in/and the Family
Programme/Organisation:
EEA Grants and Norway Grants, Research Support Fund Czech Republic, National Training Fund Czech Republic
Duration: 2009-2010
NOVA’s involvement: Elisabeth Backe-Hansen
Lead Partner: Department of Social Work, Faculty of Arts, Charles University Prague, Czech Republic

On-going Other International Projects

Title: Social Inequalities in Ageing (SiA)
Programme/Organisation
: NordForsk
Duration: 2015-2020
NOVA's involvement: Marijke Veenstra (contact person), Marja Aartsen, Maja Weemes Grøtting, Heidi Gautun, Per Erik Solem
Lead Partner: Karolinska Institutet
Consortium Members: OsloMet (NOVA), Norway; Karolinska Institutet, Sweden; Stockholm University, Sweden; University of Copenhagen, Denmark; Tampere University, Finland; University of Iceland, Iceland

Title: NORDRESS - Nordic Centre of Excellence on Resilience and Societal Security & Nordic Welfare Watch - in Response to Crises
Programme/Organisation
: Societal Security Programme of NordForsk (NORDRESS) & Icelandic Ministry of Welfare (Nordic Welfare Watch)
Duration: 2014–2019
NOVA’s involvement (partner): Main contact for Norway: Bjørn Hvinden
Coordinator: University of Iceland, Reykjavik

Completed Other International Projects

Title: International Civic and Citizenship Education Study 2016 (ICCS)
Programme/Organisation:
International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), for Norway: The Norwegian Directorate for Education and Training
Duration: 2013-2019
NOVA's involvement: National Research Coordinator, main contact: Lihong Huang; in collaboration with the Faculty of Education and International Studies at OsloMet 
Lead Partner: International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA)

Title: Nordic Working Group on Alcohol, Harm, Inequality and the Life Course (AHTO)
Programme/Organisation
: Nordic Centre for Welfare and Social Issues
Duration: 2017-2018
NOVA's involvement: Marja Aartsen
Lead Partner: Nordic Welfare Centre for Welfare and Social Issues, Sweden/Finland
Consortium Members: OsloMet (NOVA), Norway; Aging Research Center, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden; Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research, Aarhus University, Denmark; Centre for Health Equity Studies, Stockholm University, Sweden; Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Department of Social Work, Stockholm University, Sweden; Department of Social Work, Stockholm University, Sweden; Directorate of Health, Iceland; Health Promotion Aarhus, Denmark; Karolinska Institutet, Sweden; National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland; National Institute of Public Health, Denmark; Nordic Centre for Welfare and Social Issues, Sweden/Finland; Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Norway; Norwegian National Advisory Unit on Ageing and Health/HSN University College of Southeast Norway, Norway; Stockholm University, Sweden; The Danish National Centre for Social Research, Denmark;The Swedish Council for Information on Alcohol and Other Drugs/Karolinska Institutet Sweden; Åbo akademi, Finland

Title: OIKONET - a Global Multidisciplinary Network on Housing Research and Learning
Programme/Organisation:
Lifelong Learning Programme - ERASMUS, EC, DG Education and Culture
Duration: 2014-2017
NOVA's involvement: Hans Christian Sandlie
Lead Partner: La Salle Architecture Engineering School, Ramon Llull University, Barcelona, Spain
Consortium Members: HiOA (NOVA), Norway; FUNITEC, Spain; ETSAV, Spain; FASTU, Slovakia; LUCA, Belgium; BTU, Germany; AAU, Denmark; UCY, Cyprus; UPMF, France; GYTE, Turkey; ISCTE, Portugal; AF-Belgrade, Serbia; PB, Poland; ITU, Turkey; UPPR, Puerto Rico; FAU, Chile; FAVSUACE, Russia;
And 10 Research institutes on housing studies, involving researchers and social organizations: CHALMERS, Sweden; IHS, The Netherlands; UKIM, Macedonia; UL, Slovenia; RTU, Latvia; UCLan, UK; ISP, Croatia; NOVA, Norway; ELTE, Hungary; DIT, Ireland;
2 Research groups concerned with pedagogic innovation and with ICT in education: USI, Switzerland; LECAD, Greece. Besides, an educational technologist from Viveka Consulting UK as subcontractors;
4 Social organizations dedicated to facilitate access to home: CAC, Romania; Sostre Cívic, Spain; CAC, Bulgaria; Heriscape and OAPPCR, Italy;
Local administration representing a city planning office: City of Bratislava, Slovakia;
One International agency, dedicated to analyse housing at the global scale (UN-HABITAT, Kenya);

Title: Academic Network of European Disability experts (ANED)
Programme/Organisation
: PROGRESS, EC, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion
Duration: 2015-2016
NOVA’s involvement: Main contact for Norway: Bjørn Hvinden
Coordinator: Human European Consultancy, The Netherlands

Title: NORMACARE - Nordic Research Network on Marketization in Eldercare
Programme/Organisation
: Nordforsk/Fas
Duration: 2011-2013
NOVA’s involvement: Mia Vabø, Anders Kvale Havig
Lead Partners: Marta Szebehely, Stockholm University, Sweden; Anneli Anttonen, University of Tampere, Finland;  Gabrielle Meagher, University of Sydney, Australia
Consortium Members: Researchers from Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, UK, Canada, US, Australia

Title: Restart - Return to Work Training and Support for lone Parents
Programme/Organisation:
Lifelong Learning Programme, Leonardo da Vinci – Transfer of Innovation, European Commission, DG Education and Culture and Leonardo UK National Agency
Duration: 2010-2012
NOVA’s involvement: Elisabeth Backe-Hansen (responsible) and Aina Winsvold
Lead Partner: Gingerbread Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Core Partners: NOVA, Norway; Possibilities Northern Ireland Limited, United Kingdom; INDEX Research and Dialogue Limited, Cyprus; Associazione NET, Italy; Wyzsza Szkola Informatyki, Poland; Co-operation Network for European Citizenship, Belgium

Title: 2010 European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion (EY 2010)
Programme/Organisation:
EY 2010, European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion and Norwegian Ministry of Labour
Duration: 2010-2011
NOVA’s involvement: Bettina Uhrig
Lead Partner: Fafo, Norway

Title: Relais Plus
Programme/Organisation:
Lifelong Learning Programme, Leonardo da Vinci – Transfer of Innovation, European Commission, DG Education and Culture and Greek State Scholarship's Foundation I. K.Y
Duration: 2009-2011
NOVA’s involvement: Elisabeth Backe-Hansen
Lead Partner: Institut Education Technologique de Crete, Greece
Partners: NOVA, Norway; proInnovation, Germany; Coopération éducative internationale, France; GI.D.L., Romania; Caritas Slovenie and Universite Alexandru Ioan Cuza, Slovenia; Liepajas Universitate, Latvia

Title: Study on Economic Assessment for improving E-Accessibility Services and Products
Programme/Organisation:
SMART 2009/0072, European Commission (EC), DG Information Society and Media
Duration: 2009-2011
NOVA’s involvement: Rune Halvorsen, Bjørn Hvinden, Marianne Takle, Kristin Ystmark Bjerkan
Lead Partner: Technosite, Spain
Partners: NOVA, Norway; TECH4i2 and AbilityNet, United Kingdom

Title: Study on Monitoring E-Accessibility in Europe
Programme/Organisation:
SMART 2008/0066, EC, DG Information Society and Media
Duration: 2009-2011
NOVA’s involvement: Rune Halvorsen, Marianne Takle, Kristin Ystmark Bjerkan
Lead Partner: Technosite, Spain
Partners: NOVA and CNIPA, Italy
Sub-contractors: The Blanck Group, US; Centre for Disability Law and Policy at the National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland; 12BC, Spain

Title: A Nordic Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the UN Convention of the Rights of the Child
Programme/Organisation
: Nordic Council of Ministers, NORDBUK (Nordisk barne- og ungdomskomité)
Duration: 2009
NOVA’s involvement: Aina Winsvold, Elisabeth Backe-Hansen, Jens Lunnan Hjort

Title: Nordic Aftercare. A series of Workshops aimed at Developing a Joint Nordic Research Effort concerning Aftercare for Former Child Welfare Clients
Programme/Organisation:
Joint Committee for Nordic Research Councils for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (NOS-HS), exploratory workshops
Duration: 2009-2010
NOVA’s involvement: Elisabeth Backe-Hansen
Coordinator: Human European Consultancy, The Netherlands

Title: Study on Challenges and Good Practices in the Implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Programme/Organisation:
PROGRESS, EC, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion
Duration: 2008-2010
NOVA’s involvement: Bjørn Hvinden, Rune Halvorsen
Coordinator: European Foundation Centre, Belgium. The project involved experts from several EU Member States, Iceland and the US.

Title: Analytical Support on the Socio-Economic Impact of Social Protection Reforms in the EU Member State and EFTA/EEA, Candidate and Pro-Candidate Countries
Programme/Organisation:
PROGRESS, European Commission (EC), DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion
Duration: 2008-2009
NOVA´s involvement: Involved as expert: Axel West Pedersen
Coordinator: Gesellschaft für Versicherungswissenschaft und -gestaltung e.V., Germany. The project involved experts from all EU/EEA Member States.

Title: eGovernment Monitor Network
Programme/Organisation:
ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP), EC, DG Information Society and Media
Duration: 2008-2010
NOVA’s involvement: Network partner: Rune Halvorsen
Coordinator: The University of Agder, Norway
Partners: University of Agder, Norway; Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium; Service Public Federal Technologie De L'information Et De La Communication, Belgium;  Zea Partners, Belgium; Deloitte Consulting & Advisory, Belgium; Wibe-Team Pr Dr. Rothig Und Rubik Gbr, Germany; Evangelische Stiftung Volmarstein, Germany; Copenhagen Business School, Denmark; Aalborg Universitet, Denmark; Teknologisk Institut, Denmark; Ilunion Tecnologia Y Accesibilidad, S.A., Spain; Government To You, Greece; Mip - Consorzio Per L'innovazione Nella Gestione Delle Imprese E Della Pubblica Amministrazione, Italy; Csp Innovazione Nelle Ict Scarl, Italy; Digitpa, Italy; Regione Emilia Romagna, Italy; Stichting Accessibility, The Netherlands; Tingtun As, Norway; Høgskolen i Vestfold, Norway; NOVA; Kommunforbundet Vasternorrland Ideell Forening, Sweden; Univerza V Mariboru, Slovenia; Technicka Univerzita V Kosiciach, Slovakia; Proving Services Limited, United Kingdom; The Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom

Title: Building a Europe for and with Children
Programme/Organisation:
Council of Europe
Duration: 2008-2009
NOVA’s involvement: Member of steering committee: Mona Sandbæk

Title: REASSESS - Reassessing the Nordic Welfare Model
Programme/Organisation:
NordForsk Nordic Centre of Excellence in Welfare Research Programme
Duration: 2007-2012
NOVA’s involvement: Leader: Bjørn Hvinden, Deputy Leader: Viggo Nordvik, Co-ordinator: Tale Hellevik
Coordinator: NOVA, Norway
Partner organisations: NOVA, Norway; SFI - The Danish National Centre for Social Research, Copenhagen, Denmark; University of Agder, Norway; Institute of Social Research and Department of Social Work, Stockholm University, Sweden; Department of Social Work and Health Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway; Oslo University College, Norway; Centre of Comparative Welfare State Research, Aalborg University, Denmark; Department of Social Policy and Social Work, Tampere University, Finland; Turku Centre for Welfare Research, Turku University, Finland; Estonian Institute for Population Studies, University of Tallinn; Research Centre for Social Studies (RCSS) at the Social Science Research Institute, the University of Iceland

Title: Children and Violence
Programme/Organisation:
Council of Europe
Duration: 2007-2009
NOVA’s involvement: Mona Sandbæk, National expert, consultant and member of the steering committee
In cooperation with the Norwegian Ministry of Children and Equality

Title: Committee of Experts on Social Policy for Families and Children
Programme/Organisation:
Council of Europe
Duration: 2007-2009
NOVA’s involvement: Mona Sandbæk, consultant

Involvement in International Networks, Organisations and Committees

Title: "Contested Childhoods"
Programme/Organisation:
IMISCOE and the Research Council of Norway
Duration: 2013-2019 IMISCOE, from 2019 independent network
NOVA's involvement: Marie Louise Seeberg (co-coordinator), Ada Engebrigtsen (founder); from 2019 NOVA is represented by Ida Tolgensbakk
Lead Partner: NOVA 
Consortium Members: Members from 15 different countries, including members from IMISCOE institutes in seven countries

Title: Research Network on Ageing in Europe
NOVA's involvement:
Marja Aartsen, board member

Title: The Gerontological Society of America (GSA)
NOVA's involvement: Marja Aartsen, GSA fellow status

Title: Nordic Migration Research (NMR)
NOVA's involvement:
Marie Louise Seeberg

Title: IMISCOE - International Migration, Integration and Social Cohesion
NOVA's involvement:
Marie Louise Seeberg, Ida Tolgensbakk

Title: European Knowledge Centre for Youth Policy (EXCYP)
NOVA’s involvement:
Guro Ødegård, Correspondent for Norway

Title: European Youth Research (PEYR)
NOVA’s involvement:
Guro Ødegård, Norwegian Expert

Title: Research Committee on Poverty, Social Welfare and Social Policy RC 19, International Sociological Association
NOVA’s involvement:
Bjørn Hvinden, Board Member

Title: European Network of Social Policy Analysis, ESPAnet
NOVA’s involvement:
Bjørn Hvinden, Co-Chair
Secretariat: NOVA - OsloMet, Margaret Donna Ford

Title: European Network for Housing Research (ENHR)
NOVA’s involvement:
Viggo Nordvik, Lena M. Turner, Board Members

Title: European Society on Family Relations 
NOVA’s involvement:
Lars Gulbrandsen, Board Member

Title: EARMA - European Association of Research Managers & Administrators 
Involvement at NOVA:
Elsbet Vestvatn, Bettina Uhrig (respons)

Title: AESIS - Network for Advancing and Evaluating the Societal Impact of Science
Involvement at NOVA:
Bettina Uhrig (responsible), Elsbet Vestvatn, Marianne Takle, Lihong Huang, Silvia Alfreider

Title: Great Power Cooperation, Conflict and Interaction in the Global Commons
Involvement at NOVA:
Marianne Takle