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Sustainability

One of the goals at OsloMet is that our research and education shall contribute to sustainable development. We have research, study programmes and campus operations that support all the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

Featured research

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The planet is now home to 8 billion people

How many people can our planet sustain? This is one of the questions demographer Marianne T√łnnessen is asking as Earth reaches this population milestone.

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Green shifting the news cycle

By covering the "green shift", journalists can drive the news cycle.

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The tiny secret to healthier fish

OsloMet professor believes that the key to developing healthy and sustainable salmon aquaculture is in understanding their micro-RNA.

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OsloMet launches PhD programme in Innovation for Sustainability

The University Board approved the establishment of a new doctoral programme in Innovation for Sustainability 15 September.

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Education is no guarantee against unemployment and poverty

Despite the increasing educational level of the population, the risk of becoming unemployed or becoming a social assistance or disability benefit recipient is not decreasing correspondingly, according to new research from OsloMet.

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How do we imagine a sustainable future?

How will people live their lives in 30 years? Now you can share your thoughts about the future with researchers.

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Using AI to improve investigative interviews with children

Researchers and experts in the field of interviewing children are using artificial intelligence to develop new training methods for the police and the Child Welfare Services.

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How can we go from fast to slow fashion?

The solution is right in front of our noses, says professor in clothing and sustainability.