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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 Tønnessen is asking as Earth reaches this population milestone.

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Communities influence kids, but parents shape communities

Most parents have reflected on how the neighbourhood they live in affects their children’s futures. Yet most research ignores parents' role in actively shaping the communities their children grow up in.

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Green shifting the news cycle

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

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More than just work: How an immigrant finds belonging

State-run integration programs tend to view immigrants through an employment-colored lense. Erika Gubrium thinks she has found a better way.

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Close by, from a distance?

How does technology in education affect students’ connection with school, university or education in general?

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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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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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Anxiety and depression more common among adults with ADHD

According to new research, there may be several reasons for this.

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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.

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Extremism is an expression of dissatisfaction

Researchers have studied conversations on Twitter among Islamist extremists and far-right extremists.

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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.