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Older couple with bikes.
Working Life, Society and Welfare

Five Myths About Old Age and Happiness

Are old people lonelier than their younger counterparts? Will having children make you happier when you get old? And are old men really as irritable as we think they are?

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Working Life, Society and Welfare  |  Childhood, School and Education

Five Measures That Can Prevent Violence Against Children

Less severe violence against children and young people is declining, whereas severe forms of violence remain stable. According to OsloMet researchers, there are five measures that can reduce severe violence.

Overview of urban Bergen.
Cities, Regions and Urban Life

How do Norway, Sweden and Denmark Address Urban Segregation Differently?

The Scandinavian countries have attracted migrants from around the world. While some of the measures they have adopted to combat segregation are similar, policy responses in the three countries also indicate significant divergences.

Detail of a laptop.
Information Systems and Technology

Making Universal Design a Reality

When we design technology to be usable for for everyone, we enable them to participate in society, regardless of disability or impairment. The United Nations refers to this as universal design.

Computer screen seen through the glasses of a man looking at the screen. Most of it is out of focus except the small part seen through the glasses.
Working Life, Society and Welfare

Lack of Knowledge Affects People with Visual Impairments

"Employers do not know enough about visual impairment and therefore choose not to hire applicants," says research fellow Gagan Chhabra at OsloMet.

Hands holding mobile phones.
Consumption, Climate and Environment

We Should Take Better Care of Our Personal Data

On many websites it is unnecessarily complicated to check which personal data they collect. The rules ought to be stricter, according to a researcher at OsloMet.

Minister of Digitalisation Nikolai Astrup and researcher Gustavo Mello looking at a computer screen at the new AI lab.
Information Systems and Technology

A New Artificial Intelligence Research Centre

OsloMet has unveiled a new artificial intelligence research centre. The centre, it is hoped, will help strengthen Norway's position as a leading actor in the AI field.

Woman and child outdoor in hiking gear.
Working Life, Society and Welfare

Six Myths about Gender, Family and Work Life in Norway

Norway is widely regarded as a pioneer in the area of gender equality. What does the latest research tell us about the strides women have made in society and the state of gender equality more broadly?