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Norway is widely recognised as an egalitarian country, yet the media industry has failed to live up to this ideal.
We can access bank accounts, healthcare, and social benefits through the internet using our phones and computers, yet not everyone is able to take advantage of these technologies.
Norway and Denmark stand out among the European countries. Both countries had few deaths, both among the population as a whole and in elderly care institutions.
During the Panama Papers leak, journalists made use of machine learning to organise data. A new research project will explore how such methods can be employed in investigative journalism.
Has COVID-19 changed our consumption habits in a more climate-friendly direction? Less frequent travel and more online shopping are habits that can have a positive impact on the environment.
Sustainable consumption should not be reduced to reuse and recycling, according to SIFO researchers.
How do European consumers perceive the quality of the food they eat? Join us in exploring the thoughts and practices of 40 households from seven European countries.
How sustainable is local food trade in Norway and other parts of Europe, including buying directly from the producer? As it turns out, sustainability is present in slightly unexpected ways.
The word “diversity” is so often used that the average person seldom reflects on its meaning. But what exactly does diversity entail?
How did a desire to preserve oil and gas for future generations and protect the environment turn into the largest oil fund in the world and the foundation of the Norwegian welfare state?
According to a study from OsloMet, having children does not increase quality of life, even in old age.
A new study provides insight into the different ways that sexual assault can occur among teenagers and young adults.
What started as a digital aid for kindergarten teachers quickly evolved into an ambitious project to renew and preserve the Norwegian song repertoire, for children and adults alike.
Artificial intelligence offers great promise, but suffers from a trust deficit. Researchers at OsloMet are seeking to make this technology more trustworthy and, ultimately, more sustainable.
Researchers from Norwegian Social Research (NOVA) at OsloMet have been following the same people for more than 28 years. They now seek to investigate why some people have experienced marginalisation as adults.
Researchers at PANSOC have been studying pandemic planning for decades. COVID-19 has thrust their work into the spotlight.
Even when the pandemic has been brought under control, many children will be unable to attend school for various reasons. Can robots help improve their school experience?
People consume information in different ways. Catering to the needs and habits of the majority when conveying information can amount to discrimination against other groups—including the elderly.
Halla B. Holmarsdottir is investigating how technology affects the lives of children and young people.
SIFO researchers have mapped adverts for unhealthy food and drink that children see on their mobile phones.
A study shows that political parties tend to hide hate speech on Facebook rather than deleting it. This is unfortunate, according to journalism professor Karoline Andrea Ihlbæk.
Norway is starting its vaccination programme and people facing high medical risk are first in line. But medical conditions aren’t the only factors to consider when protecting people from a deadly virus.
Using a variety of methods, OsloMet researchers are gaining new insights into young people's opinions, struggles and aspirations.
Researchers at OsloMet have created a coffee cup that can make information technology more accessible to the elderly. The cup facilitates social contact and finding new online friends.