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Enormous amounts of clothing never get worn. Much of it contains plastic and other synthetic fibres.
Every year, around 12,000 Norwegians have a stroke. Research fellow Solbakken has good advice for those affected.
Midwives in several countries are working together in an OsloMet project to save more women and children in low-income countries.
Combining remote and in-person teaching demands more preparation from both teachers and students. It also results in poorer learning outcomes.
The opportunities offered to boys and girls who play football in Norway are different, according to new research from OsloMet. ‘This can have consequences that go far beyond elite sports,’ says Marlene Persson.
How many people can our planet sustain? This is one of the questions demographer Marianne Tønnessen is asking as Earth reaches this population milestone.
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.
By covering the "green shift", journalists can drive the news cycle.
State-run integration programs tend to view immigrants through an employment-colored lense. Erika Gubrium thinks she has found a better way.
How does technology in education affect students’ connection with school, university or education in general?
OsloMet professor believes that the key to developing healthy and sustainable salmon aquaculture is in understanding their micro-RNA.
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.
According to new research, there may be several reasons for this.
The solution is right in front of our noses, says professor in clothing and sustainability.
Researchers have studied conversations on Twitter among Islamist extremists and far-right extremists.
How will people live their lives in 30 years? Now you can share your thoughts about the future with researchers.
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.
Sometimes, youth feel like strangers in their own countries. In the face of real and perceived injustices, some find community in extremism.
The conflicts between the different ethnic groups in Ukraine have been exaggerated according to researchers at OsloMet.
Nine out of ten young people in Norway are on social media and are exposed to a great deal of advertising from influencers. New research from OsloMet maps how this marketing affects young people.
OsloMet’s Oceanlab investigates the unexplored depths of the Oslo Fjord, from their new facility in Filipstadkaia.
The people who leave can have as much impact on a country as those who come in. Yet not much is known about Norway's 30,000 annual emigrants.
The Centre for Intelligent Musculoskeletal Health (CIM), OsloMet's new Centre of Research Excellence, uses AI to develop innovative and effective interventions for musculoskeletal health.
In spite of the challenges that have accompanied the COVID-19 pandemic, most Norwegian teenagers report high levels of life satisfaction.
In a world drowning in plastic, plastic-eating bacteria may offer solutions to the deluge. Professor Colin Charnock has discovered novel ways to find and culture these types of bacteria.
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.