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– Fast and fair transformations to low-carbon societies are difficult without critical climate education

Professor Hanne Svarstad argues that rapid and just climate action requires that people are offered education to understand the most important consequences of the various climate mitigation alternatives.

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Screen quality matters more than screen time

How much time children and teenagers spend looking at screens is on many parents’ minds. Yet researchers insist it is the quality of that time that should concern us most.

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No pedagogical reasons to continue offering hybrid teaching

Combining remote and in-person teaching demands more preparation from both teachers and students. It also results in poorer learning outcomes.

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Football for everyone—or mainly for boys?

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.

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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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Finding community in extremism

Sometimes, youth feel like strangers in their own countries. In the face of real and perceived injustices, some find community in extremism.

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Norwegian youth have handled the pandemic well

In spite of the challenges that have accompanied the COVID-19 pandemic, most Norwegian teenagers report high levels of life satisfaction.

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Sexual assault in social settings can take many different forms

A new study provides insight into the different ways that sexual assault can occur among teenagers and young adults.

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Advancing musical traditions through technology

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.

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Researchers have been following 40-somethings since their teens: Who gets left behind?

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.

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We do not know enough about the digital everyday lives of children and young people

Halla B. Holmarsdottir is investigating how technology affects the lives of children and young people.

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Researchers seek to better understand the lives of young people in Norway

Using a variety of methods, OsloMet researchers are gaining new insights into young people's opinions, struggles and aspirations.