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Young People May Face Particular Challenges in the Post-Corona Labour Market

The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in both a global health crisis and a financial crisis on a scale never before seen in modern times. The labour market that emerges in the wake of the crisis may impact younger workers harder than others.

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Norwegian Study Looks at How the Coronavirus Pandemic is Affecting People’s Health and Careers

The coronavirus pandemic is affecting the majority of employed adults in Norway, but in different ways.

OsloMet researcher Svenn-Erik Mamelund.

Are Measures Designed to Control the Spread of Coronavirus Working? And at What Cost?

Svenn-Erik Mamelund is something of a rarity: a social scientist who specialises in pandemics. It is little wonder, then, that the OsloMet researcher is in high demand.

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Old Age and Happiness: Some Common Misconceptions

Are older people more likely to feel loneliness? Will having children make you happier when you get old? And are old men really as irritable as we think?

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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.

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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.

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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?