UiS professor to head the world's biggest risk organisation
Professor Terje Aven of the University of Stavanger has been chosen to head the Society for Risk Analysis, the world's largest and most respected organisation in the field of risk.
UiS professor in charge of safety work
Professor Ole Andreas Engen is heading the committee that will be reviewing safety on the Norwegian continental shelf.
SEROS Seminar: Integrating economic and safety perspectives in risk management – A necessity for success?
The seminar - taking place on Monday 31 October 2016 - focuses on whether economists and the economic thinking is an obstacle for good risk and safety management. Or whether stronger cooperation with the economists is a necessity for a successful management of risk.
UiS in tunnel safety cluster
The Norwegian Tunnel Safety Cluster (NTSC) has received funding from Innovation Norway's Arena programme. The University of Stavanger holds an important role in the collaboration.
Student team through in international competition
The student team PEERSoS from the University of Stavanger has gone through to the second round of an international risk management competition. Close cooperation with a Canadian insurance company is now awaiting.
Investigating mass graves can build trust
Violence ended in the former Yugoslavia, the conflicts did not. – Forensic investigations of mass graves can help to reconcile enemies.
Hackers pose threat to energy infrastructure
Everything points to a real threat against Norwegian energy providers. Nevertheless, the companies themselves perceive the risk as relatively low.
Are we overdoing aviation security?
Despite a seemingly low level of risk, we spend NOK 1.2 billion annually on screening air passengers and luggage in Norway. Has fear gained the upper hand?
SEROS is a research centre located in Stavanger, Norway. The Centre for Risk Management and Societal Safety (SEROS) was established by the University of Stavanger (UiS) and the International Research Institute of Stavanger (IRIS) on January 1st 2009.
The centres research embraces the overall themes as well as the relationship between:
- Risk Management
- Societal Safety
The SEROS staff is involved in a range of study programmes, including an interdiciplinary PhD programme and several Master and Bachelor programmes at the University of Stavanger