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Master in Energy, Environment and Society

Climate change, loss of biodiversity, and the possible transition towards a low carbon society

Understanding Immersion

A UiS Research Project. The quality of being immersive is increasingly held to be a desirable...

Norway’s digital infrastructures

The project investigates how Norway’s digital infrastructures enable an open and inclusive public...

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UNESCO Chair on Leadership, Innovation and Anticipation

The UNESCO Chair is a collaboration between The University of Stavanger and the Nordic Institute for...

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Centre for Innovation, Institutions and Policy (CIIP)

The proposed Centre of Excellence, CIIP, will investigate to see how technological changes and...

Theoretical and conceptual framework founded in caring sciences

This free-standing research course (10 ECTS) will be provided with experts in the field in a...

Tingvatn

Back to Blood: Pursuing a future from the Norse Past

Why are Vikings and the Norse past increasingly popular?

Stavager symfoniorkester

Research group in Interactionist Cultural Sociology

Cultural sociology studies the repertoires of meaning and interpretation that people deploy when...

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How to encourage and develop Postgraduate Supervision?

This research program area is aimed at preparing better graduate and postgraduate candidates.

Ikoner for helse svever over en utstrakt hånd.

ISPAS: Paths to Successful Innovation

By developing a new joint curriculum of PhD courses, candidates will be better equipped in areas of...

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Releasing the Power of Users - articulating user interest to accelerate new innovative pathways in the digital health and welfare sector

A project focusing on the health care sector and how to amplify the voice of the users when applying...

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Centre for Innovation Research

New ideas and concepts are the key to prosperity and to the wealth and wellbeing of nations, regions...

The situation in Cuba

Look to Scandinavia – the museum of the good parts of the capitalism, says Vegard Bye in this...

Minor in Gender Studies

Now you can do a Minor in Gender Studies at UiS. The minor is a 30 ECTS in-depth study programme...

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Populism, a necessary challenge for democracy?

The research group aims to understand how socio-political practices and processes work in...

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How to support offender rehabilitation through improving interagency collaboration in criminal justice systems?

Colab is a group of researchers exploring challenges related to poor mental health among criminals...

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UNESCO chair at UiS

In 2020 The University of Stavanger (UiS) was awarded a UNESCO professorship on the topic of...

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What characterizes good welfare?

Societal changes requires adapting welfare services and updated knowledge. The researchers at UiS...

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What does it take to succeed with the energy transition?

Green transition and sustainable development is all about using resources smarter and more...

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EnviroCitizen

Citizen Science for Environmental Citizenship

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Smart city research

Creating a smart city requires joint efforts of city planners, technologists, energy experts, social...

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Centre for Gender Studies

Centre for Gender Studies is located at The Faculty of Social Sciences. We conduct research and...

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Digital Society Research Group

Digital Society is an interdisciplinary and multi-methodological research group focused on the...

Changing news landscapes in Scandinavia

The Scandinavian media model is under pressure. Investigating these pressures across the region...