Research at UiS Business School

The University of Stavanger Business School has a wide and skilled research environment within Economics, Business, Law, Innovation and Management.

Vice Dean of Resarch, professor Ragnar Tveterås

Selected on-going larger Research Projects at the UIS Business School:

The project is looking into the healthcare sector and the main aim is to amplify user voices in this sector in particular when applying digital technology. The project is funded by the Norwegian Research Council and is a continuation of DIGITILIZE OR DIE How ICT innovations can be used in the development of health and welfare services in a responsible way. Also funded by the Norwegian Research Council. 

How universities can contribute to innovation, economic growth and regional development. Funded by the European Council.

Development of novel concepts and methods for flexible and sustainable food processing in Norway. Funded by the Norwegian Research Council.

Ecosystem Service Valuation For Coastal Zone Management: From Promise to Practice. Funded by the Norwegian Research Council.

Maintaining Motivated Employees. Funded by the Norwegian Research Council.

THE AGDER PROJECT (in Norwegian only)
Develop specific knowledge of the learning content for children in kindergarten - especially in the transition between kindergarten and school.

The research project «Resilient» aims to increase well-being and motivation among the pupils in the secondary school through promoting social and emotional competence. The project received NOK 20 million from the Norwegian Research Council's program FINNUT.

UiS Synapse Lab develops and investigates interventions for promoting motivation and learning in education and work life. Synapse Lab is a UiS research laboratory motivated by the need for evidence based policy making and organizational change.

COM³ Building COMpetencies for COMpetitive COMpanies
The COM³ Building COMpetencies for COMpetitive COMpaniest is a change of mind-set with a focus on the mediatory role of local & regional authorities for improving the tech-readiness of rural businesses and exploiting local potentials for rural innovation and smarter growth. Funded by the Interreg North Sea Region Program and co-financed by the European Union European Regional Development fund.

The Research School in Economics and Business Administration

Fields of research at UiS Business School:

UiS EREE - Research Group for Energy, Resource and Environmental Economics

The main areas of expertise are:

Accounting and auditing


  • Labour economics
  • Behavioral economics
  • Environmental and resource economics
  • Seafood-related research
    • Aquaculture - productivity analysis
    • Seafood - market analysis
    • Value chains for seafood
  • Oil-related resarch
    • Contract strategy and economic
    • Governance in the oil sector
    • Gas market analysis - regulation and cost analysis
    • Investments in oil and gas industry
    • Taxation and regulation of multinational companies
    • Valuation of oil and gas companies 


  • Applied finance



  • Leadership
  • Operation management
  • Project management
  • Information management
  • Strategy


  • Branding
  • Consumer behavior
  • Business to business (B2B)
  • Distribution channels
  • Inter-organizational relationships
  • Industrial networks
  • Social networks