Ruth Østgaard Skotnes

Førsteamanuensis i risikostyring og samfunnssikkerhet

Det teknisk-naturvitenskapelige fakultet
Institutt for sikkerhet, økonomi og planlegging
KE D-330

Bio

CURRENT AND PREVIOUS POSITIONS

2021-: Associate professor, Risk management and societal safety, University of Stavanger

2019-2021: Senior Research Scientist, NORCE Norwegian Research Centre AS

2018-2019: Research Scientist, NORCE Norwegian Research Centre AS

2015-2018: Research Scientist, International Research Institute of Stavanger (IRIS)

EDUCATION

2015: PhD in Social Science, specialization in Risk Management and Societal Safety, SEROS/IMKS, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Stavanger

PhD Thesis: “Challenges for safety and security management of network companies due to increased use of ICT in the electric power supply sector”

2007: Cand. Polit. (MSc) in Administration and Organization Science, University of Bergen

Master Thesis: “AF og Akademikerne” (A study of changes in the patterns of national federations of trade unions in Norway)

2000: Cand. Mag. (Bachelor), University of Bergen

Main subjects: Administration and Organization Theory/Administrasjons- og organisasjonsvitenskap mellomfag, Work and Organizational Psychology/Arbeids- og organisasjonspsykologi delfag, Psychology/Psykologi delfag, Sociology/Sosiologi grunnfag

PROJECTS

2023-2027: Project participant, New geopolitics and the interaction between safety and security in petroleum risk governance (INTERSECT),  funded by The Research Council of Norway

2020-2021: Project manager, Liquid hydrogen to decarbonize maritime transport in Norway, Work package about Social Acceptance, Pilot-e Project, funded by The Research Council of Norway, Innovation Norway, and Enova

2017-2020: Project manager, Risikokommunikasjon om usynlige farer i norske kommuner [Risk communication about invisible hazards in Norwegian municipalities] (271963), funded by Regionalt forskingsfond Vestlandet

2020: Project participant, HMS i komplekse anleggsprosjekter – forskningsprosjekt forprosjekt [HES in complex construction projects – pre-project], funded by Nye Veier

2019: Project manager, Rapport om sikkerhetskultur i norsk vann- og kraftsektor [Report on safety and security culture in the Norwegian water and power supply sectors], in collaboration with Norsk senter for informasjonssikring (NorSiS), funded by Justis- og beredskapsdepartementet

2017-2018: Project participant, Digitalisering i petroleumsnæringen - positive og negative konsekvenser av digitalisering for HMS [Digitalisation in the petroleum industry - Challenges in a time of change from an HSE perspective], funded by Petroleumstilsynet

2015-2019: Project participant, Nordic Centre for Security Technology and Societal Values (NordSTEVA), funded by NordForsk

2015-2017: Project participant, Sikkerhetskultur i kraftnæringen – hvordan kan denne endres?  Utvikling av tiltak rettet mot mellomledere [Safety culture in the electric power supply sector – how can it be changed? Development of safety measures for middle managers], funded by Energi Norge and NHOs arbeidsmiljøfond

2014-2016: Project participant, Socio Technical Safety Assessment within Risk Regulation Regimes (SAFERA STARS), funded by the Fondation pour une culture de sécurité industrielle (FonCSI), L’institute National de l’Environnement Industriel et des Risques (Ineris), Ministère chargé de l’écologigie (MEDDE), The Research Council of Norway, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd. and the Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes)

2014: Project participant, The Cloud Accountability project (A4Cloud), Integrating Project (IP) in the European Commission's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7)

TEACHING

SAM500 Digitalisering, infrastruktur og sårbarhet

E-MRS100-1 Risiko, sikkerhet og sårbarhet

Publikasjoner
  • Vitenskapelige publikasjoner
  • Bøker og kapitler
    • Skotnes, Ruth Østgaard; Hansen, Kåre; Krøvel, Anne Vatland

      (2020)

      Risiko- og krisekommunikasjon om usynlige farer .

      NORCE Norwegian Research Centre.

      ISBN 978-82-8408-091-8.

    • Ylonen, Marja; Engen, Ole Andreas Hegland; LeCoze, Jean Christophe; Pettersen, Kenneth Arne; Skotnes, Ruth Østgaard; Morsut, Claudia; Heikkila, Joukko

      (2017)

      Sociotechnical safety assessment within three risk regulation regimes.

      ISBN 978-951-38-8528-1.

      Hefte 295.

    • LeCoze, Jean Christophe; Engen, Ole Andreas Hegland; Ylonen, Marja; Morsut, Claudia; Skotnes, Ruth Østgaard; Pettersen, Kenneth Arne; Heikkila, Joukko

      (2017)

      Sociotechnical systems theory and regulation of safety in high-risk industries. White paper.

      ISBN 978-951-38-8523-6.

      Hefte 293.

    • Skotnes, Ruth Østgaard

      (2015)

      Challenges for safety and security management of network companies due to increased use of ICT in the electric power supply sector.

      Universitetet i Stavanger.

      ISBN 978-82-7644-616-6.

  • Formidling
    • Skotnes, Ruth Østgaard

      (2023)

      Cybersikkerhet - Utvikling av trussel- og risikobildet og utfordringen med cyber-fysiske systemer.

      Sikkerhetsdagen 2023;

      2023-10-19.

    • Skotnes, Ruth Østgaard

      (2022)

      Risiko- og krisekommunikasjon om usynlige farer – erfaringer fra forskning og koronapandemien.

      Samfunnssikkerhetskonferansen 2022;

      2022-05-02.

    • Sataøen, Hogne Lerøy; Skotnes, Ruth Østgaard; Hansen, Kåre

      (2022)

      Who owns the risk communication? Challenges and differences in risk communication in Norwegian and Swedish municipalities.

      NEON-dagene 2022;

      2022-11-22 - 2022-11-24.

    • Skotnes, Ruth Østgaard

      (2022)

      Cyber-physical systems - new challenges for safety and security management of critical infrastructures.

      HSE Away Day 2022;

      2022-11-25.

    • Skotnes, Ruth Østgaard

      (2020)

      Organization of responsibility for cyber and physical safety and security in companies within the Norwegian water and electric power sectors.

      NEON-dagene 2020;

      2020-11-17 - 2020-11-19.

    • Skotnes, Ruth Østgaard; Krøvel, Anne Vatland; Hansen, Kåre

      (2020)

      Hva myndighetene kan lære om kommunikasjon om usynlige farer.

      Stavanger Aftenblad.

      ISSN 0804-8991.

    • Skotnes, Ruth Østgaard

      (2020)

      Risiko- og krisekommunikasjon om usynlige farer – COVID-19.

      Virtuell konferanse. "Hva har vi lært av Covid-19-pandemien";

      2020-06-23.

    • Skotnes, Ruth Østgaard; Hansen, Kåre; Krøvel, Anne Vatland

      (2019)

      Kommunikasjon om usynlige farer.

      Stavanger Aftenblad.

      ISSN 0804-8991.

    • Selvik, Jon Tømmerås; Risdal, Martin; Gressgård, Leif Jarle; Melberg, Kjersti; Skotnes, Ruth Østgaard

      (2018)

      Usikkerhet rundt behovet for digital kompetanse i oljenæringen.

      www.digi.no.

    • Gressgård, Leif Jarle; Melberg, Kjersti; Risdal, Martin; Skotnes, Ruth Østgaard; Selvik, Jon Tømmerås

      (2018)

      «Digitalisering i petroleumsnæringen».

      Presentasjon av forskningsresultater for Ptil;

      2018-04-06.

    • Skotnes, Ruth Østgaard; Krøvel, Anne Vatland; Hansen, Kåre

      (2018)

      Risk communication of invisible dangers.

      SRA Nordic Conference 2018;

      2018-11-08 - 2018-11-09.

    • Skotnes, Ruth Østgaard

      (2017)

      Cybersikkerhet en samfunnsverdi vi alle må beskytte.

      Stavanger Aftenblad.

      ISSN 0804-8991.

    • Skotnes, Ruth Østgaard

      (2016)

      Vi er blitt mer sårbare.

      Rosenkilden.

      Hefte 11.

      s.14-15.

    • Skotnes, Ruth Østgaard

      (2016)

      Translation of the sociotechnical approach to risk regulation in Norway, Finland and France.

      NEON-konferansen;

      2016-11-22 - 2016-11-24.

    • Skotnes, Ruth Østgaard

      (2015)

      Frykter ikke hackere tross daglige angrep.

    • Skotnes, Ruth Østgaard

      (2015)

      Not worried about hackers despite daily attacks.

    • Engen, Ole Andreas Hegland; Skotnes, Ruth Østgaard; Pettersen, Kenneth Arne; Morsut, Claudia

      (2015)

      A sociotechnical perspective on risk regulation and tripartite system in the Norwegian petroleum industry.

      Working on Safety, Porto;

      2015-09-23 - 2015-09-25.

    • Skotnes, Ruth Østgaard; Engen, Ole Andreas H

      (2011)

      Internal Control as Risk Management.

      27th EGOS Colloquium ;

      2011-06-06 - 2011-06-09.

  • Kunstnerisk produksjon
    • Syse, Helleik Line; Skotnes, Ruth Østgaard; Gould, Kenneth Arne Pettersen; Houmb, Siv H.; Lundon, Ida Elise

      (2020)

      The Smart and Vulnerable City.

  • Kommersialisering
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