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  • Leaving the windows open – økt mangel på IKT-sikkerhetskompetanse i Norge 

    Mark, Michael Spjelkavik; Tømte, Cathrine Edelhard; Næss, Terje; Røsdal, Trude (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-06-03)
    IKT-sikkerhet berører enkeltindivider, næringsliv, offentlig sektor, nasjonal infrastruktur og samfunnssikkerhet generelt. IKT-sikkerhet defineres vanligvis som evnen til å forebygge, oppdage og håndtere tre typer hendelser: ...
  • Can school nurses improve the school environment in Norwegian primary schools? A protocol for a randomized controlled trial 

    Federici, Roger Andre; Flatø, Martin; Bru, Edvin; Midthassel, Unni Vere; Helleve, Arnfinn; Rønsen, Ester (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-06-11)
    This protocol describes a randomized controlled trial where additional school nurse resources are assigned to work systemically with schools to improve the school environment and reduce bullying among and absence of 5th–7th ...
  • Evidence-informed policy and practice in the field of education: The dilemmas related to organizational design 

    Wollscheid, Sabine; Stensaker, Bjørn; Bugge, Markus (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-06-07)
    Evidence-informed policy and practice has been a trend as part of an effort to increase the use of research to improve education at all levels. In many countries, knowledge-brokering initiatives were established to stimulate ...
  • From Waste to Value: Valorisation Pathways for Organic Waste Streams in Circular Bioeconomies 

    Klitkou, Antje; Fevolden, Arne Martin; Capasso, Marco (Book; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    From Waste to Value investigates how streams of organic waste and residues can be transformed into valuable products, to foster a transition towards a sustainable and circular bioeconomy. The studies are carried out within ...
  • What is the bioeconomy? 

    Bugge, Markus; Hansen, Teis; Klitkou, Antje (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    The notion of grand challenges has over the last decade emerged as a central issue in policymaking and – increasingly – academia. In a European context, the Lund Declaration [1] stressed the urgency of pursuing solutions ...
  • Multi-level governance of food waste: Comparing Norway, Denmark and Sweden 

    Szulecka, Julia; Strøm-Andersen, Nhat; Scordato, Lisa; Skrivervik, Eili (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    While numerous political initiatives and civil society efforts have, for years, focused on undernourishment and hunger in vulnerable regions, an astonishing one third of all edible food produced globally is wasted (FAO, ...
  • Theoretical perspectives on innovation for waste valorisation in the bioeconomy 

    Bugge, Markus; Bolwig, Simon; Hansen, Teis; Tanner, Anne Nygaard (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    This book is anchored in a systemic and evolutionary understanding of how society evolves through technological development and innovation that are socially embedded and conditioned by actors, networks and institutions. ...
  • Directionality and diversity: Contending policy rationales in the transition towards the bioeconomy 

    Scordato, Lisa; Bugge, Markus; Fevolden, Arne Martin (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    One of the pressing societal challenges today relates to climate change and the need to replace fossil-based inputs with renewable resources in the production of fuel, energy, and chemical compounds. This has resulted in ...
  • Beyond animal feed? The valorisation of brewers’ spent grain 

    Bolwig, Simon; Mark, Michael Spjelkavik; Happel, Maaike Karlijn; Brekke, Andreas (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    The beer brewing industry has long been considered somewhat bio-circular since the major part of its organic side-stream, spent grain, returns to the biological system in the form of animal feed. In many places, spent grain ...
  • What knowledge does the bioeconomy build upon? 

    Dybdahl, Linn Meidell; Iversen, Eric James (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Modern economies have long been characterised as ‘knowledge-based economies’ (e.g. David & Foray, 2002), whereby more advanced economies are distinguished by their ability to generate, disseminate and use new scientific ...
  • New path development for forest-based value creation in Norway 

    Klitkou, Antje; Capasso, Marco; Hansen, Teis; Szulecka, Julia (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    This chapter focuses on path development in the forest-based industries of Norway, based on the valorisation of side-streams and residues. Forest-based value creation is one of the main avenues for the emerging bioeconomy ...
  • Actors and innovators in the circular bioeconomy: An integrated empirical approach to studying organic waste stream innovators 

    Iversen, Eric James; Capasso, Marco; Rørstad, Kristoffer (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    This chapter addresses the need for a reliable way to identify actors in the‘bioeconomy’ and to take stock of the innovative activities they engage in, especially in terms of how these activities involve organic waste paths ...
  • Mission-oriented innovation in urban governance: Setting and solving problems in waste valorisation 

    Bugge, Markus; Fevolden, Arne Martin (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    As an ever-greater part of the world’s population is living in cities, dealing with urban waste is becoming an increasingly prominent challenge for local authorities (Frantzeskaki & Kabisch, 2016). In many places, local ...
  • New pathways for organic waste in land-based farming of salmon: The case of Norway and Denmark 

    Sandvold, Hilde Ness; Gregg, Jay Sterling; Olsen, Dorothy Sutherland (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    In this chapter, we explore the possibilities for sustainable pathways for the increased valorisation of organic waste from the aquaculture salmon industry. The chapter has a special focus on valorisation of sludge of the ...
  • Introduction 

    Klitkou, Antje; Fevolden, Arne Martin; Capasso, Marco (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Organic waste and other residual materials from bio-based industries and households are of increasing value in today’s economy. Substances that have long represented a cost to the economy are now becoming a valuable resource. ...
  • Conclusions 

    Klitkou, Antje; Fevolden, Arne Martin; Capasso, Marco (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    In the following sections we explain how the book has answered the raised expectations for the main thematic issues introduced in the first chapter, such as circularity across established sectors, regional embedding and ...
  • The R&D composition of European countries: concentrated versus dispersed profiles 

    Piro, Fredrik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-03-02)
    In this study, we use a unique dataset covering all higher education institutions, public research institutions and private companies that have applied for funding to the European Framework Programs for Research and ...
  • Study success policy patterns in higher education regimes: More similarities than differences? 

    Wollscheid, Sabine; Hovdhaugen, Elisabeth (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-05-22)
    Greater participation in higher education and the improvement in completion rates are on the agenda in most European countries. At the same time, higher education has been through a range of reforms (e.g. the Bologna ...
  • One model fits all? How centres of excellence affect research organisation and practices in the humanities 

    Borlaug, Siri Brorstad; Langfeldt, Liv (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-05-15)
    Centres of Excellence (CoE) have become a common research policy instrument in several OECD countries the last two decades. The CoE schemes are in general modelled on the organisational and research practices in the natural ...
  • The practices of quality management in Norwegian higher education: Collaboration and control in study programme design and delivery 

    Stensaker, Bjørn; Hovdhaugen, Elisabeth; Maassen, Peter (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Purpose: In recent decades, higher education institutions have been encouraged to develop their own internal management systems as a response to perceived quality challenges in the sector. These quality management (QM) ...

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