• A fuel too far? Technology, innovation, and transition in failed biofuel development in Norway 

      Fevolden, Arne Martin; Klitkou, Antje (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      This article explores whether old, incumbent industries can prevent new, green industries from emerging by studying the rise and fall of the Norwegian advanced biofuel sector. It investigates three competing explanations ...
    • A welcome to methodological pragmatism 

      Sivertsen, Gunnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      In their contribution to this issue of Journal of Informetrics, ‘A farewell to the MNCS and like size-independent indicators’, Giovanni Abramo and Ciriaco Andrea D’Angelo open up new and interesting viae for the study of ...
    • Samfunnsviteres og humanisters overgang til arbeidsmarkedet 

      Næss, Terje; Salvanes, Kari Vea; Wiers-Jenssen, Jannecke (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Denne artikkelen ser på i hvilken grad arbeidsmarkedet har klart å absorbere større kull av kandidater fra samfunnsvitenskapelige og humanistiske og estetiske fag i perioden 1995–2015. Datagrunnlaget er NIFUs kandidatund ...
    • Taking scholarly books into account: current developments in five European countries 

      Gimenez-Toledo, Elea; Manana-Rodriguez, Jorge; Engels, Tim C. E.; Ingwersen, Peter; Pölönen, Janne; Sivertsen, Gunnar; Verleysen, Frederik T; Zuccala, Alesia A (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      For academic book authors and the institutions assessing their research performance, the relevance of books is undisputed. In spite of this, the absence of comprehensive international databases covering the items and ...
    • Managing mergers – governancing institutional integration 

      Frølich, Nicoline; Trondal, Jarle; Caspersen, Joakim; Reymert, Ingvild (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Despite striking similarities, the adoption and implementation of policy shifts regarding higher education governance vary considerably across the globe, suggesting a mixed picture of diversification and isomorphism both ...
    • Learning outcomes – a useful tool in quality assurance? Views from academic staff 

      Aamodt, Per Olaf; Frølich, Nicoline; Stensaker, Bjørn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      While the establishment of quality assurance has been seen for decades as the most significant instrument to secure and enhance the quality of teaching and learning in higher education, the concept of developing more ...
    • Kjønnsforskjeller i skoleprestasjoner: Ulik modning? 

      Grøgaard, Jens B.; Arnesen, Clara Åse (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Artikkelen diskuterer om utviklingen av kjønnsforskjeller i skoleprestasjoner fra 5. trinn i grunnskolen til første år i videregående (Vg1) skyldes at jenters og gutters kognitive ferdigheter modnes i ulik takt ...
    • Measuring the productivity of national R&D systems: Challenges in cross-national comparisons of R&D input and publication output indicators 

      Aksnes, Dag W.; Sivertsen, Gunnar; van Leeuwen, Thed; Wendt, Kaja (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      We investigate methodological problems in measuring research productivity at the national level by comparing official R&D statistics from the OECD with publication data from the Web of Science. Data from 18 countries are ...
    • Patterns of internationalization and criteria for research assessment in the social sciences and humanities 

      Sivertsen, Gunnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      This article investigates the developments during the last decades in the use of languages, publication types and publication channels in the social sciences and humanities (SSH). The purpose is to develop an understanding ...
    • Publication-Based Funding: The Norwegian Model 

      Sivertsen, Gunnar (Chapter, 2016)
    • How can differences in international university rankings be explained? 

      Sivertsen, Gunnar; Piro, Fredrik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      University rankings are typically presenting their results as league tables with more emphasis on final scores and positions, than on the clarification of why the universities are ranked as they are. Finding out the latter ...
    • Global rankings in the Nordic region: challenging the identity of research-intensive universities? 

      Elken, Mari; Hovdhaugen, Elisabeth; Stensaker, Bjørn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Global university rankings currently attract considerable attention, and it is often assumed that such rankings may cause universities to prioritize activities and outcomes that will have a positive effect in their ranking ...
    • Data integration in Scandinavia 

      Sivertsen, Gunnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Recent developments in Scandinavia may be of interest in relation to developing an integrated European research information structure that could provide the basis for an improved knowledge base for research policy. This ...
    • Kampen om karakteren. Elevers motspill i møte med læreres vurderingspraksis i videregående skole 

      Lødding, Berit; Seland, Idunn; Prøitz, Tine Sophie (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Det er kjent at ungdoms forhold til voksne, inkludert lærere, i større grad enn i tidligere generasjoner er preget av forhandlinger og fravær av opposisjon. Denne artikkelen undersøker hvordan elever og lærere omtaler ...
    • What is the bioeconomy? A review of the literature 

      Bugge, Markus; Hansen, Teis; Klitkou, Antje (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      The notion of the bioeconomy has gained importance in both research and policy debates over the last decade, and is frequently argued to be a key part of the solution to multiple grand challenges. Despite this, there seems ...
    • The establishment of formal research groups in higher education institutions 

      Reymert, Ingvild; Vabø, Agnete; Kyvik, Svein; Alvsvåg, Aina (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      This article explores the significance for academic staff members of research groups established and formalised as part of research strategies at university faculties. It also explores the levels of participation and ...
    • Evaluering av den nasjonale rektorutdanningen 2015-2019 : Delrapport 1 

      Caspersen, Joakim; Federici, Roger Andre; Røsdal, Trude (Research report, 2017)
      I denne rapporten presenteres de første resultatene fra evalueringen av den nasjonale rektorutdanningen i perioden 2015 2019. Formålet med rapporten er å undersøke hvordan rektorutdanningen fungerer sett opp mot de formulerte ...
    • Directionality across diversity: governing contending policy rationales in the transition towards the bioeconomy 

      Scordato, Lisa; Bugge, Markus; Fevolden, Arne Martin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Although the bioeconomy has been embraced by many governments around the world as a way of responding to the grand challenge of climate change, it remains unclear what the bioeconomy is and how it can contribute to achieving ...
    • Match og mismatch mellom utdanning og arbeidsmarked i Norge 

      Lødding, Berit; Aamodt, Per Olaf; Skule, Sveinung (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Både fra et individuelt og et samfunnsmessig perspektiv er det et mål at det er godt samsvar mellom behovene i arbeidsmarkedet og utdanningssystemets kandidatproduksjon innenfor ulike utdanningsnivå og fagområder. Norge ...
    • Erih Plus – Making the Ssh Visible, Searchable and Available 

      Lavik, Gry Ane Vikanes; Sivertsen, Gunnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      The European Reference Index for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (ERIH PLUS) may provide national and institutional CRIS systems with a well-defined, standardized and dynamic register of scholarly journals and series ...