• An introduction to Crafting Sustainability – exploring the interconnections between sustainability and craft 

      Fyhn, Håkon; Søraa, Roger Andre (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Sustainability has become a critical issue, calling for new conceptualizations of both problems and solutions. This special issue of the Nordic Journal of Science and Technology Studies, explore the concept of “Crafting ...
    • "Assembling climate knowledge - the role of local expertise" 

      Solli, Jøran; Ryghaug, Marianne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      The difference between indigenous knowledge and western science continues to be a central theme in the social studies of science. This paper investigates the use of climate knowledge in climate adaptation activities. The ...
    • "Best before, often good after": Re-scripting the date label of food in Norway 

      Plasil, Tanja (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      In 2018, several Norwegian food producers added a new phrase to date labels of packaged foods: best before (date), often good after. Why and how did they do this? By using two concepts from Actor-Network Theory, translation ...
    • Between craft and regulations: experiences with the construction of two “super insulated” buildings in Norway 

      Woods, Ruth; Korsnes, Marius (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Building regulations set standards that aim to reduce energy use and CO2 emissions, and thereby to support the development of a more sustainable building stock. The Norwegian government uses building regulations to influence ...
    • Beyond innovation. Towards an extended framework for analysing technology policy 

      Sørensen, Knut H. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      This paper analyses technology policy as a scholarly concern and political practice that needs to be taken beyond the present somewhat singular focus on innovation and deployment. We also need to include an interest in the ...
    • Communities of Peer Practitioners: Experiences from an Academic Writing Group 

      Søraa, Roger Andre; Ingeborgrud, Lina; Suboticki, Ivana; Solbu, Gisle (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Learning academic writing is important for communicating research and participating in scholarly debates. This learning is traditionally conceptualized through a hierarchical teacher-student relation or individual ...
    • Craftsmanship in the machine: sustainability through new roles in building craft at the technologized building site 

      Fyhn, Håkon; Søraa, Roger Andre (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      The building industry is becoming increasingly characterized by automated production, and in line with this, the nature of craftsmanship is transforming. In this article, we look for a sustainable path for this transformation ...
    • Democracy or war? The communication of the climate issue online 

      Skjølsvold, Tomas Moe; Ryghaug, Marianne; Swensen, Eirik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      For years, technology optimists have hoped that the internet might serve as a vehicle for democratization. Meanwhile, many STS-scholars have called for a democratization of scientific practices through increased transparency ...
    • Domesticating digital game-based learning 

      Sigurdardottir, Helga (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      This paper analyses the use of digital game-based learning (DGBL) in schools in Norway. It investigates the types of games used in Norwegian schools and how pupils experience that practice. Digital game-based learning is ...
    • Domesticating homecare services : vehicle route solver displaced 

      M. Bergschöld, Jenny (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      This article presents a case study of a vehicle route problem solver in the context of homecare work. Vehicle route problem solvers are technologies that calculate geographically rational driving routes. Primarily framed ...
    • From ethics of restriction to ethics of construction: ELSA research in Norway 

      Nydal, Rune; Myhr, Anne Ingeborg; Myskja, Bjørn Kåre (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Current trends in ELSA policies are marked by keywords like collaboration, integration and Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI). This article analyzes how these trends have manifested themselves in Norway with the aim ...
    • Stories of Creation: Governance of Surrogacy through Media? 

      Levold, Nora; Svingen, Marit; Aune, Margrethe (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      This article discusses the Norwegian media debate on surrogacy from 2010–2013. The debate was initiated by the ‘Volden-case’ where a Norwegian woman who had travelled to India to have surrogate twins could not return to ...
    • The Anthropologization of Energy 

      Silvast, Antti (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      The Promise of Infrastructure. Nikhil Anand, Akhil Gupta and Hannah Appel (eds), 2018. Electrifying Anthropology: Exploring Electrical Practices and Infrastructures. Simone Abram, Brit Ross Winthereik and Thomas Yarrow (eds), 2019
    • The Stedegenhet of Nordic STS 

      Karlstrøm, Henrik; Finstad, Terje (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      The increasing formalization of STS research networks in the Nordic countries prompts a discussion of how research and academic work in the region is constituted – what makes something ‘Nordic’ STS as opposed to just ...
    • Training Technologies. Science, Humans and Dogs in the Age of Positive Dog Training 

      Gabrielsen, Ane Møller (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      The practices of dog training influence the lives of numerous dogs and dog owners, but have not received much academic attention in terms of empirical studies. Both humans and dogs are shaped through these practices, but ...