• 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 ...
    • 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 ...