23. August 2017

MOOC – from global to local

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) as an educational phenomenon is in constant development, both on a national and global scale. A group of NIFU researchers presents finds and perspectives on the topic in a new publication, with emphasis on two current and contrasting understandings of MOOC.
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22. June 2017

Impacts of Norwegian development research

Norwegian development research is widely used and applied in various settings, both in national contexts and not least internationally.
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16. June 2017

PhD Research Fellowship at NIFU dedicated to the study of Research Quality

NIFU hereby announces a vacant position at our Centre for Research Quality and Policy Impact Studies (R-QUEST). The successful candidate will be required to take part in the PhD programme at the Faculty of Social Sciences at UiO.
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7. March 2017

Articles on HELOs and higher education in special issue

NIFU researchers Nicoline Frølich, Tine S. Prøitz, Agnete Vabø and Per Olaf Aamodt have published several articles in the latest issue of European Journal of Higher Education (vol. 52, issue 1, part I).
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6. March 2017

Book chapter on the consequences of change in higher education

NIFU researchers Mari Elken and Nicoline Frølich have published “Pulling the plug in a bathtub: the big consequences of a small change in Norwegian higher education” in Policy analysis of structural reforms in higher education: processes and outcomes.
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13. February 2017

Article on standardization in higher education in Europe

NIFU researcher Mari Elken has published “Standardization of (higher) education in Europe – policy coordination 2.0?” in Policy and Society.
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9. February 2017

Article on the transition towards the bioeconomy

NIFU researchers Lisa Scordato, Markus Bugge and Arne Martin Fevolden have published «Directionality across diversity: governing contending policy rationales in the transition towards the bioeconomy» in Sustainability.
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1. February 2017

The selection process for the Swiss NCCR is evaluated by NIFU

Overall the NCCR selection process is well organised, but some unclarities and ineffective features should be adjusted.
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20. January 2017

Article on the relationship between training and innovation activities

NIFU researcher Pål Børing has published «The relationship between training and innovation activities in enterprises» in International Journal of Training and Development.
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