Gender perspectives in research

Andrea Pető: “Working within higher education has become high-risk”

29 September 2022

The Hungarian researcher receives the University of Oslo's Human Rights Award for her work in academic freedom and institutional autonomy. Gender research is like the canary in the coal mine, she says.

Is the term ‘intersectionality’ being misused?

24 January 2022
A new doctoral dissertation by Amund Rake Hoffart takes a critical look at how theoreticians discuss intersectionality in academia.

“Simone de Beauvoir’s analysis of old age is still relevant”

12 March 2021
The French philosopher Simone de Beauvoir’s analysis of the oppression of women may be applied to explain oppression of elderly people today, says Tove Pettersen.

Most read articles from Kilden genderresearch.no in 2020

6 January 2021
An article about masculinity in Norwegian black metal was the most read in Kilden's newsmagazine in 2020.

Can artificial intelligence affect gender equality?

9 December 2020
A new knowledge overview provides a review of all Norwegian research on equality and artificial intelligence. From this overview, it is evident that we are not prepared for the consequences that the new technology might have for gender equality.

Seeking more European research that integrates a gender dimension

25 November 2020
A new EU report shows how gender and sex analysis can make research better and more creative – including in disciplines that have not yet incorporated them.

Changing masculinity in Norwegian black metal

27 May 2020
In Norwegian black metal, monstrous images of hyper-masculinity is emphasised. This has given many fans power over their own identity.

Gender equality in research is a joint European responsibility

27 May 2020
I am hoping for more outreach and more knowledge-based debates about gender equality in research in Europe, writes Linda Marie Rustad.

When knowledge is banned

28 April 2020
Attacks on gender researchers’ academic freedom can have fatal consequences, according to Sunniva Folgen Høiskar and Linda Marie Rustad.

Updated innovation concept means greater diversity

25 March 2020
Innovation has typically been thought of as involving patents, licences and start-ups. Today, innovation researchers have a far broader understanding of the concept, believes research leader Espen Solberg.

Research on energy is not gender neutral

11 February 2020
"The meaning of gender perspectives in research is often reduced to just counting the number of men and women. This is a very shallow interpretation of the term. In order to create a better climate, we need to understand the people behind the energy habits," according to researcher.

“Europe wants more gender research”

20 November 2019
Gender equality generates better results within research and innovation. In addition, EU bureaucrats argue that European research funding should be earmarked with specific requirements for gender perspectives.

“Women’s historical contributions are still ignored”

11 September 2019
“Women’s history brings forth knowledge concerning one half of humanity, and makes sure that the discipline does not become gender blind,” says professor of history at University of Oslo, Hilde Sandvik.

Cars are still designed for men

21 June 2019
With its research on safety for all, Volvo has a clear gender perspective on industrial innovation. So far they are quite alone in this respect.

Controversial documentary used to de-legitimize Norwegian gender research

8 May 2019
Rumours that the TV show 'Brainwash' put an end to Norwegian gender research is alive and kicking in anti-feminist circles internationally.

Publications

Author(s):
Helga Eggebø, Lundberg, Aase, Teigen, Mari
Published: 2022
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Peterson, Anna M.
Published: 2015
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Eriksen, Astrid M. A., Ketil Lenert Hansen, Cecilie Javo and Berit Schei
Published: 2015
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Steder, Frank Brundtlan (ed.)
Published: 2015
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Irvin, Jill A. and Cindy Simon Rosenthal et al. (eds.)
Published: 2015
Author(s):
Farstad, Gunhild R. and Kari Stefansen
Published: 2015
Author(s):
Lian, Olaug S. and Hilde Bondevik
Published: 2015
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Løkeland, Mette
Published: 2015
Author(s):
Fyhri, Aslak and Nils Fearnley
Published: 2015
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Ytterstad, Elinor og Tormod Brenn
Published: 2015
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Triandafyllidou, Anna and Sabrina Marchetti (eds.)
Published: 2015
Author(s):
Eriksen, Marianne Hem, Unn Pedersen, Bernt Rundberget, Irmelin Axelsen and Heidi Lund Berg (eds.)
Published: 2015
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Pini, Barbara, Berit Brandth and Jo Little (eds.)
Published: 2015

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