Sandakerveien 130 (map)
1st and 2nd floor
Restrictions on car use have created a lot of debate in Norwegian cities. In the Chinese city Guangzhou, the introduction of an unconventional car ownership quota has met surprisingly little opposition.
Ordingsprisen 2017 is awarded to Antoine de Bengy Puyvallée for his article about Norway's role during the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
SUM is happy to announce that three master's students have been granted the Arne Naess stipend for 2018.
A new chance to sign up to the successful MOOC which starts February 26.
We see a change from a focus on the dramatic consequences of climate change to a larger focus on technological solutions. Will this make us equipped to engage in the battle for a climate friendly future?
The grant comes from the Research Council of Norway.
We invite contributions to an edited volume of interdisciplinary perspectives on legal action for the environment. Abstract deadline: 30 November 2017.
SUM is happy to announce that Antulio Rosales has joined the Centre as a postdoctoral fellow. His position is affiliated with the Oslo Academy of Global Governance.
To what extent do ordinary African citizens demand good government? How do people living in extreme poverty avoid or engage directly or indirectly with political actors and institutions? And how is statehood perceived and practiced in daily life?
What are the main challenges in creating sustainable development? SUMs newest master students will have several courses on themes such as consumption and energy, global governance, global health, poverty and development among others.
From July 1st Sidsel Roalkvam is the new Director at SUM.
The problem of learning in aid evaluation has been debated for decades – but it is still as challenging as ever. A new research report explores how learning and accountability in practice are hard to reconcile.
South Sudanese women find themselves in the middle of a tug-of-war between traditional, militarised and medicalised views on their reproductive Health.
Why was Meat free Monday in the Norwegian Armed Forces unsuccessful?
Dr. Blessings Chinsinga from Chancellor College, University of Malawi, visited the Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM) last week under the auspices of the Norwegian Programme for Capacity Development in Higher Education and Research for Development (NORHED) funded by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad).
Researchers from Norway and Burkina Faso presented findings from a three-year interdisciplinary project on unsafe abortion in Burkina Faso, at a conference in November. Health care providers, researchers and policy makers from Burkina Faso discussed women’s social reality and necessary policy responses to the problem of unsafe abortion.