• Are assessments responding to a dynamic environment? Evidence from four emerging techno-scientific domains 

      van Doren, Davy; Forsberg, Ellen-Marie; Lindner, R. (Science and Public Policy;41(3), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-05-23)
      Assessments of emerging science and technologies can assist actors to anticipate and influence techno-scientific development. Although the importance of contextual factors in techno-scientific development has been stressed, ...
    • Assessments of emerging science and technologies: Mapping the landscape 

      Forsberg, Ellen-Marie; Thorstensen, Erik; Nielsen, Rasmund Øjvind; De Bakker, Erik (Science and Public Policy;41(3), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-05-23)
      This paper presents comparative work from the EST-Frame project on technology appraisal. It focuses on studies of ‘advisory domains’ (more or less distinct traditions for assessment of technologies, such as risk analysis, ...
    • Evaluating Ethical Frameworks for the Assessment of Human Cognitive Enhancement Applications 

      Forsberg, Ellen-Marie; Shelley-Egan, Clare; Thorstensen, Erik; Landeweerd, Laurens; Hofmann, Bjørn (SpringerBriefs in Ethics;2017, Book; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      This book offers the policy-maker or decision-maker key insights and practical information regarding the features of ethics frameworks best suited to the ethical assessment of human cognitive enhancement (HCE) applications, ...
    • Evaluering av tilsynsmetodikken i Arbeidstilsynets God Vakt!-kampanje 

      Forsberg, Ellen-Marie; Wathne, Christin Thea; Sørensen, Bjørg Aase; Gamperiene, Migle (AFI andre FoU-artikler 2007, rapport, 2007)
    • Faktaundersøkelse om rekruttering av kvinner til ledelse i domstolene 

      Forsberg, Ellen-Marie; Drange, Ida; Amble, Nina (AFI Notat 2008:6, rapport, 2008)
      Denne faktaundersøkelsen er utarbeidet på oppdrag for Domstolsadministrasjonen. Under-søkelsen kartlegger årsakene til den lave kvinneandelen i domstollederstillinger - i 2007 var 28 av 109 leder- og nestlederstillinger i ...
    • Implementing responsible research and innovation in research funding and research conducting organisations: What have we learned so far? 

      Forsberg, Ellen-Marie; Shelley-Egan, Clare; Ladikas, Miltos; Owen, Richard (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Responsible research and innovation (RRI) has emerged in recent years, especially in Europe, as a science policy framework that (a) seeks to align technological innovation with broader social values and (b) supports ...
    • Integrated assessment of emerging science and technologies as creating learning processes among assessment communities 

      Forsberg, Ellen-Marie; Ribero, Barbara; Heyen, Nils B.; Nielsen, Rasmus Øjvind; Thorstensen, Erik; De Bakker, Erik; Klüver, Lars; Reiss, Thomas; Beekman, Volkert; Millar, Kate (Journal article; Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-07-28)
      Emerging science and technologies are often characterised by complexity, uncertainty and controversy. Regulation and governance of such scientific and technological developments needs to build on knowledge and evidence ...
    • Integration Needs in Assessments of Nanotechnology in Food and Agriculture 

      Forsberg, Ellen-Marie; de Lauwere, Carolien (Etikk i praksis:Nordic journal of applied ethics;7(1), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      In this article we present a study of assessments of nanotechnology in food and agriculture. The study was conducted as a part of a project studying the need for integrated assessment of emerging science and technologies. ...
    • Involving older adults in technology research and development discussions through dialogue cafés 

      Lund, Anne; Holthe, Torhild; Halvorsrud, Liv Torill; Karterud, Dag; Flakke-Johannessen, Adele; Lovett, Hilde; Thorstensen, Erik; Casagrande, Flavia Dias; Zouganeli, Evi; Norvoll, Reidun; Forsberg, Ellen-Marie (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Citizen involvement is important for ensuring the relevance and quality of many research and innovation efforts. Literature shows that inadequate citizen involvement poses an obstacle during the research, development, and ...
    • Is RRI a new R&I logic? A reflection from an integrated RRI project. 

      Forsberg, Ellen-Marie; Thorstensen, Erik; Casagrande, Flavia Dias; Holthe, Torhild; Halvorsrud, Liv Torill; Lund, Anne; Zouganeli, Evi (Journal of Responsible Technology;Volume 5, 100007, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-12-04)
      This article presents an analysis of a project in the field of assisted living technologies (ALT) for older adults where Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) is used as an overall approach to the research and technology ...
    • Joint declaration on mainstreaming RRI across HorizonEurope 

      Gerber, Alexander; Forsberg, Ellen-Marie; Shelley-Egan, Clare; Arias, Rosa; Daimer, Stephanie; Dalton, Gordon; Cristobal, Ana Belen; Dreyer, Marion; Griessler, Erich; Lindner, Ralf; Revuelta, Gema; Riccio, Andrea; Steinhaus, Norbert (Journal of Responsible Innovation;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-05-23)
      Leading RRI researchers and practitioners, together with policymakers and stakeholder organisations, discussed the stateof-the-art and future perspectives for RRI at the ‘Pathways to Transformation’ conference in June 2019, ...
    • Organising Ethics: The Case of the Norwegian Army 

      Forsberg, Ellen-Marie; Eidhamar, Are; Kristiansen, Svein-Tore (Etikk i praksis;1(1), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      This article shows how institutionalism, a theory in organisational social science, provides a model for diagnosing organisational challenges that influence the ethical practices and integration in the Norwegian Army. ...
    • Patent Ethics: The Misalignment of Views Betweenthe Patent System and the Wider Society 

      Forsberg, Ellen-Marie; Hanssen, Anders Braarud; Nielsen, Hanne Marie; Olesen, Ingrid (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Concerns have been voiced about the ethical implications of patenting practices in the field of biotechnology. Some of these have also been incorporated into regulation, such as the European Commission Directive 98/44 on ...
    • Principles of animal ethics in Scandinavian animal welfare legislation and governance 

      Forsberg, Ellen-Marie (AFI FoU-resultat 2008, rapport, 2008)
      This report is written at the request of the Athena Institute at the Free University of Amsterdam and describes how principles of animal ethics are expressed in the legislation and in the governance system in Scandinavia. ...
    • Regional Development and Climate Change Adaptation: A Study of the Role of Legitimacy 

      Thorstensen, Erik; Forsberg, Ellen-Marie; Underthun, Anders; Danihelka, Pavel; Řeháček, Jakub (Peer reviewed; Journal article; Journal article, 2016)
      This paper presents results from a study of Czech Local Action Groups (LAGs), focusing on gaining knowledge about their internally perceived legitimacy and their potential role in local ...
    • A Report from the Field: Doing RRI from Scratch in an Assisted Living Technology Research and Development Project 

      Forsberg, Ellen-Marie; Thorstensen, Erik (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      The transdisciplinary Assisted Living project conducts research within (ICT), health science, social science and ethics. The overall aim of the project is to advance responsible research and innovation (RRI) in the field ...
    • Responsible Assessments: Frameworks for a Value-Based Governance of Assistive Technologies 

      Thorstensen, Erik (OsloMet Avhandling 2019;Nr 4, Doctoral thesis; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      This thesis investigates Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) and its possible application for assessing assistive technologies. Such assessments aim to produce ethically acceptable solutions as well as enhanced ...
    • RRI and Patenting: a Study of European Patent Governance 

      Groenendijk, Nico; Forsberg, Ellen-Marie (NanoEthics;August 2019, Volume 13, Issue 2, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-07-22)
      This paper addresses the topic of patenting related to the notion of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI). Focusing on patents in the field of biotechnology, we assess to what extent current patenting practices of the ...
    • Social Life Cycle Assessment as a resource for Responsible Research and Innovation 

      Thorstensen, Erik; Forsberg, Ellen-Marie (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-05-21)
      Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) is a currently important proposal for doing science and innovation with and for society. Sustainability has for the last 30 years had a similar function in providing limits and ...
    • Standardisation in the Field of Nanotechnology: Some Issues of Legitimacy 

      Forsberg, Ellen-Marie (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2012-12)
      Nanotechnology will allegedly have a revolutionary impact in a wide range of fields, but has also created novel concerns about health, safety and the environment (HSE). Nanotechnology regulation ...