Oslo Research and Oslo Economics have been awarded a contract by the Ministry of Education to survey the extent of children with a migration background who have been left behind in their parents’ country of origin and to assess how local government authorities respond to their situation.
– We lack knowledge about animal abuse and human violence, argues Research Professor Margunn Bjørnholt from NKVTS and ORES in an article in Dagsavisen. In 2013 she carried out the first study in Norway on the connection between animal abuse and human violence on behalf of the the Norwegian Animal Protection Alliance.
Margunn Bjørnholt and Kari Stefansen have published a new article in the Journal of European Social Policy.
Research Professor Margunn Bjørnholt from NKVTS and ORES spoke on “Gender-blind or gender-based prevention” at the Nordic conference “Preventing violence against women in the Nordic countries” on 8 March 2018. The conference was hosted by the Ministry of Justice and Public Security and the Ministry of Children and Equality and marked the conclusion of the Norwegian presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers in 2017. Read more on Regjeringen.no.
Margunn Bjørnholt and Kari Stefansen have published a book chapter in a new book on transnational Polish families in Norway.
Research Professor Margunn Bjørnholt was appointed as a member of the advisory board of Rethinking Economics.
As part of the Polish–Norwegian research project EFFECT, Margunn Bjørnholt, Kari Stefansen, Agata Wężyk and Dorota Merecz-Kot have published a new article in Central and Eastern European Migration Review.
Margunn Bjørnholt, Kari Stefansen, Liridona Gashi and Marie Louise Seeberg have published a chapter in the book Understanding Care Policies in Changing Times: Experiences and Lessons from the Czech Republic and Norway.
Margunn Bjørnholt joins the Norwegian Centre for Violence and Traumatic Stress Studies (NKVTS) as a research professor from 1 January 2016. She will head a 3-year research project on intimate partner violence, with particular emphasis on gender, gender equality and power relations. The project is funded by the Ministry of Justice and Public Security.
Senior Researcher Margunn Bjørnholt has been awarded competence as a (full) professor in gender studies by an evaluation committee appointed by the University of Stavanger. The committee consisted of Nina Lykke (Linköping University), May-Len Skilbrei (University of Oslo Faculty of Law) and Oluf Langhelle (University of Stavanger).
ORES Director Margunn Bjørnholt spoke on the investment management of the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global (the ‘Oil Fund’) from a human rights perspective at a UN side event on the financial crisis, the recession and human rights in New York.
A kick-off meeting held in Łódź in October 2013 marked the start of the project EFFECT.