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Open Position as EU Adviser, Development and Management of European Research Projects

Open Position as EU Adviser, Development and Management of European Research Projects

Friday, 20 Sep 2019

​PRIO invites applications for a research administrative position with the joint responsibilities of project development and project management of research funded by the European Commission (Horizon 2020/ Horizon Europe, collaborative projects and the ERC). The successful candidate will join PRIO’s Project Development Team, assist project leaders, and play a key role in the management of PRIO’s largest current research project, MIGNEX, which creates new knowledge on migration, development and policy. Our EU Adviser is going on leave, and we are seeking her temporary replacement. The current vacancy is for a fixed term of one year, with possibility of extension.

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Jon Elster Receives Prize from the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

Jon Elster Receives Prize from the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

Friday, 13 Sep 2019

​The Prize is the Academy's bi-annual Prize for Outstanding Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences. This year, the prize has been awarded to Jon Elster.

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PRIO Seeks University of Oslo Master's Students for Spring 2020

PRIO Seeks University of Oslo Master's Students for Spring 2020

Wednesday, 28 Aug 2019

​Since 2016, the University of Oslo (UiO) and PRIO have been engaged in a strategic partnership. As a vital part of this collaborative relationship, up to ten UiO master's students each year are offered a place within the vibrant, international and interdisciplinary research environment on peace and conflict at PRIO. Students from any and all UiO faculties and departments are welcome to apply. Students based at Dept. of Archaeology, Conservation and History (IAKH ), Dept. of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages (IKOS ), and the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR ) with which PRIO has active collaboration agreements, are especially encouraged to apply.

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Practitioners in Residence Programme Launches at PRIO

Practitioners in Residence Programme Launches at PRIO

Hilde Frafjord Johnson and Borja Paladini Adell are first to join

Friday, 23 Aug 2019
One of PRIO’s strategic goals is to develop innovative peace research programmes that respond to the most pressing issues of our time. Starting in autumn 2019, therefore, PRIO has launched a Practitioner in Residence programme aimed at creating an arena for mutual engagement and learning between key practitioners and PRIO researchers.

The first two practitioners are Hilde Frafjord Johnson and Borja Paladini Adell, both of whom will stay with PRIO until the end of 2019.

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PRIO Researcher Gives Talk on Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict

PRIO Researcher Gives Talk on Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict

Monday, 05 Aug 2019

On 2 August, Julie Marie Hansen gave a talk about sexual violence in armed conflict at KSAS, Humanity Institute in Myitkyina, Myanmar. Hansen introduced current theories on the causes and consequences of conflict-related sexual violence, and an overview of efforts to prevent and mitigate the impact of this type of violence.




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