Halvard Buhaug: All news

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Wednesday, 24 Jan 2024
Prio Invites Journalists to Apply for Residence Linked to Groundbreaking Research

PRIO hosts six research projects funded by prestigious grants for Europe’s most groundbreaking research. There is now an opportunity for journalists to spend 3-5 months at the institute and engage with these projects.

Tuesday, 9 Jan 2024
New PNAS Study Shows Conflict Aggravates Disaster Displacement

Study finds that illiberal political rule and armed conflict are linked to higher human displacement in major floods.

Tuesday, 23 May 2023
Vacancy: Doctoral Researcher

​Do you want to contribute to a new and original area of research and produce knowledge of immediate relevance to policy and planning? Do you want to work closely with a larger interdisciplinary team of researchers studying how societal development can moderate future climate change risks? 

Wednesday, 13 Jul 2022
Halvard Buhaug Awarded ERC Advanced Grant

​Research Professor Halvard Buhaug has been awarded an Advanced Grant by the European Research Council (ERC) for the project "POLIMPACT: Enabling Politically Sensitive Climate Change Impact Assessments for the 21st Century".

Wednesday, 16 Mar 2022
Open Call for 2024 Special Issue of Journal of Peace Research

​Every year, JPR publishes special issues on topics of high relevance to the field of peace research, and we are now soliciting proposals for the 2024 special issue.

Tuesday, 1 Mar 2022
Halvard Buhaug Contributes to the IPCC's Latest Climate Report

​Yesterday, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the second part of its Sixth Assessment Report.

Monday, 28 Feb 2022
Halvard Buhaug Contributes to IPCC Sixth Assessment Report

​Halvard Buhaug is a chapter lead author in the forthcoming IPCC Sixth Assessment Report.

Friday, 10 Dec 2021
Call for Papers: 2022 IMISCOE Conference

We invite submissions of abstracts for a proposed session at the 19th IMISCOE Annual Conference in Oslo, on migrant-host interactions in the Global South.

Friday, 3 Dec 2021
Successful Doctoral Defence by Ida Rudolfsen

​Today, 3 December 2021, Ida Rudolfsen has successfully defended her doctoral thesis at the Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University.

Tuesday, 6 Apr 2021
What predicts asylum migration flows?

In a new study published in Nature Communications,PRIO researchers use a machine-learning analysis framework to identify leadingpredictors of contemporary asylum migration to the European Union.

Thursday, 18 Feb 2021
New Geocoded Disaster Data Released

​An article presenting a new global dataset of geocoded disaster locations has just been published in the Nature journal Scientific Data.

Thursday, 28 Jan 2021
New special issue on climate change and conflict

The Journal of PeaceResearch has just published a new special issue on ‘Security implicationsof climate change’ (January 2021), guest edited by Nina von Uexkull and HalvardBuhaug.

Friday, 4 Dec 2020
PRIO's Youth & Peacebuilding Research

Read up before the PRIO Annual Peace Address 2020

Thursday, 30 Jul 2020
Open Position: Doctoral Researcher with the TRUST Project

The Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) invites applications for a three-year, full-time position as Doctoral Researcher.

Wednesday, 18 Dec 2019
Now Funded: TRUST: A Project on the Impact of Refugees on Host Communities

​Despite the magnitude of displacement, extant knowledge on how refugees affect host populations is derived almost exclusively from Western societies.

Friday, 8 Nov 2019
Successful Doctoral Defense by Elisabeth Lio Rosvold

​​We congratulate Elisabeth Lio Rosvold on the successful defense of her PhD thesis today, 08 November 2019! Dr Rosvold’s thesis entitled ‘Coping with Calamity: Natural Disasters, Armed Conflict and Development Aid’ was defended at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Department of Sociology and Political Science.

Thursday, 13 Jun 2019
PRIO Researchers Part of New 'Nature' study

​A new study published in the journal Nature today assesses the role of climate in affecting the risk of armed conflict.

Monday, 1 Oct 2018
Workshop on Climate Change and Security

On 27-28 September2018, the Department of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University and PRIOco-hosted a joint Workshop on Climate Change and Security in Uppsala.

Wednesday, 11 Apr 2018
PRIO Researchers Chosen to Co-author IPCC Sixth Assessment Report

​Three PRIO researchers are among the 721 experts invited to participate as lead authors and editors in the IPCC's Sixth Assessment Report (AR6).

Tuesday, 19 Dec 2017
Halvard Buhaug Elected to the ISA Governing Council

Halvard Buhaug will be serving in the International Studies Association's Governing Council as one of three at-large representatives (i.

Wednesday, 6 Dec 2017
New Blog on Climate and Conflict

The Climate & Conflict blog will publish updates from relevant PRIO-based research projects on security dimensions of climate and environmental change.

Thursday, 8 Jun 2017
New Version of PRIO Dataset on Urban Unrest, 1960-2014

​A new version of the Urban Social Disorder (USD) dataset is now available, featuring a longer time-span and vastly expanded set of cities across the developing world, making it one of the longest historical event datasets for conflict and protest data for the cities that it covers.

Friday, 21 Apr 2017
Successful Doctoral Defence by Hanne Seter

​Hanne Seter successfully defended her doctoral thesis today, 21 April, at the Faculty of Social and Educational Sciences at the Norwegian University of Science and Technolog (NTNU).

Tuesday, 13 Dec 2016
PRIO Spearheads New Climate-Conflict Project

​​The project will focus on the causal connection between adverse environmental change and discrete social upheavals, with examples including the ongoing civil war in Syria and the early Arab Spring uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt.

Tuesday, 18 Oct 2016
New Study on Climate-Conflict Linkages Published in PNAS

​​Severe drought is associated with an increased incidence of armed conflict among agriculture-dependent populations in the least developed states.

Monday, 26 Sep 2016
Successful PhD defense by Nina von Uexkull

​​​On Friday  23 September, Nina von Uexkull was awarded a doctoral degree in peace and conflict research at Uppsala University.

Friday, 23 Sep 2016
What Do We Know about Civil Wars?

New book with PRIO contributions

Monday, 4 Jan 2016
Ragnhild Nordås New Research Director at PRIO

​​​From 1 January 2016, Ragnhild Nordås​ will take over as Research Director for the Conditions of Violence and Peace Department.

Monday, 7 Dec 2015
Halvard Buhaug admitted to the Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters

​Halvard Buhaug, research professor at PRIO and professor of political science at NTNU, will become a member of the Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters​ (Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskab) 1 January 2016.

Friday, 4 Dec 2015
New Project Funded: Development Aid, Effectiveness, and Inequalities in Conflict-Affected Societies

​​​We are happy to announce that the Research Concil of Norway (FRIPRO) has funded a 3-year project studying whether development aid contributes to reduce intergroup health inequalities after conflict.

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