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NORSI Conference 2016 - successfully completed!

Thank you to everyone whom presented and attended the NORSI Conference 2016. Professor Johan Schot, Director at SPRU, University of Sussex gave a thought-provoking lecture on Transformative Innovation Policy. 15 students presented and received prepared feedback from both senior and junior discussants. In addition to the students presentations, the 60 conference attendees had the opportunity to enjoy a networking lunch and tapas dinner. NORSI plan to uphold this annual event. For more details on this last conference, please click here. 
NORSI Core Courses Spring 2017.
There are 3 core courses this semester. Check out the details and register now – pages will be updated continuously:

For detailed information about each course, please go to our course page. If you have any questions about a course, please contact Birte Horn-Hanssen, NORSI coordinator.

NORSI Partner Courses and Writing Workshops.
Nord University will arrange 2 courses that are sponsored by NORSI. They are still in the planning stages but the working titles are “Meta-analysis: Beyond data synthesis” and “Literature review for academic writing in business and innovation management”. Both are 4 credit courses. More info to come on the NORSI course pages as soon as information is available online.

Additionally, NORSI will arrange a workshop focusing on  Writing the Introduction to Article-based Dissertations: Kappa (mantel) workshop intended for NORSI students who are at that stage in their PhD work.  Please check the NORSI activities page for info and updates.
New NORSI Board of Directors
The Board of Directors met on 16 December 2016. Heidi Wiig Aslesen is the new representative to NORSI from BI Norwegian Business School. She is replacing Knut Sogner, BI, who played an important role for NORSI especially in the critical first years of the research school. Tor W. Andreassen is the new representative from NHH.  More info on the NORSI Board of Directors here.
The NORSI Alumni category is growing!
We are happy to announce that both Marte Cecilie Wilhelmsen Solheim, UiS and Kenneth Stålsett, NTNU have had their dissertations approved and are ready to defend their thesis within the next weeks. Right before Christmas, Hanna Martin, CIRCLE, Lund University successfully defended hers. Marit Engen, HIL was the first NORSI student to defend hers in April last year. Congratulations! 
Were you unable to attend the conference, or would like more comments on your paper?
My NORSI – discussion forum and download area. All NORSI students have their own MyNorsi page where you may share your presentation from the conference, receive comments on a paper, or discuss something further. You should all have received your personal log in information. If not, let Birte know. MyNorsi is a student initiative and an easy way to get input on conference, papers, articles etc. Log-in is in the top right corner at

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