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Published Feb. 23, 2021 5:17 PM

In 2013 The Norwegian Biotechnology Advisory Board invited the artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg to Norway to discuss her exhibit ‘Stranger Visions’. Dewey-Hagborg’s artwork is again on display in Oslo and she will also co-operate with Mareile Kaufmann on her upcoming ERC project.

Published Dec. 22, 2020 4:24 PM

There were 2,363 applications submitted to the Research Council of Norway before the deadline of 25 May, of which 541 were submitted to the Young Research Talent programme. Only about 8% of applications received an offer. One of the successful projects was developed by Kjersti Lohne.

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Published Sep. 3, 2020 12:48 PM

DNA analysis has become a standard procedure in most police forces. Not only that - the techniques for producing forensic evidence have moved from test tubes, gel and dots on the screen to complex algorithms and biotechnologies that process biological information digitally. What happened during this shift? Mareile Kaufmann received a grant from the European Research Council to find answers.

Published Sep. 25, 2019 1:33 PM

On September 18th, Kjersti Lohne was awarded the ESC Young Criminologist Award. When giving thanks, Lohne both talked about the importance of receiving awards for young academics, but also about the importance of showing generosity in academia. With Lohne's permission we here publish her speech.

Published Jan. 24, 2019 3:38 PM

Nordic criminal justice in a global world: practices and promotion of exceptionalism, was a sucsess last week, with post doctor Kjersti Lohne as one of the driving forces behind the conference. 

Published Dec. 10, 2018 10:26 AM

In reality many of the relatives of prisoners are also subjected to harsh penalties by the State. Innocent people, who do not deserve to be punished, but who nevertheless live in the shadow of a prison. Why have we chosen a penal system which impacts so harshly on families?