According to Eurostat statistics, close to half a million third-country nationals are ordered every year to leave the EU and Schengen areas. Those who do not comply with an order to leave within the period granted to them, and those who are not given an option to leave on their own, are required to be removed by the authorities of the host state.
Law enforcement and jurisprudence are only some of many societal sectors that are increasingly digitized. It is high time we realize that data influence how individuals come to exist in digitized societies. The role of protection, then, becomes ever more salient.
What can children’s experience with secrets tell us about surveillance?
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Maja Janmyr receives UiO Award for Young Researchers.
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.
We are no longer using data services, but data services are using us. More so, internet companies advance into the intimate cores of ourselves, our homes, emotions, childhood, biology, excitement, empathy, curiosity, disease, our unconsciousness.
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.
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?
- In the last few years, sexual violence and exploitation have been firmly placed on European political agendas and public debates.
Life-changing events happen to migrants on the road to Europe. Some migrants die trying to enter, whereas others are born migrants. How do migrants - and their researchers - account for such experiences?
Romanians and Roma report experiences of racism and discrimination in Norwegian prisons. They often claim that they are not provided opportunities to which they have a rightful claim.
In the efforts to create international justice, it is unclear for whom justice is intended.
Even though the likelihood of receiving asylum is slim, many Nigerians choose to go to Europe. Their motivation to leave, and authorities´ attempts to stop them are some of the issues Professor May-Len Skilbrei will investigate in the MIGMA research project.
Transnational police work requires police officers to be able to handle both cultural and social differences internal to the organization. This proves challenging, research shows.
Stories about drug use strengthen a sense of unity and shape identity.
- women of the Osvald resistance organization were persecuted after the war by Norwegian authorities. These were only a few of the women in Norway for whom the war never ended.