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PROJECT GRANT NEWS: Parenting in the digital age: empowering digital migrant families in Norway with resources and skills for videogame regulation

We have just been honoured with research funds from The Norwegian Media Authority in conjunction with the Lottery Authority and SPILLFORSK (Videogame Research Authority) to pursue Action Research on video game regulation. The research focusing on non-western families across Norway will commence … Continue reading

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The 4 success factors of the Norway – Uganda NORHED project

Originally posted on Carol Azungi Dralega:
In 2013, partner institutions:? Uganda Christian University (UCU); NLA Gimlekollen University College in Norway and University of KwazuluNatal in South Africa recieved about 11 Million Norwegian Kroners from the NORHED/NORAD Program to undertake a…

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Bjørn is not your typical Norwegian, Bjørn is Ugandan

Bjørn is definately not your typical Norwegian. Bjørn is Ugandan. I first met Bjørn  in Norway when a friend brought him to meet me and my family not only because we were living in neighbouring municipalities, but mainly becasue I am Ugandan. That lovely evening, … Continue reading

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The 4 success factors of the Norway – Uganda NORHED project

In 2013, partner institutions:  Uganda Christian University (UCU); NLA Gimlekollen University College in Norway and University of KwazuluNatal in South Africa recieved about 11 Million Norwegian Kroners from the NORHED/NORAD Program to undertake a 5-year capacity building project for UCU. … Continue reading

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NEW BOOK: Media and Power in International Contexts – Perspectives on agency and Identity

Chapter 7 of the New Book is titled: Manifestations and Contestations of Hegemony in Video Gaming by Immigrant Youth in Norway By Carol A. Dralega and Corneliussen G. Hilde The chapter reports from a qualitative study on how identity categories, … Continue reading

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Why the illiterates of the 21 Century are not those that cannot read and write

IN FOCUS: JOURNALISM IN THE DIGITAL ERA – CHANGES AND IMPLICATIONS Toffler once stated: “The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn.” Alvin Toffler, Futurist. … Continue reading

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And the winner of the ‘Best-Author Prize’ goes to…!

  Chapter 11 by Hilde and I  has been selected winner at the Fjordkonferansen2018 in Ålesund today. The editors unanimously selected ours out of the twenty chapters of the Fjordantology 2018 for its relevance and excellence. This recognition underscores the … Continue reading

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What has gender got to do with it: negotiating agency and resistance from within

  These amazing tiny sculptures are scattered arround the FOSSBYGGET at the Western Norway University of Applied Social Sciences located in Sogndal. If you are not attentive, you will miss them 🙂 I thought they capture well the essence of … Continue reading

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Team-building – the often forgotten key to unlocking optimal productivity

IT has been a year since we started our 5-year Nordforsk funded project – The Nordic Center of Excellence – Beyond the Gender Paradox in Nordic countries. We have had multiple virtual meetings along the way but just a couple … Continue reading

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The symbolism and functionality of networks for/on women in academia and research, in peripherial regions!

It was a short, cozy and massively inspirational HVL organized, women’s network meeting today. The Challenge: the leaking pipeline (i.e. fewer women are to be found especially in the higher echelons of academia and research). (The reasons for this are … Continue reading

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