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FNI Norway's Most Productive Social Science Research
Institute in 2010
According to figures released by the Research Council of Norway (RCN) this
week, FNI produced more scientific output per researcher in 2010 than any other
of Norway's 28 social science research institutes.
In 2007, RCN
introduced a system to quantify the volume and quality of scientific research
output, in which it gives points to publications that fulfill certain
scientific requirements. Key criteria are that the publication shall provide
insight hitherto unknown to science, and that the publication shall have gone
through a peer review process.
In 2010, FNI researchers published 6
books and 35 articles that met the criteria, earning the institute a total of
70.2 publication points. This represents 2.81 points per researcher man-year.
The average for the sector in 2010 was 0.88 points.
report on Norway's social science research institutes in 2010 (in
FNI's list of publications, 2010
Contact person:Research Director Geir Hønneland
|The Fridtjof Nansen Institute (FNI) is an
independent foundation engaged in research on international environmental,
energy, and resource management politics.
The Institute maintains a
multi-disciplinary approach, with main emphasis on political science,
economics, and international law.