Research

NORDeHEALTH

The goal of NORDeHEALTH is to enable further digitalization of the public health sector by providing concrete feedback to the national authorities in the respective countries, provide guidelines and frameworks for design, implementation and evaluation of personal eHealthservices (PeHS).

More specifically, NORDeHEALTH aims to

E-CURATORS

The E-CURATORS project will advance our knowledge on archaeological curation practices involving networked global infrastructures, readily available digital devices, tools and services, and diverse communities, and will address their pragmatic implications for long term preservation and access to the archaeological record, professional practice, and community engagement.

Participatory Memory Practices (POEM) - European Training Network

POEM (Participatory Memory Practices: Concepts, strategies, and media infrastructures for envisioning socially inclusive potential futures of European Societies through culture) is a consortium of high profile universities, acknowledged memory institutions, civil society organizations, and SMEs located in Cyprus, Denmark, Germany, Sweden, and the UK. The aim of the POEM programme is to contribute to future-envisioning heritage politics, the empowerment of groups on the margins, and their potential to participate in the civil society as well as in the labour markets.

COST-ARKWORK Archaeological practices and knowledge work

Archaeology is everywhere. Archaeological knowledge and knowledge of archaeology is relevant in different sectors of life from scholarly research of the past and land development to schools, museums and local community groups. In spite of this, the current understanding of how archaeologists work and how archaeological knowledge is produced and used is fragmented and incomplete.

ALMPUB

The ALM-Field, Digitalization, and the Public Sphere (ALMPUB) is a three year research project financed by the Norwegian Research Council’s KULMEDIA Program. The project is administered and co-founded, by the Department of Archivistics, Library, and Information Science, at Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences in Norway.

More information about the project at https://almpub.wordpress.com

Participatory memory work

“Participation” has become one of the central concepts in the recent professional and academic  literature in archival, library and museum studies. Several authors  have discussed various approaches to “participation” in the context of the work at memory institutions by introducing and exploring such concepts as participatory archives, participatory appraisal, Archives 2.0, participatory museum, Library 2.0 and participatory librarianship.

Taking Health Information Behaviour into Account: implications of a neglected element for successful implementation of consumer health technologies on older adults (HIBA)

Many e-health services and technologies have not been successful in bringing sustainable innovations into health care practices. E-health services and technologies often fail to acknowledge the interdependency of technology, socioeconomic environment and the entire spectrum of citizens’ health information behaviour.

Archaeological information in the digital society (ARKDIS) 2013-2018

Digitisation of archaeological information and cultural heritage assets has been one of the cornerstones of the digital society debate. However, at the same time when nations have made considerable investments in the digitalisation of archaeological heritage, we know very little about its implications to the usability of archaeological information for different stakeholder groups from citizens to researchers, museum professionals, landowners and property developers. We know a lot about technical challenges, but very little on how information practices influence the usability of information.

Expanding horizons of Personal information management (PIM)

Personal information management is a research area with a focus on how people acquire, search, organise and use information for their daily pursuits in work and leisurely contexts. Much of the past research in information science, archival and museum studies has focused on institutional collections and organisational management of information and other assets. Only rather recently researchers have began to put more emphasis on explicating the specific characteristics of personal information management (PIM)  and personal collections.

Participatory archives and humanities e-Science infrastructures

Funded by Kone Foundation 2007-2009.

The aim of research project is to evaluate the benefits of e-Science infrastructures based on participatory digital archive in humanities oriented research and to frame the critical success factors of e-Science in small geographically dispersed research group. The study aims to answer the questions by addressing the specific issues of