Who are we?

The Institute for Social Research was established in 1950. Our aim is to provide knowledge and understanding in areas that are important for social development and contribute to an enlightened public debate.

New publications

  • Haugsgjerd, Atle; Hesstvedt, Stine & Karlsen, Rune (2021). Increased Media Choice and Political Knowledge Gaps: A Comparative Longitudinal Study of 18 Established Democracies 1995–2015. Political Communication.
  • Arnesen, Daniel (2020, 02. desember). Mye frivillig arbeid under korona. [Radio].  Studio 2.