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    • A methodological approach to the materiality of clothing: Wardrobe studies 

      Klepp, Ingun Grimstad; Mari, Bjerck (Taylor & Francis, 2012)
      The material is not just ‘a carrier’ of different types of symbols, but an active element in the practices. Bringing this to the fore requires new research methods. This article discusses a methodological approach, we call ...
    • Environmental and Ethical Perceptions Related to Clothing Labels Among Norwegian Consumers 

      Laitala, Kirsi Maria; Klepp, Ingun Grimstad (Emerald, 2013)
      Norwegian consumers know little about eco-labeled garments as almost none are available on the market. Therefore, consumers who want to make environmentally sound choiceshave to act based on other information. This article ...
    • Public beliefs about high-voltage powerlines in Norway, Sweden and the United Kingdom: A comparative survey 

      Aas, Øystein; Devine-Wright, Patrick; Tangeland, Torvald; Batel, Susana; Ruud, Audun (Elsevier, 2014)
      As countries worldwide, and particularly in Europe, move to increase deployment of low carbon energy sources, significant investments in new transmission networks are planned. However, past cases of public opposition – ...
    • Towards the integration and development of a cross-European research network and infrastructure: the DEterminants of DIet and Physical ACtivity (DEDIPAC) Knowledge Hub 

      Lakerveld, Jeroen; van der Ploeg, Hidde P; Kroetze, Willemieke; Ahrens, Wolfgang; Allais, Olivier; Andersen, Lene Frost; Cardon, Greet; Capranica, Laura; Chastin, Sebastien; Donnelly, Alan; Ekelund, Ulf; Finglas, Paul; Flechtner-Mors, Marion; Heberstreit, Antje; Hendriksen, Ingrid; Kubiak, Thomas; Lanza, Massimo; Loyen, Anne; MacDonncha, Ciaran; Mazzocchi, Mario; Monsivals, Pablo; Murphy, Marie; Nochtlings, Ute; O'Gorman, Donal J; Renner, Britta; Roos, Gun; Schuit, Albertine; Schulze, Matthias; Steinacker, Jurgen; Stronks, Karien; Volkert, Dorothee; van't Veer, Pieter; Lien, Nanna; De Bourdeaudhuij, Ilse; Brug, Johannes (BioMed Central, 2014)
      To address major societal challenges and enhance cooperation in research across Europe, the European Commission has initiated and facilitated `joint programming’. Joint programming is a process by which Member States engage ...
    • IKT-bruk i skolen og familien - en praksisteoretisk studie av kjønn 

      Storm-Mathisen, Ardis; Helle-Valle, Jo (Universitetsforlaget, 2014)
      Denne artikkelen, som bygger på den norske delen av et større nordisk prosjekt, analyserer databruk på ulike sosiale arenaer for en gruppe 12- og 13-åringer i en bydel i Oslo. Analysen anvender et praksisteoretisk ...
    • Implementation conditions for diet and physical activity interventions and policies: an umbrella review 

      Horodyska, Karolina; Luszczynska, Aleksandra; Hayes, Catherine B.; O'Shea, Miriam P.; Langøien, Lars Jørun; Roos, Gun; van den Berg, Matthijs; Hendriksen, Marieke; De Bourdeaudhuij, Ilse; Brug, Johannes (BioMed Central, 2015)
      Background: This umbrella review aimed at identifying evidence-based conditions important for successful implementation of interventions and policies promoting a healthy diet, physical activity (PA), and a reduction in ...
    • Good practice characteristics of diet and physical activity interventions and policies: an umbrella review 

      Horodyska, Karolina; Luszczynska, Aleksandra; van den Berg, Matthijs; Hendriksen, Marieke; Roos, Gun; De Bourdeaudhuij, Ilse; Brug, Johannes (BioMed Central, 2015)
      Background This umbrella review aimed at eliciting good practice characteristics of interventions and policies aiming at healthy diet, increasing physical activity, and lowering sedentary behaviors. Applying the World ...
    • Making Clothing Last: A Design Approach for Reducing the Environmental Impacts 

      Laitala, Kirsi Maria; Boks, Casper; Klepp, Ingun Grimstad (Chinese Institute of Design, 2015)
      This article discusses the extent it is possible to delay clothing disposal through improved design, thus reducing negative environmental impacts. This has been done by including user centered design methods into more ...
    • Why are alternative diets such as "low carb high fat" and "Super healthy Family" so appealing to Norwegian Food consumer 

      Bugge, Annechen Bahr (Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2015)
      Aspiring for health and fitness has become increasingly important for Norwegians. This is expressed in many ways. For instance there has been a significant increase in the proportion who states ...
    • Wool wash: Technical performance and Consumer Habits 

      Laitala, Kirsi; Klepp, Ingun Grimstad (Carl Hanser Verlag, 2016)
      This paper discusses consumers’ wool washing habits and the possibilities for improving the laundering process with the aim of reducing the total environmental impacts of clothing consumption. Wool has great potential when ...
    • Food security in welfare capitalism: Comparing social entitlements to food in Australia and Norway 

      Richards, Carol; Kjærnes, Unni; Vik, Jostein (Elsevier, 2016-02)
      The concept of food security is often anchored in popular understandings of the challenge to produce and supply enough food. However, decades of policies for intensive agriculture have not alleviated hunger and ...
    • Organic‐and Animal Welfare‐labelled Eggs: Competing for the Same Consumers? 

      Gerini, Francesca; Alfnes, Frode; Schjøll, Alexander (Wiley, 2016-03-22)
      To understand the market for sustainable foods, it is important to allow for heterogeneous preferences. However, most studies of consumer preferences for sustainable foods only investigate average consumer preferences. ...
    • Why Cotton as Linen? The Use of Wool in Beds in Norway 

      Klepp, Ingun Grimstad; Tobiasson, Tone Skårdal; Laitala, Kirsi (Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2016-08-22)
      Cotton is the “natural” Choice and the dominating material in bed linen and sleepwear in Norway as in many other European countries. Regulation of temperature and humidity are important for good sleep, but they are not ...
    • Rating mechanisms among participants in sharing economy platforms 

      Pettersen, Lene G. Braathen (University of Illinois at Chicago University Library, 2017)
      This study shares findings from 23 qualitative interviews of participants from five sharing economy platforms in Norway (2016) about how they make sense of rating scores, use rating scores when making decisions and provide ...
    • Use phase of wool apparel: a literature review for improving LCA 

      Laitala, Kirsi; Klepp, Ingun Grimstad; Henry, Beverley (IOS Press, 2017)
      This paper presents results from a literature review on use phase of clothing with focus on wool. The aim of the review is to study if there is empirical grounding for assuming that the use phase is different for clothes ...
    • Global laundering practices – Alternatives to machine washing 

      Laitala, Kirsi; Klepp, Ingun Grimstad; Henry, Beverley (TKS Publishing, 2017)
      This article discusses laundering practices around the world including alternative methods such as washing by hand, airing, steaming, and dry-cleaning. These methods, which have received little attention in research, are ...
    • Cascading Norwegian co-streams for bioeconomic transition 

      Egelyng, H; Romsdal, Anita; Hansen, H.O.; Slizyte, Rasa; Carvajal, Ana Karina; Jouvenot, Laura; Hebrok, Marie; Honkapää, Kaisu; Wold, Jens Petter; Seljåsen, Randi; Aursand, Marit (Elsevier, 2017)
      A circular bioeconomy has become a global aspiration for governments in Europe and around the globe. This article pursues research questions concerning concrete innovations aiming to create bioeconomic transition options ...
    • Sorting things out: A typology of the digital collaborative economy 

      Pettersen, Lene G. Braathen (University of Illinois at Chicago Library, 2017)
      Current research on the sharing or collaborative economy has by large adopted a user-centric approach, and studies at the meso-level (firm/organization level) have received little attention and is called for both in the ...
    • Clothing Reuse: The Potential in Informal Exchange 

      Laitala, Kirsi; Klepp, Ingun Grimstad (Intellect, 2017)
      Reuse organized by non-profit and commercial actors is a strategy that recently received a lot of attention. This article discusses the question: what do we know about the amount of clothes that circulate outside the ...
    • Household food waste: Drivers and potential intervention points for design – An extensive review 

      Hebrok, Marie; Boks, Casparus Burghardus (Elsevier, 2017)
      This review describes the consumer related material and socio-cultural drivers behind food waste found in academic and grey literature. The aim is to identify intervention points for design interventions to reduce household ...