Grantees 2019

2019 Peder Sather Grant Program Awards


BI Norwegian Buisness School (BI)

Models of sustainable farming; innovation and responsibility repertoires in different geographical contexts
Norway: Heidi Wiig
Berkeley: Alastair Iles


Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)

Rationality in dynamic and strategic settings
Norway: Alexander Cappelen
Berkeley: Shachar Karlv

A field experiment testing transparent research practices
Norway: Erik Sørensen
Berkeley: Edward Miguel


Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)

Computational Statistical Methods for Large-Scale Wildlife Conservation
Norway: Richard Bischof
Berkeley: Perry De Valpine

The impact of salmon skin microbiome on infection success of sea lice
Norway: Øystein Evensen
Berkeley: John Taylor


Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

Autonomous Docking for Marine Vessels
Norway: Asgeir Sørensen
Berkeley: Murat Arcak

The Argon Power Cycle Workshop Series: On a path toward an emission free, efficient and reliable power grid
Norway: Terese Lovas
Berkeley: Jyh-Yuan Chen

Continuation of Pilot Study on Advanced Boundary Layer Separation Detection and Control Methodologies
Norway: Sverre Steen
Berkeley: Simo Makiharju

Feasibility and Design of a Novel in-situ Hydrogen Migration Experiment
Norway: Afrooz Barnoush
Berkeley: Peter Hosemann

Has hybridization with a local species kickstarted the invasive success of ice plant in California?
Norway: Michael Martin
Berkeley: Benjamin Blackman

Unequal Childhood: Children and Young Adults at Risk of Social Exclusion
Norway: Håkon Leiulfsrud
Berkeley: David James Harding


University of Agder (UiA)

Urban planning for Democracy & Citizen Participation
Norway: Kjetil Lysgård
Berkeley: Jason Corburn

Natural and unnatural selection as foundations for eco-evolutionary dynamics
Norway: Esben Olsen
Berkeley: Stephanie Carlson


University of Bergen (UiB)

Embracing Data in Educational Systems: The Use of Learning Analytics to Support Students at Risk
Norway: Mohammad Khalil
Berkeley: Zachary Pardos

Bergen-Berkeley Research Workshop in Comparative Politics
Norway: Lise Rakner
Berkeley: Leonardo Arriola

Mythology as a Branch of Learning in Medieval Scandinavia
Norway: Eike Schnall
Berkeley: Jonas Wellendorf

Citizens’ views of child protection and the state: Welfare state theory, values, and risk
Norway: Marit Skivenes
Berkeley: Jill Berrick

The Differential Treatment of Earned versus Endowed Money in the Context of Risky Choice and Intertemporal Choice
Norway: Hans Hvide
Berkeley: Terrance Odean


University of Oslo (UiO)

(De-)Valuing Different Lives: Intersections of Animality and Disability
Norway: Michael Lundbald
Berkeley: Susan Schweik

The Body in Translation – Challenging and reinventing medical knowledge translation
Norway: John Ødemark
Berkeley: Michael Wintroub

Scandinavian Political Communities in the Middle Ages: European, or Something Different?
Norway: Hans Jacob Orning
Berkeley: Geoffrey Koziol

Genomics of Convergent Invertebrate Morphology
Norway: Torsten Struck
Berkeley: Rosemary Gillespie

Maintaining the Balance: Mitigating divergent interests in cultural property
Norway: Gro Birgit Ween
Berkeley: Benjamin Porter

Myths into stories: narrative devices in Ancient Greek lyric and drama
Norway: Boris (Rodin) Maslov
Berkeley: Leslie Kurke

Modeling collaborative problem-solving tasks for individual-level and team-level inferences
Norway: Ronny Scherer
Berkeley: Mark Wilson

The neural and psychosocial basis of adolescence as a period of vulnerability and opportunity
Norway: Christian K. Tamnes
Berkeley: Ronald E. Dahl


University of Stavanger (UiS)

Documenting the undocumented: immigrant voices of past and present
Norway: Linn Normand
Berkeley: Lisa Garcia Bedolla

Personalized education: Perspective of US and Norwegian teachers and designers
Norway: Natalia Kucirkova
Berkeley: Marcia Linn