Research projects

Sino-Norwegian Centre for the Study of Society and Environment (SINORSE) supports and initiates research on a wide variety of issues related to society and/or the environment.


The project Transcendence and Sustainability: Asian Visions with Global Potential (Transsustain) explores the mobilisation and recalibration of traditional Asian religio-philosophical ideas in response to the global environmental crisis.

Science-Policy Interactions in the Chinese Local State, 1990–2020

What role does scientific expertise and do scholars play in local policy making in China? The project Science-Policy Interactions in the Chinese Local State, 1990-2020 seeks to understand the scope and nature of scientist-bureaucrat intersections and interactions, focusing on the evolution of this relationship and its outcomes over the last three decades. It looks at case studies in the fields of environmental and social governance.

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