Homerisk digital game presented at Forskningstorget – ‘Digital oppvekst’

The digital game developed by Logic interactive for the Homerisk exhibition at Norwegian Science Museum was presented at Forskningsdagene, Universitetsplassen, Oslo, 20th-21st of September. 2018. The game tests how fast you can remember where to find things you need during an electricity outage. New record was set at 4 Seconds!

The stand was a Collaboration between OsloMet (Institute of Pre-school education, Institute of Socia Welfare and SIFO), Norwegian Science Museum and No Isolation.

You can read more about the stand here.

 

Advertisements

Presentation at the European Sociological Association (ESA) conference

https://templates.conferencemanager.dk/38F49941-5498-4A25-A41A-235C045250FB/topimage/skyline.png

In August 2018, SIFO-researcher Harald Throne-Holst presented results from the HOMERISK project at the ESA conference in Copenhagen. His presentation focused on how the public are given and take on different roles when dealing with electricity and ICT infrastructure. We find that for electricity, the citizen role is prominent, while for ICT, the public take on a consumer role.

The presentation can be downloaded here.

Are nordic households prepared for electricity outages? Homerisk end-seminar june 14th

The Homerisk Project arranged its end seminar Thursday june 14th at The Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology.

Among the presenters were our partners Linda Kvarnlöf and Erika Wall from MidSweden University, Björn Karlsson from University of Iceland and Jan Alfred Anderson from The Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology.

Ivar Knai from the SAMRISK II program comittee and DSB gave a comment  and stakeholders from Oslo municipality as well as from fire and police force departments engaged in discussions of how to further activate citizens in preparedness work.

You can read more about the program and presentations below

Picture1

Continue reading

Homerisk end-seminar and opening of interactive exhibition at Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology June 14th

A New interactive Exhibition is under Construction at the Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology!

The Exhibition ‘Electricity-outage, are you prepared?’ is an outcome of the HOMERISK Project and will open at the Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology Thursday June 14th at 11 am.

Come to the HOMERISK end-seminar ‘Are Nordic households prepared for  electricity outage?’ at Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology Thursday June 14th from 9am to learn more about digital vulnerabilities, consumption and household’s preparedness for power outages. The Nordic research-team will then present findings from the HOMERISK project and discuss them with other interested actors. You can test Your own preparedness by engaging in the interactive activities of the Exhibition  at the end of the seminar.

Click on the link below for more information about these arrangements and to sign up

http://www.hioa.no/Hva-skjer/Er-nordiske-hjem-forberedt-paa-stroembrudd

Welcome!

The Homerisk Project is financed by The Research Council of Norway, SAMRISK II.