IRIS - Social Science and Business Development

This department does research work, evaluation, consultation and development in co-operation with The Research Council of Norway, public funding, public authorities, industry and commerce, professional and industrial bodies, universities, university colleges and other national and international research institutes

The department pursues scientific quality with user satisfaction. It has a capacity of 40 work years and has 50 colleagues in social science, finance and technical disciplines. The main office is in Stavanger and there are branches in Bergen.

The department is organized in three disciplinary groups:
Work, Health and Welfare
Organisation, Planning and Governance
Regional Innovation and Business Development

Safety is a priority area in the Work, Health and Welfare group

Frisk fisk på Ekofisk. Undersøkelsene ble gjennomført av IRIS og NIVA (Norsk Institutt for Vannforskning.)