Selected publications


Martell, M., Perko, T., Tomkiv, Y., Long, S., Dowdall, A., & Kenens, J. (2021). Evaluation of citizen science contributions to radon research. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 237, 106685.

Hoti, F., Perko, T., Tafili, V., Sala, R., Zeleznik, N., Tomkiv, Y., . . . Renn, O. (2021). Knowing the unknowns: Uncertainties during radiological emergencies. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 59, 102240.

Oughton, D., Liutsko, L., Midorikawa, S., Pirard, P., Schneider, T., & Tomkiv, Y. (2021). An ethical dimension to accident management and health surveillance. Environment International, 153, 106537.

Andersen, F. and Rocca, E. (2020) Underdetermination and evidence-based policy, Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, open access

Rocca, E. and Anjum, R.L. (2020) Causal Evidence and Dispositions in Medicine and Public Health, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, published online, open access

Andersen, F., Anjum, R.L., Rocca, E. (2019). Philosophical BIAS is the one bias that science cannot avoid. eLife.

Rocca, E., Copeland, S., Edwards, I.R. (2019). Pharmacovigilance as scientific discovery: an argument for trans-disciplinarityDrug Safety

Rocca, E. and Anjum, R. L. (2019) Why Causal Predictions Fail. An Example from Oil ContaminationEthics, Policy & Environment, 22: 197-213

Anjum, R. L., Copeland, S. and Rocca, E. (2018) Medical Scientists and Philosophers Worldwide Appeal to EBM to Expand the Notion of ‘Evidence’, BMJ Evidence Based Medicine, published online

Anjum, R.L. and Mumford, S. (2018) A Process Theory of Causation, in Nicholson, D. J. & Dupré, J. (eds.). Everything Flows: Towards a Processual Philosophy of Biology. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 61-75. Open access

Anjum, R. L. and Mumford, S. (2018) Causation in Science and the Methods of Scientific Discovery, Oxford University Press

Anjum, R. L. and Rocca, E. (2018) From Ideal to Real Risk. Why re-thinking Causation is Crucial, Risk Analysis, 39: 729-40

Rocca, E. (2018) The Judgements that Evidence Based Medicine AdoptsJournal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 24: 1184-90

Tomkiv, Y., Liland, A., Oughton, D. H., & Wynne, B. (2017). Assessing Quality of Stakeholder Engagement: From Bureaucracy to DemocracyBulletin of Science, Technology & Society, 37(3), 167-178. doi:10.1177/0270467618824027

Liland, A., Tomkiv, Y., Oughton, D., Navrud, S., Romstad, E., Skuterud, L. (2017) The power of collaborative deliberation in stakeholder dialogue seminars. Journal of Risk Research, DOI: 10.1080/13669877.2017.1378247

Anjum, R.L. and Mumford, S. (2017) Emergence and Demergence, in M. Paoletti and F. Orilia (eds), Philosophical and Scientific Perspectives on Downward Causation, London: Routledge, pp. 92-109

Copeland, S. (2017) On Serendipity in Science: Discovery at the Intersection of Chance and WisdomSynthese, DOI 10.1007/s11229-017-1544-3

Copeland, S. (2017) Unexpected Findings and Promoting Monocausal Claims, A Cautionary Tale, Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 23: 1055-61

Rocca, E. (2017) Bridging the Boundaries between Scientists and Clinicians. Mechanistic Hypotheses and Patient Stories in Risk Assessment of Drugs, Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 23: 114-120

Rocca, E. and Andersen, F. (2017) How Biological Background Assumptions Influence Scientific Risk Evaluation of Stacked Genetically Modified Plants: An Analysis of Research Hypotheses and Argumentations, Life Sciences, Society and Policy, 13: 11.

Andersen, F. and Arenhart, J. (2016) Metaphysics Within Science. Against Radical Naturalism, Metascience, 47: 159-180




Rani Lill Anjum discusses Causation and Correlation – A Smart Drug Smarts podcast

What Evidence? Whoose Medicine? And On What Basis? Rani Lill Anjum on what’s wrong with evidence-based medicine for The Philosophers’ Magazine

Causation in Scientific Methods – A BJPS blog by Rani Lill Anjum

NMBU Researchers, A Quick Introduction to Causation – Interview with Stephen Mumford and Rani Lill Anjum

Published 26. June 2017 - 15:55 - Updated 10. February 2022 - 14:35