Bilde av Borit, Melania
Bilde av Borit, Melania
The Norwegian College of Fishery Science melania.borit@uit.no +4777620934 91352814 Tromsø NFH A 462

Melania Borit


Associate professor in Knowledge Integration

Job description

  • Leader of the Research Group CRAFT - Knowledge Integration and Blue Futures.
  • Coordinator: AFO-JIGG - Service design thinking to improve welfare and product quality in the
    Norwegian small-scale fishing fleet (NFR project number 302635).
  • Coordinator: FUTURES4Fish - Adaptive socio-technological solutions for Norwegian fisheries and aquaculture (NFR project number 325814).
  • Coordinator: Qual2Rule - Using Qualitative Data to Inform Behavioural Rules in Agent-Based Modelling (Special Interest Group @ European Social Simulation Association).
  • Secretary: ESSA - European Social Simulation Association.

  • Loïs Vanhée, Melania Borit :
    Viewpoint: Ethical by Designer - How to Grow Ethical Designers of Artificial Intelligence
    The journal of artificial intelligence research 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Timo Szczepanska, Andreas Angourakis, Shawn Graham, Melania Borit :
    Quantum Leaper: A Methodology Journey From a Model in NetLogo to a Game in Unity
    Springer Nature 2022 DOI
  • Sebastian Achter, Melania Borit, Edmund Chattoe-Brown, Peer-Olaf Siebers :
    RAT-RS: a reporting standard for improving the documentation of data use in agent-based modelling
    International Journal of Social Research Methodology: Theory and Practice 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Rana Tallal Javed, Osama Nasir, Melania Borit, Loïs Vanhée, Elias Zea, Shivam Gupta et al.:
    Get out of the BAG! Silos in AI Ethics Education: Unsupervised Topic Modeling Analysis of Global AI Curricula
    The journal of artificial intelligence research 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Timo Szczepanska, Patrycja Antosz, Jan Ole Berndt, Melania Borit, Edmund Chattoe-Brown, Sara Mehryar et al.:
    GAM on! Six ways to explore social complexity by combining games and agent-based models
    International Journal of Social Research Methodology: Theory and Practice 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Jan-Are Kolset Johnsen, Melania Borit, Lina Stangvaltaite-Mouhat :
    Using storytelling in undergraduate dental education: Students' experiences of emotional competence training
    European journal of dental education 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Jørn Weines, Melania Borit :
    Better Game Worlds by Design: The GAS Framework for Designing and Analyzing Games Based on Socio-Ecological Systems Thinking, Demonstrated on Nusfjord (2017)
    Games and Culture 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Peer-Olaf Siebers, Sebastian Achter, Cristiane Palaretti Bernardo, Melania Borit, Edmund Chattoe-Brown :
    First Steps Towards RAT: A Protocol for Documenting Data Use in the Agent-Based Modeling Process
    Springer 2021 FULLTEKST / DOI
  • Flaminio Squazzoni, J Gary Polhill, Bruce Edmonds, Petra Ahrweiler, Patrycja Antosz, Geeske Scholz et al.:
    Computational Models that Matter During a Global Pandemic Outbreak: A Call to Action
    JASSS : Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 2020 DOI
  • Melania Borit, Lina Stangvaltaite-Mouhat :
    GoDental! Enhancing flipped classroom experience with game-based learning
    European journal of dental education 2020 ARKIV / FULLTEKST / DOI
  • Flaminio Squazzoni, J. Gareth Polhill, Bruce Edmonds, Petra Ahrweiler, Patrycja Antosz, Geeske Scholz et al.:
    Computational Models That Matter During a Global Pandemic Outbreak: A Call to Action
    JASSS : Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 2020 ARKIV / FULLTEKST / DOI
  • Jorge Santos, Melania Borit, Loïs Vanhée :
    Modelling the “Captain’s Nose”: Exploring the Shift Towards Autonomous Fishing with Social Simulation
    Springer Proceedings in Complexity 2020 DOI
  • Charlotte Teresa Weber, Melania Borit, Michaela Aschan :
    An interdisciplinary insight into the human dimension in fisheries models. A systematic literature review in a European Union context
    Frontiers in Marine Science 2019 ARKIV / DOI
  • Loïs Vanhée, Melania Borit, Jorge Santos :
    Autonomous Fishing Vessels Roving the Seas: What Multiagent Systems Have Got to Do with It
    Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, AAMAS 2018 FULLTEKST
  • Cornel Borit, Melania Borit, Petter Olsen :
    Representations of colonialism in three popular, modern board games: Puerto Rico, Struggle of Empires, and Archipelago
    Open Library of Humanities 2018 ARKIV / DOI
  • Shaheen Syed, Melania Borit, Marco Spruit :
    Narrow lenses for capturing the complexity of fisheries: A topic analysis of fisheries science from 1990 to 2016
    Fish and Fisheries 2018 ARKIV / DOI
  • Petter Olsen, Melania Borit :
    The components of a food traceability system
    Trends in Food Science & Technology 2018 ARKIV / DOI
  • Shaheen Syed, Marco Spruit, Melania Borit :
    Bootstrapping a Semantic Lexicon on Verb Similarities
    SciTePress 2016 FULLTEKST / DOI
  • Melania Borit :
    Legal Requirements for Food Traceability in the European Union
    Elsevier 2016 DOI
  • Harko Verhagen, Melania Borit, Giangiacomo Bravo, Nanda Wijermans :
    Advances in Social Simulation. Looking in the Mirror
    Springer Nature 2020
  • Petter Olsen, Shaheen Syed, Melania Borit, Céline Boéchat :
    Application, limitations, costs and benefits related to the use of blockchain technology in the seafood industry
    2022 ARKIV
  • Patrycja Antosz, Sukaina Bharwani, Melania Borit, Bruce Edmonds :
    An introduction to the themed section on ‘Using agent-based simulation for integrating qualitative and quantitative evidence’
    International Journal of Social Research Methodology: Theory and Practice 2022 DOI
  • Melania Borit, Jorge Santos :
    Imagining the futures of fisheries and coasts - Steiner School, Tromsø, September 2022
    2022
  • Melania Borit, Jorge Santos :
    Imagining the futures of fisheries and coasts - Nord-Troms videregående skole avd. Skjervøy, 2022
    2022
  • Melania Borit, Jorge Santos, Roger B. Larsen :
    Vil heise opp juksa som redskap
    22. April 2020
  • Melania Borit, Jorge Santos, Roger B. Larsen :
    Tenker nytt om kystfiskerienes fremtid
    21. April 2020
  • Melania Borit, Jorge Santos :
    AFO-JIGG: Service design thinking to improve welfare and product quality in the Norwegian small-scale fishing fleet
    2020 FULLTEKST
  • Melania Borit, Jorge Santos, Roger B. Larsen :
    Rethinking the future of coastal fisheries
    28. April 2020
  • Melania Borit, Petter Olsen :
    Beyond regulatory compliance – Seafood traceability benefits and success cases
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2020 ARKIV / FULLTEKST
  • Melania Borit, Jorge Santos, Roger B. Larsen :
    Nå skal et nytt prosjekt se på kvalitet og sikkerhet i juksaflåten
    24. April 2020
  • Harko Verhagen, Melania Borit, Giangiacomo Bravo, Nanda Wijermans :
    Preface
    Springer Proceedings in Complexity 2020 DOI
  • Melania Borit, Jorge Santos :
    Imagining the future of fisheries and coasts - Kvaløya High-school, 2020
    2020
  • Jørn Weines, Melania Borit :
    Playing with the Past to Understand the Present: The potential of using Nusfjord (2017) to Teach About the Complexity of Fisheries as SocioEcological Systems
    Games+Learning+Society Conference Proceedings 2019 ARKIV / FULLTEKST / DOI
  • Petter Olsen, Melania Borit, Shaheen Syed :
    Applications, limitations, costs, and benefits related to the use of blockchain technology in the food industry
  • Jorge Santos, Melania Borit :
    What knowledge, skills do our students get here? Or, are they getting the wrong skills?
    2018
  • Jørn Weines, Melania Borit, Petter Holm :
    Social simulation games as vehicles for improved learning about fisheries as socio-ecological complex adaptive systems. The case of the Green Grouper Game
    2018
  • Lisa Borges, Kåre Nolde Nielsen, Katia Frangoudes, Claire W. Armstrong, Melania Borit :
    Conflicts and trade-offs in implementing the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) discard policy
    2018 DATA / ARKIV / FULLTEKST
  • Charlotte Teresa Weber, Melania Borit, Eva Hnatkova, Filomena Parada, Hanne R. Johnsen, Michaela Aschan :
    Identifying transferable skills to enhance Early Career Researchers employability
    2018
  • Jorge Santos, Melania Borit, Loïs Vanhée :
    Modelling the captain's nose: Exploring autonomous fishing with social simulation
    2018
  • Jørn Weines, Melania Borit :
    Playing with the Past to Understand the Present: The potential of using Nusfjord (2017) to Teach About the Complexity of Fisheries as Socio-Ecological Systems
    2018 FULLTEKST
  • Charlotte Teresa Weber, Melania Borit, Fabien Canolle, Eva Hnatkova, Davide Pacitti, Filomena Parada et al.:
    Identifying and Documenting Transferable Skills and Competences to Enhance Early Career Researchers Employability and Competitiveness.
    2018 ARKIV
  • Shaheen Syed, Melania Borit :
    Fisheries research for ocean governance: A topic model analysis of fisheries science from 1990 to 2016
    2017
  • Hanne Risan Johnsen, Melania Borit, Michaela Aschan, Charlotte Teresa Weber :
    Improving fisheries human capital through interdisciplinary doctoral training
    2017
  • Melania Borit, Charlotte Teresa Weber, Hanne Risan Johnsen :
    From PhD to job market: Transforming doctoral training with the SAF21 model
    Eurodoc Newsletter 2017 ARKIV
  • Charlotte Teresa Weber, Melania Borit, Michaela Aschan :
    Innovative PhD Training within an MSCA ETN
    2017
  • Jørn Weines, Melania Borit, Petter Holm, Rafal Hrynkiewicz :
    Theoretical challenges in designing a social simulation game of balancing sustainability objectives in fisheries management
    2017 FULLTEKST
  • Melania Borit, Petter Olsen :
    Analysis of gaps and inconsistencies in the Seafood traceability standards and norms
    2016 FULLTEKST
  • Alexander Holdgate, Melania Borit :
    Characteristics of Modelling Fisheries as Socio-Ecological Complex Adaptive Systems
    2016
  • Charlotte Teresa Weber, Melania Borit, John Pope :
    A Team Effort to Tackle a Complex Problem. The Landing Obligation in the North Sea.
    2016
  • Melania Borit, Petter Olsen, Jorge Santos :
    How to use product traceability for documentation of environmental sustainability in mineral production
    2016

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    Publications outside Cristin

     


    Research interests

    • social simulation, agent-based modelling, design of autonomous social agents, autonomous systems;
    • evidence synthesis / knowledge integration;
    • critical futures studies;
    • pedagogy and didactics in higher education, student active learning, game-based learning;
    • traceability, certification, standardisation; risk communication;
    • fisheries / natural resource management, IUU fishing; fisheries as socio-ecological complex adaptive systems;
    • related legislation;
    • culture and trust.

    External collaborations:

    • AnxSAI: Anxiety-Sensitive Artificial Intelligence (lead: Umeå University, Sweden; 2022- )
    • GEDAI: Growing Ethical Designers of Artificial Intelligence (lead: Umeå University, Sweden; 2020- )

    Teaching

    • Course coordinator (2022): FSK-3014 Project organisation and collaboration
    • Lecturer (2015-2022): BIO-3556 Marine resource biology and technology


    CV

    • 2014 PhD in Resource Management - Social Science, University of Tromsø - The Arctic University of Norway, Norway (Thesis title: Trust and traceability. Using culturally tailored environmental risk communication and transparency as trust-building tools)
    • 2014 Accredited Lecturer in Intercultural Management, The Hofstede Centre, Finland.
    • 2013 Accredited Lecturer in Organisational Culture and Change, The Hofstede Centre, Finland;
    • 2010 UniPed (Teacher Training in Higher Education), University of Tromsø, Norway;
    • 2009 Master of Science in International Fisheries Management, Norwegian College of Fishery Science, University of Tromsø, Norway;
    • 2005 Master of Laws in Maritime Law, Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law, University of Oslo, Norway;
    • 2003 Bachelor of Laws, "Ovidius" University, Constanta, Romania;
    • 2003 Teachers' Training Program, "Ovidius" University, Constanta, Romania.