Background and activities


Professor in Ethics and Political Philosophy

Research interests

Bioethics, ethics of technology, Kantian ethics, Aristotelian ethics, political philosophy and aesthetics

Research projects

Active research partner on "The Norwegian Seaweed Biorefinery Platform (SBP-N)" funded by the Norwegian research Council, 2019-2024 and "Seaweeds for Novel Applications and Products" funded by ERA-NET under H2020, 2020-2023

Project leader for "Genome editing – a game-changer in salmon farming: Conditions for social and  moral acceptance - CRISPRsalmon" funded by the Norwegian Research Council, 2019-2022:

Active research partner on "Optimized oxidative enzyme systems for efficient conversion of lignocellulose to valuable products - OXYMOD" funded by the research Council of Norway 2017-2022.

Member Advisory Board for "“Development of Appropriate Risk- and Technology Assessment for GMO (GMO-TA)" funded by Bundesamt für Naturschutz 2020-2021.

Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications


  • Iversen, Nina Marianne; Hem, Leif Egil; Myskja, Bjørn Kåre; Iversen, Tor-Henning. (2015) Norske Matvarer - Verdier, muligheter og utfordringer. Fagbokforlaget. 2015. ISBN 978-82-450-1844-8.
  • Carson, Siri Granum; Knowles, Jonathan; Myskja, Bjørn Kåre. (2011) Kant: Here, Now and How. Essays in honour of Truls Wyller. Mentis Verlag GmbH. 2011. ISBN 978-3-89785-764-3.
  • Myskja, Bjørn Kåre. (2002) The sublime in Kant and Beckett. Aesthetic judgement, ethics and literature. Walter de Gruyter. 2002. ISBN 3-11-017126-0. Kantstudien Ergänzungshefte (140).

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