In 2014, research communication in the form of popular dissemination has been an important priority. The researchers have written 16 feature articles/posts published in regional and national newspapers. In addition, books, scientific articles, conference papers, reports and several presentations have been published.
IRIS Social Science was granted the Competence Sharing Award from Stavanger´s Chamber of Commerce. The jury proclaimed that:
IRIS Social Science, through dissemination and sharing of competencies, continuously contribute to the public discussion concerning regional economic development, future development and upgrading of regional industrial clusters, transportation and innovation in both the public and private sectors.