Silje Nyrud

Graduate Research Fellow

Silje Nyrud is a Graduate Research Fellow at NUPI and part of the Research Group on Security and Defence. She has an undergraduate degree in political science, and a one-year program in security studies.

Silje is enrolled in the master's program political science at the University of Oslo, and is currently writing her master's thesis on cyber security and cyber deterrence. Her academic interests include international relations, security and defence policy, and cyber security.


2020 - Master's degree, Political Science, Department of Political Science, University of Oslo

2020   One-year program, Security Studies and international relations, Oslo New University College (former Bjørknes College)

2019   Bachelor's degree, Political Science, Department of Media and social sciences, University of Stavanger


2021-           Graduate Research Fellow, NUPI

2021             Parliamentary election worker, Oslo municipality

2013 - 2016 Archive employee, NRK