Kaja Kvaale

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Phone +47 22844633
Visiting address Forskningsveien 3A Harald Schjelderups hus inng.2 3.etg 0373 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1089 Blindern 0317 Oslo
Other affiliations Faculty of Medicine (Student)


Phd student and part of the project Rethinking cancer survivorship (SAMKUL-programme RCN)            https://www.med.uio.no/helsam/english/research/projects/cancul/index.html

Academic interests

  • Social inequality in health
  • Social Policy research
  • Scientific theory
  • Gender perspectives on illness and health
  • Critical studies on Cancer Survivorship
  • Illness and prestige
  • Illness Culture
  • Digital society and social media


  • Master in Sociology from Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy
  • Bachelor in Social sciences (Sociology), UiO

Positions held

  • Representative Institute Board (rep. fixed-term acad.), Helsam 2019-2020
  • Representative Institute Board (rep.techn.adm), Helsam 2015-2018
  • Head of section for research administration, Helsam, UiO



Tags: Social inequality in health, Gender perspectives on illness and health, Qualitative methods


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Published Apr. 12, 2011 4:36 PM - Last modified Nov. 9, 2020 10:06 AM