Public Defences

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Time and place: Apr. 20, 2021 12:15 PM, Zoom

Cand. polit. Turid Kristin Bigum Sundar at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis Young & Overweight - adolescents' experiences from an internet-based intervention to promote physical activity and quality of life. for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Apr. 22, 2021 2:15 PM, Zoom

MSc Natalia Justyna Kunst at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis Evidence and uncertainty in an iterative decision-making framework in health and medicine for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Apr. 23, 2021 12:15 PM, Zoom

MSc Ingrid Skaaret at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis Children with Cerebral Palsy: The impact of Ankle-Foot Orthoses on Gait Function after Lower Limb Surgery for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Apr. 23, 2021 12:15 PM, Zoom

Mphil Maren Olene Kloster at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis Navigating a contested field. Reproductive health and NGO practices in Malawi for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Mar. 24, 2021 12:15 PM, Zoom

MSc Yohannes Ejigu Tsehay at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis Antiretroviral therapy in pregnancy: Role of ART in adverse pregnancy outcome, infant growth and maternal health for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

Time and place: Mar. 4, 2021 12:15 PM, Zoom

Mphil Christina Hansen Edwards at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis Economic Consequences of Elevated BMI in Norway for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Feb. 25, 2021 12:15 PM, Zoom

MSc Tanja Louise Ibsen at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis Farm-based day care for people with dementia. The service, the participants and their experiences, for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Feb. 18, 2021 12:15 PM, Zoom

Cand.med. Tone Bruun at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis Rotavirus infection and vaccination in Norway – epidemiological studies of infection and intussusception events before and after vaccine introduction for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Feb. 12, 2021 12:15 PM, Zoom

MSc Kristine Risum at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Physical activity and physical fitness in juvenile idiopathic arthritis” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Feb. 2, 2021 12:15 PM, Zoom

MSc Anita Grongstad at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Sarcoidosis; fatigue and exercise” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

Time and place: Jan. 25, 2021 12:15 PM, Zoom

MD, Mphil Carolina Rau Borges Steuernagel at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Evidence in Practice: The case of lesbian health invisibilities in Brazil” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

Time and place: Dec. 11, 2020 12:15 PM, Zoom

MSc Allen Nsangi at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “An educational intervention to enable children to assess claims about the benefits and harms of treatments” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

Time and place: Dec. 10, 2020 12:15 PM, Zoom

MNSc Helene Berntzen at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Patient experiences and nurses’ management of pain and discomfort in intensive care during a strategy of analgosedation - an exploratory study” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

Time and place: Dec. 9, 2020 12:15 PM, Zoom

M.Sc Linn Nathalie Støme at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Early Health Technology Assessment of E-health” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

Time and place: Dec. 2, 2020 12:15 PM, Zoom

MD Daniel Semakula at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Improving critical thinking about treatment claims, evidence and choices. Development and evaluation of an intervention to improve the ability of parents of primary school children in Uganda to critically appraise the trustworthiness of claims about treatment effects and make informed health choices” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

Time and place: Nov. 24, 2020 10:15 AM, Zoom

MSc. Myint Myint Wai at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Contraception and Fertility in Myanmar: Trends and Dynamics - A study of married women’s Contraceptive use and Unmet Need for Family Planning in Yangon south and north” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

Time and place: Nov. 19, 2020 12:15 PM, Zoom

MD Bishwajit Bhowmik at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Diabetes and its Association with Cardiometabolic Risk Factors – Identification of High-risk Individuals in a Rural Bangladeshi Population” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Nov. 10, 2020 12:15 PM, Zoom

MSc Jorunn Evandt at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Nighttime road traffic noise and associations with insomnia symptoms and use of sleep medication” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

Time and place: Nov. 3, 2020 12:15 PM, Zoom

Master Fareeha Shaikh at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Intergenerational association between birth weight and cardiovascular disease; a population-based study of offspring, their parents, aunts and uncles” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Oct. 26, 2020 12:15 PM, Zoom

MSc Susan Munabi-Babigumira at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis Quality of maternity services in low- and middle-income countries: analysis of health system bottlenecks and strategies for improvement for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Oct. 16, 2020 12:15 PM, Zoom

MPH, Mphil Vivian Nchanchou Mbanya at Institutt for helse og samfunn will be defending the thesis “Access and Utilization of Norwegian Healthcare Services among sub-Saharan African Migrants - Patterns, Perceptions, and Experiences” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Sep. 23, 2020 12:15 PM, Zoom

MSc Lene Christensen at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “The influence of pregnancy and pelvic girdle pain on weight-bearing activities - A biomechanical and clinical study” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

Time and place: Sep. 18, 2020 12:15 PM, Zoom

M.Sc Silje Havrevold Henni at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Integration of advanced geriatric nurses: A mixed methods study of role and scope of practice” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

Time and place: Sep. 18, 2020 12:15 PM, Zoom

MSc Kari Gire Dahl at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Health literacy in the context of kidney transplant recipients: a multimethod study” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Sep. 17, 2020 12:15 PM, Zoom

M.Sc Mattias Erik Victor at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Patient characteristics and factors associated with post-treatment work participation in a Norwegian return to work programme for common mental disorders” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).