2020

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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

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).

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. 17, 2020 12:15 PM, Zoom

MSc Liv Karin Mohn Engebretsen at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “From dedicated to Burned out - and Back? A phenomenological exploration of the lived experience of suffering from burnout and implications for medical care” 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).

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Time and place: Sep. 14, 2020 12:15 PM, Zoom

M.Sc Anniken Elisabeth Fossland Grønstad at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Organizational change: in sickness (absence) and in health? An empirical investigation of the relationship between unit-level change and the risk of sickness absence in a large Norwegian hospital” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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

MSc Merete Aarsland Fosdahl at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Hamstring muscle length in ambulant children with spastic bilateral cerebral palsy - Development and physiotherapy treatment” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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

MSc Åste Renolen at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Integration of evidence-based practice in hospital nursing practice - A grounded theory study of clinical nurses’ and their ward leaders’ challenges and patterns of behaviour” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

Time and place: Aug. 28, 2020 12:15 PM, Zoom

MPH Asresash Demissie Abathun at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis "Abandoning a culture: Attitudes and Perspectives toward Female Genital Cutting in Somali and Harari Regional States, Eastern Ethiopia" for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: June 12, 2020 11:15 AM, Zoom

Mphil Ingvild Bergom Lunde at Institutt for helse og samfunn will be defending the thesis “A qualitative study on female genital cutting among Kurdish-Norwegians” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

Time and place: June 11, 2020 6:00 PM9:00 PM, Zoom

Kandidat i sykepleievitenskap Elisabeth Martinsen Goffeng at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis Extended workdays, compressed work periods, fatigue and cardiovascular strain – A study of  health care workers and airline crew for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

Time: June 3, 2020 12:15 PM

MSc Ellen Gabrielsen Hjelle at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Evaluating the effect of a complex intervention aiming to promote psychosocial well-being after stroke - A multicentre randomised controlled trial” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: May 28, 2020 1:00 PM, Zoom

MPH Petter Elstrøm at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “The epidemiology, prevention and control of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections and colonisations in Norway” for the degree of Dr. Philos. (Doctor Philosophiae).

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Time and place: May 6, 2020 11:15 AM, Zoom

Cand.pharm Berit Feiring at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “HPV vaccination in Norway: Uptake, safety and effectiveness” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: May 4, 2020 10:15 AM, Zoom

MSc Tuva Moseng at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Management of hip and knee osteoarthritis in primary care - Summary of evidence for exercise dose and implementation of a structured care model in primary care” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).