Recent Submissions

  • From Stone to Norwegian Wood 

    Espedal, Knut Jonas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Throughout the centuries, nearly all signal buildings on the European continent have been built in masonry or concrete – in harsh, ‘stone-like’ materials. Norway differs remarkably from this main trend. We see that the ...
  • Improving collaboration between professionals supporting mentally ill offenders 

    Hean, Sarah; Ødegård, Atle; Willumsen, Elisabeth (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-02)
    Purpose Interprofessional collaboration is necessary when supporting mentally ill offenders but little is understood of these interactions. This paper explores prison officers’ perceptions of current and desirable levels ...
  • Stochastic Theories and Deterministic Differential Equations 

    Moxnes, John Fredrik; Hausken, Kjell (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010-05)
    We discuss the concept of “hydrodynamic” stochastic theory, which is not based on the traditional Markovian concept. A Wigner function developed for friction is used for the study of operators in quantum physics, and for ...
  • Problems Facing Disabled People in Malawi: A Critical Reflection on My Encounter with a Disabled Woman in a Rural Area in Malawi 

    Tembo, Memory Jayne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
    This critical reflection is based on my encounter with a disabled woman in a district in Malawi, and how I have reflected and analyzed the encounter using social work theories. The essay reflects on the story of the disabled ...
  • “Teamwork in hospitals”: a quasiexperimental study protocol applying a human factors approach 

    Ballangrud, Randi; Husebø, Sissel Iren Eikeland; Aase, Karina; Aaberg, Oddveig Reiersdal; Vifladt, Anne; Berg, Geir Vegard; Hall-Lord, Marie Louise (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-06)
    Background Effective teamwork and sufficient communication are critical components essential to patient safety in today’s specialized and complex healthcare services. Team training is important for an improved efficiency ...
  • Danningsbegrepet i barnehagens årsplaner - en diskursanalytisk tilnærming 

    Nordvik, Grete; Alvestad, Marit (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
    Danningsbegrepet er innført i Rammeplan for barnehagens innhold og oppgaver, noe som gjør det både viktig og interessant å utvikle ny kunnskap om danningsbegrepet i barnehagens virksomhet så vel teoretisk som praktisk. ...
  • Wave Influenced Wind and the Effect on Offshore Wind Turbine Performance 

    Kalvig, Siri M.; Manger, Eirik; Hjertager, Bjørn H; Jakobsen, Jasna Bogunovic (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
    In this paper the effect of wave influenced wind on offshore wind turbines is studied numerically. The wave is seen as a dynamical roughness that influences the wind flow and hence the wind turbine performance. An actuator ...
  • Changes in health and health behavior associated with retirement 

    Syse, Astri; Veenstra, Marijke; Furunes, Trude; Mykletun, Reidar J.; Solem, Per Erik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-12)
    Objectives: While poor health contributes to early work exits, it is less clear how early work exits affect health. This study therefore examines changes in health associated with retirement. Method: Survey data from ...
  • Managers’ Beliefs about Measures to Retain Senior Workforce 

    Mykletun, Reidar J.; Furunes, Trude; Solem, Per Erik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
    This paper aims to describe and explain the beliefs of public sector managers regarding measures to promote active ageing within organizations and how these beliefs can relate to their own attitudes, age, gender, organizational ...
  • Silence about encounters with dying among healthcare professionals in a society that ‘de-tabooises’ death 

    Ramvi, Ellen; Gripsrud, Birgitta Haga (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Background: Empirical studies on healthcare personnel indicate that professionals’ experiences with dying and death become silenced and unutterable within the healthcare service. Aim: To explore and interpret silence ...
  • Lærerstudenters utvikling av matematikklæreridentitet 

    Mosvold, Reidar; Bjuland, Raymond (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
    I løpet av fire års utdanning skal grunnskolelærerstudenter utvikle seg til å bli lærere. Dette handler ikke bare om å tilegne seg kunnskap; det handler om å utvikle yrkesidentitet. Lærerstudenters identitetsutvikling blir ...
  • Trends and trade-offs in petroleum tax design 

    Osmundsen, Petter; Løvås, Kjell (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-08)
    How should tax systems be designed to account for the characteristics of the government, the oil companies and the projects in order to maximise welfare for the country's inhabitants? How should vital government characteristics ...
  • Robust Strategies For Rig Procurement 

    Osmundsen, Petter (Working paper, 2013)
    Scarcity of rigs on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS) has led to a number of interesting changes in the procurement of such units and in the relationship between oil companies and rig contractors. Small oil companies ...
  • Verdirelevansen av å rapportere biologiske eiendeler til virkelig verdi. En studie av norske lakseoppdrettselskaper 

    Misund, Bård (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
    Fra 2005 har børsnoterte oppdrettsselskaper regnskapsført levende fisk i sjø til virkelig verdi i henhold til IAS 41. Det kan virke som at oppdrettere har begrenset tiltro til biomassejusteringene til virkelig verdi, ...
  • Concave Drilling Curve 

    Osmundsen, Petter; Roll, Kristin Helen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
    Drilling expenses have increased sharply in recent years. Average meters drilled per day significantly influences exploration costs. Hence it is important to understand the factors that determine this drilling metric. In ...
  • Lesson study in teacher education: Learning from a challenging case 

    Bjuland, Raymond; Mosvold, Reidar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
    Whereas most studies of lesson study in teacher education seem to report on success stories, this article investigates a negative case. From an implementation of lesson study in Norwegian teacher education, we analyse data ...
  • Effects of Regular Classes in Outdoor Education Settings: A Systematic Review on Students’ Learning, Social and Health Dimensions 

    Becker, Christoph; Lauterbach, Gabriele; Dettweiler, Ulrich; Spengler, Sarah; Mess, Filip (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-05)
    Abstract: Background: Participants in Outdoor Education Programmes (OEPs) presumably benefit from these programmes in terms of their social and personal development, academic achievement and physical activity (PA). The ...
  • Narrative Approach for Identifying Movements of Change and the Value of Therapeutic Writing Related to Chronic pain Management 

    Dysvik, Elin; Drageset, Jorunn; Furnes, Bodil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-12)
    In this study, we examined extensive narratives prepared by participants who attended a chronic pain management programme where therapeutic writing was included. The aim was to explore how narrators experience the contexts ...
  • Stress in School. Some Empirical Hints on the Circadian Cortisol of Children in Outdoor and Indoor Classes 

    Dettweiler, Ulrich; Becker, Christoph; Auestad, Bjørn Henrik; Simon, Perikles; Kirsch, Peter (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-04)
    This prospective longitudinal survey compared the stress levels of students taught using an outdoor curriculum in a forest, with children in a normal school setting. We were especially interested in the effect outdoor ...
  • Perceived rules and accessibility: measurement and mediating role in the association between parental education and vegetable and soft drink intake 

    Gebremariam, Mekdes Kebede; Lien, Nanna; Torheim, Liv Elin; Andersen, Lene Frost; Melbye, Elisabeth Lind; Glavin, Kari; Hausken, Solveig Elisabeth Sand; Sleddens, Ester FC; Bjelland, Mona (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-08)
    Background: The existence of socioeconomic differences in dietary behaviors is well documented. However, studies exploring the mechanisms behind these differences among adolescents using comprehensive and reliable measures ...

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