Doctoral presentations of current interest, where the thesis is available in Munin:

03 Dec 2020: Evelyn Eriksen

Prinsippet om barn(et)s beste i barnehage(kon)tekster

03 Dec 2020: Inga Marie Osestad Skavhaug

Mangfoldige verneområder. Å utforske forståelser av vernet natur og landskap i Nord-Troms

03 Dec 2020: Evert Mul

Human impact on highly mobile cetaceans: the use of biotelemetry data to inform ocean management

04 Dec 2020: Rezgar Zaki

Performance Measurement System in complex environment: observed and unobserved risk factors

04 Dec 2020: Daniel Brunner

An applied investigation of viscosity–density fluid sensors based on torsional resonators

04 Dec 2020: Trine Kvitberg

Arctic food biographies. An ethnographic study of food and health in everyday life of elderly Arctic women

07 Dec 2020: Kerstin Reibold

Indigenous rights, supersession, and moral status equality

10 Dec 2020: Joakim Aalmen Markussen

Krigshistoriens livsløp: Samspillet, konkurransene og kampene om iscenesettelsen av Nord-Norges krigshistorie

11 Dec 2020: Tinatin Manjavidze

Perinatal mortality and its association with antenatal care utilization in the Republic of Georgia

11 Dec 2020: Sigurd Løkse

Leveraging Kernels for Unsupervised Learning

14 Dec 2020: Johan Birkelund

Honesty in economic experiments

17 Dec 2020: Jon Petter Anders Stoor

Suicide among Sámi – Cultural meanings of suicide and interventions for suicide prevention in Nordic parts of Sápmi

18 Dec 2020: Sidsel Boldermo

Education for Social Sustainability. Meaning Making of Belonging in Diverse Early Childhood Settings

18 Dec 2020: Martin Kragnes Bystad

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation as a memory enhancer in healthy participants and patients with Alzheimer`s disease

  • Whole-body magnetic resonance imaging in children – how and why? A systematic review 

    Zadig, Pia Karin Karlsen; von Brandis, Elisabeth; Lein, Regina Küfner; Rosendahl, Karen; Avenarius, Derk; Müller, Lil-Sofie Ording (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-06-25)
    Whole-body magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is increasingly being used for a number of indications. Our aim was to review and describe indications and scan protocols for diagnostic value of whole-body MRI for multifocal disease in children and adolescents, we conducted a systematic search in Medline, Embase and Cochrane for all published papers until November 2018. Relevant subject headings and free ...
  • Qualitative Evaluations of mHealth Interventions: Current Gaps and Future Directions 

    Bradway, Meghan; Leibowitz, Kari; Garrison, Kathleen A.; Howe, Lauren; Årsand, Eirik (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    Psycho-social factors are often addressed in behavioral health studies. While the purpose of many mHealth interventions is to facilitate behavior change, the focus is more prominently on the functionality and usability of the technology and less on the psycho-social factors that contribute to behavior change. Here we aim to identify the extent to which mHealth interventions for patient self- management ...
  • Persistent pain associated with socioeconomic and personal factors in a Sami and Non-Sami population in Norway: an analysis of SAMINOR 2 survey data 

    Damsgård, Elin; Thrane, Gyrd; Fleten, Nils; Bagge, Johan; Sørlie, Tore; Anke, Audny; Broderstad, Ann Ragnhild (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-08-11)
    In international studies, higher prevalence of persistent pain has been reported in indigenous populations compared to majority populations. The present study aimed to determine the prevalence of persistent pain within a Sami and a non-Sami population in northern Norway, with adjustment for the confounding factors of age, sex, marital status, education, income, mental health, smoking status and ...
  • Levels of mental distress over 18 years after entering treatment for substance use disorders: A longitudinal cohort study 

    Hjemsæter, Arne Jan; Bramness, Jørgen Gustav; Drake, Robert; Skeie, Ivar; Monsbakken, Bent Berntsen; Saltyte Benth, Jurate; Landheim, Anne (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-08-17)
    <i>Aims:</i> The aims were to investigate whether baseline characteristics and problematic substance use were related to change in mental distress over time in patients with substance use disorders during an 18-year period.<p> <p><i>Method:</i> This was a prospective, longitudinal study of patients followed for 18 years after entering specialised treatment for substance use disorders. A sample ...
  • Interfering with neighbouring communities: Allelopathy astray in the tundra delays seedling development 

    Pilsbacher, Anna Katharina; Lindgård, Bente; Reiersen, Rigmor; González, Victoria T.; Bråthen, Kari Anne (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-10-06)
    <ol> <li>Altered species composition caused by environmental and climatic change can affect the transfer of plant residues among communities. Whereas transferred residues are typically considered a resource in recipient systems, residues of allelopathic species may instead cause interference.</li> <li>Evergreen dwarf shrubs, specifically the allelopathic species Empetrum nigrum are increasing ...

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