Hanne Nissen Bjørnsen defended her thesis

av 13. juni 2019 i Ukategorisert med Ingen kommentarer

Today, June 13, 2019, center member Hanne Nissen Bjørnsen defended her doctoral thesis «Promoting Adolescent Mental Health – Positive Mental Health Literacy as a Concept and Working Strategy for School Health Services» at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

A part of this work was the development and validation of an instrument measuring positive mental health literacy (MHPK-10). This measure has gained interest and is currently being applied in studies in 12 countries around the world.

The candidate’s supervisors was Associate Professor Dr. Unni Karin Moksnes, Associate Professor Dr. Mary-Elizabeth Eilertsen and Professor Geir Arild Espnes, all from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

Center member Torunn Hatlen Nøst defended her thesis

av 18. januar 2019 i Ukategorisert med Ingen kommentarer

In January 18. Torunn Hatlen Nøst had given a thorough and excellent trail lecture where she summed up methodological considerations when planning and evaluating different types of interventions to relieve chronic, in an convincing way defended her Ph.D thesis on Chronic Pain Self-Management.

Congratulations to Torunn! A superb day!

An ICHW Interview with Dr. Siw Tone Innstrand

av 9. januar 2019 i Ukategorisert med Ingen kommentarer

In the new ICHW interview, Dr. Siw Tone Innstrand talks about her research on healthy workplaces and the exciting project between NTNU Center for Health Promotion research (CHPR) and UC Berkeley Interdisciplinary Center for Healthy Workplaces (ICHW) on: Understanding Healthy Workplaces: Cross-Cultural Comparisons between Norway and the United States.

The full interview can be found here.

Frisk fokus for fremtiden- Eksempler på tiltak som bidrar til god livskvalitet og helse

av 23. november 2018 i News med Ingen kommentarer

New Inspirational Booklet for salutogenic work in communities from NTNU CHPR and HelseFrem.

The booklet can be found here.

Professor Geir Arild Espnes was awarded Folkehelseprisen

av 15. oktober 2018 i Ukategorisert med Ingen kommentarer

Congratulations to Professor Geir Arild Espnes who was awarded the public health prize/ «Folkehelseprisen».

The award jury panel states:

Geir Arild Espnes has contributed significantly to putting public health on the agenda, both nationally and internationally. He has been involved in research, teaching, lectures, project development and networking to promote public health. In 2009 he founded the establishment of the Center for Health Promotion Research, a center that currently has 30-35 researchers through a wide range of research on health promotion among different groups and areas. Espnes has established the Norwegian network for health promotion, but is also the initiator of the establishment of the European forum for health promotion reseach. He has established a long-term cooperation with Australian National University, the University of Papua New Guinea and the establishment of a new health promotion center in Singapore,this  testifies to a candidate with impetus and high professional integrity. Last but not least, he is also active in politics and uses every opportunity to promote the need for a better public health for all!