Members of the research group
The Professional Relations research group has an interdisciplinary composition including nursing, teacher and preschool education, literary science, cultural studies, theology and social education. Our members have affiliations to the Faculty of Health Sciences, the Department of Art and Education and the Department of Cultural Studies and Languages at the University of Stavanger, as well as Stavanger University Hospital and VID Specialized University.
Professor Ellen Ramvi. Director of the Professional Relations research group, which she established in 2007.
Associate Professor Emerita Gerd Abrahamsen
Hanna Elise Bakken Baardsen
PhD Fellow Hanna Elise Bakken Baardsen
Knut Ørnes Brodahl
PhD fellow Knut Ørnes Brodahl
Birgitta Haga Gripsrud
Associate Professor Birgitta Haga Gripsrud
Associate Professor Ingvil Hellstrand
Associate Professor Margareth Kristoffersen
Marta Høyland Lavik
Professor Marta Høyland Lavik
Senior Lecturer Ingrid Leiknes
Associate Professor Kirsten Lode
Associate Professor Kjetil Moen
Linda Horne Mæland
PhD fellow Linda Horne Mæland
Christina Furskog Risa
Associate Professor Christina Risa
Associate Professor Nora Simonhjell, University of Agder
PhD-Fellow Bente Skogen
Assistant professor Malene Søiland
Vice Dean of Research/Researcher, PhD Henriette Thune
Associate Professor Kari Vevatne
Inger Emilie Værland
PhD Fellow and Lecturer Inger Emilie Værland
Anne Kristine Ådland
PhD Fellow Anne Kristine Ådland
Four members of the Professional Relations research group attended the 19th Nursing Ethics Conference in Cork, Ireland on 1-2 September 2018. Margareth Kristoffersen, Kari Vetvatne, Ellen Ramvi and Birgitta Haga Gripsrud each presented papers, ensuring good representation of our research at this well-renowned scholarly arena.
Different voices in the contemporary argue that we need to talk more about death. By talking about what is unknown and which many fear, perhaps death will lose some of its sting? This is the issue at stake in a newspaper commentary by our Professional Relations member Birgitta Haga Gripsrud and Lisbeth Thorsen (UiO).
Read the commentary (in Norwegian)
Birgitta Haga Gripsrud is a Post-doctoral Fellow in the Professional Relations research group. We are happy to announce that she has been awarded a research grant by the University of Stavanger as a Young Outstanding Researcher. Congratulations!
We are happy and proud to share the news that our research group member, Associate Professor Nora Simonhjell, has been appointed the four-year editorship of Norsk litterær årbok (the annual Norwegian literary yearbook), alongside her colleage Benedikt Jager at the University of Stavanger.
Kjetil Moen took part in a public debate about Sex, Death and God as taboos in Psychiatry at Kåkå kverulantkatedralen, Sting Nere, Stavanger. The debate was a sister-event to the 2017 mental health conference Schizofrenidagene. Kjetil Moen is a member of the Professional Relations research group at the University of Stavanger.