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Aktiv cristin-person Eivind Engebretsen

  • Stilling:
    ved Masterstudiene i sosialfag ved OsloMet - storbyuniversitetet
  • Stilling:
    ved Avdeling for helsefag ved Universitetet i Oslo




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  • Engelsk


Eivind Engebretsen


Eivind Engebretsen


Eivind Engebretsen is a full professor of health science (with emphasis on the philosophy of science) at the University of Oslo (UiO). He is also Head of postgraduate studies at the Institute of Health and Society and responsible for the research training of approx. 170 PhD candidates. EE has more than 10 years experience of teaching, supervision of graduate students and management of multidisciplinary research and evaluation projects. He has also led the development of a new PhD program in social work and social policy at Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Science (HIOA). His field of expertise is the social epistemology of medical knowledge, i.e. the production, use and flow of medical knowledge in society. He heads a research group on knowledge translation and implementation (KNOWIT) at the Dep. of health science, UiO and a group on the foundation of social research at HIOA. Besides his academic work, EE has experience from evaluation of development programs at the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) and from quality assurance of higher education at the Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NOKUT). His international experience includes several years as lecturer and guest researcher at French universities. He is also a board member of the International Society of Cultural History (ISCH) and a Norwegian delegate in the Helsinki Group on Women and Science at the European Commission. EE is fluent in Norwegian, French and English.


Physiotherapists as detectives: Investigating clues and plots in the clinical encounter.

Ahlsen, Birgitte; Mengshoel, Anne Marit; Bondevik, Hilde; Engebretsen, Eivind. 2018, Medical Humanities. OSLOMET, UIOVitenskapelig artikkel

Acting by persuasion— values and rhetoric in medical certificates of work incapacity: A qualitative document analysis .

Aarseth, Guri; Natvig, Bård; Engebretsen, Eivind; Lie, Anne Helene Kveim. 2018, Medical Humanities. UIOVitenskapelig artikkel

How knowledge is constructed and exchanged in virtual communities of physicians: Qualitative study of mindlines online.

Wieringa, Sietse; Engebretsen, Eivind; Heggen, Kristin; Greenhalgh, Trisha. 2018, Journal of Medical Internet Research. UoO, UIOVitenskapelig artikkel

Rethinking Bias and Truth in Evidence-based Healthcare.

Wieringa, Sietse; Engebretsen, Eivind; Heggen, Kristin; Greenhalgh, Trisha. 2018, Journal of Evaluation In Clinical Practice. UoO-BNC, UIOVitenskapelig artikkel


Ødemark, John; Engebretsen, Eivind. 2018, John Benjamins Publishing Company. UIOVitenskapelig Kapittel/Artikkel/Konferanseartikkel