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19. Jun 2019
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Disputation: Sissel Heidi Helland: Foodneophobia – when small children do not want to eat unknown food

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19 Jun
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Knut Hamsuns auditorium - B1-007, Campus Kristiansand

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Sissel Heidi Helland at the Faculty of Health and Sport Sciences has submitted her thesis entitled «Matmot i barnehagen En studie av toåringers matneofobi og kosthold og hvordan dette kan endres» ("Foodbravery in the Kindergarten. A study of twoyearolds foodneophobia an diet and how this can be changed") and will defend the thesis for the PhD-degree Wednesday 19 June 2019.

Sissel Heidi Helland at the Faculty of Health and Sport Sciences has submitted her thesis entitled «Matmot i barnehagen En studie av toåringers matneofobi og kosthold og hvordan dette kan endres» ("Foodbravery in the Kindergarten. A study of twoyearolds foodneophobia an diet and how this can be changed") and will defend the thesis for the PhD-degree Wednesday 19 June 2019.

Sissel Heidi Helland at the Faculty of Health and Sport Sciences has submitted her thesis entitled «Matmot i barnehagen En studie av toåringers matneofobi og kosthold og hvordan dette kan endres» ("Foodbravery in the Kindergarten. A study of twoyearolds foodneophobia an diet and how this can be changed") and will defend the thesis for the PhD-degree Wednesday 19 June 2019.

She has followed the PhD-programme at the Faculty of Health and Sport Sciences.

The PhD project are funded by The Norwegian Women's Public Health Association, with support by UiA.

The Candidate: Sissel Heidi Helland (born i Svolvær 1967, raised i Kristiansand). 
Trade certificate as a cook (1990) at Arendal kokk og stuertskole (Arendal school for cook- and steward education), Bachelor degree as a preschool teacher (1995) at HiA - Agder University College, Masters degree in Education (2008) UiA, present position as Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Health and Sport Sciences.

The trial lecture and the public defence will take place at Knut Hamsuns auditorium - B1-007, Campus Kristiansand.

Dean Anders Johan Wickstrøm Andersen, Faculty of Health and Sport Sciences, will chair the disputation. 

Trial lecture at 10:15 a.m.

Public defense at 12:30 p.m.

Given topic for trial lectureThe knowledge behind the strenghtening of the Focus on food and meals in the Norwegian Kindergarten framework plan (2017), and The Norwegian Directorate of Health og Helsedirektoratets guidelines for food and meals i Kindergaten (2018).

Thesis title: Matmot i barnehagen. En studie av toåringers matneofobi og kosthold og hvordan dette kan endres. "Foodbravery in the Kindergarten. A study of twoyearolds foodneophobia an diet and how this can be changed")

Search for the thesis in AURA - Agder University Research Archive, a digital archive of scientific papers, theses and dissertations from the academic staff and students at the University of Agder. The thesis will also be available at the University Library, and some copies will also be available for loan at the auditorium where the disputation takes place.

Opponents:

First opponent: Senior Lecturer Hanna Sepp, PhD, Kristianstad University, Sweden

Second opponent: Professor Hege Wergedahl, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences (HVL)

Associate Professor Per Christer Thomas Westergren, UiA, is appointed as the administrator for the assessment commitee.

Supervisors were Professor Nina Cecilie Øverby, UiA (main supervisor) and Professor Elling Bere, UiA (co-supervisor)

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