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Ingrid Espegren Dalsmo

PhD Research Fellow

C4067 ( Jon Lilletuns vei 9, Grimstad )

She is educated as a nurse at Sør-Trøndelag University College (now NTNU) since 2004. She has further education in pedagogics, supervision and Practical Teacher Training. She holds a masters degree in Health Science at the University Agder as of 2018. 

Mainly clinical work-experience from Orthopedic department at St. Olavs hospital (2004-2006) and Hospital of Southern Norway (Norwegian: Sørlandet sykehus Helse Foretak, shortened SSHF) (2006-2011). Further work on upper secondary education in health and adult education, mainly with Vg3 Health secretary education (2011-2019).

Employed as an Assistant professor at the University of Agder since August 2019, and as a Fellow researcher as of October 2019. Lectures at Bachelor in nursing in 25% and working with research (PhD) with specialization in health and sport science in 75%.  

Research interests

Currently in the PhD program at the Faculty of Health and Sport Science.

The title of the PhD-project is "Learning in clinical studies - addressing the student nurse perspective".

Member of the research school PROFRES which is a national research school for professional research and practice-related research in the field of health, welfare, and education. For more information visit their website: https://www.uis.no/nb/profres

Courses and teaching

Bachelor in nursing

Academic interests

Educational research

Assessment and learning

Clinical studies in nursing education

International health and internationalization


The PhD-work is part of the larger research project  "Aiming for quality in clinical studies - QUALinCLINstud", a collaboration between the University of Agder, the University of Stavanger and the University of South-East of Norway. 

For more information visit the website: https://www.uis.no/forskning-og-ph-d/forskningssentre/share-senter-for-kvalitet-og-sikkerhet-i-helsetjenesten/prosjekter/qualinclinstud/ 

Selected publications

Dalsmo, Ingrid Espegren; Haraldstad, Kristin; Johannessen, Berit; Hovland, Olav Johannes; Chiduo, Mercy Grace; Fegran, Liv (2021). Publication Preview Source “Now I Feel That I Can Achieve Something”: Young Tanzanian Women’s Experiences of Empowerment by Participating in Health Promotion Campaigns. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH). ISSN: 1661-7827. 18 (16). doi:doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18168747.

Scientific publications

  • Dalsmo, Ingrid Espegren (2021). Første års sykepleiestudenters erfaringer knyttet til læring i praksisstudier i sykehjem – foreløpige funn fra forskningsprosjekt.
  • Dalsmo, Ingrid Espegren (2021). Presentasjon av forskningsprosjektet QUALinCLINstud.
  • Dalsmo, Ingrid Espegren; Skalleberg, Ann Kristin (2021). Video-stimulated interviews in nurse educational research – reviewing knowledge development and research processes in a PhD collaborative study..
  • Dalsmo, Ingrid Espegren (2020). Presentasjon av phd-prosjektet "Learning in Clinical Studies - the nursing student perspective"..
  • Dalsmo, Ingrid Espegren (2020). Presentasjon av phd-prosjektet "Learning in Clinical Studies - the student nurse perspective".
  • Dalsmo, Ingrid Espegren (2019). Presentasjon av delstudie 1 i phd-prosjektet "Learning in Clinical studies - the student nurse perspective".

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