Currently a PhD student investigating school meals and school outcomes. Further research interests include dietary habits among youth and social inequalities. I am a member of 'Lifecourse Nutrition', a research center at the University (https://www.uia.no/en/research/priority-research-centres/lifecourse-nutrition) and a member of PhD programme committee for the Faculty of Health and Sport Sciences.
I have Masters degree in Public Health Science and a Bachelors degree in Food, Nutrition and Culture. My previous work experience is related to social work and public health, as well as in the University adminsitration (Admissions office).
Social inequalities in diet
Kristine E. Illøkken, Berit Johannessen, Mary E. Barker, Polly Hardy-Johnson, Nina Cecilie Øverby, Frøydis Nordgård Vik. Free school meals as an opportunity to target social equality, healthy eating, and school functioning: experiences from students and teachers in Norway (2021). Food & Nutrition Research, doi: https://doi.org/10.29219/fnr.v65.7702.
Kristine E. Illøkken, Elling Bere, Nina C. Øverby, Frøydis N. Vik. Results of a 6 months’ intervention study on school meal habits in Norwegian 10-12-year-old children (Scand J Public Health. 2017 Jul;45(5):485-491. doi: 10.1177/1403494817704108. Epub 2017 May 31)
Slik får man barna til å spise opp nistematen (How can we influence children to eat their packed meals? Only in Norwegian): https://www.nrk.no/sorlandet/slik-far-man-barna-til-a-spise-opp-hele-matpakka-1.15123072
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