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Åsmund Hermansen

Åsmund Hermansen


Åsmund Hermansen holds a degree in political science from the University of Oslo (2009) and earned a doctorate in social work and social policy from Oslo and Akershus University College (2016). Hermansen currently teaches statistical analysis in the masters program for social studies. In 2018, he received the «Teacher of the Year» award from the Student Parliament, following nominations from students. In 2023, Hermansen achieved the distinction of being the first to receive the title of «lecturer of merit» at the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Hermansen is actively engaged in multiple research projects that involve the analysis of registry data and possesses specialized expertise in register-based analyses. His research interests encompass inclusive working life, municipal nursing and care services, retirement, active aging, income protection schemes within the welfare state, payment issues, social inequalities in health, occupational exposures, health skills, and statistical modeling.

Fields of study

Academic disciplines

Social sciences   Sociology   Political science and organisational theory

Subject areas

Social Politics   Retirement   Inclusion in the Labour Market   The care sector   Active ageing   Interaction reform   Eldre arbeidstakere   Life Cycle Analyzes   Work environment and health   Psychosocial work environment   Welfare policy

Research projects

Scientific publications

Wondemu, Michael Yisfashewa ; Hermansen, Åsmund ; Joranger, Pål ; Brekke, Idunn (2024). Sickness absence among mothers caring for a child with disability: Examining the impact of mechanical and psychosocial occupational exposures. SSM - Population Health. Vol. 25.

Vidnes, Tone Karine; Wahl, Astrid Klopstad; Larsen, Marie Hamilton; Meyer, Käthe Birgitte; Engebretsen, Eivind ; Hermansen, Åsmund ; Urstad, Kristin Hjorthaug; Dahl, Kari Gire; Borge, Christine Råheim; Andersen, Marit Helen (2024). Effectiveness of a health communication intervention on health literacy in the first year following kidney transplantation – A randomized controlled study. Patient Education and Counseling. Vol. 123.

Hermansen, Åsmund (2024). An Occupational Mechanical Job Exposure Index based on five Norwegian nationwide Surveys of Living Conditions on work environment. BMC Research Notes. Vol. 17.

Sandbekken, Ida Hellum ; Hermansen, Åsmund ; Grov, Ellen Karine ; Utne, Inger ; Løyland, Borghild (2024). Surveillance of Infections and Antibiotic Use in 21 Nursing Home Wards during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Systematic Assessment. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH). Vol. 21.

Dahl, Espen ; Lorentzen, Thomas ; Hermansen, Åsmund ; Roaldsnes, Andreas (2024). Trajectories among recipients of social assistance in Norway: A local approach. 18 p. Social Policy & Administration.

Le, Giang Huong ; Hermansen, Åsmund ; Dahl, Espen (2023). Constructing and validating an Occupational Job Strain Index based on five Norwegian nationwide Surveys of Living Conditions on work environment. BMC Public Health. Vol. 23.

Sandbekken, Ida Hellum ; Utne, Inger ; Hermansen, Åsmund ; Grov, Ellen Karine ; Løyland, Borghild (2023). Impact of multimodal interventions targeting behavior change on hand hygiene adherence in nursing homes: An 18-month quasi-experimental study. American Journal of Infection Control.

Jensen, Maria Reinholdt ; Hermansen, Åsmund (2023). Adolescence Mental Health Disorders and Precarious School-to- Work Trajectories: The Role of Family Background and Gender. 23 p. Young - Nordic Journal of Youth Research. Vol. 31.

Hermansen, Åsmund ; Andersen, Marit Helen; Borge, Christine Råheim; Dahl, Kari Gire; Larsen, Marie Hamilton; Lønning, Kjersti; Meyer, Käthe Birgitte; Vidnes, Tone Karine; Wahl, Astrid Klopstad (2023). Preliminary validity testing of the eHealth Literacy Questionnaire (eHLQ): a Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA) in Norwegian hospitalized patients. 9 p. BMC Psychology. Vol. 11.

Le, Giang Huong ; Hermansen, Åsmund ; Dahl, Espen (2023). Return to work after cancer–the impact of working conditions: A Norwegian Register-based Study. 13 p. Journal of cancer survivorship.

These publications are obtained from Cristin. The list may be incomplete