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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

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. BMC Psychology. Vol. 11.

Tschamper, Merete Kristin; Wahl, Astrid Klopstad; Hermansen, Åsmund; Jakobsen, Rita; Larsen, Marie Hamilton (2022). Parents of children with epilepsy: Characteristics associated with high and low levels of health literacy. 7 p. Epilepsy & Behavior. Vol. 130.

Wondemu, Michael Yisfashewa; Joranger, Pål; Hermansen, Åsmund; Brekke, Idunn (2022). Impact of child disability on parental employment and labour income: a quasi-experimental study of parents of children with disabilities in Norway. 11 p. BMC Public Health. Vol. 22.

Sandbekken, Ida Hellum; Hermansen, Åsmund; Utne, Inger; Grov, Ellen Karine; Løyland, Borghild (2022). Students’ observations of hand hygiene adherence in 20 nursing home wards, during the COVID-19 pandemic. BMC Infectious Diseases. Vol. 22.

Hermansen, Åsmund; Dahl, Espen (2022). Unge på arbeidsavklaringspenger: «tung bagasje», sen avklaring og lite arbeid. Saltkjel, Therese; Rønningstad, Chris Andre; Sønderskov, Mette (Ed.). Samhandling og inkludering i arbeidslivet . p. 97-118. Cappelen Damm Akademisk.

Dahl, Espen; Hermansen, Åsmund (2022). Livsløpsperspektiv som teoretisk og metodologisk tilnærming. Saltkjel, Therese; Rønningstad, Chris Andre; Sønderskov, Mette (Ed.). Samhandling og inkludering i arbeidslivet . p. 72-94. Cappelen Damm Akademisk.

Hermansen, Åsmund; Saltkjel, Therese (2022). Doing it step by step: a flipped classroom approach to teaching statistical analysis in social work. Social Work Education.

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