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Marianne Morseth

Marianne Morseth


An associate professor in Public Health Nutrition and clinical nutritionist with particular interest in global nutrition and reseach experience from South Africa, Algeria and Nepal. Her main teaching topics are global nutrition, the project cycle for nutritional interventions and social inequalities in health and nutrition. Her publications are diverse e.g. within the fields of intestinal health and child malnutrition (PhD), health risks in refugee populations (diabetes and iodine excess), knowledge and dietary practice among children and adolescents and their caretakers, covering both quantitative and qualitative research methods. She is the leader of work package 5 in the research project New Tools aiming to develop new scores for health and sustainability for food system transformation. She has supervised many masterstudents in nutrition and is part of the PhD supervisors in the EATWELL project investigating food systems, ecology and health in Bhutan. 

Fields of study

Subject areas

Public health nutrition   Clinical nutrition   Gastrointestinal infections   Micronutrient deficiencies   Breastfeeding/complementary feeding   Growth and development   Nutritional epidemiology


Norway   Nepal

Research projects

Scientific publications

Morseth, Marianne S. ; Gananathan, Siyamali; Terragni, Laura ; Henjum, Sigrun (2024). Transmission of food literacy to youth in Norwegian childcare institutions – a qualitative study. Food & Nutrition Research (FNR). Vol. 68.

Mazza, Marlene; Torheim, Liv Elin ; Morseth, Marianne (2022). Association between parental feeding practices and children’s dietary intake: a cross-sectional study in the Gardermoen Region, Norway. Food & Nutrition Research (FNR). Vol. 66.

Tørris, Christine ; Gjølstad, Eli ; Morseth, Marianne S. ; Debesay, Jonas ; Almendingen, Kari (2022). Students’ Experiences with Online Teaching and Learning in Norway: A Qualitative Study into Nutrition Education One Year after the COVID-19 Lockdown. 19 p. Education Sciences. Vol. 12.

Henjum, Sigrun ; Hjellset, Victoria Telle ; Andersen, Eivind; Flåten, Merethe Øyaland; Morseth, Marianne (2022). Developing a risk score for undiagnosed prediabetes or type 2 diabetes among Saharawi refugees in Algeria. 9 p. BMC Public Health. Vol. 22.

Groufh-Jacobsen, Synne ; Bugge, Annechen Bahr ; Morseth, Marianne S. ; Pedersen, Julia Tsuruta; Henjum, Sigrun (2022). Dietary Habits and Self-Reported Health Measures Among Norwegian Adults Adhering to Plant-Based Diets. 9 p. Frontiers in Nutrition. Vol. 9.

Almendingen, Kari ; Morseth, Marianne S. ; Gjølstad, Eli ; Brevik, Asgeir ; Tørris, Christine (2021). Student's experiences with online teaching following COVID-19 lockdown: A mixed methods explorative study. PLOS ONE. Vol. 16.

Aakre, Inger; Morseth, Marianne ; Dahl, Lisbeth Jane; Henjum, Sigrun ; Kjellevold, Marian; Moe, Vibeke; Smith, Lars; Markhus, Maria Wik (2020). Iodine status during pregnancy and at 6 weeks, 6, 12 and 18 months post-partum. 9 p. Maternal & Child Nutrition.

Morseth, Marianne S. ; Ngyen, Tuan T.; Skui, Malene; Terragni, Laura ; Ngo, Quang V.; Ha, T T Vu; Mathisen, Roger; Henjum, Sigrun (2020). Health staff experiences with the implementation of early essential newborn care guidelines in Da Nang municipality and Quang Nam province in Viet Nam. BMC Health Services Research.

Henjum, Sigrun ; Hjellset, Victoria Telle ; Kjøllesdal, Marte Karoline Råberg; Flaaten, Merethe Øyaland; Morseth, Marianne S. ; Andersen, Eivind (2020). Prevalence of type 2 diabetes and associated risk factors among Saharawi refugees in Algeria. European Journal of Public Health. Vol. 30.

Morseth, Marianne S. ; Aakre, Inger; Barikmo, Ingrid; Dahl, Lisbeth; Henjum, Sigrun (2019). High iodine content in local animal milk and risk of exceeding EFSA upper intake level for iodine among Saharawi women. PLOS ONE. Vol. 14.

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