Ellen Iren Brinchmann

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Phone +47-22854877
Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 7 Helga Engs hus 0371 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1140 Blindern 0318 OSLO

Areas of responsibility

Post doc at Oslo Assessment and Learning Lab (O-ALL)

Academic interests

  • Language development and linguistic learning mechanisms
  • The acquisition of lexical knowledge
  • The linguistic and cognitive foundations of reading comprehension
  • Reading disorders

Higher education and employment history

  • 2016 – : Postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Special Needs Education, University of Oslo
  • 2016 – 2016: Researcher at the Department of Ear, Nose and Throat/Head and Neck Surgery, Oslo University Hospital
  • 2016: Ph.D. in Special Needs Education at the University of Oslo. Ph.D. thesis: «The role of word knowledge in the development of reading comprehension»
  • 2015-2015: Fulbright visiting student researcher at the Department of Psychology, Florida State University
  • 2011-2015: Ph.D. student at the Department of Special Needs Education, University of Oslo
  • 2010-2011: Special needs teacher, Oslo
  • 2008-2010: Master in Special Needs Education the Department of Special Needs Education, University of Oslo


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  • Brinchmann, Ellen Iren; Hjetland, Hanne Næss & Lyster, Solveig-Alma Halaas (2015). Lexical Quality Matters: Effects of Word Knowledge Instruction on the Language and Literacy Skills of Third- and Fourth-Grade Poor Readers.
  • Hjetland, Hanne Næss; Brinchmann, Ellen Iren; Lyster, Solveig-Alma Halaas; Hagtvet, Bente Eriksen & Melby-Lervåg, Monica (2014). Preschool Predictors of Later Reading Comprehension Ability: A Systematic Review.

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Published Nov. 21, 2011 12:38 PM - Last modified May 9, 2017 4:46 PM

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