Denise Reis Costa

Postdoctoral Fellow - Centre for Educational Measurement
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Visiting address Gaustadalléen 30D None 0373 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1161 Blindern 0318 OSLO
Other affiliations Department of Education (Student)

Academic interests

I have been working in the educational research field since 2005 with interest in the following topics: survey and data analysis, educational statistics, international large-scale assessments, Item Response Theory (IRT) models, computer-based assessments, adaptive testing and log file analyses.


  • Ph.D., Statistics, 2013, State University of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • M.S., Statistics, 2009, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • B.A., Statistics, 2006, University of Brasilia, Brazil

Positions held

  • 2018 - Present Postdoctoral Researcher, CEMO, University of Oslo, Norway
  • 2017 - 2017 Senior Research Assistant, Department of Applied Educational Science, Umeå University, Sweden
  • 2016 - 2016 OECD Thomas J. Alexander Fellow, Directorate for Educational and Skills, OECD, France
  • 2013 - 2017 Researcher, Instituto Nacional de Estudos e Pesquisas Educacionais Anisio Teixeira, Ministry of Education, Brazil
  • 2005 - 2012 Consultant, Centro de Selecao e Promocao de Eventos, University of Brasilia, Brazil


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  • Reis Costa, Denise (2018). Exploring Log Files in International Large-scale Assessments: Methods, Practices and Tools.
  • Reis Costa, Denise (2018). LOGANShiny: an app for illustrating the analysis of log-file data in International Large-scale Assessments. [www ].
  • Reis Costa, Denise & Eklöf, Hanna (2018). Test-taking Motivation in International Surveys: an IRT Approach.

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Published Jan. 9, 2018 9:42 AM - Last modified Jan. 26, 2018 10:46 AM