Research projects

Below you find short info about current projects in which HEDWORK members are involved. Click on the links or see the entries for each member for more information.

Current Projects


Changing competence requirements in public services: Consequences of digitalization in general and highly specialized work (CORPUS)

The CORPUS project will generate new knowledge about how work-related skills and competencies are transformed in specific ways as a consequence of digitization processes in the Public health services.

Funded by The Research Council of Norway, programme for Welfare, working life and migration VAM (2019-2023)

Project contact: Monika Nerland

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PeTS; Faculty peer-tutoring in teaching and supervision - Innovation teacher collaboration practices in Norwegian higher education

The main aim of the project is to create collaborative teaching and supervision practices among teachers in higher education. Based on the systematic intervention, research-based knowledge will be developed about peer tutoring.

Funded by The Norwegian Research Council`s FINNUT program (2018-2021)

Project contactLine Wittek

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Formation and Competence Building of Academic Developers

One aim of this project is to develop and strengthen communities of practice among researchers and academic developers to build competence in academic development and understand the formation of academic developers. Another aim will be to contribute new knowledge on the formation and competence of academic developers in their work with university teachers and leaders, knowledge that will subsequently be used to improve study programs and teaching. Collaborative partners are researchers and academic developers from the Arctic University of Tromsø, Örebro University, Uppsala University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and University College of Dublin.

Funded by the Norwegian Research Council through the FINNUT program for Research and Innovation in the Educational Sector. (2015 - 2019)

Project leader: Tone Dyrdal Solbrekke

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