Disputation: Master Elin Borg

Master Elin Borg defends her doctoral dissertation for the degree of Ph.d.:

Beyond a dual understanding og gender differences in school achievement: A study of the gender gap among youth in Oslo secondary schools.



Elin Borg

Trial lecture - time and place

Her trial lecture will be held Friday October 17th 2014 at 10.15 - 11.00, in Auditorium 3, Helga Engs hus, Blindern

Lecture title:

  • Working towards gender equity in secondary schooling. Lessons from theory, research and practice.

Adjudication committee

  • Professor Marianne Nordli Hansen, Department of Sociology and Human Geography, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Oslo (1. opponent).
  • Professor Lynne Chisholm, UNESCOs Institute for Life Long Learning, Hamburg, Tyskland (2. opponent)

Researcher Rolf Vegar Olsen, Department of Teacher Education and School Research, Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Oslo, is 3rd member of the Committee and the committee's coordinator.

Chair of defence


  • Researcher Kristinn Hegna, Centre for Welfare and Labour Research, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences
  • Professor Jan-Eric Gustafsson, Department of Education and Special Education, Faculty of Education, University of Gothenburg, Sweden


Additional information


The candidate has been admitted to the National Graduate School in Educational Research (NATED)


Information in Norwegian

Published Oct. 13, 2014 3:05 PM - Last modified Sep. 19, 2016 2:26 PM