Helga Bjørnøy Urke

Position

Associate Professor

Belonging

Department of Health Promotion and Development

Research
  • Social inequality in mental health
  • The school as setting for health promotion
  • Physically active learning
  • Psychosocial learning environments and drop-out in upper secondary school
  • Positive Youth Development
  • Social factors associated with infant and child nutritional status and health in the Global South
  • Food security and child health in the Global South
  • Intimate Partner Violence and child health
  • Nurturing child care and Early child development

 

Teaching
  • Global health
  • Public health 
  • Prevention and health promotion
  • Quantitative methods
Publications
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
Academic article
Academic lecture
Chapter
Academic anthology/Conference proceedings
Report
Doctoral dissertation
Academic literature review
Academic monograph
Poster

See a complete overview of publications in Cristin.

Projects

LONGTRENDS: Social inequality in adolescent mental health in a lifecourse perspective.

 

COMPLETE: Good psychosocial learning environments improve completion of upper secondary school. A randomized controlled trial in Norwegian upper secondary schools.

 

PhD project: Social and behavioural factors associated with child care, health and development in the Global South in collaboration with the research group MC Venues at the Department of Health Promotion and Development.