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Department of Psychology Norwegian University of Science and Technology 7491 Trondheim Norway

Torbjørn Rundmo


Background and activities

I am Professor of Community Psychology at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (since 1999) and have a part time position as Senior Research Scientist at NTNU Social Research. I have also been Professor of Work and Organisational Psychology (1998-1999) and I was Senior Lecturer (førsteamanuensis) in Social Psychology (1992-1993) and a Senior Lecturer (førsteamanuensis) in Health Psychology (1993-1998) at NTNU. I have an undergraduate degree in sociology and political science (cand.mag.) (1982) and a graduate degree in psychology (cand.psychol.) from the University of Bergen (1983) and I am a chartered psychologist. I have a doctoral degree (dr.philos.) from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (1993) and I am also a philosopy doctor of honour (fil.dr. h.c.) at Stockholm School of Economics (2005) (for my research in risk and safety). I am an Appointed Member of The Academy of The Royal Norwegian Society of Science and Letters (DKNVS) (since 2005) and am also at present Chair of the Psychology and Educational Science Group of DKNVS. I am a Member of the Editorial Boards of four scientific journals: Journal of Risk Research.(Routledge, Taylor & Francis Publ.), Safety Science (Elsevier Publ.), Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour (Elsevier Publ.), and International Journal of Quality, Statistics, and Reliability (Hindawi Publ.) Bibliografical notes include 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21th Century 2007, 2009; Man of the Year 2007; Who's Who in the World, 2008, 2009, 2010; Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare 2006-2007; and International Health Professional of the Year 2007. My research i interests are within the areas of risk and safety in transport and industry, organisation and safety, safety culture and climate, and evaluation of community psychology health promotion measures.


Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications