Expert lists for journalists

Christmas and winter

Toys, children's games and culture

Anne Trine Kjørholt
chlldren's culture


Computer games, social media or cafe during Christmas?

Berit Skog
children, adolescents and adults using social media: Facebook, Twitter, blog, Instagram and mobile / SMS
digital cultures, the digital language

Thea Selliaas Thorsen
classical antiquity in computer games and virtual worlds

Alf Inge Wang
computer games

Arne Krokan
social media

Aksel Tjora
cafes, social media


Christmas films and og TV traditions

Anne Gjelsvik
Christmas films and TV traditions film

Bjørn Sørenssen
Christmas films and film history


Do immigrants and refugees celebrate Christmas?

Berit Berg
immigrants and refugees


Physical activites

Silje Steinsbekk
overweight/obesity, food eating behaviour, weight and body

Jostein Holmen
obesity, culture and health

Ulrik Wisløff
training and public health

Gertjan Ettema
cross-country skiing and ski jumping


Icy surfaces and hard-packed snow

Olav Sletvold
falls and hip fractures in elderly

Alex Klein-Paste
ice crystals, road salting, winter operations of roads and runways


Insects in the Christmas tree and in plants

Kaare Aagaard

Torbjørn Ekrem


Christmas shopping and history of money

Ragnar Torvik
economics and borrow money

Jon Anders Risvaag
mints, means of payment and history of money


Christmas stress and memory

Menno Witter
the brain, memory and learning

Patrick A. Vogel
social anxiety, performance anxiety, excessive shyness, stress


Time and experience of time

Truls Wyller


What is politness?

Heidi Brøseth

Hans Martin Thomassen
social conduct

Hanne Rustad
politeness, laughter, linguistic communication, health communication, risk communication


Beliefs and traditions

Harald Rise
church music, church concerts, repertoire/traditions of the Church at Christmas

Dagfinn Rian
the Christmas Gospel, the New Testament, the Bible, Judaism and Christianity

Asbjørn Dyrendal
history of religion

Ulrika Mårtensson
Islam, the Mideast

Jesper Aagard Petersen
religion in schools, religious rituals, secularism, atheism, spirituality

Ida Bull
local history, women's history, consumption in early modern times, 1600s-1800s social history, 1700s Trondheim history: trade, schools, education

Ola Svein Stugu
national identity, cultural heritage, city and regional history

Steinar Imsen
church history, older Norwegian history, European medieval history

Ola Stemshaug
words, phrases and language associated with Christmas



See what the Pyro Group Explosive (Norwegian only) at NTNU says about sprays of gold and rotating flaming wheels for the Big Party (English) in the science magazine Gemini.


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