Gunnhild OftedalAssociate Professor/Research and development coordinator IE Faculty Administration Department of Electronic Systems Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering
Background and activities
Research administration and support
Research area: effects of electromagnetic fields on humans
Member of the Core Group in the task of the World Health Organisation to develop Environmental Health Criteria for radiofrequency fields
Member of International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP)
Scientific, academic and artistic work
A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database
- (2016) No effect of cell phone exposure on male testosterone and luteinizing hormone levels. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. vol. 73.
- (2015) Prospective study of pregnancy outcomes after parental cell phone exposure : The Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study. Epidemiology. vol. 26 (4).
- (2015) Hearing loss in the royal Norwegian navy: a cross-sectional study. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health. vol. 88 (5).
- (2015) Noise and exposure of personnel aboard vessels in the royal norwegian navy. Annals of Occupational Hygiene. vol. 59 (2).
- (2013) Accidental exposure to electromagnetic fields from the radar of a naval ship; a descriptive study. International Maritime Health. vol. 64.
- (2012) Pregnancy outcomes after paternal radiofrequency field exposure aboard fast patrol boats. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. vol. 54 (4).
- (2012) No effects of MRI scan on male reproduction hormones. Reproductive Toxicology. vol. 34 (1).
- (2011) Do people with idiopathic environmental intolerance attributed to electromagnetic fields display physiological effects when exposed to electromagnetic fields? A systematic review of provocation studies. Bioelectromagnetics. vol. 32 (8).
- (2009) May nervous system dysfunctions and psychogenic causes explain idiopathic environmental intolerance attributed to electromagnetic fields?. International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health.
- (2008) Nocebo as headache trigger: evidence from a sham-controlled provocation study with RF fields. Acta Neurologica Scandinavica. vol. 117.
- (2008) Nocebo as headache trigger: evidence from a sham-controlled provocation study with RF fields. Acta Neurologica Scandinavica. vol. 117 (s188).
- (2008) ELF-magnetic flux densities measured in a city environment in summer and winter. Bioelectromagnetics. vol. 29 (1).
- (2007) Mobile phone headache: a double blind sham-controlled provocation study. Cephalalgia. vol. 27 (5).
- (2007) Mobile phone headache: a double blind, sham-controlled provocation study. Cephalalgia. vol. 27 (5).
- (2007) Frequency spectra from current vs. magnetic flux density measurements for mobile phones and other electrical appliances. Health Physics. vol. 93 (4).
- (2005) Skin temperature increase caused by a mobile phone: A methodological infrared camera study. Bioelectromagnetics. vol. 26 (6).
Part of book/report
- (2008) A literature search for explanations of electromagnetic hypersensitivity. Abstracts for the 30th Bioelectromagnetics Society Annual Meeting.
- (2003) Mobiltelefoner og helseeffekter. Håndbok for bedriftshelsetjenesten. Del 1. Fysiske og biologiske arbeidsmiljøfaktorer, samt ulykker.
- (2002) Mobiltelefoner og helseskader. Teknologirådets Rapport 01/02.