Background and activities

Cand.polit within political science at NTNU. Main interest Quality Development in Higher Education.


  • The quality and development in Research Education:
    • Regulations and practice with Research Education.
    • Quality assurance of PhD programes, follow-up of PhD candidates and supervisors, and general requests (
    • Joint standards at NTNU, digital PhD forms (w/ PhD forum).
    • Dissemination of webinformation within Research and research Education.
    • International evaluation of PhD programmes (2016), IE follow-up (2017-).
  • Internationalisation in Research Education and collaboration:
    • Nordic Five Tech (N5T).
    • European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics (ERCIM).
    • Training the mindSET (Erasmus+, 2018-2021)
    • Collaboration on supervision of PhD candidates (Cotutelle agreements).
  • NTNU internal projects:
    • Procedures for evaluation of international education (2021)
    • Recruitment of temporary staff (PhD and (2020-)
    • Administrative development and procedures in doctoral education (2019)
    • Harmonisation of procedures in doctoral education (2012-2013) doktorgradsutdanningen (2012-2013)


  • Member of IE Faculty Board (2017-2021)
  • Secretary for the Faculty's Research and Researchers Committee (FU), (2013-)
  • Faculty representative for the PhD forum at NTNU.
  • Faculty representative for the administrative forum of Nordic Five Tech (N5T) at NTNU.
  • NTNUs member of The European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics (ERCIM) Human Capital Task Group and coordinator for ERCIM Programme for PhD Education (EPPE).
  • Coordinator in NTNUs projectgroup Training the mindSET (Erasmus+)
  • Member of the reference group for a "nasjonalt vitenarkiv" (2018)
  • NTNUs member of working group for joint degrees and cotutelle at The Norwegian Association of Higher Education Institutions (UHR, 2015).
  • Coordinator of the seminar for PhD candidates and supervisors.
  • General administrative supervision of doctoral candidates.
  • Faculty superuser for publication, CRISTIN (Current Research Information SysTem In Norway).
  • Faculty superuser for BEVISST (Research and Publishing).
  • Faculty contact for privacy requirements in the research community, permission to be granted by NSD (Norwegian Social Science Data Services).
  • Role within the faculty's contingency plan.