Background and activities

Marianne Sundlisæter Skinner has a PhD in political science/European studies from the University of Bath, UK (2011) and has worked at the Centre for Care Research at NTNU in Gjøvik since 2013. She works primarily with care service research, but also does supervision and teaching in research methods. She is currently supervising three PhD candidates.  

Research interests: 

  • Organisation and development of the municipal health and care services
  • Coordination and collaboration between different health services (horizontal and vertical)
  • Organisation and development of the recently introduced municipal in-patient acute care units (KAD)
  • Voluntary, unpaid work in the municipal health and care services 

Research projects: 

  • 2020-2023 Lead researcher of work package 3A. Project title: Impact and Outcome in long-term care: introducing a measure of Care-Related Quality of Life (QUALcare). HELSEVEL project funded by the Research Council of Norway. Project partners: University of Kent (UK), Norwegian Institute of public health and three Norwegian municipal centres of development of institutional and home care services (USHT). Budget: TBC. 
  • 2017-2021 Researcher and project management. Project title: Prioritizing Care: emerging dilemmas in the Norwegian care service landscape (PriCare). HELSEVEL project funded by the Research Council of Norway. Project partners: Centre for Care Research West (HVL), NORCE, KORA (Denmark) and University of Cardiff (UK). Budget: 14.4M NOK. 
  • 2016-2020 Researcher. Project title: A cross-sectoral approach to high quality health care transitions for older people (Crosscare-old). HELSEVEL project funded by the Research Council of Norway.  Project partners: OsloMet University and Norwegian Social Research (NOVA). Budget: 19M NOK.
  • 2013-2018 Project manager. Project title: Voluntary work in Norwegian Long Term Care - Prevalence, Forms, Interaction with Professionals and Potentials for the Future. HELSEVEL project funded by the Research Council of Norway. Project partners: Centre for Care Research West (HVL), Institute for Social Research and Ersta Sköndal Bräcke University College. Budget: 9M NOK. 
  • 2012-2016 Researcher and leader of work package. Project title: Process evaluation of the Coordination Reform: State policy instruments, municipal innovations. Leader of work package on the organisation of municipal in-patient acute care units. EVASAM project funded by the Research Council of Norway. Project partners: University of Oslo, Norwegian Social Research (NOVA) and Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research (NIBR). Budget: 9M NOK. 

 

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

Journal publications

Report/dissertation