Background and activities

Professional experience

2003 –           Assistant professor, HiST/NTNU

2015  2016  Welfare Technology coordinator, HiST/NTNU

2000 – 2020  Guest lecturer/examiner, VID University College (Sandnes)

2008 – 2009  Occupational Therapist, Trondheim municipal

1999 – 2003  Senior Occupational Therapist, Stavanger University Hospital

1998 –           Senior Occupational Therapist (part time), St. Olav University Hospital


Professional affiliations:

The Norwegian Association of Higher Education Institutions (UHR), subcommittee for occupational therapy and clinical fieldwork (2016 - 2019) 

National Occupational Therapy Congress 2017 (program committee, 2015 - 2018)

National Association for Handtherapy (member of Fund board, 2015 -   )

REHAB14,16,18 & 20 national rehabilitation conference (member of program committee, 2012 - 2020)

Occupational Health and safety management, HiST (2014-2015)

The Norwegian Occupational Therapy Association (local committees in Sør-Trøndelag and Rogaland, 1998-2015)

Utleira IL, european handball coach (2012 -  2019)


Field of education / workspace:

Course coordinator, teaching, instructor and supervisor at bachelor level occupational therapy

Course coordinator; HERG302P and HERG3004


Research and development projects:

BaltSe@nior – Innovative soulutions to support BSR (Baltic Sea Region). An Interreg project, NTNU involved in WP4 Furniture & ICT. (2017 - 2019 ).

Agency and participation in everyday rehabilitation. In cooperation with municipalities in Trondheim and Skaun (2015 - 2019).

Development of quality in clinical practice in health care educations in Norway. Initiated by the Ministry of Education and Research in Norway (2014-2015).

Shortfilm-pilot. Focus on the use of digital educational videos as means in education (2013 – 2014).

Development of quality in clinical practice courses. In cooperation with St. Olavs University Hospital (2011 – 2012).

Active elderly people in Health Centers. A cooperation between Trondheim municipal and Sør-Trøndelag University college (2008 – 2009).

Developing Clinical Practice Centre.  In cooperation with Meråker Kurbad, Nord-Trøndelag University College and Nord-Trøndelag County (2007 – 2008)

For presentations and publication, see CV.



Occupational therapy, hand therapy, somatic health, geriatric, rehabilitation, human movement science, welfare/ambient technology, clinical practice, innovation and education.







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

Part of book/report

  • Langosch, Katharina; Güttler, Jörg; Bock, Thomas; Merilampi, Sari; Saari, Santeri; Ihanakangas, Venni; Poberznik, Anja; Magne, Trine A; Skille, Sigrid Bye; Wahl, Siri Munch; Serrano, Artur. (2019) BaltSe@nioR system -addressing seniors’ needs with Smart Furniture. BaltSe@nioR – Challenges and innovative solutions in product development for seniors’ home living.


  • Magne, Trine A. (2009) The influenceof specialised hand function in bimanual daily activities. 2009.