Benedicte Carlsen

Benedicte Carlsen is Head of the Department of Health Promotion and Development at the University of Bergen, Norway. She has a Master’s in social anthropology and a PhD in health services research from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Bergen, Norway. She has extensive experience with cross-disciplinary research, especially within studies of science communication between scientists, professionals, planners and the general public. Lately, she has led a major research project about the communication of knowledge and views in vaccine campaigns. She has also conducted studies within development of qualitative research methodology, such as qualitative meta-studies and is currently developing systems for communication of findings from such studies for decision makers.