PhD Candidate

Kjersti Tandberg

Kjersti Tandberg
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Field of work

PhD Research Fellow in Public sector innovation at the Department of Business Administration at Western Norway University of Applied Sciences (HVL). Kjersti Tandberg is a PhD Candidate in the p.hd.-programme Responsible Innovation and Regional Development (RESINNREG). Her research project aims to explore co-creation as a strategy for integration and social inclusion of international migrants in Norway.

Kjersti Tandberg holds a bachelor's degree in Psychology and a master's in Social Anthropology from the University of Bergen (UiB). In addition, she has broad work experience from mental health services and public health work with voluntary organizations in Norway.

Courses taught

  • MOØ237 Public sector innovation
  • FHA1012 Public health

Research areas

  • Public sector innovation
  • Social innovation
  • Co-creation/ co-production
  • Migration and integration
  • Public health
  • Social entrepreneurship
  • Voluntary organizations
  • Citizen participation
  • Social inclusion
  • Quality of life and well-being

Research groups

  • Innovation and Governance in Public Sector (ISOS)