How to increase the efficiency of computer-mediated nursing processes

I have just come back from Vitalis, a yearly industrial conference bringing together eHealth professionals, researchers and manufacturers in Gothenburg, Sweden. This year, I got to present some of the conclusions from my research on the effects of digitalization on nurses’ work environment (a project financed by FORTE, the Swedish Research Council for [...]

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Dear decision-makers, your employees care

This past two weeks, while others have been working hard on their writing in connection with the Academic Writing Month (#AcWriMo), I have been catching up on my reading. [...]

Using social media as a [newbie] academic – Part 3: the dilemma(s) of integrity

I have always been interested in the ethical dilemmas brought about by social media. (Actually, writing this post reminded me of a blog I wrote during my Bachelor years – in [...]

Lesson learned from a crash course in Project Management: the crucial role of communication

As I mentioned in an earlier post, I took a crash course in Project Management earlier in the fall. Although it was a very short course spanning over only three weeks, I [...]

Using social media as a [newbie] academic – Part 2: the challenge of “finding the time”

Last week, Åsa Cajander and I held a seminar on “Social Media to Promote Research and Impact Society” for some of the researchers within NORDWIT – the Nordic Centre of [...]

Using social media as a [newbie] academic – Part 1: the benefits

Tomorrow, Åsa Cajander and I will be holding a seminar on “Social Media to Promote Research and Impact Society” for some of the researchers within NORDWIT – the Nordic [...]

Grappling with the pain of delegating

Those past few weeks, I have been taking a short crash course in project management. Two weeks ago, after having talked risk assessment for most of the lecture, our [...]

The struggle of finding the right words

A recurring challenge since the beginning of my PhD studies has been finding the right words to describe my research domain and interests. It seemed straightforward enough in [...]

I wish I were better at… writing

Time to address the elephant in the room: I am not writing. It is not for lack of ideas though – Summer schools, course assignments and studies-in-progress have provided me [...]

On humans, computers and why users should not be blamed for struggling with computerized systems

Last week, I was in Dublin for the first week of an EIT Health Summer school (the second week will take place in Stockholm later in August). The event brought together PhD [...]

(Failing to) bridge the gap between research and practice: the case of HCI

I am currently in Dublin on an EIT Health Summer school (my first Summer school ever!). This morning, it was Jan Gulliksen's turn to hold a presentation for us, and what he [...]