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Thomas Halvorsen

Senior Research Scientist

Thomas Halvorsen

Senior Research Scientist

Thomas Halvorsen
Phone: 920 49 288
Department: Health Research
Office: Trondheim

Publications and responsibilities

Publication
https://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1703159

This article tests what seems to be a reasonably widespread perception, namely, that the last few years have witnessed intensified interstate security competition in several of the world’s regions. Specifically, we investigate whether or not states’ military budgets tend to change as a function of c...

Authors Jakobsen Jo Halvorsen Thomas
Year 2019
Type Journal publication
Publication
https://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1591642

Background Equitable access to health services is a key ingredient in reaching health for persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups. So far, research on access to health services in low- and middle-income countries has largely relied on self-reported survey data. Realizing that there may...

Authors Eide Arne Henning Dyrstad Karin Munthali Alister Van Rooy Gert Braathen Stine Hellum Halvorsen Thomas Persendt Frans Mvula Peter Rød Jan Ketil
Year 2018
Type Journal publication
Publication
https://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1589152

Background School non-completion and early work disability is a great public health challenge in Norway, as in most western countries. This study aims to investigate how medically based disability pension (DP) among young adults varies geographically and how municipal socioeconomic conditions intera...

Authors Myhr Arnhild Ramberg Haugan Tommy Lillefjell Monica Halvorsen Thomas
Year 2018
Type Journal publication
Publication
https://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1586090

The security dilemma describes the tragic spiral ensuing from states’ attempts to enhance their security under anarchy. Even in a world consisting solely of status quo-oriented states, the outcome of the dilemma is, in theory, increased conflict and reduced security for all. After the Cold War ended...

Authors Jakobsen Jo Halvorsen Thomas
Year 2018
Type Journal publication
Publication
https://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1476406

Background Completion of secondary education is important for individuals’ future health and health behaviour. The fundamental purpose of this study is to investigate the variation and clustering of school completion in families and neighbourhoods. Secondly, we aim to examine the impact of individua...

Authors Myhr Arnhild Ramberg Lillefjell Monica Espnes Geir Arild Halvorsen Thomas
Year 2017
Type Journal publication
Publication
https://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1460093

Peak oxygen uptake (VO2peak) is an indicator of cardiovascular health and a useful tool for risk stratification. Direct measurement of VO2peak is resource-demanding and may be contraindicated. There exist several non-exercise models to estimate VO2peak that utilize easily obtainable health parameter...

Authors Hassel Erlend Stensvold Dorthe Halvorsen Thomas Wisløff Ulrik Langhammer Arnulf Steinshamn Sigurd Loe
Year 2017
Type Journal publication