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University College of Southeast Norway (HSN)
Department of Humanities, Sports and Educational Sciences

 Contact details
Contact personDr. Marte S. Gulliksen
StreetHøybødalen 20B 
Address 3679 - Notodden (Norway) 
 Organisation details
Employees (in Depart.)250+ 
Organisation TypeSecondary or higher education establishment 
 Research Focus

 Fields of activities:
» Performing arts
» Visual arts
» Cultural Heritage
» Other social sciences
» Other humanities
» Cultural studies
» Architecture and design
» Education (incl. training, pedagogy, didactics)

 Brief description of your activity focus
Embodied making and learning, education in arts and craft, education for innovation, and culture education.

 Details about Expertise / Competences / Technologies
I serve currently as professor in Culture education, cultural production and aesthetic practice at HSN, doing research and teaching PhD and MA students in a variety of themes within areas of embodied making, teaching and learning creativity and invention, teacher education, educational organization, academic writing and research methods.

I have two decades of project management expertise, including being a consortium leader of a H2020 proposal (submitted 2017), leading the research group Embodied Making and Learning at HSN, co-funding and serving at the Editorial Board of the research journal FORMakademisk, and sucessfully winning funding from national and nordic research bodies in the past.

I have similarly two decades of research experience within Embodied making and learning, teacher education, formbild construction and creativity and culture.

I have taught MA-level Art and Design education (+15 years) and PhD-level Culture studies and Culture education (+5 years), and I have taught children in school as a regular teacher before changing careers to research.

Selected research projects/publications:
Why making matters project development in Embodied making research group at University College of Southeast Norway
  • Gulliksen, M. S. (2016). Embodied Making, Creative Cognition and Memory: Drawing on neurobiological knowledge on creative cognition and the role of Hippocampus in memory storing and recollection to explore the experience of carving in green wood. FORMakademisk, 9(1), 1-19. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.7577/formakademisk.1487

    Gulliksen, M. S. (2016). Why making matters—developing an interdisciplinary research project on how embodied making may contribute to learning. In P. Lloyd & E. Bohemia, eds., Proceedings of DRS2016: Design + Research + Society - Future-Focused Thinking, Volume7, p 2925-2940 http://www.drs2016.org/193

  • Culture and creativity, in cooperation with Human ingeniuety research group at University of Western Ontario, http://www.edu.uwo.ca/HIRG/index.html
  • Dishke Hondzel, Catharine & Gulliksen, Marte Sørebø. (2014). Culture and creativity: Examining variations in divergent thinking within Norwegian and Canadian communities Sage Open Vol.5, Nr 4. http://sgo.sagepub.com/content/5/4/2158244015611448

  • Embodied making and learning, in cooperation with researchers in culture studies and arts and design education

    Post Doc 2006-2013:
    Content and methods in teacher education in arts and craft. In collaboration with Prof 2. Finn R. Hjardemaal, Oslo University. Norwegian description: http://www.hit.no/nor/HiT/Forskning/Forskningsaktiviteter/Kunst/Faglaererutdanningen-i-kunst-og-haandverk
  • Gulliksen, M. S. & Hjardemaal, F. R. (2014). Choosing Content and Methods: Focus Group Interviews with Faculty Teachers in Norwegian Pre-Service Subject Teacher Education in Design, Art, and Crafts. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00313831.2014.967809

  • PhD at Oslo School of Architecture and Design 2006:
    Constructing a Formbild – An inquiry into the dynamical and hierarchical aspects of the hermeneutical filters controlling the formbild construction in design education situations. https://teora.hit.no/bitstream/handle/2282/1319/Publisert_avhandling.pdf?sequence=1
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