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Wolfson Institute of Population Health

Dr Kristoffer Halvorsrud


Honorary Research Fellow, Centre for Psychiatry



Dr Kristoffer Halvorsrud is a Research Fellow in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, working on a five-year Lankelly Chase commissioned project on ethnic inequalities in severe mental illness.

He previously worked as a Research Associate in the Evidence Synthesis Team in the Institute of Health and Society at Newcastle University. His duties included conducting systematic reviews informing guideline and policy development processes for key stakeholders within health such as the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Before taking up a position at Newcastle University, Kristoffer worked as a Research Associate for the Knowledge Centre for Education (part of the Research Council of Norway). His main responsibility was conducting systematic reviews in educational research commissioned by the Norwegian government and informing reports/guidelines at an international level for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

Kristoffer has a PhD in Sociology from the University of Nottingham. His thesis was within the topic of migration and ethnic relations through a case study of South African migrants in Britain.


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