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Research presentation

Elisabet Eriksson

Research presentation

Elisabet Eriksson

Senior lecturer, Registered Nurse

Research subject: Caring Science

Elisabet Eriksson is a registered nurse and holds a PhD in international health at Uppsala University. She is a senior lecturer at University of Gävle and has experience of teaching within nursing since 2012. Her area in teaching involves nursing and research ethics, she supervises and examines degree projects at the undergraduate level, in the nursing program. She is also a supervisor for degree projects at advanced level and a course in cardiology. Her research is in staff working life, learning and leadership in the healthcare sector.


Internationally educated nurses' way into the profession

The overall aim of the project is to investigate what facilitates the process for nurses with education from countries outside the EU to work in Sweden. The project is financed by the University of Gävle. (PhD student Denice Högstedt)

Living and working in a multicultural environment in nursing homes

The overall aim of the project is to describe how the elderly, their relatives and nursing home staff experience the communication between them during the covid-19 pandemic. The project is further developed in collaboration with Uppsala municipality. The project is financed by Uppsala University and the University of Gävle.

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  • Senior lecturer in Caring Science University of Gävle
  • Associate researcher, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Uppsala University


  • PhD in Internationel health, Uppsala University, 2011
  • Master in international health, Uppsala University, 2003
  • Registered Nurse, Nursing Programme, University College of Health and Sciences, Jönköping, 1996

Pedagogic Education

  • Course in research supervision, University of Gävle, 2014
  • Perspectives on teaching and learning in higher education, 9 credits, University of Gävle
  • Supervisors training stage 1, 1.5 credits, Uppsala University
  • Teacher training course, 7.5 credits, Uppsala University

University teaching experiences

  • University of Gävle, Faculty of Health and Occupational Studies, Senior Lecturer in Caring Science, 100%, since 2012
  • Uppsala Universitet, Senior Lecturer in Caring Science, 50%, 2020

Employment within health care

  • Registered Nurse, Akademiska sjukhuset, Uppsala, 2002–2007
  • Registered Nurse, Rikshospitalet, Oslo, 1998–2000
  • Registered Nurse, Aker Sjukhus, Oslo, 1996–1998


Recognised university teacher, University of Gävle, 2017

Published by: Camilla Haglund Page responsible: Magnus Isaksson Updated: 2023-10-25
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