Triskelion was founded in 2015 in Stavanger, Norway and is an organisation that specialises in applied research and knowledge mobilisation in the fields of education, public health, youth work, psychology and health care.
Triskelion was founded in 2015 in Stavanger, Norway and is an organisation that specialises in applied research and knowledge mobilisation in the fields of education, public health, youth work, psychology and medicine. Even though we are a young organisation, the staff members represent a wealth of experience in the above mentioned areas and have for example; participated in over 60 international projects and presented & facilitated at over 200 conferences & workshops.
Triskelion is presenting at the first international conference on Neurodegenerative disorders held at the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka on the 9th and 10th of February 2023. European speakers will also be from UK, Estonia, Slovenia, Sweden and… Read More
ECSS has spread its wings globally over its 20+ years and has grown a vast international audience who are passionate about sport science. They are a non-profit scientific organisation devoted to the promotion and dissemination of multi-and interdisciplinary… Read More
The partners of the BIIPA- Body Image In Physical Activity met for the first time on Saturday 17th December in Bäckaskog Castle outside Kristianstad, Sweden to plan the course that the project has promised to deliver. The project is… Read More
Here you can find the first newsletter of the Power of Creativity project. Learn more about the consortium, the activities and the next steps of the project. See here: Newsletter
Triskelion was represented by Frida Feline Nilsen and Mikkel Munkvold in the huge international conference “Peace as an educational principle: a school without conflicts”, in Verona, 3rd of December 2022. Our Power of Creativity project was presented there.
The Swedish television company reports that there are increased wish for plastic surgery after the boom of Zoom meetings during the pandemic. Martin Persson is interviewed in this Swedish TV clip: More plastic surgery
A new Erasmus + project has been approved for Triskelion and the first online kickoff in “ Body Image and Physical Activity – a psychological, educational and public health perspective for higher education” was held on the 20th of… Read More
The nEUROcare project now has the website finalised and ready. Please see here: nEUROcare website
The essential body image handbook for parents of children and teens by powerhouse change-maker and body positivity activist Taryn Brumfitt and Dr Zali Yager is available from bookstores or Amazon;
The EuroTEQ project partners met up in Slovenia on the 1st of October to discuss the piloting progress and the didactic approach to our course. Triskelion was represented by Amy and Thomas.
The nEUROcare team meet in Kaariku sports complex centre, near Tartu to complete the layout and learning objectives of the masters program in Neurodegenerative diseases. Triskelion was represented by Steve Smith, Gareth Davies and Thomas Nilsen.
The Scr4Cleft project was featured in the Dutch Erasmus+ newsletter in August 2022. https://www.erasmusplus.nl/actueel/nieuws/ondanks-corona-project-toch-volgens-schema-kunnen-afronden
Here is a link to a video from the kickoff in Klaipeda of the POWER OF CREATIVITY Erasmus+ project Kickoff video
From Kristianstad University we just got informed that our KA220-HED – Cooperation partnerships in higher education project “Body Image and Physical Activity – a psychological, educational and public health perspective for higher education” was approved by the Swedish national agency. The… Read More
The Power of Creativity website is ready and can be accessed here: Power of Creativity Website Facebook site
We have made a movie from the kickoff meeting of the Power of Creativity Erasmus + project See link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S22VKJE0OxA
Scr4Cleft- Speech Communication, Resilience – supporting children and parents with clefts met for the final transnational meeting discussing the outputs and the sustainability of the project. The multiplier events that were held got very good feedback and people… Read More
Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s are diseases that affect people around the world. But knowledge and treatment vary from country to country. Through the nEUROcare project, Kristianstad University, together with three other European universities, will contribute to the training of… Read More
Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s are examples of neurodegenerative diseases that affect people worldwide. Through the nEUROcare project, Kristianstad University, together with other European universities, contributes to the training of health care professionals in Sri Lanka. Last week, professionals from… Read More
Here is some great news to share regarding our completed project “Αct Now” . Ultimo May 2022 the Greek coordinator received an email and a phone call from the Greek National Agency, to inform us that our project has… Read More
The project’s Facebook page is now active at: Facebook Power-of-Creativity-Project-
https://gateway.europeancleft.com The Cleft Collective is a large-scale multigenerational cohort study of children born with cleft lip and/or palate (CL/P). More than 3300 families have been recruited from all 16 CL/P regional NHS clinical centres since 2013; they have… Read More
The first European Kickoff in the EU Capacity building project nEUROcare- “A European initiative for capacity building to meet the challenges of caring for people with neurodegenerative disorders in Sri Lanka”, was held in Tallinn, Estonia October 2021. This… Read More
Will You Still Feel Beautiful When You Find Out You Are Different?”: Parents’ Experiences, Reflections, and Appearance-Focused Conversations About Their Child’s Visible Difference.Read the paper here: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/10497323211039205
The EUROTEQ team gathered in Greece late November to look at details of the course curriculum that is under development. The national analysis and surveys were presented-Program implementation: views from healthcare professionals and patient organisations. We also looked… Read More
Autism Europe has just announced the European Autism Conference for 2022 in Krakow, Poland. follow the conference link:https://www.autismeurope.org/what-we-do/international-congresses/next-congress/
The preliminary training course lectures of Dr Zali Yager and Dr. Martin Persson is now posted online directly on the project’s website:http://bcmeurope.eu/resources The course consists of 4 modules with around 3 hours of recorded lectures. During the next… Read More
EU just publishes the results from the Capacity building in the field of higher education and Høgskolan Kristianstad in Sweden was granted the project “nEUROcare – a European initiative for capacity building to meet the challenges of caring… Read More
The Erasmus+ project Empowering Parents of Children with Clefts Speech, Communication and Resilience (SCR4Cleft) has now launced the website. http://scr4cleft.org
The IHEM project was just selected as a success story in the Erasmus+ pool. “Success stories” are finalised projects that have distinguished themselves by their impact, contribution to policy-making, innovative results and/or creative approach, and can be a… Read More
The project team met on the 24th february 2020 to discuss the pilot tests and final adjustments to training modules. There were valuable comments from the pilots that could be implemented in our materials.
The Asian conference was held in Khon Kaen in the northern part of Thailand, and it was attended by 475 delegates from 25 countries from various disciplines. Professor Martin Persson was invited keynote to attended and presented at the… Read More
Viewing social media content aimed at challenging mainstream beauty ideals can boost body confidence among young women, a new study in 2019 revealed. Participants in the experimental research who were shown ‘body positive’ content on Instagram experienced improvements… Read More
The ActNow team met in Tartu, Estonia in mid January 2020 for the walkthrough of pilot trainings in partner countries. The focus was to discuss feedback from trainings, amendments and improvements to the materials. project website
Kristianstad University won another project bid where Triskelion is partner. “Body Confident Mum’s – An Innovative Health Professionals’ Training Program to support maternal mental and physical health. Partners are: Högskolan Kristianstad, Sweden Triskelion, Norway GENIKO NOSOKOMEIO PAPAGEORGIOU, Greece… Read More
The Up & Go project have created lots of media interest and during the meeting in Croatia, local TV & Newspapers covered the topic; Regional express news Glasistre news
The second meeting of the EU Erasmus+ funded project “Act Now” was completed at the University of Neapolis in Pafos, Cyprus, on 29 March 2019. The partners from Cyprus, Estonia, Greece, Romania and Slovenia presented the National Analyses… Read More
Dr Martin Persson contributed as a speaker at the 14th annual European Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association conference in Utrecht, the Netherlands on 12th June 2019. His talk was “Long term outcomes in cleft care – a European approach”. Gareth… Read More
The ACT NOW project website is now up and running. Please see; actnow-erasmusproject.eu
The Correct it project now has the materials developed in the project available for free download on the project website. Please see the following link: https://correct-it.eu/
Nichola Rumsey delivered the prestigious B K Rank Keynote Address at the Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Congress, Melbourne, May 30th 2019. In the opening presentation of the Congress entitled ‘Don’t Eat the Marshmallows and other techniques for improving standards… Read More
Several partners from CET attended and presented at the European Congress in Utrecht in June. Over 700 delegates from around the world participated in the congress, themed Future perspectives in research & therapy. Professionals attending this congress benefited from high-level scientific… Read More
The team of the Early Care Training project, led by Mr Gareth Davies gathered in Plovdiv on the 15th of February. The focus was to set the course for finalization of training materials, pedagogical report, dissemination and implemantation.
The project consortium met in Klaipeda, Lithuania on the 29th of March 2019 in order to set the last preparations for the training course in Foggia and to plan further dissemination and exploitation of the project.
A meeting was held with all partners to adjust the learning outputs of the different modules created for the training programme. We are developing a training course for health care professionals about the early care of children born… Read More
The Correct-It project now has the training website for trainers open for testing. Anyone who wants to test the course is welcome to test. It will be tested by 6 trainers from each partnership also before revison. https://correct-itcourse.eu/login/index.php
The team of the Up & Go project met in Stavanger on the 11th of February 2019 to discuss national analysis and surveys of the partners and intellectual outputs. The project got a very good media coverage in… Read More
We will conduct our first training school at Univerisity of Malta between 25th to the 27th of March 2019 (9:00 – 17:00 each day). The focus of the training school is patient centred care, with topics such as;… Read More
Kickoff in the project UP & GO, development of educational training for staff and volunteers working with youth with Down syndrome (DS) or intellectual disabilities , especially in relation to physical activities. The outcome will be a functional continuing education… Read More
Health Innovation, implementation and Impact (HI3) project, with 8 countries in the consortium had the first kickoff meeting in Kristianstad in November 2018 at Kristianstad University. The aim of this project is to develop a training package for health… Read More
During ECCE conference in Serbia, Triskelion discussed possible future cooperation with The Global Smile Foundation with the Pre-Surgical & Dental Division Director Serena Kassam. gsmile.org The patients they see on their medical missions around the world come for the… Read More
The first 2 intellectual outputs of the CORRECT-IT project can be downloaded from the project website Healthy lifestyle analysis Training Curriculum https://correct-it.eu/
The team of CORRECT-IT project held the third joint meeting at Escola Superior de Saúde de Portalegre, in the city of PORTALEGER, Portugal on 28th September 2018. The focus was to finalize the online training materials and face to… Read More
Triskelion was both present and heavily involved in the organisation of the EUROPEAN CLEFT AND CRANIOFACIAL INITIATIVE FOR EQUALITY IN CARE which took place in Nis, Serbia 13-15th September 2018 at the medical faculty of Nis University. Keynote speakers were Dr…. Read More
Health Innovation, Implementation and Impact, a Strategic partnership project within Erasmus + have been approved for funding. The kickoff wil be 12th November at Kristianstad University College, Sweden
The Early Care Training Program website is now up and running! Check it out at: http://cleftectp.com
The Cutting Edge Training project has a new web page up and running. Please see the link below: http://cuttingedgetraining.nu For developed materials, please see direct link : Downloadable materials
Frida Felines video thesis on consumer buying behavior
Another new Erasmus+ Strategic partnership project within higher education is approved by the Swedish National agency. The project is called Up & Go and deals with people with Downs syndrom. Lead partner is Kristianstad University, and partners are… Read More
The Centre for appearance research in Bristol has a series of 28 podcasts on appearance issues. If you are interested, see their page on soundcloud:
A new Erasmus+ KA2 strategic partnership project has been approved where Triskelion is partner. Health Innovation, Implementation and Impact (HI3) is the name of the project starting Sept. 1st 2018. Lead partner is Kristianstad University , while European… Read More
The European Cleft Association is launching the new European Cleft Gateway; The Gateway is a resource for families, health professionals and researchers. It is a comprehensive directory of specialist hospitals, doctors, researchers, support groups, scientific organisations and NGO’s… Read More
An introductory lecture was given by Dr. Martin Persson about the Cutting Edge Training project, which included the psychosocial aspects for patients undergoing appearance altering procedures, for healthcare professionals in Zagreb.
The background of the Cutting Edge Training project was part of comprehensive training for healthcare professionals at Srinagarind Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University and very was well received. Triskelion will now develop more trainings for the… Read More
The project has already attracted quite a lot of media attention in Sweden. Over 45 newspapers have reported about the Cutting Edge Training project, including Aftonbladet, Lärkartidningen, and Metro
According to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), a two-fold simple approach could be used to prevent teenage obesity and eating disorders. The report “Preventing Obesity and Eating Disorders in Adolescents,” published in the journal Pediatrics, advises… Read More
The project team met in Vilnius, Lithuania in late February to discuss parent/patient information needs in each country. From our initial findings in each country, it was clear that both groups – patients and health care professionals – needed… Read More
The Cutting Edge Training project had the second project meeting in Bergen, Norway at Haukeland University Hospital on the 16th of February 2018. The purpose of the meeting was to agree upon the training materials and content of… Read More
The Cutting Edge Training project had kickoff in Kristianstad early November 2017. The project team consist of Haukeland Sykehus in Bergen, ALA association from Bulgaria, Clinica Cittàgiardino from Italy, Høgskolan Kristanstad from Sweden and European Cleft Association from… Read More
The Correct it project has launched a Facebook site and a web page. They can be found here: FACEBOOK WEB SITE
Today on the 16th of October is the world food day. Food and Agriculture organization of the united nations organize this event in 150 countries around the world, making it one of the most celebrated days of the… Read More
First meeting today of new EU Erasmus+ funded project, developing a training programme for the early care of babies born with clefts. Partners from Latvia, Norway, Bulgaria, Greece, Netherlands and Romania meet in Rijswijk, The Hague. This is… Read More
The Correct IT project kickoff has been set til 23.rd October in Stavanger, Norway. Our project identification: 2017-1-RO01-KA202-037373
The Erasmus + Strategic partnerships for vocational training project “Corrective VET – international training for obesity prevention and healthy life style promotion” has been approved by the Romanian national EU agency. This is a 36 month project and the… Read More
Triskelion staff is now involved in the new COST action network- CA16234 – EUROPEAN CLEFT AND CRANIOFACIAL INITIATIVE FOR EQUALITY IN CARE. http://www.cost.eu/COST_Actions/ca/CA16234 The main aim of the Action is to ensure that children born with orofacial clefts and… Read More
Kristianstad University, working together with Triskelion, has just received approval of the Erasmus+ financing of the CET – Cutting Edge Training project: “Optimising medical outcomes for patients undergoing appearance altering procedures via innovative training of health care professionals”. The… Read More
A brand new film about the nature of Norway is out! Have a look and be amazed by our fantastic serene and beautiful nature;
Follow Centre of appearance research’s brilliant podcasts on beauty and appearance on soundcloud; https://soundcloud.com/appearance-matters
Triskelion has just signed a cooperation agreement with the town hall/community of PICO island, Azores, Portugal regarding development of inclusion activities within YOUTH and VET field. The Madalena City Council has made great efforts to internationalize and diversify the… Read More
During the COST action IS1210 final conference Anna Faustova from the Ryazan State medical university gave an interesting walkthrough of the appearance research situation in Russia. Almost 200 000 000 euro was spent on plastic surgery in 2016 alone!
The Illusionists is a critically acclaimed documentary about the globalization of beauty ideals, filmed in 8 countries across 4 continents. We often talk about unhealthy eating habits, environmental pollution, but we rarely discuss the ways mass media, apps, and social… Read More
The Cost action IS1210 had their final conference- An International Conference about the Impact of Appearance in our Society held in Ljubljana| Slovenija 20th to 22nd April 2017. Dr. Martin Persson, Thomas Nilsen and Ingrid Øverbø from Triskelion participated. Thomas… Read More
Our youth worker Frida Feline has published her own web page with a selection of media she has produced. Please have a look and enjoy! https://www.auralart-productions.com www.youtube.com/user/fridanilsen/videos www.facebook.com/Frida-Feline-1553925184823124 www.instagram.com/missfeline
Triskelion staff participated in the 13th international Cleft congress, which was held in Chennai, India in February 2017. Some of the highlights included; Let NGOs … Think, Treat and Teach… Psychosocial Adjustment to Cleft: Putting Patients at the… Read More
Dr Martin Persson facilitated a meeting in Kristianstad, Sweden where an innovative education module for healthcare professionals was discussed and finalized.
The IHEM project (Optimising the psychosocial care for individuals with birth defects in Europe by implementing an innovative training method for staff in health care and NGO settings.) consortium have now published different resources available for download on… Read More