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.
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 Appearance Matters conference- the eighth in a row- was held between 12 – 14 June 2018. The conference took place in Bath, United Kingdom and dissemination about our project CUTTING EDGE TRAINING and COST ACTION CA16234 was included… Read More
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
APPEARANCE MATTERS CONFERENCE – LJUBLJANA, SOLVENIA 21 – 22 APRIL 2017 COST Action IS1210 APPEARANCE MATTERS – TACKLING THE PHYSICAL AND PSYCHOSOCIAL CONSEQUENCES OF DISSATISFACTION WITH APPEARANCE appearancematters.eu