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Gita Berg

doctoral/PhD student at Department of food studies, nutrition and dietetics

+4618-471 2315
018-471 2261
Visiting address:
Husargatan 3
752 37 Uppsala
Postal address:
Box 560
751 22 UPPSALA

Short presentation

My doctoral project aims to explore meaning making processes in Home- and consumer studies (HCS). With a pragmatist view on learning and through the use of qualitative research methods such as observations and interviews, I study food literacy in the HCS-classroom.

I am a part of UpRiSE - Uppsala Research School in Subject Education which was inaugurated in September 2016

Main supervisor: Prof. Ylva Mattsson Sydner

Supervisors: Prof. Helena Elmståhl, Eva Lundqvist

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My courses


I am a registered dietitian, upper secondary school teacher and currently a PhD student focusing on the didactics of home and consumer studies (HCS). My research interests concern food in a learning context, food literacy and health education.

Academic degrees and titles:

B.S. Dietetics (Uppsala University)

M.S. Food Science and Nutrition (Uppsala University)

B.S. Upper Secondary Education (Stockholm University)

B.A. Dance Pedagogy (Stockholm University of the arts)

Registered Dietitian (leg. dietist)

Registered Teacher, upper secondary school (leg. lärare)


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