Mbachi Ruth Msomphora Senior Lecturer


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Associate professor & Head of Internationalisation at the Department of Health and Care Sciences

Job description

The Head of Internationalisation at the Department of Health and Care Sciences is responsible for the international work at all study sites/affiliations of the Department, and reports to the Department's top management, who includes the Head of the Department and Head of Administration.

As an Associate Professor, my professional duties among others include both research and teaching work, especially in international and global health, but also supervision of students in the field of health and care-related subjects in general. Evidence-based practice and Public health in general, are also among the field of interest.


  • Msomphora, Mbachi Ruth; Njaya, Friday; Jentoft, Svein. Ecosystem-based governance according to the Malawi principles: a test for the southern Lake Malawi. Maritime Studies 2022; Volum 21 (3). ISSN 1872-7859.s 297 - 307.s doi: 10.1007/s40152-022-00266-1.
  • Msomphora, Mbachi Ruth; Larsen, Anette Iren Langås. Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Strategies: The Possible Side Effects of Their Good Intentions. Global Journal of Health Science 2021; Volum 13 (12). ISSN 1916-9736.s 1 - 11.s doi: 10.5539/gjhs.v13n12p1.
  • Msomphora, Mbachi Ruth; Larsen, Anette Iren Langås. Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Strategies: The Possible Side Effects of Their Good Intentions. Global Journal of Health Science 2021; Volum 13 (12). ISSN 1916-9736.
  • Roland, Sissel Breivold; Pripp, Are Hugo; Msomphora, Mbachi Ruth; Kvarstein, Gunnvald. The efficacy of botulinum toxin A treatment for tension-Type or cervicogenic headache: A systematic review and meta-Analysis of randomized, placebo-controlled trials. Scandinavian Journal of Pain 2021. ISSN 1877-8860.s doi: 10.1515/sjpain-2021-0038.
  • Msomphora, Mbachi Ruth. UiT-Researchers’ Attitudes and Practices Towards Open Access Publication: Lessons Learnt for Improving Self-Archiving in Institutional Repository. LIBRES Library and Information Science Research e-journal 2019; Volum 29 (1). ISSN 1058-6768.s 14 - 36.s doi: 10.7557/5.4046.
  • Msomphora, Mbachi Ruth; Jentoft, Svein. Transdiciplinary Science for Small-Scale Fiheries. Springer 2018 (21) ISBN 978-3-319-94937-6. ISSN 2212-6260.s 397 - 410.s doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-94938-3_21.
  • Msomphora, Mbachi Ruth. The role of science in fisheries management in Europe: from Mode 1 to Mode 2. Maritime Studies 2016; Volum 15 (3). ISSN 1872-7859.s doi: 10.1186/s40152-016-0042-4.
  • Msomphora, Mbachi Ruth. Conflict resolution and the delegation of authority in fisheries management: The case of Outer Hebrides Inshore Fisheries Group in Scotland. Marine Policy 2016; Volum 73. ISSN 0308-597X.s 263 - 275.s doi: 10.1016/j.marpol.2016.08.006.
  • Msomphora, Mbachi Ruth. Stakeholder participation and satisfaction in the process of developing management plans: The case of Scottish Inshore Fisheries Groups. Ocean and Coastal Management 2015; Volum 116. ISSN 0964-5691.s 491 - 503.s doi: 10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2015.09.015.
  • Msomphora, Mbachi Ruth; Aanesen, Margrethe. Is the catch quota management (CQM) mechanism attractive to fishers? A preliminary analysis of the Danish 2011 CQM trial project. Marine Policy 2015; Volum 58. ISSN 0308-597X.s 78 - 87.s doi: 10.1016/j.marpol.2015.04.011.
  • Msomphora, Mbachi Ruth; Njaya, Friday; Hara, Mafaniso. Lake Malawi Fisheries, Malawi. In: Isaacs, M., Onyango, P., Akintola, S.L. (Eds.) Small-Scale Fisheries in Africa: A Regional Portrait.. 2020.
  • Msomphora, Mbachi Ruth. MY Teaching Philosophy. http://munin.hsh.no/lu/inf/NU/ 2022.
  • Msomphora, Mbachi Ruth; Larsen, Anette iren langås. Samarbeid mellom Fakultets- og bibliotekmedlemmer: Er veien videre i medisinsk forskning. Dette er SMH-bloggen-artikkel som oppsummerer funn av artikkelen, som er publisert i:. Global Journal of Health Science 2022.s doi: 10.5539/gjhs.v13n12p1.
  • Msomphora, Mbachi Ruth; Larsen, Anette Iren Langås. SMH- bloggen spesialgruppen for medisin og helsefag: Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Strategies: The Possible Side Effects of Their Good Intentions. SMH-bloggen 2022.
  • Msomphora, Mbachi Ruth. Active Learning for Library Academic Skills Education. Digital avslutningskonferanse for årets pedagogikk basiskompetansekurs-2022 2022-04-21 - 2022-04-21 2022.
  • Msomphora, Mbachi Ruth. Introduksjon til EBM - Kunnskapsbasert praktisk i odontologi/tannpleie. UB for IKO 2021-01-19 - 2021-01-19 2021.
  • Msomphora, Mbachi Ruth. Systematic Search & Health Sciences: Open Access with EBP Approach. Accepted paper abstract for EAHIL Conference presentation November 2020 2020-11-16 - 2020-11-18 2020.
  • Msomphora, Mbachi Ruth. Library skills: Systematic Access to Evidence & scientific writing. Workshop for Spesialistkandidat i kjeveortopedi – høst, IKO/TkNN 2019-09-17 - 2019-09-17 2019.
  • Msomphora, Mbachi Ruth; Brattland, Camilla; Jentoft, Svein. Fisheries and aquaculture management: Experiences from small scale fisheries in Norway. MARE 2019 People & the Sea X: learning from the past, imagining the future 2019-06-24 - 2019-06-28 2019.
  • Msomphora, Mbachi Ruth. Interactive governance of small-scale fisheries and aquaculture: Transdisciplinary challenges of community involvement. In: Book of Abstracts: Transdisciplinarity & Transformation for the future of small-scale fisheries. WSFC 3rd Word Small-Scale Fisheries Congress 2018-10-22 - 2018-10-26 2018.
  • Msomphora, Mbachi Ruth. Evidence-Based Practice & Research-Methods: Accessing & Assessing Evidence. 6th ECIL: European Conference on Information Literacy 2018-09-24 - 2018-09-27 2018.
  • Msomphora, Mbachi Ruth. Stakeholder Involvement in fisheries management: Through interactive governance perspective. MARE Conference 2017 2017-07-05 - 2017-07-07 2017.
  • Msomphora, Mbachi Ruth. Kystsamfunns involvering: Utfordringer og begrensninger for interaktiv styring i fiskeri og havbruk. Kvenene ut av skapet – nye vindar i kvensk forsking, revitalisering og etnopolitikk 2017-12-04 - 2017-12-05 2017.
  • Msomphora, Mbachi Ruth. UB’s services for school of Dentistry at UiT The Arctic University of Norway. IKO 2016-01-20 - 2016-01-20 2016.
  • Msomphora, Mbachi Ruth; Longva, Leif. UiT researchers’ attitudes and practices towards Open Access. The 11th Munin Conference on Scholarly Publishing 2016 2016-11-21 - 2016-11-22 2016.
  • Msomphora, Mbachi Ruth. Efficiency of CQM Mechanism for Managing EU Fisheries: the Case of the 2011 Danish CQM-Trial. European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) 2013-07-25 - 2013-08-10 2013.
  • Msomphora, Mbachi Ruth; Sørbye, Sveinung Wergeland; Gutteberg, Tore Jarl; Skjeldestad, Finn Egil. Triage of women with ASC-US/LSIL cytology: The added value of implementation of an HPV-test. Eurogin 2013 (omtale) 2013-11-03 - 2013-11-06 2013.
  • Msomphora, Mbachi Ruth. Library Information Literacy Education: Teaching-Learning Philosophy. Fagreferentkonferansen 2008 2008-06-02 - 2008-06-04 2008.
  • Msomphora, Mbachi Ruth. UBs tjeneste for odontologistudiet ved UiT.. Nordisk Odontologisk Bibliotektreff V, 9. - 10. oktober 2008 2008-10-09 - 2008-10-10 2008.
  • Msomphora, Mbachi Ruth. Eutrophication of the East African Great Lakes. 2004 ISBN 82-91086-36-2.s 279 - 289.
  • Msomphora, Mbachi Ruth. Effect of ethanol distillery effluent on the water quality of the receiving waters of Lake Malawi during the rainy season. 2000.
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