The research group

Research leader
Dr. Oddny Judith Solheim

Oddny Judith Solheim holds a PhD in Special Needs Education. Her main research interests are assessment of reading and early reading interventions.  Solheim is experienced in research on and development of reading assessments, and has led the development of Norwegian National Tests in Reading (Grade 5) and a Norwegian Screening Battery for identifying children at risk for reading difficulties in Grade 1-3. Currently, Solheim is PI on two ongoing RCTs that test the efficacy of early interventions in Grade 1-4 on children’s literacy skills and motivation. In these projects, Solheim has been responsible for the development of new tablet-based solutions for assessment of early literacy skills.