Dr. Per Kummervold


Research Affiliates


Per holds a PhD in eHealth and Telemedicine, and is currently in a research fellowship financed by Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (EU). A significant part of this fellowship is at the Vaccine Confidence Project™. He has worked together with the VCP since 2015, where he (through Norut) participated in the Innovative Medicine Initiative (EU) funded EBODAC project doing media analytics on vaccine sentiments related to the Ebola vaccine. After the completion of work on EBODAC, he has continued to collaborate with the VCP on a variety of projects. His research activities focus on digital research methods for better understanding vaccine sentiments and he is currently specialising in using Transformer-based architectures for analysing large text corpuses.