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Martin Östlund

Martin Östlund is a lecturer and PhD student at Linnaeus University. He teaches classes in user interface design and human-computer interaction as well as graphical design. Formally head of the development department at the IT unit at University of Kalmar and lead teacher for the programming subject at the systems developer program at University of Kalmar, he has a solid background and undiminished interest in systems development (process and content) and programming practices.

Another enduring interest is IT strategic concerns. Martin Östlund held the position of IT-strategist at the IT unit, University of Kalmar 1998-2000 and the same position for the school of Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science, Linnaeus University 2012-2013.

Martin Östlund is affiliated to the eHealth Institute since 2003 and has worked on various project within the domain of eHealth. Examples include 3D/VR-related projects such as Virtual Labour Lab and The Virtual Pharmacy and the SUV evaluation method used by the eHealth Institute (for which he is one of the co-writers). Martin Östlund was Project Director for Kalmar VR Centre 2004-2008.

More recent research interests are in the field of web architecture and social interaction services with special interest for advice-giving services within the field of medicine and healthcare. Martin Östlund leads the Social Layer project whose ambition is to develop a web-based framework for separation of content and social interaction. A series of proof-of-concept applications have been created in the field of medical advice-giving.

Current projects include a collaboration with the oncology department at Kalmar County Hospital on the use of computer tablets for patient-healt provider communication, and methods for flexible learning in the Expert Competence project.

Contact info

Tel: +46 (0)480-497726
e-mail: martin.ostlund@lnu.se

Website

http://lnu.se/personal/martin.ostlund

Latest publications

3D visualisation as a communicative aid in pharmaceutical advice-giving ovr distance

Can patients be better prepared and more satisfied during the course of radiation therapy by using iPad's?

Using computer tablets to empower breast cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy treatment

AssistancePlus ‐ 3D‐mediated Advice‐giving on  Pharmaceutical Products  

Theory, method and tools for evaluation using a systems-based approach

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Researchers

Aris Alissandrakis

Mattias Davidsson

Jorge de Sousa Pires

Didac Gil de la Iglesia

Marc Jansen

Ilir Jusufi

Dan Kohen-Vacs

Marcelo Milrad

Nuno Otero

Juwel Rana

Daniel Spikol

Jorge L. Zapico


PhD Students

Martin Östlund

Julia Bons

Maximilian Müller

Sarwar Morshed

Susanna Nordmark

Oskar Pettersson

Sadaf Salavati

Alisa Sotsenko

Janosch Zbick


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Romain Herault

David Johansson

Katrin Lindwall

Nico Reski


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Lisa M. Rühmann

Asreen Rostami


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Sandra Kaltofen

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Lars Lorenz

Martin Maczkowski

Osama Mansour

Beatrice Moltkau

Magnus Persson

Valeriy Savinov

Martin Svensson

Bahtijar Vogel

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