AAU researchers with arctic-related research activities

Below you will find a list of all AAU researchers whose research - in some way or other - is related to the arctic.


DEPARTMENT OF LAW
 
Sandra Cassotta International and EU Law,  International Environmental Law, Environmental Governance, Law of indigenous people, Law of the Sea, Arctic Security, Arctic and Antarctic, Sino-Arctic governance.

DEPARTMENT OF BIOTECHNOLOGY, CHEMISTRY AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
 
Torsten Nygård Kristensen Biologi, klimaforandringer, dyr og planters tilpasning til ekstreme miljøforhold.
Sektion for Biologi og Miljøteknologi.
Cino Pertoldi  Biologi, klimaforandringer, modeller og dyrs tilpasning til ekstreme miljøforhold.
Sektion for Biologi og Miljøteknologi.
Simon Bahrndorff Biology, physiology, ecology, adaptation, global change biology.
Rasmus Ejby-Ernst Biologi, økologi, monitorering og analysemetoder ifm. bestandsvurdering af rejeforekomster i Vestgrønland.
Sussie Pagh Biologi, økologi, citizens science, aldersbestemmelse og fødeøkologi af rovdyr.

DEPARTMENT OF CLINICAL MEDICINE
 
Stig Andersen 
Arctic Health Research Centre
Forebyggelse, sundhed og sygdom blandt befolkningen i Grønland.
Peter Laurberg
Arctic Health Research Centre
Forebyggelse, sundhed og sygdom blandt befolkningen i Grønland.
Louise Kærholm Schæbel
Arctic Health Research Centre
Inflammation blandt folk i Grønland.
Karsten Fleischer Rex
Arctic Health Research Centre
Hepatitis blandt folk i Grønland.
Jakob H. Bønløkke
Arbejdsmedicinsk Klinik
Miljømedicin i Grønland, specielt helbredspåvirkninger af arbejdet i fiskeindustrien.

DEPARTMENT OF CULTURE AND GLOBAL STUDIES
 
Robert C. Thomsen
CIRCLA
Nationalism, autonomy and national identities in the North Atlantic; International relations and sovereignty issues in the Arctic; Heritage tourism and authenticity – Greenland, Newfoundland and Nunavut (Cda).
Lill Rastad Bjørst 
CIRCLA
Inuit culture and society; climate change and sustainability; mining and industrialization; postcolonialism and tourism.
Ulrik Pram Gad
CIRCLA
Colonial history, postcolonial politics, Greenlandic national identity, innovative governance structures, concepts of sustainability.
Naja Dyrendom Graugaard
CIRCLA
Greenland-Denmark colonial history; Inuit sealing and "the sealskin dispute"; Indigenous knowledge; Decolonizing research and method in the Arctic; sustainability narratives.
Verena Huppert
CIRCLA
Labour market, education, migration, identity, pan-arctic collaborations - Greenland.
Szilvia Gyimothy
Tourism Research Unit
Climate change and tourism from a socio-cultural perspective, Greenland.
Carina B. Ren
Tourism Research Unit
Nation and destination branding, sustainable development, Greenland.
Dianne Dredge
Tourism Research Unit
Tourism policy, governance, planning – Lapland, Arctic.
Karina M. Smed
Tourism Research Unit
Natural and cultural heritage in tourism,  communication in Arctic tourism, Greenland.
Henrik Halkier
Tourism Research Unit
Tourism and destination development – Arctic Siberia.
Julia Zhukova Klausen
Culture and Global Studies
Governmentality, identity construction, Northern Russia.
Bo Poulsen
Contemporary History
Environmental history, North Atlantic fisheries.
Jesper Willaing Zeuthen
Culture and Global Studies
CIRCLA/Development and International Relations
Li Xing
Development and International Relations
China/Asia-Arctic relations; The role of Arctic in the nexus between the rise of China and the emerging world reorder; emerging powers and Arctic players in shaping an ‘Arctic order’; Arctic-led IR and IPE.

DEPARTMENT OF LEARNING AND PHILOSOPHY
 
Birgitte Holm Sørensen  ICT, learning and design for learning in relation to children and school.
Jes Lynning Harfeld
Center for Anvendt Filosofi

Etik og værdier, Naturforståelse, Jagt og miljø, Dyrerettigheder, Indfødtes rettigheder. 
Filosofisk antropologi (f.eks. definitioner af ’indigenous’).

Morten Karnøe Søndergaard Business coorporation Dk-Greenland and development of networks Dk-Greenland.
Stine Bylin Bundgaard Networking relations between Northern Jutland and Greenland based on the Arctic Business Network.
Astrid Andersen Anthropology, human-environment relations, living resources, hunting livelihoods, climatic and environmental change, environmental politics, human land and area use, technology, map-making, methods for local and citizen-involved monitoring of ecosystems, collaboration, knowledge regimes.

DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING
 
Ulrik Jørgensen Kommunal - og infrastrukturplanlægning, ø-drift udfordringer til markeder og institutioner, sociale aspekter af minedrift og storskalaprojekter samt uddannelse af ingeniører i Grønland.
Anne Merrild Hansen Social and environmental assessments in the Arctic, Extractive industries, planning and management.
Birgitte Hoffmann Kommunal - og infrastrukturplanlægning, ø-drift udfordringer til markeder og institutioner, sociale aspekter af minedrift og storskalaprojekter samt uddannelse af ingeniører i Grønland.
Sanne Vammen Larsen  Planning and impact assessment in the Arctic. Specifically: Research on planning and scenarios for development in Greenland with a point of departure in future industrial development, and recommendations for improvements to Impact Assessment of oil- and gas projects in Greenland based on a comparison of legislation in five Arctic countries.
Jesper Raakjær The West Greenland Marine Ecosystem and Climate Change – The socio-economic adaptation and governance challenges for fisheries management.
Rikke Becker Jacobsen Greenlandic fisheries and fishery politics.
Adaptation to change in Greenland and the Arctic  – climate, policy and socio-economy.
Stakeholder participation and multi-disciplinary research.
Alyne Delaney The West Greenland Marine Ecosystem and Climate Change – The socio-economic adaptation and governance challenges for fisheries management.
Søren Løkke LCA and environmental assessment in arctic areas, with a focus on special requirements to weighting methods. (We finalized a project on CCS in arctic a couple of years ago, and the PhD Fredrik Moltu Johnsen will (hopefully) defend his thesis end march).
Parnuna Petrina Egede PhD project on the application of Indigenous knowledge in environmental impact assessments of extractive industry activities in Greenland and Canada.
Lone Kørnøv Environmental assessment with a focus on strategic level decision-making.

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL WORK
 
Finn Laursen  

DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE
 
Johannes Dragsbaek Schmidt Nordøstasien vs Arctic.

DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT
 
Allan Næs Gjerding Erhvervsudvikling i Grønland, herunder udvikling af Aalborg Havn som base for Grønlandshandel.
Louise Faber  Leder af North Atlantic Law Programme, der er et uddannelsesprogram målrettet navnlig grønlandske jurastuderende. Uddannelsesprogrammet har til formål at øge antallet af jurister med grønlandsk baggrund, der i løbet af deres uddannelse har opnået viden om grønlandsk ret. Derudover har programmet til formål af bidrage til forskning i grønlandsk retsvidenskab.

DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS
 
Jens F. Dalsgaard Nielsen Satellitplatforme til jordobservation fra rummet, tracking af skibe i arktiske farvande herunder Safety and Rescue.

DANISH BUILDING RESEARCH INSTITUTE
 
Ernst Jan de Place Hansen New Building Regulations for Greenland, building technology, building physics, moisture management, accessibility, energy consumption. Tasks for the Greenlandic Self-rule, adaptation of requirements to Greenlandic geographical and climatic conditions.
Alireza Afshari  
Niels C. Bergsøe  
Birgit Rasmussen Acoustic regulations and classification. Sound insulating constructions for new-build and renovation. Tasks for Greenland’s Self-Government about sound insulation in housing.

OTHER
 
Niels Dahl Thellufsen
Rektorsekretariatet
Aalborg Universitets samarbejde med Ilisimatusarfik og Arctic Business Network.

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