Highlighted research areas – University of Copenhagen

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Highlighted research areas

Researchers at UCPH have identified a number of issues and problems that you as a student can plunge into. Furthermore, if you start dealing with these issues as a student, you will be the obvious candidate if and when research projects within these fields are launched.

Sprouting fields

Understanding resources
Isak Winkel Holm, Department of Arts and Cultural Studies

The many layers of sustainability
Mickey Gjerris, Department of Food and Resource Economics

Telecoupling - connections across great distances
Ole Mertz, Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management

Fields in need of investigation

"Sustainable development" as a metahistorical discourse
Bo Fritzbøger, The Saxo Institute

Climate and humans in a deep-time perspective
Mikkel Sørensen, The Saxo Institute

Alternatives to the current market economy
Anders Blok, Department of Sociology

The cultural history of the concept of sustainability
Isak Winkel Holm, Department of Arts and Cultural Studies

Information and sustainability
Klaus Bruhn Jensen, Department of Media, Cognition and Communication

The big picture - the correlation between factors
Kjeld Rasmussen, Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management

Life cycle assessment
Henrik Saxe, Department of Food and Resource Economics

The gap: What we know and what we do
Peter Gundelauch, Department of Sociology

Our view of Nature
Jakob Wolf, Faculty of Theology

The effects of NGOs
Jens Hoff, Department of Political Science