In addition to the research groups, a number of academic networks exist, which are typically characterised by a looser structure and a narrower activity profile, and often with members from across research groups and departments.
Academic networks and labs
Centre for Philosophy and Public Policy (C3P)
The Centre for Philosophy and Public Policy (C3P) is a research centre that focuses on normative aspects of issues of public policy from the perspective of political, economic, and legal philosophy. Current research issues include the ethics of voting, the limits of the market, and big data and privacy.
Centre for Research in Contemporary Poetry (CERCOP)
Center for Research in Contemporary Poetry focuses on the explosive development with regard to the production, distribution and reception of poetry. We seek to identify contemporary poetry within three different fields of tension.
Higher Education Research Unit (HERU)
Higher Education Research Unit (HERU) is a research unit at the Institute for Culture and Learning, focusing on the higher educations in an international and global perspective, as well as well as in a national and local perspective.
The laboratory consists of researchers, students and collaborators engaged in rethinking and innovating learning processes through IT. The research relates to the teaching of learning, communication and information science in several Bachelor's and Master's programmes.
Interdisciplinary Action Research and Learning (ALT)
Interdisciplinary Action Research and Learning is an interdisciplinary academic network for action research. The vision and the strategy for research collaborations are based on “solution-oriented and interdisciplinary research that makes a difference in society”.
Interdisciplinary Research Group in Culture (IRGiC)
The Interdisciplinary Research Group in Culture (IRGIC) consists of 24 researchers in the disciplines of Scandinavian, English, German, and Spanish literature and culture, the history of ideas and media history, and music. IRGIC organizes conferences and has published several peer reviewed anthologies.
LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES (LAS)
Part of the specialisation programme under the Study Board of International Affairs, the interdisciplinary programme in Latin American Studies enables students to approach key issues confronting the region from multiple perspectives and study alongside our team of expert scholars.
Nordic Literary History Now
Is national literary history writing and teaching in the Nordic countries in crisis? If so, should this crisis be met by an endeavour to defend national literary history, or could it be perceived of as a release of literary history with a beneficent effect on research and teaching?
Network for Nordic Modernist Poetry (NorLyr)
The Network Nordic Modernistic Poetry (NorLyr) was founded in 2003 by a number of researchers from universities in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland. The network researches in Nordic poetry.
Research Centre for Video: Video in Education and Learning Organizations
Social Exclusion and Learning (SEAL)
Techno-Anthropology Lab (TANTLab)
Housed by the Techno-Anthropology Research Group we work interdisciplinarily with a strong background in science and technology studies. We develop data-driven research designs and computationally intensive research methods for the social sciences and humanities.
Tourism Research Unit (TRU)
Tourism Research Unit (TRU) focuses on five main areas of tourism research: Consumer behavior and identity construction; inter-organisational relationships; regional development processes and strategies; tourism and cross-sectoral place branding; strategic market communication and product development.
VIDEO RESEARCH LAB AALBORG (VILA)
VILA brings together experts from several research domains at Aalborg University working with digital video production as well as analysis, to facilitate knowledge creation and sharing of best practices across research communities who work with video data collection, production and analysis – both locally and nationally.
X-lab: Design, Learning and Innovation
Xlab is bringing together teams of scholars, technologists, practitioners and students to share a commitment to design to learn for real social change.