Sustainable Arctic Cruise Communities
The Research Council of Norway has awarded 7,9 million Norwegian kronor to researchers from CIRCLA together with six other universities/research institutions for the 3-year project Sustainable Arctic Cruise Communities: from Practice to Governance. At CIRCLA, Carina Ren and Laura James will be involved in conceptual work on practice theory in cruise tourism and fieldwork in Greenland.
What meaning does local affiliation have for the youth in rural areas?
What makes the danish youth stay in rural areas, despite the centralization of job and education opportunities in the cities? The Center for Youth Research at Aalborg University will be researching this in collaboration with VIVE – The Danish Center for Social Science Research. The research collaboration between AAU and VIVE is supported by the Independent Research Fund of Denmark.
Researchers from AAU and ITU are mapping the digital everyday of the Danes during the corona crisis
A new research project with researchers from AAU and ITU will map the digital life that has emerged because of the corona crisis. The researchers are seeking participants for the project, that will contribute to getting an idea of how the Danish people are using digital media to withhold their everyday lives.
Education access under the the reign of testing and inclusion
Across the globe, education today takes place in a setting between competing agendas: one is the testing agenda and the other is the inclusion agenda. These agendas hold major implications in terms of access to education for students all over the world.
The Global History of the OECD in Education
The project brings together researchers from five continents and draws on interviews with key agents as well as archival sources collected in the OECD archive in Paris and the national archives of a number of selected case countries.
New research project about the younger generation’s failure to thrive at their first job
A new research project is going to investigate the mental well-being of the younger generation when they start their first job after their education. The research project is a collaboration between Center of Youth Research (CeFU), Aalborg University and Occupational Medicine Clinic (Arbejdsmedicinsk Klink), Regional Hospital Herning.
Imagining Independence - Greenland's Postcolonial Politics of Comparison
Through a close reading of current and historical texts on core developmental sectors, IMAGINE PoCo shows how application, rejection and forgetting of categories for comparison closes off some futures, making others selfevident.
Technologies of Death and Dying at the Beginning of Life
Today, technological developments in relation to prenatal care, childbirth, and neonatal care are changing how the deaths of fetuses and infants take place and how their dead bodies are managed and cared for until their disposal or burial. An example is the implementation of prenatal screening, which became a nationwide offer to all pregnant Danish women in 2004.
Muskox Pathways. Ecologies and Resources in Greenland
Even though muskoxes has existed in Greenland for centuries, they have only been used by humans as a resource for a short moment in history. In these moments, the muskoxes have been essential for human survival.
What can Greenland learn from Iceland’s experience with tourism?
AAU enters in collaboration with Icelandic and Greenlandic partners in order to systematize and draw on Iceland’s experience with tourism in responding to current and future tourism challenges in Greenland.
Culturally Sensitive Tourism in the Arctic
Doing Data Together
The talent project "Doing Data Together - how to make Humanistic Sensibilities Count in Data-Driven Planning" is focused on city planning, because the way we develop our cities have huge consequences for how we live together in an increasingly urbanized world.
Wearable Technologies and Sustainability
Wearable technologies, or wearables, is an emerging object of a rapidly developing interdisciplinary research field.
DIGINAUTS - Migrants' digital practices in and of the European border regime
Despite the ‘digital turn’ in migration research, there has been a lack of studies focusing on migrants’ usages of information and communications technology (ICT)
Resignifying the nation: The Catalan (and the Spanish) question
Research project by Malayna Raftopoulos and Oscar Garcia Agustín
Sustainable business and demography: Exploring critical links between gender youth and small-scale business development in fisheries and tourism in South Greenland
The overall objective of this project is to support sustainable business and demographic development in and for South Greenland by exploring and illuminating the role that local small-scale business operations play in creating a desirable and valuable business development for themselves and their community.
Creative Learning (by Doing)
Teaching and researching with PBL: Integrating students in research and teaching.
Resource Extraction and Sustainable Arctic Communities REXSAC - A Nordic Centre of Excellence
REXSAC is organized as a consortium with fifteen partners as well as affiliated individual scholars from in a range of institutions across the Nordic countries and other parts of the world.