Research at the Department of Sociology
Current research projects
Below we have collected links to current research projects initiated by researchers at the department or with the department as an important stakeholder.
PROJECTS INITIATED RECENTLY (2020-2021)
The political economy of distraction in digitized Denmark
Where have all the people gone?
CURRENT PROJECTS INITIATED BEFORE 2020
Mobilization in the era of social media
Based on a case-study of the Danish refugee solidarity movement, the project develops new concepts and methods for analysing how political activity in social media groups influences political mobilisation.
(Jonas Toubøl, 2018-2021, in Danish, summary in English)
The LIFETRACK project examines the consequences of tracking in upper secondary schools on long term labor market outcomes.
(Kristian Bernt Karlson, 2018-2020, In Danish, summary in English)
Family background and returns to education
Education is widely seen as benefitting individuals in terms of their economic life prospects. But do all benefit equally from education?
(Kristian Bernt Karlson, 2018-2022)
Transport Innovation Gender Observatory (TInnGO)
TInnGO er et treårigt forskningsprojekt finansieret af EU's HORIZON 2020-program med henblik på at udvikle nye tilgange til bæredygtig transport.
(Collaborative project, Hilda Rømer Christensen & Michala Hvidt Breengaard, 2018-2021, in Danish)
Video Violence Group
Video Violence Group studies real-life violent encounters using video recordings of conflicts in public places.
(Marie Rosenkrantz Lindegaard, 2018-2021)
‘Proper’ food under economic restraints
Gendered food practices and dietary health among socioeconomically disadvantaged
(Bente Halkier, 2018-2021)
Grønne fællesskaber i byen
Civilt engagement og medborgerskab i bynatur og urban økologi
(Anders Blok, 2017-2021, in Danish, summary in English)
Global Challenges, Local Solutions?
Rethinking Professional Work in a World of Transnational Jurisdictions.
(Anders Blok, 2016-2020)