Martin Mohr Olsen
The University of the Faroe Islands
Telephone +298 292607
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Teaching
  • Science, Economics and Politics of Sustainability, Climate and Environment (Autumn 2017)

  • Political Sociology of Governance and Sustainable Management in the West Nordic Region (Autumn 2017)

  • West Nordic Geopolitics from a Faroese Perspective (Autumn 2016)

  • Governance and Sustainable Management in the Faroe Islands (Autumn 2016)

  • Green Student-House Projects (2016-2017)

Research interests
  • West Nordic Cooperation

  • Arctic Cooperation, Regionalism

  • Self Relience, Periphery

  • Food Security

  • Energy Security

  • Knowledge Production

  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation

  • Science Diplomacy, Engaged Scholarship

Description of teaching

Teaching is focused on Engaged Scholarship and illustrating the importance of practical student involvement. Students are expected to engage with society and social issues, as well as to be able to communicate learned theory to a non-academic audience.

Description of research

In the process of starting a PhD that will focus on alternative food production in the Arctic. Research is on regional and localized cooperation, transition design, transscalar and multi-helix cooperation and knowledge production, and entrepreneurship and innovation in the Nordic periphery.

Present projects
  • Green Growth Dialogue 2018

  • Arctic Circle Forum, Tórshavn

  • EntrepreneurSHIP; Ilisimatusarfik, DTU & Fróðskaparsetur Føroya

  • Alivøkstur; misc. aquaponics projects

Finished projects
  • Green Growth Dialogue 2017

  • Green Growth Dialogue 2016

  • Fiskivinnuráðstevnan 2018 – og hvat so?

Personal data
Education
  • 2016 – Prince2 Certified Project Manager

  • 2013 – Mres, Research Master in Political Research

  • 2012 – Joint MA International Relations & Sociology

Positions
  • 2016–2017 – Fróðskaparsetur Føroya, Research Assistant & WNS Project Manager

  • 2015–2017 – NordKult, Project Developer & Board Member

  • 2015–2016 – Nordic-Global, Technical Director

  • 2013–2016 – Föreningarna Nordens Förbund (FNF), Programe Director & Project Developer

Talks
  • 2017 – Defining the Arctic, Technical College Klaksvík

Administrative responsibilities
Resarch grants