University of Copenhagen (UCPH)

Logo UCPH  The University of Copenhagen (UCPH) is Denmark’s largest University spanning a wide range of disciplines and educations. The university has approximately 10.000 full-time employees and currently enrols more than 40.000 full-time students of which 3.000 are PhD students. Researchers from UCPH involved in CAPARDUS are employed in the Department of Food and Resource Economics (IFRO) under the Faculty of Science. IFRO works within the fields of environment, natural resources, global development, food and agriculture as well as consumption, bioethics and governance. The department has considerable experience with scientific projects on natural resource management and monitoring in Greenland and has recently developed a course in Applied Economics of Arctic Natural Resources that will be taught in Nuuk, Greenland, starting October 2019.

UCPH will contribute to CAPARDUS with experience in developing Bayesian Belief Network (BBN) models and with many years of experience from research at the social-ecological interphase in natural resource management and monitoring, including participatory approaches to these. UCPH will contribute to the research school and workshops described under the case study in WP2.1 and to the preparation of recommendations in WP7.