Aarhus Universitets segl

Heide Wrobel Nørgaard

Ph.D., Lektor

Curriculum Vitae


Curriculum Vitae


Name:                          Heide Wrobel Nørgaard


Day of Birth:                 22.11.1977


Place of Birth:              Berlin, Germany


Children:                      Emma (17.11.2009) and Lene (30.09.2012)






2020 (September) Research grant, Danish Cultural Ministry/ Kulturministeriets Forskningspulje


2018 (June) PhD-award, Union Internationale des sciences Préhistoriques et Protohistorique, Paris Sorbonne




2016 (June) Sapere Aude DFF-Research Talent 2016 (Danish Council for Independent Research)


2016 (February) Postdoc grant from the Danish Council for Independent Research/ Humanities


2014 (December) PhD in Archaeology


2011 (October) EAA Student Award


2009 (September) Marie-Curie scholarship in the “Forging Identities” project, Aarhus University


2009 (February) Rudolf-Virchow-Price for extraordinary exam works


2008 (February) MA in Prehistoric Archaeology


2004 (April) Latin proficiency certificate


2001 (February) apprenticeship diploma goldsmith




Education and Qualification


09/2016-03/2017                Ruprecht-Karl-University Heidelberg


                                                   Guest researcher at Faculty of Chemistry and Earth Sciences.


10-12/2014                         PRINCE-2 Foundation (passed)


2014                                   PhD-student Aarhus University (14.12.2014 PhD awarded)


2009-2013                          Aarhus University, Marie-Curie Actions (ITN) PhD- fellowship


02-07/ 2006                        ERASMUS exchange Freie Universität Berlin/ Aarhus University (20 ECTS)


2002-2008                          Freie Universität Berlin, M.A. archaeology, geology, art history (4-2-08)


2001                                   Diploma goldsmith, Berlin (good) 


1990-1997                          Grammar School education, Gabriele von Bülow- Gymnasium


1984-1990                          Primary School education Franz-Marc-Grundschule /Grundschule                                                                                             Tegelscher Ort






Research Area.


Bronze Age – Neolithic – Iron Age - Craft technique – craft in society (location in settlements, structures and social position)  - history of craft (craft knowledge) - mobility of people, material culture and ideas in history -  prehistoric metals (surface analysis, X-ray fluorescence analyses, scanning electron microscopy, metallography, mass spectrometry for lead (and tin) isotope measurements) – typology and classification – excavation techniques – archaeological drawing.




Academic Engagement


UISPP (Union Internationale des sciences Préhistoriques et Protohistoriques), committee member 


Jysk Arkæologisk Selskab


Archäologische Gesellschaft für Mecklenburg und Vorpommern e.V.


Berliner Gesellschaft für Anthropologie, Ethnologie und Urgeschichte


Archäologische Gesellschaft Berlin, Brandenburg




Language skills


German (mother tongue); English (Cambridge ESOL, level 2); Danish (Dansk prøve 3); French (school level, 6 years); Swedish/ Norwegian (understanding), Latin (Latinum)