Henrik Skovgård

Senior Researcher

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Henrik Skovgård

Senior Researcher

  • Department of Agroecology - Entomology and Plant Pathology
Postal address:
Forsøgsvej 1
4200
Slagelse
Denmark

Email: henrik.skovgaard@agro.au.dk

Phone: +4587158115

Curriculum Vitae

 

Education

1989: MSc, Biology, University of Copenhagen.

1993: PhD, Population Biology, University of Copenhagen.

 

Experience

1994-96: Scientist, DANIDA, Developing Countries, University of Copenhagen.

1996-99: Scientist, Aarhus University, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Integrated Pest Management, Danish Pest Infestation Laboratory.

1999- : Senior research scientist, Aarhus University, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Integrated Pest Management, Danish Pest Infestation Laboratory.

 

Specialties

Population Biology and Ecology.

Data analyses using different statistical software packages mainly based on studies in integrated pest management of temperate and tropical systems.

Flies on livestock farms, mosquitoes, storage pests in relation to biological control.

Epidemiological studies of flies as vectors for Campylobacter including biting midges and their importance as vectors of the animal disease Bluetongue in Denmark.

 

Competence

Many years of experience in population dynamical studies of entomological pests, the impact of their natural enemies and the environment by use of statistical modelling tools in SAS. In addition, statistical analyses of often complicated biological data sets.

Many years of experience as project manager and working with other partners in national and international projects.

Vast skills in communicating often difficult biological information in a more popular language making it more easy to digest for people in the various branches as well as ordinary, interested citizens.