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Niels Christian M Nickelsen

Associate professor

Curriculum Vitae

Personal data
Niels Christian Mossfeldt Nickelsen, Beldringevej 2, 2700 Brønshøj, Denmark
Tel: +4530894689.
E-mail: ncmn@dpu.dk
Date of birth: Sep. 17, 1963. Place of birth: Copenhagen, Denmark.
Nationality: Danish
Cohabiting, three children.

Education
2003 PhD. in organization studies. Department for Organization (IOA), Copenhagen Business School (CBS). Awarded 20. November 2003
1992 M.Sc. in psychology (cand. psych.). Department for Psychology, Copenhagen University.
Awarded 20. June 1992

Positions
2017- Associate professor in leadership and learning. DPU, Aarhus University
2014-2017 Director of the PhD program in Learning and Education at DPU
2011-2018 Associate professor in leadership and learning. DPU, Aarhus University
2009-2011 Associate professor in work- and organizational psychology. Department for Psychology. Copenhagen University
2005-2009 Assistant professor in work- and organizational psychology. Department for Psychology. Copenhagen University
2003-2005 Frederiksberg Hospital. Development consultant
1998-2003 Confederation of Danish Industries. Project manager
1993-1998 Arbeidsrådgivningskontoret i Rogaland, Stavanger, Norge, office manager with 6 employees

Awards and research grants
2019 The National Research Council (FKK), The Infrastructure of Telecare – Imaginaries, Standards and Tinkering, PI, 3 million DKK.
2017 EU Horizon, REELER, researcher, 18 million DKK.
2016 Aarhus University Research Fund (AUFF) PI, 80.000 DKK.
2011 The Danish Strategic Research Fund, researcher, Temporary Spaces of Innovation, 16 million DKK.
2003 The Danish Industrial Education Fund, PI, Learning Processes in Industrial Companies, 8 million DKK
2000 The Academy of Technical Sciences, 600,000 DKK, Arrangements of Knowing.

Commissions of trust
I have reviewed for 20 international journals including Journal for Workplace Learning, Paladyn Journal for Behavioral Robotics, Journal for Nordic Working life Studies and Journal of Management Development. I have participated in five assessment committees with regard to employment of assistant and associate professors at Aarhus University, Roskilde University, and Aalborg University.

Management of research
2019 ”The Infrastructure of Telecare – Imaginaries, Standards and Tinkering”. FKK projekt. 3 mio. Tværsektorielt studie af den nationale udrulning af teleomsorg blandt kronisk syge ældre og psykiatriske patienter i samarbejde med Professor Roland, Erasmus, Rotterdam; professor Jeannette Pols UvA, Amsterdam; Region Southern Denmark and Esbjerg Municipality.
2014-2017 Director of the PhD program in Learning and Education at DPU. 45 PHD. students.
2014 ”Clinically Integrated Home-monitoring/KIH/NetKol” Evaluation of nurses' mental work environment at four Copenhagen hospitals in connection with the implementation of telemedicine solutions for COPD patients. Project leader. Funded by Aarhus University
2013 ”Feeding Assistive Robotics for citizens with physical disabilities ”. An ethnographic study of implications for nursing assistants and managers of living institutions for the implementation of eating robots. In collaboration with the National Board of Health and Welfare and the Welfare Fund (ABT Foundation). Project Manager
2012 “LLLight in Europe. Lifelong learning as politics and practice”. Studies of the interweaving in practice of politics and company practices in 50 companies in 15 European countries. Funded by the EU Commission. Researcher
2010 “Temporary spaces of innovation”. A center focusing on user-driven innovation. Cooperation between DTU management, Ethnology, KU and the undersigned. Funded by the Danish Council for Strategic Research. Researcher
2003 Learning processes in Companies (LIV-project). Action research project focusing on organizational learning is understood as collaboration between departments in industrial companies. Funded by Industriens Uddannelsesfond (DKK 8 million) and the Academy of Technical Sciences (DKK 600,000). Project Manager

International research relations
2018 Three week stay at Hebrew University, Israel, School of Public Health. Hosts professor Ora Paltiel and professor Yehuda Neumark
2018 One month stay at Fudan University, China Dpt. of Anthropology. Host professor Tianshu Pan and associate professor Jianfeng Zhu.
2018 14 days at American University Beirut (AUB), Lebanon, host professor Marco Bardus
2017 One month visit (April) at Erasmus Universiteit, Rotterdam Department for Management Health Governance group. Host Professor Roland Bal.
2016 Three months visit at Universiteit van Amsterdam. Department for Anthropology
Host professor Jeanette Pols
2015 Knowledge Innovation Learning Network (KILN). International research network funded by British Research Council with among other professor David Guile, professor Silvia Gherardi and Monika Nerland.
2002 Six months stay at Lancaster University, UK Department of Sociology as a PhD fellow. Host and supervisor professor John Law. I followed courses taught by Vicky Singleton, Elisabeth Shove and Lucy Suchmann.

Supervision of students (PhD students and postdocs)
Johan Abildgaard Simonsen (2011-2014, finished successfully in time)
Martabolette Stecher (started 2015)
Michael Lyhne (started 2018)
Stine Rath Hansen (started 2019)
I have participated as opponent in ten WIP seminars for PhD. students and ten PhD. assessment committees of which I have chaired 4. They have been at AU, CU, CBS and AAU

Keynote speaks
2011 - Center for Studies in Working Life. Yearly working life conference. The shadows of working life.

Teaching activities
2005- ongoing. Course convening, exam marking, lecturing, tutorials at Copenhagen University, Aarhus University, Aalborg University, Erasmus University (Rotterdam), Hebrew University (Jerusalem).
2016-2019 PhD. Course Organizing Learning and Knowledge – from the classics to current issues. Taught at Sandbjerg Estate, Sonderborg.
Membership of Scientific Societies
2007–ongoing. Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S)
2007 -ongoing. European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST)

Media Coverage
I have had coverage of my research activities including edited books in all the large Danish newspapers Particularly, the use of robotics in care for the disabled has had the interest of journalists.

Career breaks
Parental/family care leave in two periods
Dec. 2014
Sep. 2005



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