Sustainable Societies

Below are some of the researchers within the Baltic University Programme working with Sustainable Societies. The theme is coordinated by a theme coordinator.

BUP Theme Coordinator

Joakim EkmanSödertörn UniversityProfessor
Joakim Ekman
Södertörn University

"I mainly do research on political developments in the Baltic states and Central and Eastern Europe"

Keywords: public opinion; political participation; democracy; authoritarian regimes


Researchers

Jaroslaw DzialekJagielloninan UniversityPhD
Jaroslaw Dzialek
Jagiellonian University

"Cultures and climates differ all over the world, but people are the same. They’ll gather in public if you give them a good place to do it." (words by Jan Gehl)

Keywords: sustainable campus; placemaking; sustainable local and regional development; social capital; flood risk management; natural hazards

Research profile: ResearchGate Jaroslaw_Dzialek.


Ildikó Asztalos MorellSwedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)Associate professor
Ildikó Asztalos Morell
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)

Keywords: gender; rural; poverty; migration; food sovereignty; Romani studies; intersectionality; welfare regimes; agriculture; social justice

Research profile: SLU Staff.


University of LatviaAnnija ApsitePhD
Annija Apsīte
University of Latvia

"First there has to be a healthy society to build a healthy economy"

Keywords: work and life balance; sustainability; burnout; job satisfaction


Dorota Kamrovska-ZaluskaGdansk University of TechnologyAssistant Professor PhD., Eng, MArch
Dorota Kamrowska-Zaluska
Gdansk University of Technology

Keywords: Smart sustainble cities; codesign; urban regeneration; data driven urbanism; smart mobility

Research profile: ORCID Dorota Kamrowska-Zaluska.


Olena de Andres GonzalezSatakunta University of Applied SciencesPhD, Project Researcher
Olena de Andres Gonzalez
Satakunta University of Applied Sciences

Keywords: leadership; management; blue economy


Belarusian State UniversityOlga MalashenkovaAssociate Professor
Olga Malashenkova
Belarusian State University

"Academic entrepreneurial history in Belarus has a very short period. Therefore, the main research question is what factors affect the success of a university business incubator. The paper presents the generalized results of face-to-face interviews with the leaders of university business incubators realized by the author personally: University of Kent, UK; University of Reading, UK; Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia; NRU Higher School of Economics, Russia. Research conclusions are drawn about common triggers for the success of university business incubators."

Keywords: entrepreneurial ecosystem; university business incubator; startups; networking; innovations

Research profile: Google Scholar Olga Malashenkova.


Stefan EwertUniversity of GreifswalDr.
Stefan Ewert
University of Greifswald

"Peatland conservation is a crucial aspect of the transformation to sustainability in the Baltic Sea Region."

Keywords: agricultural policy; Baltic Sea region; paludiculture; peatland conservation; transformation to sustainability

Research profile: Google Scholar Stefan Ewert


Bárbara Maria Fritzen GomesHAW - Hamburg University of Applied SciencesPhD Student
Bárbara Maria Fritzen Gomes
HAW - Hamburg University of Applied Sciences

"Business incubators as a SDGs promoter"

Keywords: incubators; SDGs; sustainability; universities; entrepreneurship

Research profile: ResearchGate Barbara_Fritzen_Gomes


Elena PilgunBelarusian State UniversityDr.
Elena Pilgun
Belarusian State University

"Crisis discourse"

Keywords: public opinion; ideology; crisis; manipulation of mass consciousness; political discourse; communicative strategies