Knowledge Groups and other Research Centres in Aalborg

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    Center for Developmental & Applied Psychological Science (CeDAPS)

    Center for Developmental & Applied Psychological Science (CeDAPS) symbolised by a clover in a grass field

    Center for Developmental & Applied Psychological Science - also known as CeDAPS - is a research unit at The Department of Communication and Psychology – Aalborg University, Denmark. We investigate theoretical, empirical and applied aspects of human lifelong development. Head of CeDAPS: Kristine Jensen de López.

    Center for Developmental & Applied Psychological Science

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    Center for qualitative studies (QS)

     Center for qualitative studies (QS) symbolised by color pencils on a black background

    QS is a young, dynamic and manifold knowledge group with a strong international orientation and close ties to the local community and society. This results in a wide range of international publications, close cooperation with international researchers and a strong interest in teamwork with local and national companies, schools and institutions. Head of QS: Svend Brinkmann.

    Center for Qualitative studies

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    Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience (CCN)

    Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience illustrated by neurons

    CCN conducts experimental research in several areas of interests such as perception and attention, emotions, body awareness, executive functions, visual memory, and consciousness. Research is directed on both healthy participants and patients with a variety of neuropsychological disorders. Head of CNN: Thomas Alrik Sørensen.

    Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience

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    Centre for Cultural Psychology

    Centre for Cultural Psychology illustrated by books about Cultural Psychology

    The Centre for Cultural Psychology is dedicated to research on psychological functioning within dynamic social contexts. Cultural Psychology is an expanding field with a primary focus on the mutual constitution of people and society. This includes exploring the entanglement of Culture, Communication and Mind in human lives. Head of Center for Cultural Psychology: Jaan Valsiner.

    Centre for Cultural Psychology

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    Centre for Dialogue and Organisation (CDO)

    Centre for Dialogue and Organisation symbolisedby hands forming a house on a light green background

    CDO is concerned with professional conversations and innovative processes in organisations. The conversation is seen as a tool for theoretical and practical understanding of interpersonal relations and as a tool for intervention and innovation in organisations. Head of CDO: Helle Alrø.

    Centre for Dialogue and Organisation

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    Centre for Interactive Digital Media & Experience Design (InDiMedia)

     Centre for Interactive Digital Media (InDiMedia) logo

    InDiMedia researches within interactive digital media and IT-based experiences. The researchers take an interest in how to understand and create better interactive digital media and better IT-based experiences. The approach is user-centred.Head of InDiMedia: Jens F. Jensen.

    Centre for Interactive Digital Media & Experience Design

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    Climate Communication and Sustainability

    Climate Communication and Sustainability illustrated by a bee on a flower

    The research group is dealing with key challenges and dilemmas in sustainable digital management and conversion to green energy. The focal point is balancing the technical, political and learning aspects of the transition, in both local and global perspective.

    Climate Communication and Sustainability

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    Danish Institute of Humanities and Medicineh (DIHM)

    Danish Institute of Humanities and Medicine

    Danish Institute of Humanities and Medicine  is a cross-faculty initiative spanning the Faculty of Humanities and the Faculty of Medicine at Aalborg University, Denmark. The two main drivers of scholarly and educational activities at the Institute are: translationality (incorporating a dynamic research-practice interface) and transdisciplinarity (involving sustained collaboration among contributory disciplines).

    DIHM

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    Health Communication

    Health Communication illustrated by a close up photo of a woman taking a bite of an apple

    The group works with current issues and themes of health communication on the basis of traditions from media fields, as well as interpersonal, organisational, informatic, psychological and music therapeutic fields. Head of Health Communication: Anders Horsbøl.

    Health Communication

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    International Centre for the Cultural Psychology of Creativity (ICCPC)

    International Centre for the Cultural Psychology of Creativity illustrated by the word creativity written in red hand writing on a black board

    International Centre for the Cultural Psychology of Creativity, located at Aalborg University, Department of Communication and Psychology, is dedicated to the study of creativity from a social and cultural perspective.

    ICCPC

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    MaSK - Music and Sound Knowledge group

     MaSK - Music and Sound Knowledge group illustrated by a women in front of a computer with measuring equipment on her head

    MaSK combines a theoretical and practical approach to the study and application of music and sound. The group’s focus on sonic technology aesthetics is coloured by an accent on the popular; popular forms of music, cinema and computer games, for example. Head af MaSK: Mark Grimshaw

    MaSK - Music and Sound Knowledge group

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    Mattering: Centre for Discourse & Practice

    attering: Material-Discursive Practices symbolised by image of papers on a wire 

    The group combines discourse analytical and material approaches to mediation and meaning-making in social practices. A central task for the group is to develop methods to understand, analyse, criticise and influence practices within various social areas. The methodological development will take place in conjunction with close analyses of concrete texts, interactions and practices. Head of Mattering: Pirkko Raudaskoski

    Mattering: Centre for Discourse & Practice

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    Music Therapy

    Music therapy illustrated by to women playing music while looking at each other

    Music Therapy is an evidence-based treatment modality in which music is used therapeutically with the aim of establishing contact, communication and interaction. The research incorporates the use of music therapy with specific client or patient groups and with focus on specific methods, techniques and processes or on the treatment effects of music therapy. Head of Music Therapy: Stine Lindahl Jacobsen.

    Music Therapy

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    MÆRKK - Media Aesthetics & Experience Design: Communication, Culture & Cognition

    Market communication & Aesthetics: Culture & Cognition – MÆRKK illustrated by neon signs advertising

    MÆRKK is a knowledge group, and MÆRKK’s members research and teach in media, market and communication. The interest is directed towards aesthetics, experience, culture and cognition. Head of MÆRKK is Nicolai Jørgensgaard Graakjær.
     

    MÆRKK - Media Aesthetics & Experience Design: Communication, Culture & Cognition

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    Natural and Formal Languages (NFL)

    Center for Computer-mediated Epistemology symbolised by a tree with branches

    The purpose of the knowledge group is to explore a number of aspects concerning language and communication in selected contexts - often with the inclusion of formalization and various forms of computer mediation and digitization. Central to the group are the interests of language learning, categorization, formation of opinion, formalization, philosophical logic, argumentation theory and computer-aided studies of text corpora. Head of NFL is Peter Øhrstrøm.

    The knowledge group Natural and Formal Languages

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    Research Laboratory for Art and Technology

    Research Laboratory for Art and Technology illustrated by an image of two people performing in blue light

    RELATE is a cross-disciplinary knowledge group and research platform that investigates the intersection of artistic skills and academic, problem-based research within the field of art and technology including robotics, generative art, sound art, performance, curation, media art, participatory and urban art. Head of RELATE: Elizabeth Jochum

    Research Laboratory for Art and Technology

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    Social Neuropsychological Organisational Work (SNOW)

    Social Neuropsychological Organisational Work (SNOW) symbolised by a silhuet against a blue road in the dark

    Head of SNOW: Einar Baludursson

    Description to come.

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    The Kaj Munk Research Center

    Kaj Munk Forskningscentret illustrated by a photo of Kaj Munk at his desk

    The Kaj Munk Research Center has its focus on the authorship of Kaj Munk and the society in which he lived. The center conveys knowledge on this subject through books, articles, lectures and seminars. The center has digitised and annotated the collected dramatic works and all his available sermons. Researchers have the opportunity to become part of The Virtual Research Workshop on Kaj Munk Studies, which is an online platform for research and annotation of the works of Kaj Munk. The center is still occupied in digitising the authorship of Kaj Munk. Research Director at The Kaj Munk Research Center: Søren Dosenrode.

    The Kaj Munk Research Center

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