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Knowledge Groups and other Research Centres in City Campus Aalborg

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    Center for Computer-mediated Epistemology (CE)

    Center for Computer-mediated Epistemology

    CE focuses on understanding through technology. Computer-mediated Epistemology is informed by theoretical insights from research in language, time, logic, ethics, narrative and interaction. Head of CE: Peter Øhrstrøm.

    Center for Computer-mediated Epistemology

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    Center for Linguistics (CFL)

    CfL’s main focus is on formal linguistics and linguistic typology, including: Computational, experimental and quantitative linguistics, cognitive linguistics and language acquisition, (language learning and teaching), African languages (Nilo-Saharan), linguistics and discourse and also stylistics and poetics. CfL also has an interest in historic linguistics and language change. Head of CfL: Hans Götzsche

    Center for Linguistics

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    Centre for Dialogue and Organisation (CDO)

    Centre for Dialogue and Organisation

    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)

    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

    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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    Health Communication

    Sundhedskommunikation

    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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    Human Centred Health Informatics & Participation

    Human Centred Health Informatics & Participation (CHIP)

    Human Centred Health Informatics & Participation (CHIP) is a research programme at Aalborg University promoting research and education in the direct involvement of people in innovation, design and appropriation of health informatics. The research contributes to an understanding of users and brings perspectives, realities, and visions from people and practices into the design and use of health informatics.

    Human Centred Health Informatics & Participation

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    ICT for Development (ICT4D)

    ICT for Development

    A focal question in our research is: how can ICT promote development? In this group, we engage in developing countries and regions, thus building global research collaborations. By development we mean human capacity building, which we see as the foundation for societal and economic development. We relate our work to development agendas in the countries in questions, e.g. national strategies for digitalisation or education; as well as global strategies such as UN’s Millenium Development Goals. We also emphasise, however, creating novel and emergent methods, theories and tools, both locally and in the global discourse. Head of tICT4D: Pär-Ola Zander.

    ICT for Development

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    MaSK - Music and Sound Knowledge group

     MaSK - Music and Sound Knowledge group

    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

    Mattering: Material-Discursive Practices 

    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

    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

    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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    Research Laboratory for Art and Technology

    Research Laboratory for Art and Technology

    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.

    Research Laboratory for Art and Technology

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    The Kaj Munk Research Center

    Kaj Munk Forskningscentret

    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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    e-Learning Lab - Center for User Driven Innovation, Learning and Design (eLL)

     e-Learning Lab - Center for User Driven Innovation, Learning and Design (eLL)

    e-Learning Lab conducts research and teaching in design and implementation of ICT-systems, to support learning and knowledge sharing. This takes place on basis of studies of practice and always in cooperation with the end user and other operators. The group’s focus is on understanding user practice. Head of eLL: Marianne Lykke.

    e-Learning Lab

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