Nete Schwennesen

Nete Schwennesen

Associate Professor

Member of:

  • Web: Center for Healthy Aging

  • Web Track 2: Retirement and transitions

Current Position

2018 - present Associate professor, Department of Anthropology and Public Health, Copenhagen University 

 

Previous positions

2015 - 2018 Postdoc, Department of Anthropology and Public Health, Copenhagen University 

2011 - 2015 Researcher, Steno Health Promotion Center, Patient Education Research

2004 - 2011 PhD scholar, Department of Public Health, Center for Medical Science and Technology Studies, Copenhagen University

2005 Marie Curie Research Fellow, Science and Technology Studies Unit (SATSU), Department of Sociology, University of York, UK

2004 Research Scholarship, Department of Public Health, Copenhagen University

 

Education

2011 PhD, Department of Public health, Center for Medical Science and Technology studies, Copenhagen University 

2004 Cand.Scient.Soc, Department of Sociology, Aalborg and Copenhagen University

2001 MA (Contemporary Sociology) Department of Sociology, University of Lancaster, UK (passed with distinction)

 

Funding

2019              500.000 DKK Alzheimer Research Foundation  (PhD Project: Surveillance and care in   dementia)

2019              200.000 DKK Center for Healthy Ageing, Nordea Foundation (PhD Project: Surveillance and care in dementia)

2019 – 2023     2.930.000 DKK Center for Healthy Ageing, Nordea Foundation

2017–2020       2,260,000 DKK Velux Foundation ‘Stay CONNECTed’

 

2015-2017       1,800,000 DKK Postgraduate Fellowship, Center for Healthy Ageing, Nordea Foundation

 

2005-2010       1,600,000 DKK Graduate Fellowship, Biocampus, University of Copenhagen

 

 

 

Awards and scholarships

Received the Amsterdamska Award, (as a contributer to the edited book Bio-objects: Life in 21th century, Ashgate 2012) for the most creative collaboration in an edited book in the broad field of science and technology studies, awarded by the European Association of Science and Technology Studies 

Julius and Regine Steffens Junior investigators grant 2011, awarded by the European Association of Communication in Health (EACH)

Marie Curie Research Fellow Scholarship 2005, Science and Technology Studies Unit, Department of Sociology, University of York, Uk

 

Board membership and commissions of trust

2019 - present Advisory board, council of safety technologies, National Board of Social Services, DK

2018 - present Advisory board, council of dignity and elder care, Danish Board of Health 

2018 - present Advisory Board, Proactive Care for the Elderly with Dementia

(PACE), Innovation Fund Denmark,

 

2017 fall present Chair, Health and Life Conditions Research Group, Department of Anthropology, Copenhagen University (with Ayo Wahlberg)

 

2010-2014 Management commitee member for EU COST Action IS 1001 Bio-objects and their boundaries: governing matters at the intersection of society, politics and science

 

Network membership

The European Association of Science and Technology Studies (EASST)

Society for Social Studies of Science (4S)

Socio-gerontechnology network (GEROTECH)

European Association of Social Anthropology (EASA)

Danish Association for Science and Technology Studies (DASTS)

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