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


photo of Agata Basinska-ZychAssistant Professor

Agata Basińska-Zych WSB poznan logotype
WSB University in Poznan, Poznan

"health and wellbeing cannot be achieved without sustainable development"

Keywords: health behaviours and wellbeing, sustainable tourism development, tourism and leisure policy, physical activity and leisure, social policy and local development, quality of life, healthy and sustainable cities

Reserach Profile: ResearchGate Agata Basińska-Zych 

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

Last modified: 2021-07-02