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Research centres at Roskilde University

Centre for Action Research and Democratical Societal Change

The Centre connects researchers, practitioners and students working with action research seeking to strengthen democratic societal change.

Centre of African Economies (CAE)

The centre is an interdisciplinary research centre within the Department of Social Sciences and Business. Scholars associated with the centre research and publish on contemporary economic dynamics in Africa.

Centre for Interdisciplinary Research and Education in Circular Economy & Sustainability (CIRCLES)

CIRCLES is an interdisciplinary research centre focusing on circular economy and sustainable development. It combines research across natural science, humanities, social science and technical sciences.

Research Centre for Cultural and Linguistic Practices in the International University (CALPIU)

The centre aims to provide an organizational framework for Danish, Nordic and international cooperation for the purpose of creating a new theoretical understanding of the internationalization process which universities are undergoing.

The Danish Centre for Research in Early Childhood Education and Care

The centre’s research activities focus on everyday life and educational and caring (pedagogical) practices in child care centres such as nurseries, kindergartens and age-integrated institutions for children 0-6 years of age.

Experience Lab

An experimental laboratory for research on intelligent technologies, immersive experience and complex knowledge forms. The interdisciplinary team of researchers collaborate on a daily basis to make this lab a place for experiments, fun and serious matters.

Centre for Experience and Tourism Research (COF)

The centre builds knowledge about tourism and the various branches of the experience economy. The research centre is multi-disciplinary, and combines approaches from within Humanities, Social Sciences and Technical and Natural Sciences.

Centre for Frustrated Molecular Interactions

The Centre for Frustrated Molecular Interactions (FRUSTMI) is a cross-disciplinary intradepartmental research collaboration focused on the use of x-ray, neutron and light scattering to understand the structure and dynamics of self-assembly in soft matter and biology.

Glass and Time

The research centre Glass and Time works with theoretical and experimental basic research in physics with particular emphasis on soft materials and viscous liquid dynamics.

Research Centre in Health Promotion

The Research Centre in Health Promotion researches health and health promotion through critical and interdisciplinary approaches.

Research Centre for Life with a Mobility Disability (LIMO)

Denmark's national research centre for research into life with a mobility disability from a child and youth perspective.

Centre for Organisational Psychology (COP)

The research centre works through research, education, dissemination and consultation to develop and communicate knowledge, theory and understanding of organisational psychology for individuals, groups and organizations.

RUC-PPL

Over the past 40+ years, Roskilde University has been committed to problem-oriented project-based learning (PPL). The research centre RUC-PPL is devoted to supporting and disseminating research on PPL as learning theory, situated practice, policy, educational history and philosophy, and how to measure its effects and learning outcomes.

Research centre on Public-Private Collaboration

A network-organized centre focusing in particular on evaluating the experience and effects of specific forms of public-private interaction such as contracting out, public-private partnerships, privatization, public procurement and public-private innovation.

Centre for Social Entrepreneurship (CSE)

The centre carries out education, knowledge sharing and research activities in the area of social entrepreneurship, social enterprise, welfare studies and civil society.

Center for Arbejdslivsforskning

Centret laver tværvidenskabelig forskning og formidling om arbejdsmiljø, arbejdsliv og læring i organisationer.

Center i Barndoms-, Ungdoms- og Familieforskning (CeBUFF)

Centret perspektiverer med sin forskning, hvilke nye konsekvenser de samfundsmæssige moderniserings- og forandrings­processer har for børn og unges hverdagsliv

Center for Køn, Magt og Mangfoldighed (CKMM)

Forskningscenter og mødested for studerende, forskere og praktikere, der interesserer sig for tværvidenskabelig problemorienteret kønsforskning med et mangfoldighedsperspektiv.

Center for Natur- og Nationalparkforskning (CNNF)

Centret beskæftiger sig med de geografiske, økonomiske, politiske og ideologiske rammer, forskellige parktyper udvikler sig under. Bærende for arbejdet er opfattelsen af en natur- eller nationalpark som et ’eksperimentarium’ for integreret, bæredygtig arealplanlægning og –forvaltning.

Center for Nyhedsforskning

Centret laver praksisorienteret nyhedsforskning. Formålet er at bygge bro mellem journalistiske og akademiske aktiviteter og at skabe mere samarbejde mellem universitetet og mediebranchen.

Center for Offentlige og Private Ansattes Ytringsfrihed

Centret har til formål at udføre grundforskning i offentlige og private ansattes ytringsfrihed og i psykisk arbejdsmiljø.

Center for Velfærd, Profession og Hverdagsliv (VELPRO)

Centret arbejder med problemstillinger omkring arbejdsliv og demokrati, uddannelse og læreprocesser, familie, barndom og ungdom, marginalisering og inklusion, samt køns- og ligestilling på tværs af faglige discipliner

Center for Virtuelle Læringsteknologier

Roskilde Universitets Center for Virtuelle Læringsteknologier udvikler og udforsker brugen af virtuelle læringsteknologier, herunder særligt Virtual Reality og 3D-interaktive simulationer i undervisningen. Centeret er indtil 2020 finansieret af en ekstraordinær bevilling på 20 mio. kr. fra Uddannelses- og Forskningsministeriet.