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Research Project Pathogens, Pandemics and the Development of Nordic Societies

Project Duration: 05/01/2021 - 04/30/2024
Coronavirus COVID-19


Photo: Stock photo of stock failure. Colourbox.

The last hunger years? The 1826–1832 mortality crisis in Denmark

Photo: Professor Lone Simonsen. By Ulrik Jantzen. Published with consent from Roskilde University.

Pandemics: Past, present and future

Photo: L.A. Ring: "Drain Diggers" (1885). National Gallery of Denmark.

Seminar: Agricultural Revolution, Demographic Change or Medical Modernization? The Disappearance of Malaria from Denmark


Partners in the Nordic countries



Pictures of all members in the NORDEMICS research group

Meet the NORDEMICS consortium

The NORDEMICS consortium consists of members and partners from Denmark, Norway, Finland, and Sweden.

Needle for vaccination

Finland's first vaccine mandate

A preprint from NORDEMICS researchers shows that Finland’s first vaccine mandate helped to raise vaccination rates, and has implications for COVID-19 vaccine policy.

Corona demonstration with sign saying "stop corona"

Signatures of pandemics in transition

Data from previous pandemics was used to integrate demography, social mixing, and immunity into a mathematical model to establish a plausible range for future COVID-19 incidence and mortality.


The project Pathogens, Pandemics and the Development of Nordic Societies (NORDEMICS) has been granted 11 mio. DKK from Nordforsk.

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The research project at the Roskilde University Research Potal



Lone Simonsen
Director, head of project, professor
Prone +45 2342 9503

Johanne Greibe Andersen
Project coordinator
Phone +45 4674 3980