Rubrik #14, 2018

Rasmus Kjærgaard Rasmussen

Greenland’s desire for independence is a fight based on rhetoric and laws

The legacy of colonialism lingers, huge investments from China are a temptation, and influence with the United States is at stake when Denmark and Greenland struggle rhetorically over the control of Greenland’s underground riches.

Susana Tosca

When Game of Thrones becomes a common language to talk about serious issues

In a changed media landscape, pop culture references become a common language - one that is moving beyond the fictional entertainment universes and gets used as a framework to talk about everyday life or serious subjects, shows the research of Associate Professor Susana Tosca.


Professor about new initiative from the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority: "It gets my alarm bells ringing"

10 YEARS AFTER THE FINANCIAL CRISIS: In sharp contrast to the cautionary tone, which regulatory authorities applied to the financial sector in the immediate aftermath of the crisis, today regulators seek to attract financial entrepreneurs with promises of quick growth and flexible cooperation. The watchdog has become a teammate, and that should make the alarms go off, a researcher points out.

Ib Tunby Gulbrandsen

No one avoids Trump

The communication of US companies is - no matter the intent - increasingly being interpreted as statements for or against the president. Researchers from Roskilde University have studied how Donald Trump impacts the communication culture in God’s own country.

Louise Phillips

Researchers improve the dialogue between nurses and patients

Researchers from Roskilde University and nurses are improving the dialogue between nurses and patients. This is taking place in a collaborative research project which goes beyond the buzzwords of ‘dialogue’ and ‘co-creation’ and addresses the tensions in play.


There is potential in digital testimonies - but how great is it?

The intention behind citizen-driven election monitoring is to contribute to transparency and a peaceful democracy, but as an approach, it has some barriers. This is revealed by the research of Roskilde University Associate Professor Norbert Wildermuth.


Who actually holds the power in Denmark?

Think tanks and special advisors have been increasingly influential in shaping Danish public opinion and politics, and this may be a democratic problem, according to an Associate Professor in management and organisation.


Facebook comments challenge the Danish Parliament

Comments and interactions on social media platforms contain invaluable data that politicians can use to investigate the masses and find out what the voters think. However, they are actually not as easy to decipher as one might think. A researcher from Roskilde University is trying to make heads and tails of it.