Biological effects of petroleum related contaminants on Arctic marine species with focus on bioenergetics, lipid homeostasis, reproduction and other physiological processes crucial for survival and fitness in Arctic environments; baseline biology and life cycle strategies of Arctic organisms, development of tools for monitoring the effects of oil in Arctic organisms.
08/2014 – Associate Professor at UiT- The Arctic University of Norway, BFE.
01/2014 - 12/2016 Adjunct Associate Professor at the University Centre in Svalbard.
09/2011 - 08/2014 Post-doctor at UiT- The Arctic University of Norway, BFE.
02/2010 - 08/2011 Researcher at Akvaplan-niva.
Priser og utmerkelser
Project leader of COOPENOR “Combined effects Of Petroleum and the Environment in bivalves from the Norwegian-Russian Arctic” from the Norwegian Research Council and the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (kr 11.580.000,-), 2013-2016.
Project leader of POLARISATION “Polar cod, lipid metabolism and disruption by PAHs” from the Norwegian Research Council, FRIPRO programme/Universitetsløfte (kr 15.800.000,-), 2012-2015.
Research grant (300.000,-) 2014. Fram Centre Flagship “Hazardous substances”, 2014.
BIVARC workshop ”Collaboration on Arctic bivalves” from the Norwegian Research Council and the Svalbard Science Forum (230.000,-), 2013.
Grant for the establishment of an analytical laboratory at UiT (kr 1.000.000) from “Tromsø forskningsstiftelse”, 2012.
Research grant (kr 200.000,-) Fram Centre Flagship “Hazardous substances”, 2012.
Arctic field grant (kr 21.000,-) from Svalbard Science Forum (Norwegian Polar Institute, Norway), 2012.
Fram Centre Forskningspris 2014.
Certificate of Excellence in reviewing, 2013, Journal of Marine Environmental Research.
BIO 2012 and BIO 2013 Fundamentals in ecotoxicology part I and part II (2x10 ECTS)
BIO 2014 Utplassering i næringslivet
BIO 3009 Arctic marine pollution (10 ETCS)