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 200x Fundamentals in ecotoxicology part I and part II (2x10 ECTS)
BIO 3009 Arctic marine pollution (10 ETCS)
AT 333 (UNIS) Arctic Petroleum Sciences