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BECC guest researchers

BECC welcomes guest researchers to work in areas that fall within the scientific framework and interest of its research area, with the aim to further strengthen the research and research groups. BECC guest researchers are invited by researchers within BECC, in Lund and Gothenburg.

Current guest researchers

Detlef Sprinz

(2020–2021)
University of Potsdam Germany
Detlef Sprinz – uni-potsdam.de

Former guest researchers

Stefan Doerr (2019)

University of Swansea, UK
Stefan Doerr – swansea.ac.uk

Peter Christoff (2019)

University of Melbourne, Australia
Peter Christoff – unimelb.edu.au

Emily Martin Poppenborg (2019)

Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany
Emily Martin Poppenborg – geobotanik.uni-hannover.de

Oliver Sonnentag (2019)

Université de Montréal, Canada
Oliver Sonnentag – geographie.umontreal.ca

Rosane Collevatti (2018–2019)

University Federal de Goias, Brazil
Rosane Collevatti – collevattilab.com

Danielle Way (2018)

Department of Biology, Biological & Geological Sciences Building,Western University, Canada
Danielle Way – uwo.ca

Liba Pejchar (2017)

Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Biology at Colorado State University
Read more about Liba Pejchar

Per-Erik Karlsson 

IVL
Per-Erik Karlsson – ivl.se

Jeroen Groeneveld (2015) 

Bremen University, Germany 
Read more about Jeroen Groeneveld

Steven Bernstein (2015)

University of Toronto, Canada 
Steven Bernstein – utm.utoronto.ca

Michele M Betsill (2014)

Colorado State University, US
Michele Betsill – colostate.edu

Erik Nelson (2013–2014)

Bowdoin College Brunswick US
Eric Nelson – bowdoin.edu

Eric Lonsdorf (2013, 2014)

Plant Conservation Science Chicago Botanic Garden US
Eric Lonsdorf – fandm.edu

Ladislav Hamerlik (2013)

Matthias Belius University Slovakien 
Ladislav Hamerlik – fpv.umb.sk

Per Persson (2012–2013)

Umeå University, Sweden. Now at Lund University.
Per Persson – cec.lu.se

Peter Harmand (2011, 2012)

University of Oldenburg, Germany
Peter Harmand – uni-oldenburg.de

Frank Wätzold (2011) 

Brandenburg Technical University Cottbus, Germany
Frank Wätzold – tu-cottbus.de

Apart from the above, many researchers in BECC host researchers from abroad and are invited to go for research stays at other universities.

How to apply for a BECC guest researcher

Any member of BECC can apply for funds to invite a guest researcher. Read more about how to apply.

Guest researchers

Steven Bernstein about his guest researcher experience

“My stay allowed me to engage with a large number of faculty and graduate students working broadly on BECC themes, as well as sustainability and climate change research more broadly. While my interactions have been particularly intense with other political scientists, I have also learned from, and engaged with, researchers from other fields owing to my participation in various BECC events, as well as through individual meetings.

I hope that I have also contributed to the intellectual and research environment at BECC and political science, as well as within the sustainability community at Lund University (e.g., IIEEE and LUCSUS) more broadly. As a result of this stay, I also can foresee ongoing opportunities for continued engagement and collaboration.

I am extremely grateful for the generous support of BECC in allowing me to spend time at CEC and Lund University more broadly. I feel it was a very productive and fruitful stay. I look forward to continuing engagement and exploring future collaborative opportunities with BECC and other interested researchers at Lund University.”

Steven Bernstein