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Meet the team

The Research Management Team at Danida Fellowship Centre manage the support to research cooperation in developing and growth countries on behalf of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark. We manage the project cycle from the announcement of annual calls for applications to the completion of research collaboration projects. We also support outreach, knowledge sharing and networking activities.

Contact the Research Management Team

MS Ida Arendal Jørgensen

Research Programme Officer Tel: +45 3524 8475 Main responsibilities:
Management of Danida support to the Building Stronger Universities programme in Ghana. Management of Danida support to research collaboration projects in countries with expanded development cooperation with Denmark in West Africa, Ethiopia and Kenya. Facilitation of Knowledge in Action initiatives.

MR Lars Arne Jensen

Research Programme Manager Tel: +45 3524 8464 Main responsibilities:
Management of Danida support to the Building Stronger Universities programme, country focus on Uganda and Tanzania. Management of Danida support to research collaboration projects in countries with expanded development cooperation with Denmark in Uganda and Tanzania. Facilitation of Knowledge in Action initiatives.

MS Pernille Friis

Research Programme Manager Tel: +45 3524 8468 Main responsibilities:
Management of Danida support to research collaboration projects in countries with targeted development cooperation with Denmark through specific strategic sector cooperation programmes. Management of Danida support to research collaboration projects in countries with expanded development cooperation with Denmark in Asia. Facilitation of Knowledge in Action initiatives.

MS Mette Johansen

Administrative Officer Tel: +45 3524 8479 Main responsibilities:
Administration of the application rounds. Support to management of research collaboration projects in countries with targeted development cooperation with Denmark through specific strategic sector cooperation programmes. Online application/reporting system support (SurveyMonkey Apply).

Ms Eva Torp Åkesson

Administrative Officer Tel: +45 3524 8476 Main responsibilities:
Administration of the application rounds, reports and accounts. Administration of Knowledge in Action grants. Maintenance of the Danida Research Portal and website.

MS Eva Thaulow Nielsen

Project Coordinator Tel: +45 3524 8467 Main responsibilities:
Contact with Danish Embassies abroad, Letters of Acceptance, travel arrangements, contact with the Danish Immigration Service, study places etc., as well as administration of research fellowships.