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Tenna Jensen

Tenna Jensen

Associate Professor

Academic employments

1/10 2016- Associate professor in historical/ethnological ageing and health research, Copenhagen Centre for Health Research in the Humanities (CoRe), SAXO-Instituttet, Københavns Universitet.

1/4 2013-30/9 2016 Post.doc. on the interdisciplinary project Counteracting Age-Related Loss of Skeletal Muscle Mass: an Interdisciplinary Innovation Project on Making Lifestyle Changes through Exercise and Diet(CALM)

15/7 2012-15/11 2012 Administrative post.doc., work task; to apply for funding of the interdisciplinary project Counteracting Age-Related Loss of Skeletal Muscle Mass: an Interdisciplinary Innovation Project on Making Lifestyle Changes through Exercise and Diet(CALM)

1/9 2011- 15/7 2012 Part time lecturer in history, SAXO-Institute, University of Copenhagen

11/6 2011-30/11 2011 Scientific assistant, University of Copenhagen

Oct. 2007-Feb 2011 Ph.D. student at SAXO-Institute, University of Copenhagen

 

Affiliation

2011-  Affiliated researcher at the Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity, School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnology, University of Oxford.

 

Other positions

2015:    Project manager at Appetite for life, a practice/research project on appetite among frail elderly with the Municipality of Copenhagen.

2015- :  Board member and secretary DSAF (Dansk Selskab for Adipoditasforskning)

2015- :  Member of the steering committee for ICREFH (International commission for Research into European Food History).

2013- :  Executive board member CALM.

2013- :  Member of the editorial board Akademisk Kvarter.

2013-2015: Post.doc representative in the Institute council, SAXO-Institute, University of Copenhagen.

2008-09: Deputy chairman of the Council for Education of Researchers (KUFUR), University of Copenhagen, Deputy chairman of the Ph.D. council, Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen. 

 

Latest grants

2016: DKK 75.000 2015: DKK. 282.300; 2014: DKK. 120.000; 2013: DKK. 19.610.000 ( co-applicant); 2012: DKK. 200.000;

 

Skill raising courses

2015: Prince 2 Project manager Foundation and Practitioner

2014:  University of Copenhagen pre-management course Karriere – Kvinder -KU

2013-14: Postgraduate teacher training for university teachers.

 

Recent invited talks

2017: University of Warwick

2016: Invited speaker at UBVO, University of Oxford,

2016: The Catedràtic d'Història de la Ciència, Universitat de València

2016: Bergen Universitet.

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