• Universitetsvej 1, 11.2

    DK-4000 Roskilde

    Denmark

20022020
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Personal profile

Research areas

My research is primary focused on the interdisciplinary field of risk assessment and regulation of chemicals and plastic pollution - including microplastics.

In my work I draw upon an array of disciplines such as toxicology, ecotoxicology, governance, stakeholder involvement, risk communication, risk perception as well as knowledge about different regulatory paradigms. Understanding of such a variety of disciplines is fundamental for conducting the interdisciplinary research I find most intriguing. My approach allow me to bridge different areas of science and to collaboration with an array of external partners such as NGOs, industry and authorities.

Two recent examples: I have recently taken initiative to gather the most prominent Danish researchers in plastic pollution in a common consortium. This consortium now constitute the Danish national center for research in marine plastic pollution (MarinePlastic). I have furthermore provided and discussed the concept for a Holistic national plastic center for the Danish Environmental Ministry. The center is now part of the government’s plastic action plan and aim at gathering the most important Danish stakeholders across disciplines and sectors in one center.

Publication network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Research Output 2002 2019

A scientific perspective on microplastics in nature and society

koelmans, B., Phal, S., Backhaus, T., Bessa, F., van Calster, G., Contzen, N., Cronin, R., Galloway, T., Hart, A., Henderson, L., Kalčíková, G., Kelly, F., Kołodziejczyk, B., Marku, E., Poortinga, W., Rillig, M., Van Sebille, E., Steg, L., Steidl, J., Steinhorst, J. & 6 othersSyberg, K., Thompson, R., Wagner, M., van Wezel, A., Wright, S. & Wyles, K., 2019, 176 p.

Research output: Book/ReportReportResearchpeer-review

Marine litter: One of the major threats for marine mammals: Outcomes from the European Cetacean Society workshop

Panti, C., Baini, M., Lusher, A., Hernandez-Milan, G., L. Bravo Rebolledo, E., Unger, B., Syberg, K., P. Simmonds, M. & Fossi, M. C., 2019, In : Environmental Pollution. 247, p. 72-79 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Considerations on the use of equilibrium models for the characterisation of HOC-microplastic interactions in vector studies

Velez, J. F. M., Shashoua, Y., Syberg, K. & Khan, F. R., 2018, In : Chemosphere. 210, p. 359-365 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Planktonic Crustacean Culture - Live Planktonic Crustaceans as Live Feed for Finfish and Shrimps in Aquaculture

Jepsen, P. M., Syberg, K., Drillet, G. & Hansen, B. W., 1 Jan 2018, (Accepted/In press) Fisheries and Aquaculture. Lovrich, G. & Thiel, M. (eds.). Oxford University Press, Vol. 9. (Natural History of Crustacea).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

Projects 2007 2020

Activities 2007 2018

ESOF Toulouse 2018

Kristian Syberg (Participant)
10 Jul 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Vidensseminar. Rådet for Nationalpark Skjoldungernes land

Kristian Syberg (Participant)
6 Apr 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Abundance of microplastics and adhered contaminants in the North Atlantic Ocean

Kristian Syberg (Speaker), Farhan Khan (Speaker), Annemette Palmqvist (Speaker)
22 May 201626 May 2016

Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

Mikroplastik som vektor for miljøfremmede stoffer

Kristian Syberg (Lecturer)
26 Oct 2015

Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

EFSA mixture workshop

Kristian Syberg (Participant)
11 Sep 201412 Sep 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Press / Media

Bionedbrydelige plastikposer kan stadig bruges efter tre år i jorden

Kristian Syberg

16/05/2019

1 item of media coverage

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FN skriver plastikaffald ind i Basel-aftalen

Kristian Syberg

11/05/2019

1 item of media coverage

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Plastikaffald ødelægger naturen: Her er eksperternes bud på en løsning

Kristian Syberg

05/05/2019

1 item of media coverage

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Efter tre år i naturen: Bionedbrydelige plastikposer ikke nedbrudt

Kristian Syberg

02/05/2019

2 items of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Bionedbrydelige plastikposer overlever tre år i naturen

Kristian Syberg

02/05/2019

1 item of media coverage

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Prizes

Roskilde University Research Communication Prize 2018

Kristian Syberg (Recipient), Thomas Budde Christensen (Recipient), Annemette Palmqvist (Recipient) & Farhan Khan (Recipient), 18 Sep 2018

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions