Nikoline Garner Oturai
  • Universitetsvej 1, 11.2

    DK-4000 Roskilde


Personal profile


Nikoline G. Oturai is an interdisciplinary environmental scientist working with plastic pollution at Roskilde University. In her Ph.D. she primarily studied plastic policy, environmental behaviors, citizen science, and environmental monitoring. Currently, she is employed as a postdoc collaborating with several stakeholders in the project Circlehealth focusing on the Danish healthcare system to implement circular economy principles (based on the Waste hierarchy, and with emphasis on reduction) for textiles and single-use plastic products at hospitals. She is a member of the Scientist Coalition for an Effective Plastics Treaty following the current negotiations under the UN closely. Ultimately, as a member of Roskilde Environmental Plastic Society (REPS), she represents a versatile research group conducting plastic oriented research within multiple scientific disciplines.


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water

Education/Academic qualification

Cand. Techn. Soc., Roskilde University


Award Date: 23 Jun 2017

Publication network

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  • Plymouth University

    Nikoline Bang Oturai (Visiting researcher) & Sabine Pahl (Visiting lecturer)

    9 Apr 201912 Apr 2019

    Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting an external academic institution

  • Université de Toulouse

    Nikoline Bang Oturai (Visiting researcher), Alexandra Ter Halle (Visiting lecturer) & Laura Rowenczyk (Visiting lecturer)

    Nov 2018

    Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting an external academic institution