If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile


Professor of Participatory Design, Director of the Information Technology Ph.D. program, Department of People and Technology, Roskilde University, Denmark. 

Internationally leading expert in Participatory Design. Chair of the Participatory Design Conferences Advisory Board (2014-2019). Has since 1991 conducted Participatory Design research in collaboration with industry - focused on how information technology designers can cooperate with users and their management especially when relating to the clarification of goals, formulation of needs, and designing, implementing, realizing, and evaluating coherent visions for change.

Over 25 years of experience in research management and collaboration with external partners in action research driven projects. Has since 2005 continually managed research projects and collaboration with the Danish healthcare sector within Region Zealand (Roskilde, Holbæk, Slagelse, Køge, and Nykøbing Falster hospitals), The Capital Region of Denmark (Bispebjerg hospital and Rigshospitalet), The Region of Southern Denmark (Odense Hospital), The North Denmark Region (Aalborg and Hjørring hospitals). Director of the Roskilde University Strategic Research Initiative ‘Designing Human Technologies’ with 75 research participants (2012-2016).

Director of the Information Technology Ph.D. program at Roskilde University (current position). Main supervisor for in total 11 Ph.D.-students, currently supervising 3 Ph.D.-students.


  • Computer science, IT
  • Participatory Design
  • EPJ - Electronic patient record
  • Effects
  • Informatics
  • Sociotechnical approach
  • Ethnography

Publication network

Recent external collaboration on country/territory level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots or