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Brita Hermelin

Professor

I am professor in human geography, my research focusses on local and regional development and strategic planning. Aspects of uneven regional development are recurrent themes for my research work. I am editor for Geografiska Annaler, Human Geography.

Research

Recently published work and present research work centre on three themes:

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1. Sustainable development and how this is integrated into local and regional strategic planning

One specific issue of this theme considers mobility and personal transport. 

2. Cross-sector collaboration between the private and public sector for local and regional development

One specific issue of this theme considers technical Vocational education and training VET. 

3. Economic restructuring and uneven regional development

One specific issue of this theme considers second-tier cities.

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Academic awards

  • PhD in Human Geography at the Department of Social and Economic Geography, Uppsala University, 1997.
  • Associated Professor in Geography, at the Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University, 2004.
  • Professor in Geography  at the Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University, 2011. 
  • Professor in Human Geography, Centre for Municipality Studies, 2012.

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Cover of geografiska annaler - series B

Research networks and associations

• Member of The green economies network.

• Member of Regional Studies Association.

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