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Prof. Lena Gipperth

Chair of the Cities and Coasts Programme Committee. Department of Law, University of Gothenburg


Prof. Lena Gipperth has been appointed the Chair of the Cities and Coasts Programme Committee, moving across from the MASMA PC where she served as a member since 2005. Prof. Gipperth works at the Department of Law, University of Gothenburg. Lena does research in Environmental Law, with a principal focus on water and marine resources. She is currently involved in transdisciplinary programs: FRAM Centre for Future Chemical Risk Assessment and Management Strategies (www.fram.gu.se), ZORRO – Zostera restouration – Interdisciplinary research about management and restoration of eelgrass in Sweden (https://havochsamhalle.gu.se/havsforskning/zorro), CHANGE – Changing antifouling practices for leisure boats in the Baltic Sea (http://changeantifouling.com/). She is the Director of the Sea and Society, a cross faculty centre for all marine/maritime activities at University of Gothenburg.