Bent Egberg Mikkelsen
Landscape Architecture, Planning and Society
1958 Frederiksberg C
Bent Egberg Mikkelsen is a professor at Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management at University of Copenhagen. He is a M.Sc. of Food Science from the Royal Agricultural University, Copenhagen and a PhD in Social Science, from Roskilde University. His research is on public food and urban food systems with emphasis on school food. He has developed the learning and lab concepts of Gastronarium, the Alimentarium, the Food’n Science, the Young Minds Food Labthe next Generation Food Makers Space and the Young Food Waste Fighters Club. These learning strategies for food literacy training l are targeted developing 21st century skill-based didactics for young people at school and based on STEM and digital principles. Bent is the PI of the SELEA21 and SESAM programs that focuses on how foodsystems thinking can be integrated in the STEM, science and digital learning at school.