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Peter Furu

Peter Furu

Lektor/Studieleder, Lektor

My professional background since 1983 includes activities in >25 developing countries (Africa, South East Asia, Middle East, Central America) and Denmark. Key areas within a global health context comprise higher education/training, knowledge management, consultancies and research on topics such as:

  • Environmental health
  • Health impact assessment (HIA)
  • Health related aspects of agricultural development and water resources development
  • Health impacts of climate change
  • Integrated schistosomiasis control
  • Research management and leadership


UCPH educational responsibilities

Master of Disaster Management (MDMa): Head of Studies; Lecturer and thesis supervisor

Master of Disaster Management (MDMa): Disaster Risk Management - From theory to practice: Lecturer

Master of Disaster Management (MDMa): Shelter and Settlements in Disasters: Course Leader 

Master of Science in Global Health (MScGH): Driver of Change in Health: Coping with Population and Environmental Dynamics:  Course Leader, lecturer and thesis supervisor 

Master of Science in Climate Change (MScCC): Climate Change - an Interdisciplinary Challenge: Lecturer 

Master of Science in Climate Change (MScCC):  Climate Change Impact, Adaptation and Mitigation: E-learning facilitator 

Master of Science in Public Health: International Health: Lecturer

PhD Course on "Research Management and Leadership": Course Leader and lecturer

Supervision of Bachelor, Master and PhD - students 


Coursera: Introduction to Global Health: "Health Impacts of Climate Change"

Primære forskningsområder


Udvalgte publikationer

  1. Udgivet

    Visualising the dynamics of online learning communities in online and blending learning courses: experiences from three university courses

    Chuang, V. J., Ceballos Garcia, A. R., Bundgaard, H., Furu, P., Bregnhøj, H., Harker-Schuch, I. E. P. & Henriksen, C. B. 2016 I : Læring og Medier. 10, 16, 32 s.

    Publikation: Forskning - fagfællebedømtTidsskriftartikel

  2. Udgivet

    Facilitating online project collaboration: new directions for learning design

    Harker-Schuch, I. E. P., Chuang, V. J., Bregnhøj, H., Furu, P., Andersen, I. & Henriksen, C. B. 2016 I : Tidsskriftet Læring og Medier (LOM). 9, 16, 31 s.

    Publikation: Forskning - fagfællebedømtTidsskriftartikel

  3. Udgivet

    Leptospirosis in rural Sri Lanka: A case-control study of environmental and occupational exposures

    Hellung Schønning, M., Agampodi, S., Phelps, M., Warnasuriya, J. & Furu, P. 5 dec. 2016

    Publikation: FormidlingKonferenceabstrakt til konference

  4. Udgivet

    Climate change and institutional determinants of malaria and schistosomiasis In Gwanda District, Zimbabwe

    Furu, P., Chimbari, M., Makuratirwa, S. & Mbereko, A. 6 dec. 2016

    Publikation: FormidlingKonferenceabstrakt til konference

  5. Udgivet

    Health Impacts of Climate and Environmental Change: Awareness and Challenges to Adaptation

    Furu, P. & Duong, V. K. 2013 On the Frontiers of Climate and Environmental Change. Bruun, O. & Casse, T. (red.). Berlin: Springer, s. 195-218 23 s.

    Publikation: Forskning - fagfællebedømtBidrag til bog/antologi

  6. Udgivet

    Capacity development for health and health research

    Ørnbjerg, N. & Furu, P. 2013 A success story in Danish development aid - DBL (1964-2012). Olsen, A., Ørnbjerg, N. & Winkel, K. (red.). Kap. 5, s. 39-46 8 s.

    Publikation: FormidlingBidrag til bog/antologi

  7. Udgivet

    Health impact assessments in the Mekong Basin for promoting health as a cross-cutting issue

    Furu, P. & Bos, R. 2013 A success story in Danish Development Aid - DBL (1964-2012). Olsen, A., Ørnbjerg, N. & Winkel, K. (red.). Kap. 18, s. 126-133 8 s.

    Publikation: FormidlingBidrag til bog/antologi

  8. Udgivet

    Health impact assessment: the state of the art

    Harris-Roxas, B., Viliani, F., Bond, A., Cave, B., Divall, M., Furu, P., Harris, P., Soeberg, M., Wernham, A. & Winkler, M. 2012 I : Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal. 30, 1, s. 43-52 10 s.

    Publikation: Forskning - fagfællebedømtTidsskriftartikel

  9. Udgivet

    Schistosomiasis in Lake Malawi villages

    Madsen, H., Bloch, P., Makaula, P., Phiri, H., Furu, P. & Stauffer Jr., J. R. 2011 I : EcoHealth. 8, 2, s. 163-176 14 s.

    Publikation: Forskning - fagfællebedømtTidsskriftartikel

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