Nils Holmberg holds a PhD in Media and Communication Science from Lund University. Nils has expertise in computational content analysis which is central in workshop 1. The focus of his dissertation was to investigate the effects of web advertising on children aged 9-12 when they use the internet to solve different types of tasks. Nils contributes to The Nordic MAP Network due to his strong research profile in experimental methods which he has used to systematically vary the content and form of web ads. He has used physiological measurement equipment to investigate how different advertising properties affected children's visual attention and ability to solve tasks online. Nils has been recommended to this network by Professor David Hopmann, University of Southern Denmark.
University of Bergen
Erik Knudsen is a postdoctoral fellow at The Digital Social Science Core Facility (DIGSSCORE). He holds a PhD from the Department of Information and Media Science, University of Bergen. Erik contributes to The Nordic MAP Network due to his strong research profile in the area of affective polarization, quantitative media and audience research, and the effects of political communication in general. He has written a doctoral dissertation on the media's manufacturing power and impact on attitudes and institutions. He also has extensive experience in research that uses experimental design and advanced statistical analyzes of media texts and opinion formation. Together with Stefan Dahlberg, he chairs the Norwegian Journalist Panel and the Political Communication Research Group in the Norwegian Citizens' Panel. His work has been published in renowned journals such as Political Communication and Journalism. Erik has been recommended to this network by Professor David Hopmann, University of Southern Denmark.
Jenny Lindholm is a university teacher and researcher in Political Science and Mass communication at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Business and Economics, Åbo Akademi. Jenny contributes to The Nordic MAP Network due to her strong research profile in the area of controlled laboratory experiments focusing on the emotional and cognitive reactions of citizens. Her expertise includes testing self-reported emotions and studying psychophysiological and cognitive reactions among the test subjects. Jenny has been recommended to this network by Professor Kim Strandberg, Åbo Akademi University.
University of Southern Denmark
Lene Heiselberg is an assistant professor at The Centre for Journalism, University of Southern Denmark. She holds a Ph.D. in neuro reception research and investigates how journalism influences the recipients with qualitative and psychophysiological methods, such as eye tracking, EEG (brain measurements) and EDA (sweat) measurements. Lene has extensive experience in the application of psychophysiological measures in communication effect studies from The Danish Broadcasting Corporation where she was formerly employed. Lene has a broad network in Nordic commercial and public service broadcasting companies and in media corporations in general. Furthermore, Lene Heiselberg chairs a methodologic network of academic and industry market researchers, The Qualitative Network.