Ulla joined ICROFS in Marts 2010 as a scientific officer.
Her main focus areas are the coordination of European transnational research in organic agriculture and food under the ERA-net CORE Organic II, and to contribute to the maintenance and development of the open-access database Organic Eprints.
Administration of the CORE Organic II project with 27 partners from 22 countries
Follow-up and monitoring of the 8 pilot projects funded under the CORE Organic I ERA-NET
Participate in the maintenance and development of Organic Eprints
Previous professional experience
From 2004 to 2010, Ulla was employed by the European Food Safety Authority as a coordinator of working groups under the Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain and the Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition, and Allergies. Before that, she was scientific officer in the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration in the area of chemical contaminants in food. From 1999 to 2000, Ulla was a researcher at the Danish Institute for Fisheries Research, Department of Seafood Research on a fish muscle quality project.
Ulla has a Master of Science degree in biochemistry from the University of Copenhagen with a specialization in protein chemistry.
Since 2002, the Centre has developed and open-access archive for research papers in organic agriculture, Organic Eprints. And in 2003, the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture, FiBL, joined the project as an international partner. Organic Eprints has more than 4,000 visits a day (www.orgprints.org).
ICROFS coordinates European trans-national research concerned with organic food and farming systems under the headline of Core Organic. Moreover, ICROFS is actively involved in a European research project on improving the organic certification system