Ardavan Khoshnood

Senior lecturer, consultant, specialist, associate professor

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I hold the position of Associate Professor and Senior Specialist (Consultant) in Emergency Medicine at Lund University, where I have earned a PhD in clinical medicine with a specialization in Emergency Medicine. From 2018 to 2021, I conducted my Postdoctoral research at The Centre for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University. Currently, I serve as a Senior Editorial Member for BMC Emergency Medicine and as an Editorial Board Member for the European Journal of Emergency Medicine. Previously, from 2020 to 2022, I held the role of Academic Editor for the journal Medicine.

My research interests revolve around the following areas within medicine:

  • Prehospital care
  • Oxygen therapy in acute myocardial infarction
  • Trauma
  • Violent crime trauma
  • Criminality, psychiatric ill-health, and immigration


I have obtained an advanced degree in Criminology from Malmö University and currently hold a position as a guest lecturer at the  Police School in Malmö. Additionally, I serve as an Editorial Board Member for the Journal of Investigative Psychology and Offender Profiling.

My research interests in criminology encompass the following areas:

  • Violent crimes
  • Gang criminality
  • Offender profiling
  • Criminal intelligence

Political Science and Intelligence Analysis

I hold a degree in Intelligence Analysis from Lund University and an advanced degree in Political Science from Malmö University. Furthermore, I am an Editorial Board Member for the journal Global Security and Intelligence Studies. From 2020 to 2023, I held the position of Non-Resident Associate at the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies.

My research interests in Political Science and Intelligence Analysis are as follows:

  • Intelligence analysis and intelligence failure
  • Espionage and counter-espionage
  • Foreign intelligence
  • Foreign policy of the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps
  • The Islamic Republic of Iran's Ministry of Intelligence

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

UKÄ subject classification

  • Medical and Health Sciences
  • Clinical Medicine
  • Forensic Science
  • Social Sciences
  • Political Science
  • Globalization Studies
  • Sociology

Free keywords

  • Criminology
  • Intelligence Analysis
  • Criminal Intelligence
  • Criminal Profiling
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Trauma
  • Firearm-related violence
  • Political Science
  • National Security
  • Security Studies
  • Terrorism
  • Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps
  • Espionage
  • Counter-Espionage
  • Islamic Republic of Iran´s Ministry of Intelligence


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