Mats Benner

Mats Benner


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I hold a PhD in Sociology (Lund University) and am currently professor in science policy studies at Lund University School of Economics and Management, and a visiting professor at KTH-Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, NIFU, Oslo, and King's College, London. Previously, I have been affiliated with the University of Essex, Linköping University, Uppsala University, and Halmstad University College. I work primarily with issues of research policy, university governance and state-industry relations. I do teaching and supervision primarily in the area of organization and leadership. 

I am a permanent member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences, a board member of Mid Sweden University and have been a member of the Swedish Government’s Research Advisory Board (2009-2010, 2015-2016).

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 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

UKÄ subject classification

  • Business Administration
  • Sociology (excluding Social Work, Social Psychology and Social Anthropology)

Free keywords

  • Research Policy


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