Furthering sustainable ways of living both calls for scientific insight and democratic culture. Through my work I am striving to connect the two.


Jonas Egmose works as an action researcher with a strong research interest for new forms of knowledge creation in the cross-field between sustainability and democracy.

He holds the position as Associate Professor at the Department of People and Technology at Roskilde University, Denmark, where his teaching in particular concerns citizens’ participation and urban sustainability.

Being part of the Danish Centre for Action Research and Democratic Societal Change his research concerns how democratization of knowledge creation can help enabling sustainable ways of living.

Formerly he has worked as a researcher at the Citizen Science for Sustainability project at Brunel University West London, and in the field of cross-European citizen participation at the Danish Board of Technology.

Jonas holds a PhD in Social Science, a Master in Technological and Socio-Economic Planning and a Bachelor in Philosophy and Natural Science Studies from Roskilde University.