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Cecilia Agrell

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Cecilia Agrell

Area of Expertise
 
Leadership education, Mentoring, e-mentoring, Program coordinator, Ecotoxicology, Environmental science
 
Academic Preparation
 
BSc 1989, Biology, Lund University (LU), Sweden; PhD 1999, Ecology , LU, Sweden
 

 
Professional Appointments
2008-present HR-manager: Director of  luPOD – Lund University Post Doctoral program, Academic traineeship program, AKKA, Tomorrows research leaders, Program for the coordinators of  the Strategic research areas at Lund University
2004-2008 Lund university Commissioned Education: Project manager, consultant and certified leadership instructor specializing in mentoring, leadership and cross-cultural leadership training  
1999-2004 Senior lecturer, Department of Environmental Science, Lund University
1997-1998   Honorary researcher position at Sea Grant Institute, Department of Water Chemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison (USA).
Publications (selected)
  1. Agrell, C., ter Schure A., Bokenstrand, A., Sveder, J., Larsson, P. and Zegers, BN., (2004). Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) at a solid waste incineration plant I: Atmospheric concentrations. Atmospheric Environment. 38:30 , 5139-5148
  2. ter Schure, A, Agrell, C., Bokenstrand, A., Sveder, J., Larsson, P. and Zegers, BN., (2004).  Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) at a solid waste incineration plant II: Atmospheric deposition. Atmospheric Environment. 38:30 , 5149-5155
  3. ter Schure, A., Larsson, P., Agrell, C. and Boon, J., (2004). Atmospheric transport of polybrominated diphenyls and polychlorinadet biphenyls to the Baltic Sea, Europe. Environmental Science & Technology , 38:5 , 1282-1287
  4. Agrell, C., Larsson, P., Okla, L. and Agrell, J. (2002). PCB congeners in precipitation, wash out ratios and depositional fluxes within the Baltic Sea region, Europe. Atmospheric Environment. 36, 371-383
  5. Backe, C., Larsson, P. and Agrell, C. (2002). Spatial and temporal variation of polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) in precipitation in southern Sweden. The Science of the Total Environment. 285, 117-132
  6. Agrell, C., Larsson, P., Okla, L., Bremle, G., Johansson, N., Klavins, M., Roots, O. and Zelechowska, A. (2001). ”Atmospheric and river input of PCBs, DDTs and HCHs to the Baltic Sea.” In: A system analysis of the changing Baltic sea. Eds. Wulff, F., Rahm, L. and Larsson, P. Springer-Verlag, Berlin
  7. Agrell, C., Okla, L., Larsson, P, Backe, C and Wania, F. (1999). ”Evidence of Latitudinal Fractionation of Polychlorinated Biphenyl Congeners along the Baltic Sea”. Environmental Science and Technology. Vol. 33, pp. 1149-1156.
  8. Wania, F., Bidleman, T., Agrell, C. Foley, G., Gustafson, Ö., Jones, K., Lindau, L., McLachland, M, Sheringer, M., Steinnes, E., Swackhamer, D. “Fluxes: Transport Processes and the Use of Models”. In: Assessment of the Sources, Atmospheric Fluxes, Environmental Cycling, Effects and Sinks of Persistent Organic pollutants, POPs. TemaNord:514. Nordic Council of Ministers, Copenhagen 2000.
  9. Lövkrona, I., Agrell, C. och Widen, K. 2006, 2008, 2010. AKKA- Experiences of gender integrated leadership program (Erfarenheter av ett genusintegrerat ledarskapsprogram. in Swedish) Rapport, Personalenheten Lunds Universitet. ISBN 91-631-8904-6, 978-91-633-2312-6 and 978-91-633-6386-3
  10. Smith, H, Agrell, C. and Persson Y. 2002. Self evaluation of the Basic Education in Environmental Science at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural science Lund University. (In Swedish; “Självärdering av grundutbildningen i Miljövetenskap vid Matematisk naturvetenskaplig fakultet, Lunds Universitet”); inför Högskoleverkets evaluering av Miljöutbildningar i Sverige 2002.
Professional Service/Activities
  1. Executive board and project manager: SIDA financed International program on Sustainable Urban Water and Sanitation – Integrated Processes 2008-2009
  2. Member, Board of Directors, The Council for Frontiers of Knowledge The CFK (2012-Current)
  3. Executive board of WP 3 – HR and gender issues  the European Network of Excellence Nano2Life 2003-2008
  4. Evaluator: Senior lectorate, Gävle Högskola in biology with focus on environmental science February, 2003.
  5. Coordinator for studies abroad, Environmental Science program Lund University, between 2000-2002.
  6. Referee for the journal Environmental Science and Technology and Atmospheric Environment since 1999
  7. Swedish News (channels 1,2 and 4): 5 times interviewed in National TV concerning my research 1999- onwards
  8. Member of the Board of Ecology at Natural Science faculty, Lund University 1997-1999
  9. Member of Nordic Council of Ministers working group on “Fluxes: Transport Processes and the Use of Models”, Lancaster 1998.
Professional Affiliations
  • LOD: Association of Leadership consultants at universities in Sweden (2003-current)
  • Institutional Human Resources Strategy Group, EURAXESS (2012-application submitted)
Awards and Honors
  • Environmental research scholarship, 2000, From The Swedish Association of Graduate Civil Engineers
  • Lars Johan Wallmarks scholarship for excellent teachers, 2002, Lund University
Graduate Research Advising
  • Assistant supervisor for PhD-student Arnout ter Schure
  • Supervisor of four M. Sc. thesis in Environmetal Sciences 20p at Lund University
  • Supervision of numerous student projects at A, B and C level at Lund university
  • Career coach for scientist at Lund University