Employees – University of Copenhagen

Jan Kofod Schjørring

Jan Kofod Schjørring


Short biography:

2006-               Professor of Plant Nutrition

                         Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences

                         Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen

2005-               Head of Plant and Soil Science Section, Univ. Copenhagen

2000-2005      Research Council Professor (Plant Nutritional Physiology)

1995-1996      Visiting professor, University of British Columbia, Canada

1989-1999      Associate professor, The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, DK

1985-1988      Assistant professor, Technical University of Denmark


Research expertise:

Plant nutrition and the influence of mineral elements on plant growth, stress adaptation and quality of plant products for food, feed and biomaterials.



Has published 180+ papers in international journals, 16 book chapters, 69 other publications and 1 patent. H-index (ISI-WoS) is 54/ Google Scholar 62.


Boards and memberships:

- The International Plant Nutrition Council (member since 2001; President 2013-2017)

- The Danish Research Council | Technology and Production (2013-)

- Novo Nordic Foundation committee for biotech-based synthesis and production (2012-)

- Novo Nordic Foundation committee for interdisciplinary synergy (2014 -)

- The Hofmansgave Foundation (2008-)

- The International Plant Nutrition Council (Member since 2001 -; President 2013-2017)

- Subject Area Editor Physiologia Plantarum (1998-)

- Associate Editor Frontiers in Plant Nutrition (2011-)


For further information please go to curriculum vitae and list of publications.


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