Employees – University of Copenhagen

Mona Chor Bjørn

Mona Chor Bjørn


Research profile

I pursue research in areas of ecology including plant- & plant community ecology, botany and horticulture to provide new perspectives and innovative research on the community development of semi-natural herbaceous vegetation.


2009 – 2015    PhD degree in Applied Ecology, University of Copenhagen 

2005 – 2007    MSc degree in Landscape Architecture, University of Copenhagen

2005 – 2007    BSc degree in Landscape Architecture, KVL

1998 – 2002    Landscape gardener, Vilvorde Tekniske Skole, Roskilde

1993 – 1996    Math Student, Svendborg Gymnasium


2015 - present    Research assistant, UCPH, PLEN, SOBI, Plant systematics group 

2015                 Research employee, UCPH, IGN

2009 – 2015       PhD fellow, UCPH, IGN and PLEN

2007 – 2013       Owner of ”Chor Landskabsarkitektur”

2005                Bachelor practical trainee at Schul Landskabsarkitekter

                      Bachelor pratical traniee at KVL, The Botany section

2002 - 2005       Landscape gardener, Anlægsgartner Anders Matthiessen Aps

1996 - 1997       Au pair, Native English speaking family living in Luxembourg

1996                Farming assistant near Bern, Switzerland


2009 – 2015      Ordinary LIFE PhD Scholarship, UCPH, Faculty of Science

2010               Karin & Georg Boyes fond, International travel stipend

International experience/networks

2015 –present   Collaboration with Mario Procel (SLU) and Lene Sigsgaard (UCPH/PLEN)

                       European Core organic plus project “EcoOrchard”  

2014                Academic visit at TUM, Prof. J. Kollmann (Restoration Ecology)

2012 – 2013      Guest lecturer at SLU Alnarp, Sweden

2012 – 2013     Organizer of SOBI Seminar Lecture series, PLEN, UCPH

2013                Academic visit to University of Sheffield, Prof. J. Hitchmough 

2013                Academic visit to Technical University of Berlin, Prof. Norbert Kühn

2012                Conference presentation City Plantastic, World in Denmark

Selected Outreach Activities

2015               Have and Landskab ’15, Slagelse, DK

2014               Danske Planteskolers Vintermøde, Vejle, DK

2013 - 2014    Forb vegetation Helseskoven Octavia /Arboretet, DK

2012 – 2013    Partner Landskab: Stauder i offentlig regi, UCPH, IGN








PhD in Applied Ecology

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