Henrik Josefsson

Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor at Department of Business Studies

+4618-471 1366
Visiting address:
Kyrkogårdsgatan 10, ingång C
751 20 UPPSALA
Postal address:
Box 513
751 20 UPPSALA

Short presentation

My research focuses on various environmental law issues, often in the interface to other research field such as ecology, ecotoxicology, environmental economics, and research on nuclear powerproduction.

Focus areas include surface and groundwater law, chemical law, climate and conflict issues, biodiversity offsetting, ecological damages and nuclear law.
I work 30 % att UU and 70 % in the governmental investigation on water issues in planning and construction (Fi 2021:06).

Academic merits: LL.D., Docent

Keywords: förvaltningsrätt kemikalier hållbarhet hållbar utveckling miljömål vattenhantering handelsrätt grundvatten nuclear energy policy (kärnkraft) fastighetsrätt

2022 Associate Professor (Docent) Environmental Law

2022 Senior Lecture Commercial Law

2015 Doctor of Laws, Environmental Law, Uppsala University

2008 Master of Arts with a Major in Jurisprudence, Luleå University of Technology

2007 Master of Science with a Major in Biology, Umeå University

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Current research:

2022 - ANItA – Academic-industrial Nuclear technology Initiative to Achieve a sustainable energy future. Founded by the Swedish Energy Agency, Industry partners and Uppsala University.

2022 - Climate Transitions in Contested Forests: Justice and Governance in Digital Times. Founded by Formas.

2022 - Realizing a non-toxic circular economy. Founded by Formas.

2020 - Aquifers in the Anthropocene. Founded by Circus (Uppsala University)

2020 - Will European Water Legislation Result in Better Water Quality? Analysis of Current Indicators and Measures to Reduce Chemical Pollution. Founded by Formas.

Previous research:

2018 - 2021 Ethics in Biodiversity Offsetting – Legal Responsibility and Social Equity. Founded by the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency.

2017 - 2020 Legal Compensation for Losses of Biodiversity – a Net Loss?. Founded by the Swedish Research Council.

2016 Ramvattendirektivets grundläggande åtgärder. En rättslig belysning av art. 11 i ramvattendirektivet och Sveriges genomförande. Founded by the Swedish Agency of Marine and Water Management.

2010 - 2015 Sustainable Water Management. Founded by Ragnar Söderbergs Stiftelse and Torsten Söderbergs Stiftelse.

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Henrik Josefsson