Simon Olling Rebsdorf

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Simon is passionate about how to create a better future through scientific and technological development and innovation. Scientific literacy has been Simon's common thread most of working life. Since 2000, he has worked professionally within science and technology and their research, communication, innovation, philosophy and funding. Interdisciplinary educational background in science, history and philosophy of science and technology, science education and journalism.

Several years of experience with network and project management, educational research, fundraising, management and execution of development processes, creative idea development and innovation as well as communication consulting.


Many years of experience with (higher) science education

Project and stakeholder management (+10 years)

Development of teaching material within the STEM-fields (11 years)

Research and science communication as well as press handling (7 years)

Fundraising (7 years)

Project development (6 years)

Network management (4 years)

Higher science education research and development (3 years)

Teaching competence in physics (upper secondary)

Education/Academic qualification

Fundraising Manager, 10 ECTS, IBA Erhvervsakademi Kolding

Aug 2018Nov 2018

Award Date: 30 Nov 2019

Network Management, Modul på diplomuddannelsen i ledelse, Efter- og videreuddannelse

Aug 2019Oct 2019

Award Date: 31 Oct 2019

Journalism & Research Communication, National Diploma in Journalism, Danish School of Media and Journalism

1 Sep 20071 Jul 2008

Award Date: 1 Jul 2008

Assistant Professor Academy, Aarhus University

1 Feb 20061 Jul 2006

Award Date: 1 Jul 2006

Science Studies, PhD, Aarhus University

1 Sep 20011 Aug 2004

Award Date: 4 Dec 2004

History of Science, MSc, Aarhus University


Award Date: 4 Jan 2000

Physics, BSc, University of Copenhagen


Award Date: 30 Jul 1997


Beskikket censor, University of Copenhagen

2019 → …

Netværksleder, projektleder og udviklingskonsulent, Naturvidenskabernes Hus


Forlagsredaktør, naturvidenskabelige publikationer, Aarhus Universitetsforlag


Beskikket censor, Aarhus University

2014 → …

Projektleder og kommunikationsansvarlig, Naturvidenskabernes Hus


Kommunikationsmedarbejder, Hospitalsenhed Midt


Informationsmedarbejder, Internationalt Center for Forskning i Økologisk Jordbrug og Fødevaresystemer


Fysiklærer (stx), Mercantec

Feb 2007Jun 2007

Adjunkt og administrativ leder, Naturvidenskabeligt Fakultet, Aarhus University

1 Dec 20041 Dec 2006

Gæste-ph.d.-forsker, University of Chicago

15 Jan 20031 Jul 2003

Kreativ idéudvikler og innovationskonsulent, Teknologisk Institut

1 Jan 200031 Aug 2001


  • general education
  • research designs, theory and method
  • skill development
  • innovative teaching
  • creative processes
  • journalism
  • innovation
  • scientific courses
  • high school level education
  • communication
  • research
  • teacher education
  • qualitative method
  • professional didactics
  • philosophy of science
  • public school
  • natural science
  • mathematics
  • education, professions and jobs
  • interview surveys
  • creativity
  • didactics
  • action learning