Constructive Public Participation: The scientific basis for a better interaction

Project Details


Applied research on interaction between developer, authorities and the public in Danish infrastructure planning. The project has point of departure in's (Danish TSO) planning process of energy infrastructure.
The project group is constituted by a post doc (Helle Nielsen), a PhD fellow (Sara Bjørn), and a scientific project leader (Ivar Lyhne). The post doc focuses on experiences and methods among authorities and developers , whereas the PhD fellow focuses on the public and how they make sense and why they engage.
Effective start/end date01/05/201301/09/2016


  • Public participation
  • Energy
  • Infrastructure planning
  • Sense-making
  • Environmental assessment