Lars Figenschou Senior Academic Librarian


Responsible for Biology, Mathematics & Statistics

Job description

  • Research support
  • Open Science
  • Information literacy
  • RDM (Research Data Management)
  • Open Access

Research interests

Behavioral Biology/Ecology
Student Behavior 
Information literacy
Open Science


  • Information literacy and student behaviour
  • Open Access
  • Literatur search
  • Plagiarism
  • Learning strategies and study technics
  • Academic honesty


Curriculum Vitae
(per 1. January, 2014)

Name:     Lars Figenschou, PhD  
Born:       3. October, 1962 (in Tromsø).
Adress:    Olsgårdlia 25, 9015 Tromsø,Norway.
Tlf:          +47 77 64 41 27 or +47 91 68 35 80 

Current position: Senior academic librarian


Education History and Background Experience

2012-       : Senior academic librarian. Science and Health Library, The
                  University Library, University of Tromsø, Norway.

2011-2012: Project manager and Advisor. Faculty of Biosciences, Fisheries and
                     Economics and The Norwegian College of Fishery Science, University of Tromsø, 

2010-2010: Researcher/scientist. Behaviour Ecology. Institute of Biology,
                    University of Tromsø, Norway.

2005-2010: Doctorate study. Ecology, Evolution and Reproductive Biology.
                    Institute of Biology, University of Tromsø, Norway.

2003-2005: Master of Science studies. Ecology, Evolution and Behaviour. UiT, Norway.

2000-2003: Bachelor studies in Natural Sciences, UiT, Norway.

1999-2000: Courses in sport/athletics. University College, Tromsø, Norway.

1997-2000: Lower degree student at University of Tromsø and NTNU,
                    Trondheim, Norway.

1987-2002: Senior Adviser. SAS Airline Norway, Tromsø Lufthavn, Tromsø,

1985-1986: SAS Hotel, Tromsø, Norway.

1982-1996: Teacher in science and sports at different primary schools and secondary schools,
                    Tromsø, Norway.  

1979-1982: University qualifying examination. Business administration line, 
                    Kongsbakken Secondary School, Tromsø, Norway.



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