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  • Dennis Holm
  • 02.05.1972
  • Master of Social Science
  • Director of the Research Center for Social Development
  • 2012 Presentation "Suðuroy – fra dynamo i den færøske økonomi til en region/ø med strukturelle problemer" for NUAS (det Nordiska Universitets-Administratørs-samarbetet) - 10. mai 2012.
  • 2012 Presentation "Local development a matter of participation" at the 10 year anniversary of Útoyggjafelagið (the outer island's association) - 27. apríl 2012.
  • 2012 Presentation about municipal amalgamation at a public debate in Porkeri - 17. apríl 2012.
  • 2011 Live radio debate. Participating in a public debate in the Faroese public radio, Kringvarp Føroya, about the challenges for the periphery in the Faroese, mainly for the island of Suðuroy.
  • 2010 Presentation: Presentation for the Left Socialist Green group in the Nordic Council of Ministers.
  • 2010 Presentation: Presentation about Faroese fisheries at a public meeting in Vágur.
  • 2010 Presentation: Giving presentation for representatives from Parnu County Council, Estonia, about Faroese regional development policies.


Administrative responsibilities

  • 2005- Director of the Research Center for Social Development
  • 2010- Chairman of Fiskidaganevndin, the Fishing days committee, the board giving advice to the Minster of Fisheries regarding numbers of fishing days.
  • 2011 Chair of the workgroup making a report on “resource taxes within the fisheries”
  • 2011 Member of workgroup making proposal for a Management Plan for Faroese fisheries, delivering a report to the Ministry of Fisheries.
  • 2011 Chair  of the workgroup “A wider range of educations at the Skúladepilin í Suðuroy”
  • 2007-2010 Chairman of the board making examination paper in social science for upper secondary schools in the Faroes (member of the board since 2006)

Resarch grants

  • 2012: Grant from the Northern Periphery Programme (NPP) to the project RYE, Rural Youth Entrepreneurship. Project in cooperation with partners from Northern Ireland, Finnland and Greenland.
    Faroese projectleader: Olga Biskopstø.
  • 2010-2011: Grant from NORA to the projected “Backmovers”. Projectleader Per Åke Nilsson.
  • 2010-2011: Grant from the Nordic Council of Ministers to the project “Integrated Maritime Policy”. Projectleader Jógvan Mørkøre.
  • 2009-2011: Grant from the Northern Periphery Programme (NPP) to the project RRR, Retail in Rural Regions. Project in cooperation with partners in Iceland, Finnland, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Ireland.
    Faroese projectleader: Olga Biskopstø.