Lali Lindell (PhD, MSc) has an academic background in sustainability and environmental psychology. She is working with sustainable entrepreneurship development in tourism within the framework of a comprehensive concept of Wellbeing (composed of environmental, economic, social, physical, mental and spiritual pillars). She further has a research interest in health through nature and other tools for enhanced wellbeing, leadership and international relations. She is active in several projects hosted by the European University for Wellbeing, EUniWell, and has previously developed and lead several EU-projects.
See more information on each project:
Wellbeing Tourism in the South Baltic Region – Guidelines for Good Practices & Promotion (SB WELL);
Advancing understanding of well-being tourism, drawing upon the European biocultural heritage;
Innovative communication of sacred places for attractive tourism in the Baltic region (Time Machine);
Supporting and measuring student well-being through cross-university interventions (StudentWell);
Sharing a common tool to assess Wellbeing at the University: Validation of different language versions of the Wellbeing Numberical Rating Scales (ShareToWell);
The mental health symposium: exploring and enhancing mental health initiatives and resources;
Circular economy tools to support innovation in green and blue tourism SMEs (CIRTOINNO, finalized).
Lali is part of Linnaeus Knowledge Environment: Sustainable Health
‣Hållbart turismföretagande med fokus på välbefinnande (wellbeing) (yearly since 2023)
‣Entrepreneurial and collaborative processes from a health science perspective (yearly since 2020)
‣Wellbeing - hållbar turism med fokus på välmående och balans, for entrepreneurs in tourism, funded by Kamprad (2020, 2021)
‣Wellbeing Entrepreneurship Development in Tourism (Summer school in Florence, Italy, 2021)
‣Wellbeing food in tourism - online MOOC course
‣Wellbeing hosting in tourism - online MOOC course
Chair of Steering committee SB WELL (Wellbeing Tourism in the South Baltic Region – Guidelines for Good Practices & Promotion) 2018-ongoing
Chair of Steering committee TM (Innovative communication of sacred places for attractive tourism in the Baltic region) 2020-ongoing
Member of Steering committee CIRTOINNO (Circular economy tools to support innovation in green and blue tourism SMEs) 2016-2019
My research groups
My ongoing research projects
Collaboration: Wellbeing International Over the past seven years we have been developing an international collaboration around the theme of sustainability and wellbeing in the tourism sector. Over…
Project: Advancing understanding of well-being tourism, drawing upon the European biocultural heritage The goal of this project is to introduce the concept of well-being tourism to partner regions and…
Project: Innovative communication of sacred places for attractive tourism in the Baltic region – Time Machine (TM) The purpose of the project is to investigate the conditions for using our common…
Project: ShareToWell – Validation of different language versions of the Well-being Numerical Rating Scales This project aims to provide a reliable and valid tool to assess well-being across the…
Project: StudentWell – Supporting and measuring student well-being through cross-university interventions Project information Lead partner University of Florence, Italy Project manager Silvio De…
My completed research projects
Project: Circular economy tools to support innovation in green and blue tourism SMEs (CIRTOINNO) Strengthening international activeness and innovation capacity of the South Baltic blue and green…
Project: Student Mental Health – The Mental Health Symposium Project The purpose of the mental health symposium is to emphasise the importance of mental health awareness amongst the EUniWell…
Project: Wellbeing Tourism in the South Baltic Region – Guidelines for Good Practices & Promotion Facts about the project Project manager: Lali Lindell Project members at Linnaeus University:…
Article in journal (Refereed)
Dziadkiewicz, A., Lindell, L., Minga, Z. (2023). Generation Y & Z towards wellbeing tourism : challenge or necessity for the tourism industry?. Scientific papers of Silesian University of Technology. (173). 113-130.
Lindell, L., Sattari, S., Höckert, E. (2022). Introducing a conceptual model for wellbeing tourism – going beyond the triple bottom line of sustainability. International Journal of Spa and Wellness. 5 (1).
Lindell, L., Henningsson, M., Marquardt, K., Åström, M.E. (2014). Farmers´(local and colonists) perceptions of environmental changes in the forest frontier of the upper Amazon, Peru. International Journal of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology. 10 (4). 394-418.
Lindell, L., Åström, M.E., Öberg, T. (2010). Land-use versus natural controls on soil fertility in the Subandean Amazon, Peru.. Science of the Total Environment. 408 (4). 965-975.
Lindell, L., Åström, M.E., Sarenbo, S. (2010). Effects of forest slash and burn on the distribution of trace elements in floodplain sediments and mountain soils of the Subandean Amazon, Peru. Applied Geochemistry. 25 (8). 1097-1106.
Lindell, L., Åström, M.E., Öberg, T. (2010). Land-use change versus natural controls on stream water chemistry in the Subandean Amazon, Peru. Applied Geochemistry. 25 (3). 485-495.
Book (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
- Manniche, J., Topsø Larsen, K., Brandt Broegaard, R., Holland, E., Dziadkiewicz, A., et al. (2017). Destination: A circular tourism economy : a handbook for transitioning toward a circular economy within the tourism and hospitality sectors in the South Baltic Region. Denmark, Centre for Regional and Tourism Research.
Doctoral thesis, comprehensive summary (Other academic)
- Lindell, L. (2011). Environmental Effects of Agricultural Expansion in the Upper Amazon : A study of river basin geochemistry and hydrochemistry, and farmers' perceptions. Doctoral Thesis. Växjö, Kalmar, Linnaeus University Press. 92.
Chapter in book (Other academic)
Conference paper (Refereed)
- Lindell, L., Åström, M.E., Öberg, T. (2009). Effects of land use change vs natural control on stream water chemistry in the subandean Amazon, Peru.. Proceedings of XII Brazilian Congress on Geochemistry and VIII International Symposium on Environmental Geochemistry. Oct 18-22, Ouro Preto, Brazil..
- Lindell, L., Åström, M. (2008). Los Efectos de la Agricultura de Tala y Quema sobre la Fertilidad de los Suelos de la Amazonia Subandina, Perú. .
Report (Other academic)
- Lindell, L., Dmitrzak, M., Dziadkiewicz, A., Jönsson, P., Jurkiene, A., et al. (2022). Good Practices in Wellbeing Tourism : Innovative and conscious entrepreneurship developmentin accommodation, gastronomy, products, services, & places. Kalmar, Växjö, Linnaeus University. 245.
- Lindell, L., Dziadkiewicz, A., Sattari, S., Misiune, I., Pereira, P., et al. (2019). Wellbeing tourism and its potential in case regions of the South Baltic : Lithuania – Poland – Sweden. Linnaeus University. 39.
- Lindell, L., Dziadkiewicz, A., Sattari, S., Dmitrzak, M., Kulczycka, J., et al. (2019). Journey to the destination: a circular tourism economy : a training program for the hospitality industry to facilitate a transition towards increased circularity in the South Baltic Region. Växjö/Kalmar, Linnaeus University. 485.
Report (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
- Melbye, K., Lindell, L., Kohnen, J., Steimle, M., Kucharek, K. (2022). Target Groups for Wellbeing Tourism : An introduction to three segments. Danish Tourism Innovation & Linnaeus University. 20.
- Melbye, K., Kohnen, J., Lindell, L., Liljergren, C., Dziadkiewicz, A., et al. (2021). How to Promote Wellbeing Tourism. Danish Tourism Innovation, Linnaeus University & Administrative Board of Kalmar County. 24.
- Steimle, M., Kohnen, J., Kucharek, K., Hidri, E., Melbye, K., et al. (2021). Wellbeing Assets of the South Baltic : Unique natural and cultural heritage of Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Poland, and Lithuania. Danish Tourism Innovation & Linnaeus University. 27.
- Melbye, K., Kohnen, J., Steimle, M., Lindell, L. (2020). Introducing Wellbeing Tourism. 38.
- Melbye, K., Kohnen, J., Steimle, M., Lindell, L. (2020). How to Develop Wellbeing Tourism. 32.