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2021-03-17
.. after more than 20 years in working life, you are now taking on a new challenge as an industrial PhD student. How does it feel, and what will your research focus on? "I have wished for an opportunity to connect my practical experiences with research for a long time, and I am very happy for the opportunity to work as an industrial PhD student at Karlstad Business School, and CTF, in the coming years. My research will focus on entrepreneurship.
2021-03-17
.. after more than 20 years in working life, you are now taking on a new challenge as an industrial PhD student. How does it feel, and what will your research focus on? "I have wished for an opportunity to connect my practical experiences with research for a long time, and I am very happy for the opportunity to work as an industrial PhD student at Karlstad Business School, and CTF, in the coming years. My research will focus on entrepreneurship.
2021-03-09
The project form as an organisational tool is a distinctive feature of modern political development work. David Scott is a lecturer in Political Science at Karlstad University whose recently completed doctoral thesis examined the use of the project as an organisational form in development aid and its ramifications for political work. "My findings show that the project form has a depoliticising effect.
2021-03-09
The project form as an organisational tool is a distinctive feature of modern political development work. David Scott is a lecturer in Political Science at Karlstad University whose recently completed doctoral thesis examined the use of the project as an organisational form in development aid and its ramifications for political work. "My findings show that the project form has a depoliticising effect.
2021-02-26
That is the question Sara Davoudi has looked into in her doctoral thesis, “What happened with the leviathan of the Public Sector? The challenges of vertical coordination in regional public organizations and its effect on public value”. Sara Davoudi, PhD in Business Administration, tell us about your research. - My research is about vertical coordination, which is best described as the communication between public sector actors and the challenges associated with that.
2021-02-26
That is the question Sara Davoudi has looked into in her doctoral thesis, “What happened with the leviathan of the Public Sector? The challenges of vertical coordination in regional public organizations and its effect on public value”. Sara Davoudi, PhD in Business Administration, tell us about your research. - My research is about vertical coordination, which is best described as the communication between public sector actors and the challenges associated with that.
2021-02-26
That is the question Sara Davoudi has looked into in her doctoral thesis, “What happened with the leviathan of the Public Sector? The challenges of vertical coordination in regional public organizations and its effect on public value”. Sara Davoudi, PhD in Business Administration, tell us about your research. - My research is about vertical coordination, which is best described as the communication between public sector actors and the challenges associated with that.
2021-02-26
Steam engines, electrification, and CNC – three seminal events in industrial history. These days, digitisation is putting pressure on the industry. With the new research centre called DAMI4.0, Karlstad University will be ready to meet the industry’s demands for new technology. Noisy steam engines and welding robots have made a huge difference to industrial development.
2021-02-26
Steam engines, electrification, and CNC – three seminal events in industrial history. These days, digitisation is putting pressure on the industry. With the new research centre called DAMI4.0, Karlstad University will be ready to meet the industry’s demands for new technology. Noisy steam engines and welding robots have made a huge difference to industrial development.
2021-02-25
The Centre for Research on Sustainable Societal Transformation (CRS) will have a new director as of 1 April. Moa Tunström, senior lecturer in Human Geography, will take over when Margareta Dahlström steps down ahead of her upcoming retirement. Moa Tunström defended her doctoral thesis at Örebro University in 2009, “In search of the good city. Constructions of ideals and problems in Swedish urban planning discussion” in the discipline of Human Geography.
2021-02-25
The Centre for Research on Sustainable Societal Transformation (CRS) will have a new director as of 1 April. Moa Tunström, senior lecturer in Human Geography, will take over when Margareta Dahlström steps down ahead of her upcoming retirement. Moa Tunström defended her doctoral thesis at Örebro University in 2009, “In search of the good city. Constructions of ideals and problems in Swedish urban planning discussion” in the discipline of Human Geography.
2021-02-24
Researchers at Karlstad University, Uppsala University and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York have found that exposure to bisphenol F (BPF) during early pregnancy can be linked to poorer cognitive function in children at 7 years of age. BPF has replaced bisphenol A (BPA) in a wide range of products as the EU has banned BPA in products for children.
2021-02-23
Karlstad University is working actively to develop its wood research and the research group, together with its partners, has in the last year received considerable funding from various funders to develop timber construction. Karlstad University and researcher Johan Vessby has received a grant from the Swedish bioeconomy cluster Paper Province.
2021-02-23
Karlstad University is working actively to develop its wood research and the research group, together with its partners, has in the last year received considerable funding from various funders to develop timber construction. Karlstad University and researcher Johan Vessby has received a grant from the Swedish bioeconomy cluster Paper Province.