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2020-12-07
Karlstad Business School has been a member of AACSB since 2010, which is about a systematic approach to development and change, learning as well as collaboration and external engagement. Now the review for accreditation is approaching. Offering high-quality education, research and collaboration has always been the aim of Karlstad Business School.
2020-12-07
Karlstad Business School has been a member of AACSB since 2010, which is about a systematic approach to development and change, learning as well as collaboration and external engagement. Now the review for accreditation is approaching. Offering high-quality education, research and collaboration has always been the aim of Karlstad Business School.
2020-11-25
Black Friday and Christmas are approaching, it's the time of year when many people gather in stores and other physical meeting places. To be able to handle this, it's important to understand why people are attracted to these places and to plan and prepare for this, says researcher Pernille K Andersson at CTF, Service Research Center at Karlstad University.
2020-11-25
Black Friday and Christmas are approaching, it's the time of year when many people gather in stores and other physical meeting places. To be able to handle this, it's important to understand why people are attracted to these places and to plan and prepare for this, says researcher Pernille K Andersson at CTF, Service Research Center at Karlstad University.
2020-11-20
Most parts of Sweden, including Värmland, have received stricter local general guidelines. Karlstad University is taking measures and adapting teaching and research to the current situation. - Karlstad University will not close – we adapt. All of our activities will be managed remotely, says Vice-Chancellor Johan Sterte. Karlstad University has decided to increase distance learning.
2020-11-19
Patrick Murmann's research is about creating useful technology to help users of mobile fitness and exercise applications understand how the personal information they share is and will be processed. Patrick Murmann, can you put your research in a context? - My research deals with creating usable technology that helps users of fitness tracking devices understand how the data they share with their respective online service have been and will be processed.
2020-11-19
Patrick Murmann's research is about creating useful technology to help users of mobile fitness and exercise applications understand how the personal information they share is and will be processed. Patrick Murmann, can you put your research in a context? - My research deals with creating usable technology that helps users of fitness tracking devices understand how the data they share with their respective online service have been and will be processed.
2020-11-17
The pandemic has shaken many industries profoundly, among them the music industry. To handle the crisis more support is needed as well as a changed view to recognize popular music as a cultural form, accordning to an ongoing study at Karlstad University. A survey was conducted this summer to find out how different actors in the music and event industry are affected by the corona pandemic.
2020-11-17
The pandemic has shaken many industries profoundly, among them the music industry. To handle the crisis more support is needed as well as a changed view to recognize popular music as a cultural form, accordning to an ongoing study at Karlstad University. A survey was conducted this summer to find out how different actors in the music and event industry are affected by the corona pandemic.
2020-11-17
The pandemic has shaken many industries profoundly, among them the music industry. To handle the crisis more support is needed as well as a changed view to recognize popular music as a cultural form, accordning to an ongoing study at Karlstad University. A survey was conducted this summer to find out how different actors in the music and event industry are affected by the corona pandemic.
2020-11-17
Värmland has received stricter general guidelines and Karlstad University is adapting teaching and research accordingly. In line with this, all activities will as far as possible take place remotely. A vice-chancellor’s decision was made on Monday following the new stricter general guidelines for Värmland County from the Public Health Agency. Karlstad University is taking its responsibility to help reduce the spread of infection.
2020-11-17
Interventions increase the chances of succeeding in changing and maintaining a new behavior in the long run. This is shown in a recently published study from CTF, Service Research Center at Karlstad University. "Interventions are about promoting a behavioral change with targeted programs or services," says Frida Skarin, Doctoral Student in Psychology and main author of the article.
2020-11-17
Interventions increase the chances of succeeding in changing and maintaining a new behavior in the long run. This is shown in a recently published study from CTF, Service Research Center at Karlstad University. "Interventions are about promoting a behavioral change with targeted programs or services," says Frida Skarin, Doctoral Student in Psychology and main author of the article.
2020-11-13
The Public Health Agency of Sweden has, in consultation with medical officers for infectious disease control and the County Administrative Board of Värmland, decided on stricter general guidelines. The aim is to further reduce unnecessary contact between people and thereby the spread of infection.
2020-11-10
... you are are now in the final phase of your PhD studies that focuses on behavioral change. Can you tell us more about your research? "I am studying psychological factors that contribute to people succeeding to change and maintaining a new behavior in the long run. My doctoral thesis focuses on behavior change through interventions, that is, by the help of targeted measures or services.