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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.
2020-11-10
Per Kristensson, you and three colleagues wrote a debate article with this headline in the Swedish newspaper DN Debate regarding the spread of Covid-19. What do you mean by this? "We believe that governmental agencies and regional authorities have a naïve understanding of how to change people’s behavior.
2020-11-10
Per Kristensson, you and three colleagues wrote a debate article with this headline in the Swedish newspaper DN Debate regarding the spread of Covid-19. What do you mean by this? "We believe that governmental agencies and regional authorities have a naïve understanding of how to change people’s behavior.
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 intervention, that is, by the help of targeted measures or services.
2020-11-05
How aware are you of the privacy decisions you make online? In the thesis “Homo Varius: Investigating Intrinsic and Extrinsic Determinants to Explain Online Privacy Decisions”, Agnieszka Kitkowska has looked into how we can become more aware of our decisions and the importance of interface. In computer science, heuristics are a way of making smart assumptions that in turn help to find solutions to a problem.
2020-11-05
How aware are you of the privacy decisions you make online? In the thesis “Homo Varius: Investigating Intrinsic and Extrinsic Determinants to Explain Online Privacy Decisions”, Agnieszka Kitkowska has looked into how we can become more aware of our decisions and the importance of interface. In computer science, heuristics are a way of making smart assumptions that in turn help to find solutions to a problem.
2020-11-02
On October 21, CTF, Service Research Center at Karlstad University hosted the ninth annual scientific conference, gathering Swedish transport researchers around issues concerning the Swedish transport system. This year’s conference was held virtually via zoom. "This was the second time CTF hosts the conference which usually is a two-day event.
2020-11-02
On October 21, CTF, Service Research Center at Karlstad University hosted the ninth annual scientific conference, gathering Swedish transport researchers around issues concerning the Swedish transport system. This year’s conference was held virtually via zoom. "This was the second time CTF hosts the conference which usually is a two-day event.
2020-10-29
... you are spending a lot of time in the municipal archives in Storfors and Arvika at the moment. What are you up to? "I’m working on my thesis and reading documents from the old school boards. I’m looking at how school reforms between the years 1950 and 1968 were handled and implemented at the local level." Why is this particular period interesting? "During the period 1950 to 1968, one of the largest school reforms to date was implemented in Sweden.
2020-10-29
... you are spending a lot of time in the municipal archives in Storfors and Arvika at the moment. What are you up to? "I’m working on my thesis and reading documents from the old school boards. I’m looking at how school reforms between the years 1950 and 1968 were handled and implemented at the local level." Why is this particular period interesting? "During the period 1950 to 1968, one of the largest school reforms to date was implemented in Sweden.
2020-10-29
Two doctoral students from Karlstad University participated in the first meeting of the WASP-HS graduate school, when 35 doctoral students from a number of Swedish universities gathered to discuss and dive deeper in artificial intelligence and the humanities and social sciences. The meeting was a two-day virtual event with the purpose to introduce the topics and visions of WASP-HS and to get to know each other. The doctoral students hold positions at the Swedish universit
2020-10-29
Two doctoral students from Karlstad University participated in the first meeting of the WASP-HS graduate school, when 35 doctoral students from a number of Swedish universities gathered to discuss and dive deeper in artificial intelligence and the humanities and social sciences. The meeting was a two-day virtual event with the purpose to introduce the topics and visions of WASP-HS and to get to know each other. The doctoral students hold positions at the Swedish universit
2020-10-29
Two doctoral students from Karlstad University participated in the first meeting of the WASP-HS graduate school, when 35 doctoral students from a number of Swedish universities gathered to discuss and dive deeper in artificial intelligence and the humanities and social sciences. The meeting was a two-day virtual event with the purpose to introduce the topics and visions of WASP-HS and to get to know each other. The doctoral students hold positions at the Swedish universit
2020-10-27
Integrated paperboard manufacturing consists of a number of unit processes that continuously generate large amounts of process data. Manufacturing is energy-intensive and variations must be taken into account to achieve the optimal production process.
2020-10-27
Integrated paperboard manufacturing consists of a number of unit processes that continuously generate large amounts of process data. Manufacturing is energy-intensive and variations must be taken into account to achieve the optimal production process.
2020-10-26
We are happy to welcome Amie Gustafsson, new PhD student in Business Administration. She is placed at CTF, Service Research Center, where she will be studying customer behavior in the retail industry. "I will join a research project on service innovation and organization that focuses on artificial intelligence (AI) and digitalization in the retail industry.