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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.
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.
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.
2020-10-21
VIPP Graduate School, which started in 2011, will reach the finishing line at the end of 2020. The occasion is celebrated with an event in connection with Papermakers Light on 12 November. “During this year, we will work hard to complete all projects and create conditions that will enable all our doctoral students to graduate”, says Magnus Lestelius, professor of chemical engineering and new programme director of VIPP Graduate School.
2020-10-21
VIPP Graduate School, which started in 2011, will reach the finishing line at the end of 2020. The occasion is celebrated with an event in connection with Papermakers Light on 12 November. “During this year, we will work hard to complete all projects and create conditions that will enable all our doctoral students to graduate”, says Magnus Lestelius, professor of chemical engineering and new programme director of VIPP Graduate School.
2020-10-21
... Digitalization of services and how this is transforming and affecting the user experience for customers, patients and citizens is the topic of your doctoral thesis. Why did you choose this area? "Digitalization engages many of us. More and more services related to our everyday lives are becoming digitalized, and it is interesting to see how people relate to this and what value it adds to their lives.
2020-10-21
... Digitalization of services and how this is transforming and affecting the user experience for customers, patients and citizens is the topic of your doctoral thesis. Why did you choose this area? "Digitalization engages many of us. More and more services related to our everyday lives are becoming digitalized, and it is interesting to see how people relate to this and what value it adds to their lives.
2020-10-16
Collaboration, data and service design are examples of what will be discussed at Service Convention Sweden 2020 which will be held on 25-26 November. We invite representatives from the public and private sectors and academia to focus on how to solve some of our most important societal challenges. "We live in challenging times where we constantly need to adapt and adjust – something that most of us have experienced during the current pandemic.
2020-10-16
Collaboration, data and service design are examples of what will be discussed at Service Convention Sweden 2020 which will be held on 25-26 November. We invite representatives from the public and private sectors and academia to focus on how to solve some of our most important societal challenges. "We live in challenging times where we constantly need to adapt and adjust – something that most of us have experienced during the current pandemic.
2020-10-12
Nurul Momen, doctoral student at the Department of Computer Science at Karlstad University, has investigated whether apps’ data access takes user integrity into account. Let’s say, purely hypothetically, that there is an app for washing your hands. You start it for the first time and an interface shows on the screen saying: “Permission required to access water”. You press “Allow” and use the app to wash your hands.
2020-10-12
Nurul Momen, doctoral student at the Department of Computer Science at Karlstad University, has investigated whether apps’ data access takes user integrity into account. Let’s say, purely hypothetically, that there is an app for washing your hands. You start it for the first time and an interface shows on the screen saying: “Permission required to access water”. You press “Allow” and use the app to wash your hands.