Search for dissertations about: "Technological sciences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 627 swedish dissertations containing the words Technological sciences.

  1. 1. Foresight and Feedback: Monitoring and assessing the environmental implications of emerging technologies

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Duncan Kushnir; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2012]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Foresight; guidance; monitoring; environmental assessment; patent analysis; topic model; energy system; lithium; resource availability;

    Abstract : The magnitude of the change required to approach sustainability indicates an effort that will have to be sustained over decades, during which vast new technology systems will have to be developed and deployed. Yet technological development is a double edged sword, and these efforts will inevitably incur unintended consequences. READ MORE

  2. 2. Accumulation, Boundaries, Capabilities and Dynamics - Explaining Firm Growth

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Johan Brink; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2007]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Biologi; Biology; Ekonomi; Business and economics; Företagsekonomi; Business studies; Bioteknik; Bioengineering; Teknik och social förändring; Technology and social change; Firm Growth; Bioscience; Innovation; Knowledge Accumulation;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to further develop the theoretical understanding of the growth of knowledge intensive business organizations. The overall aim is to understand the growth challenges of emerging firms in the knowledge-based economy. In particular this thesis addresses several aspects of the growth of small bioscience based firms. READ MORE

  3. 3. Models of Cooperation, Learning and Catastrophic Risk

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Vilhelm Verendel; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cooperation; Finitely Repeated Prisoners Dilemma; Backward Induction; Climate negotiations; Catastrophic risk; Fermi Paradox; Bayesian analysis; Learning;

    Abstract : Our world presents us with dangers and opportunities. Some of these dangers and opportunities are easier to handle if two or more individuals learn to cooperate. This thesis contributes five papers about cooperation, learning and catastrophic risk. READ MORE

  4. 4. Local Environment at Stake: The Hallandsås Railway Tunnel in a Social and Cultural Context

    University dissertation from Annelie Sjölander-Lindqvist, CEFOS, Göteborg University, Box 720, 405 30 Göteborg, SWEDEN

    Author : Annelie Sjölander-Lindqvist; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; hydraulic engineering; offshore technology; soil mechanics; Väg- och vattenbyggnadsteknik; Civil engineering; etnologi; Kulturantropologi; ethnology; Cultural anthropology; groundwater; environmental impact; landscape; Facility siting; local community; Hallandsås railway tunnel;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Byggandet av en järnvägstunnel genom Hallandsås har kommit att innebära ingrepp i och förändring av den traditionella landskapsbilden. Storskaliga och industriellt betonade infrastrukturprojekt är därför, ur lokalsamhällets perspektiv, inte bara en fråga om eventuella nya arbetstillfällen, modernisering och utveckling. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Triumph of Technology Over Politics? Reconstructing Television Systems: The Example of Sweden

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Lena Ewertsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; Interdisciplinary studies; Television broadcasting; cable television; satellite television; socio-technical systems; large technical systems; entrepreneurship; Industriförvaltnings AB Kinnevik; TV3; Sweden; Tvärvetenskap; Kabel-TV; Satellit-TV; Public service; Sverige; television; liberalisation; sociotechnical systems; innovation;

    Abstract : Based upon perspectives and concepts from social and historical research on technical systems, this dissertation describes and analyses events and processes relating to the dramatic change in television in Western Europe during the 1980s and early 1990s. In particular, it focuses on how Swedish television, conceived as a large socio-tecnical system, has shifted from a traditional 'public service' system to a more open and mixed system. READ MORE