Search for dissertations about: "Risk- och Miljöstudier"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the words Risk- och Miljöstudier.

  1. 1. Fall-Related Injuries Amongst Elderly in Sweden Still an Emerging Risk?

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Finn Nilson; Karlstads universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Elderly; Epidemiology; Falls; Injury; Trends; Risk- och Miljöstudier; Risk and Environmental Studies;

    Abstract : In Sweden, injuries due to falls are the most common cause of injury-related hospitalization and injury-related death amongst elderly. Also, during the 20th century, increasing trends in fall-related injuries have been observed in many high-income countries. READ MORE

  2. 2. Navigating in the Midst of Uncertainties Challenges in Disaster Risk Governance in Mozambique

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Jenni Koivisto; Karlstads universitet.; Karlstads universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; disaster risk governance; Mozambique; disaster risk reduction; Risk and Environmental Studies; Risk- och Miljöstudier;

    Abstract : Disasters cause heavy losses for societies and may quickly erode any development efforts. Consequently, disaster risk reduction (DRR) is an integral part of development work that should be addressed at multiple levels. READ MORE

  3. 3. Managing knowledge sharing of extreme weather induced impacts on land transport infrastructure Case study of the Swedish Transport Administration

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Monika Rydstedt Nyman; Karlstads universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; lessons learned; risk management; climate change adaptation; accident investigation method; extreme weather events; natural hazard; land transport infrastructure; maintenance; lärande; kunskapsåterföring; risk hantering; klimatanpassning; olycksutredningsmetod; naturolyckor; landtransport infrastruktur; underhåll; Risk and Environmental Studies; Risk- och Miljöstudier;

    Abstract : Extreme weather events and effects of climate change are threats to the transport sector’s functionality and safety. Risk management in this context implies a necessity to focus on the connection between near-term experiences and coping strategies on one hand, and long-term adaptation analyses on the other. READ MORE

  4. 4. Flood Warnings in a Risk Management Context A Case of Swedish Municipalities

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Erik Persson; Karlstads universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Early warning systems; floods; natural hazards; municipality; risk management; preparedness; disaster risk reduction.; Risk and Environmental Studies; Risk- och Miljöstudier;

    Abstract : As a result of the United Nations’ International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction (1990-2000), and recent high profile disasters, disaster risk reduction has climbed high on the international political agenda. There has been a paradigm shift from reacting to disasters towards preparing for and mitigating effects of disasters. READ MORE

  5. 5. Assessing the effects of societal injury control interventions

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Carl Bonander; Karlstads universitet.; Karlstads universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; causal inference; epidemiology; injury; time series analysis; impact evaluation; Risk- och Miljöstudier; Risk and Environmental Studies;

    Abstract : Injuries have emerged as one of the biggest public health issues of the 21th century. Yet, the causal effects of injury control strategies are often questioned due to a lack of randomized experiments. READ MORE