Search for dissertations about: "Technological sciences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 736 swedish dissertations containing the words Technological sciences.

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

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

    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. Getting the transport right - for what? What transport policy can tell us about the construction of sustainability

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Mathilde Rehnlund; Södertörns högskola.; Södertörns högskola.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; problem representation; transport policy studies; policy discourse; sustainable transport studies; urban transport studies; poststructuralist policy studies; Environmental Studies; Miljövetenskapliga studier;

    Abstract : This thesis studies transport as a governing tool that shapes the physical environment and human society, as well as having environmental impacts. The aim is to learn what policy for transport can say about what sustainability means and does. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Johan Brink; [2007]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Firm Growth; Bioscience; Knowledge Accumulation; Innovation;

    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

  4. 4. Sources and fate of plastic particles in northern European coastal waters

    University dissertation from Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Therese Karlsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2019]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; plastic pollution; microplastics; method development; polyethylene; FTIR spectroscopy;

    Abstract : Plastics are integral parts of our lives and have allowed for important technological leaps within society. However, an unwanted consequence of our current consumption of plas-tics is marine plastic pollution and in order to reduce its impact we need to understand its sources and fate patterns. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Göteborgs universitet

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

    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