Search for dissertations about: "interdisciplinarity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the word interdisciplinarity.

  1. 1. The Hammer and the Nail : Interdisciplinarity and Problem Solving in Sustainability Science

    Author : Henrik Thorén; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Interdisciplinarity; problem solving; scientific integration; pluralism; unification; sustainability science;

    Abstract : This is a thesis about interdisciplinarity, scientific integration, and problem solving in sustainability science. Sustainability science is an emerging and highly interdisciplinary field that seeks to integrate vastly differentiated bodies of knowledge in addressing the challenge of transitioning contemporary societies towards sustainability. READ MORE

  2. 2. Making Sense of Environmental Values Wetlands in Kenya

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Charlotte Billgren; Hans Holmén; Stefan Anderberg; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Environmental values; interdisciplinarity; economic environmental valuation; stakeholder analysis; emergy analysis; risk analysis; cultural theory; Kenya; wetlands; natural resource management; arena perspective; Miljövärden; tvärvetenskap; ekonomisk miljövärdering; stakeholder analys; emergy analys; riskanalys; kulturteori; Kenya; våtmarker; naturresurshantering; arenaperspektiv; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi;

    Abstract : En av de viktigaste frågorna i världen idag är naturresurshantering. Med en väx-ande befolkning och hoten från klimatförändringar kommer förvaltningen av jordens naturresurser bli än viktigare, såväl för dagens generation som kommande generationer. READ MORE

  3. 3. Studies in the Dynamics of Science Exploring emergence, classification, and interdisciplinarity

    University dissertation from Stockholm, Sweden : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Qi Wang; Ulf Sandström; Martin Meyer; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; science dynamics; bibliometrics; emerging research topics; interdisciplinary research; journal classification systems; cognitive distance; research policy;

    Abstract : The dynamic nature of science is embodied in the growth of knowledge in magnitude and the transformation of knowledge in structure. More specifically, the growth in magnitude is indicated by a sharp increase in the number of scientific publications in recent decades. READ MORE

  4. 4. On sustainability assessment of technical systems experience from systems analysis with the ORWARE and ecoeffect tools

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Getachew Assefa; Björn Frostell; Thomas Nybrant; [2005]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; technology assessment; interdisciplinarity; sustainability; sustainability assessment; industrial ecology; substance flow analysis; material flow analysis; life cycle assessment; TECHNOLOGY Other technology Environmental engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Övriga teknikvetenskaper Miljöteknik;

    Abstract : Engineering research and development work is undergoing a reorientation from focusing on specific parts of different systems to a broader perspective of systems level, albeit at a slower pace. This reorientation should be further developed and enhanced with the aim of organizing and structuring our technical systems in meeting sustainability requirements in face of global ecological threats that have far-reaching social and economic implications, which can no longer be captured using conventional approach of research. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring connections in social-ecological systems The links between biodiversity, ecosystem services, and human well-being in South Africa

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Maike Hamann; Reinette (Oonsie) Biggs; Belinda Reyers; Thomas Elmqvist; Fabrice DeClerck; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; complex adaptive systems; mapping; ecosystem service bundles; multidimensional human well-being; biodiversity loss; inequality; research frameworks; interdisciplinarity; natural resource management; sustainable development; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : A key challenge of the Anthropocene is to advance human development without undermining critical ecosystem services. Central to this challenge is a better understanding of the interactions and feedbacks between biodiversity, ecosystem services and human well-being, which interact in dynamic and complex social-ecological systems. READ MORE