Sökning: "Technological sciences"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 1005 avhandlingar innehållade orden Technological sciences.

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

    Författare :Duncan Kushnir; Chalmers tekniska högskola; []
    Nyckelord :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;

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER

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

    Författare :Mathilde Rehnlund; Björn Hassler; Fredrika Björklund; Dalia Mukhtar-Landgren; Södertörns högskola; []
    Nyckelord :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;

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER

  3. 3. The Global Fashion System : On its social-ecological intertwinedness

    Författare :Celinda Palm; Sarah E. Cornell; Tiina Häyhä; Fredrik Moberg; Kate Fletcher; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sustainability; Fashion; Social-ecological system; Transdisciplinarity; Critical realism; Positionality; Hållbarhet; Mode; Social-ekologiska system; Tvärvetenskap; Kritisk realism; Positionalitet; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Sammanfattning : The fashion industry contributes to shaping the state of the planet: impacts of production and consumption of textile fast-fashion are rising, and the growing number of sustainability-oriented actions have not slowed current trends. The industry’s (un)sustainability is mainly researched within two epistemic communities: fashion studies concerned with social sustainability, and circular economy focused on material biophysical and technological aspects of material cycles along the value chain. LÄS MER

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

    Författare :Johan Brink; Chalmers tekniska högskola; []

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Consolidating concepts of technology education : From rhetoric towards a potential reality

    Författare :Andrew Doyle; Lena Gumaelius; Niall Seery; Donal Canty; Eva Hartell; Kay Stables; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Technology education; enacted practice; Pedagogical Content Knowledge PCK ; teacher conceptions; and; Nature of Technology.; Teknikvetenskapens lärande och kommunikation; Education and Communication in the Technological Sciences;

    Sammanfattning : The thesis focuses on the relationship between international rhetoric and classroom realities in technology education. For some time there has been widespread recognition that the intended goals for learning in the subject area have failed to manifest in enacted practices as envisioned. LÄS MER