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The sustainability transition: How can emerging industries draw on varied resources of established industries?
Thomas Lemke visits the Little Tools Project for a seminar on new materialism in social and political theory, discussing Jane Bennett's vitalist notion of 'enchanted materialism'.
Seminar With Andrew Stirling.
Working title of the thesis: Pursuing green growth: The role of innovation and policy. The case of East Asia
Professor Piergiuseppe Morone will talk about transitioning to a bio-based economy which involves more than just technological changes, but also big societal and institutional changes as much as the development of radically new technologies.
Dr Sarah Blacker will talk about how collaborative studies can enable the public to identify matters of concern and to participate in the research process in the case of contamination affecting Indigenous First Nations communities located near an oil extraction site in Canada.
Research impact – new frontiers and new approaches
John Dean from the University of Wollongong, Australia, will hold a seminar at TIK next Wednesday, 1 June, at 13.15.
On Monday the 30th and Tuesday the 31th of May a project workshop related to the Happy-ICT-project will the place at NUPI. This will be the first workshop under the auspices of the the ICT and happiness-project.
In his talk Professor Steve Woolgar will discuss the limits of the use of the slogan “It could be otherwise” in “hard cases” within STS by drawing on the case of Jimmy Savile.
Matthew Hull will talk about how a disjunct arrangement of the Indian state hiring a private corporation to run a call center to take emergency calls to the police, appears to be reshaping lines of authority and police practice.
Jens Plahte, Senior Advisor at the International Department at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health (Folkehelseinstituttet) and also a former Research Fellow at the TIK-Centre, will provide a brief introduction to the problem of antibiotic resistance and explain the challenges encountered in antibiotics innovation.
Professor Mats Fridlund will talk about how terrorism has shaped engineering research, more specifically on the existence of a ‘9/11-effect’ on Research.
Title of the thesis: Building and transforming dominant technology - The Portland cement industry.
Professor Claes-Fredrik Helgesson will talk about valuography, a programme of empirically oriented research into the enacting, ordering, and displacing of values.
What is the relation between innovation processes and employees' creativity in times of adversity?