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PhD Defense: Tuukka Mäkitie

Ph.d candidate Tuukka Mäkitie will be defending the thesis Sustainability transitions in oil economies: Resource redeployment from an established industry to a clean technology industry for the degree of ph.d.

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Tuukka Mäkitie. Photo: UiO

Trial lecture

The trial lecture takes place at 10:15 - 11:00.

Title of trial lecture: "Policy mixes for sustainability transitions in the Norwegian Oil & Gas Industry".

Adjudication committee

  • Professor Floortje Alkemade (Eindhoven University of Technology)
  • Professor Lars Coenen (The University of Melbourne)
  • Professor Sverre Johan Herstad (University of Oslo)

Chair of defence

Centre Director Fulvio Castellacci, Centre for Technology, Innovation and Culture, UiO


  • Professor Taran Thune (University of Oslo)
  • Professor Anna Bergek (Chalmers University of Technology)


10:15 - 11:00: Trial lecture

11:00 - 12:15: Lunch

12.15 - 13.45: 1st opponent’s presentation of the dissertation and 1st opponent’s opposition

13.45 - 14.00: Short break

14.00 - 15.00: 2nd opponent’s opposition

For more information

Tuukka Mäktie - Research profile and publications

Popular science article (in norwegian): Gode tider for oljen forsinker satsingen på havvind

Published Oct. 9, 2019 2:27 PM - Last modified Oct. 9, 2019 2:30 PM