Welcome to Presentations of the Master theses in Sustainable Development

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  • Location: Geocentrum Hambergsalen
  • Contact person: Amanda Johnson
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Welcome to the presentations of Master Theses in Sustainable development!

On Monday 20 of May, Hamberg, Geocentrum

9:00-9:30_Michelle San Martin Bucht: Identifying Facilitators and Hinders in the Decision-making Process for Overcoming Scale Challenges in Chemical Management Policies in Sweden: An Earth System Governance perspective
9:30-10:00_Esmee Ramaaker: Airport expansion in times of environmental crises – examining the discrepancy
10:00-10:30_Jan Matern: Chances and limitations of women entrepreneurship as a means of women empowerment in northeast India

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-11:15_ConnorAllen: Community-based social marketing: an investigation of sustainable behavioral change strategies at the municipality level in Sweden
11:15-11:45_Moustafa Bayoumi: Evaluating sanitation and wastewater in climate policy and finance
11:45-12:15_Erik Gustafsson: Broiler producers´ perspective on bacterial resilience; evaluating a potential of hops

12:15-13:15 Lunch break

13:15-13:45_Oliver Matikainen: Sustaining the One-Dimensional: An Ideology Critique of Agenda 2030 and the SDGs
13:45-14:15_Axel Ehrling: Energy sources of the future – an explorative scenario analysis of Sweden’s energy security in regard to present energy policy


Tuesday 21 of May, Hamberg, Geocentrum

9:00-9:30_Sebastian Huber: Small-scale biogas production from organic waste and
application in mid-income countries – a case study of a Lebanese community
9:30-10:00_Shampa Rosario: Food price volatility and socio-political unrest in developing
countries: the case of Egypt
10:00-10:30_Shavarsh Gevorgyan: Is Sustainability Marketing alive? A critical
exploration of marketing courses in Swedish higher education institutions: The case of
Uppsala University

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-11:15_My Andersson: Who is responsible? A study of strategies for handling
climate migration
11:15-11:45_Céline Ubbelohde: New economy, same challenges: Is Circular Economy
enabling a sustainable and holistic transition in Europe?
11:45-12:15_Patrik Norr: The future of biogas production in Sweden: A comprehensive

12:15-13:15 Lunch break

13:15-13:45_Ji Won Jang: Fair Wage in the Fashion Industry: A stakeholder perspective
13:45-14:15_Marta Karen Kristjonsdottir: "Shaping the Climate Action Trajectory in the
Fashion industry - the case of a Small Medium Sized Enterprise"
14:15-14:45_Prajwal Rajkumar: Transboundary water conflict: A case study of south
Indian river
14:45-15:15_Mukuka Mpundu Mulenga: Assessing the levels of awareness and
adoptability of improved pellet cook stoves in view of government policies using a user
centered approach in Matero-George Compound, Lusaka

15:15-15:30 Break

15:30-16:00_Amreen Jahan: The environmental and economic prospects of jute with a
connection to social factors for achieving Sustainable Development
16:00-16:30_Hanna Bökmark: Assessing path-ways for a sustainable ‘smart’ mobility: the
case of self-driving cars vs. ‘ride sharing’
16:30-17:00_Grace Alexander: a policy analysis of fines in recycling as an effective
economic instrument in waste management policy

On Wednesday 22 of May, Hamberg, Geocentrum

9:00-9:25_Matilda Lund: What are the barriers for integration in Sweden? A study of
refugees from Afghanistan and their perceptions of barriers for integration
9:25-9:50_Bettina Gaál: Institutionalizing Sustainability Reporting: a comparative study
9:50-10:15_Jakob Roséen: Start-ups and innovation – Sustaining sustainable start-ups
10:15-10:40_Kyara Smit: Behavior or practice? Food waste reduction through the lens of
Social Practice Theory and Theory of Planned Behavior

10:40-10:55 Break

10:55-11:20_Shirin El Ghomari: The potential of living walls to host pollinator habitat
11:20-11:55_ Jonathan Warmington-Lundström: Utilisation of the rebound effect from
peer-to-peer sharing in the circular economy

11:55-13:00 Lunch break

13:00-13:30_Stella Friedl: Actors perspectives on circular economy – a case study of
Uppsala city
13:30-14:00_Andreas Ekvall: The characteristics of sustainable development - a study on
the relationship between Neo-Aristotelianism and agenda 2030
14:00-14:30_Lucia Korbelyiova: Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of single-use plates
made of renewable materials
14:30-15:00_Camilla Catherine Valerie Tilly: Local food is growing but is farmer interest
wilting? An empirical investigation into the factors that motivate farmer involvement in
local selling channels

15:00-15:15 Break

15:15-15:45_Marc Feinberg: Exploring an emerging land use conflict: GIS-based site
selection for expanding forests in Denmark
15:45-16:15_Torry van Slyke: Fields of dreams: yield scenarios of selected biomass and
renewable jet fuels to fulfill European Union sustainability goals
16:15-16:45_Elena Peterlana: Stockholm’s engine of change: cyclists remaking
themselves and their city

Thursday 23 of May, Hamberg, Geocentrum

9:00-9:30_Carla Cecconi: Beach clean-up as a practical implementation of ESD: effects in
students’ knowledge, awareness and behavioural intentions
9:30-10:00_Sofie Elggren: People’s perception of seagrass ecosystems – a Step Zero
analysis in establishing marine protection of seagrass around Gotland, Sweden
10:00-10:30_Johanna Lauritsen: The significance of seagrass associated invertebrate
gleaning for providing food security in Kaole, Tanzania

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-11:15_Emilija Zilinskaite: Is blue mussel farming a potential tool to combat
eutrophication in the Baltic Sea? A synthesis based on stakeholder interviews
11:15-11:45_Amelie Johansson: Advancing sustainable urban development: Identifying
factors for success and their (potential) implications for the on-going process in Sege
Park, Malmö
11:45-12:15_Lucas Langholf: Creating democratic technology for societal change: How
Open Source practices can influence the negotiation of technology among activists

12:15-13:15 Lunch break

13:15-13:45_Mariana Fernandez: How to transform Foreign Aid in Latin America
through Ecological Economics
13:45-14:15_Laura Merz: System analysis of social dynamics affecting the technological
future(s) of work
14:15-14:45_Paul Plummer: Urban Sustainability Transitions as Educative Practices: A
Case Study of the Solidarity Fridge in Gothenburg, Sweden
14:45-15:15_Jonas Bartke: Hegemonic Masculinity, Food and Identity – Uncovering the
Relationship between Dominant Discourses and the Degradation of Nature

15:15-15:30 Break

15:30-16:00_Erika Raaby: Investigating Perceptions on Social Sustainability: The Case of
EU-Funded Projects in Remote Northern Communities
16:00-16:30_Valerie Schaum: Decision-making in shared leadership: overcoming the
conflict between profit and ethical value goals
16:30-17:00_Jöran Fillander Matson: Use of GIS in visualizing origins of emissions from
personal automobiles

Friday 24 of May, Hamberg, Geocentrum

9:00-9:30_Clara Melander: Carbon Budgets as a Climate Governance Tool - A Study of Five
Swedish Municipalities and County Administrative Boards
9:30-10:00_Pauline Bergström: Mapping food waste redistributing initiatives in Sweden – A
Life Cycle study of environmental, social and economic impacts
10:00-10:30_Georgi Gushlekov: The advent of Sustainable Transport in Scotland: The
implementation of Glasgow’s Strategic Plans for Cycling and the case of the South City Way
Development Project

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-11:15_Florian Roth: Why some energy cooperatives diversify and others do not: A
comparative case study in Bavaria
11:15-11:45_Adam Skol: Socially responsible investments and shareholder engagement in the
Swedish pension fund system
11:45-12:15_Viktor Andersson: A Swedish nuclear future – Using explorative scenarios to
assess energy security in low-carbon electricity system

12:15-13:15 Lunch break

13:15-13:45_Josefine Sjöberg: Investigating structural obstacles for social sustainability in
mining-induced resettlements – The case of Kalumbila in Zambia
13:45-14:15_Sofia Grönkvist: Social Life Cycle Assessment in the Textile Industry: a case
14:15-14:45_Ester Renkel: Textiles from Ethiopia: Applying the market system approach
M4P for sustainable Swedish sourcing