Christmas is around the corner and the year is drawing to a close, as I look back on an eventful year. I want to take this opportunity to give my warmest thanks to colleagues, partners, funders, and anyone who has contributed to or our research. I look forward to a new year of interesting research, courses and events. Read more.
The article “How experts screen ideas: The complex interplay of intuition, analysis and sensemaking” have received Albert L. Page award. Read more.
Starting from 1 January 2024, all establishments selling food or beverages for takeout in Sweden must offer their customers reusable packaging that are part of a rotation process. In a new project, researchers at CTF will investigate how to accomplish this. Read more.
Professor Stephen L. Vargo, Ander Visiting Professor at Service Research Center (CTF) at Karlstad University, is once again named among the world´s most influential researchers as he appears on prestigious lists published by Clarivate Analytics and Stanford University. Read more.
Are you worrying about making money last until the next pay day during Christmas? Are you already regretting purchasing that electronic gadget you thought was so necessary during Black Friday? Are you tired of how Christmas traditions generate food waste?
– A good first step is to skip consumption that doesn’t really result in any sense of well-being, says Fredrik Wikström, professor at Karlstad University. Read more.
With the article “Assessing travel satisfaction in public transport: A configurational approach”, researchers at CTF, Karlstad Business School and the subject of psychology have attracted global attention.
- This shows that our research has an impact, says Alexandre Sukhov. Read more.
What are the long-term effects of the current economic situation, for both consumers and producers? And how can we guide young adults towards more sustainable consumption. Researchers at CTF answer questions on this subject. Read more.
Public transport is an important part of a sustainable and equal society. In order to accelerate this transition, new knowledge and more research is needed. A new collaboration project is now under way at Service Research Center (CTF) at Karlstad University, aiming to develop new knowledge related to dynamic public transport, and to understand the conditions for changes in modes of transportation. Read more.
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