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15. Feb 2019
kl 10:15 - 18:00

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Auditorium in the FoU-building, Jon Lilletuns vei 3, Campus Grimstad

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Dissertation: Karen Landmark: Enabling corporate sustainability transition: The case of the Norwegian process industry

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15 Feb
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Auditorium in the FoU-building, Jon Lilletuns vei 3, Campus Grimstad

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Karen Landmark disputerer for ph.d.-graden med avhandlingen «Enabling corporate sustainability transition: The case of the Norwegian process industry» fredag 15. februar 2019. (Foto: Privat)

Karen Landmark disputerer for ph.d.-graden med avhandlingen «Enabling corporate sustainability transition: The case of the Norwegian process industry» fredag 15. februar 2019. (Foto: Privat)

Karen Landmark at the University of Agder's School of Business and Law has submitted her thesis entitled «Enabling corporate sustainability transition: The case of the Norwegian process industry», and will defend the thesis for the PhD-degree Friday 15 February 2019.

In her research she has studied the Eyde Cluster for process industry i the Agder region, the maritime industry company Brunvoll i Molde and the geographical region of Agder.

Karen Landmark has followed the PhD-programme at the School of Business and Law, but her thesis are a collaboration between the University of Agder, NTNU - Norwegian University of Science and Technology and five industrial companies.

Summary of the thesis by Karen Landmark: (In Norwegian only)

Dissertation facts:

The CandidateKaren Landmark (born 1974 in Kristiansand), Cand.mag from the University of Oslo in Media, MA fra Universiteit van Amsterdam in European Communication Studies, MoM BI (30 credit points) CSR, Globalization and Climate Change. Employed at NTNU as a Research Fellow, with the University of Agder as an Academic Home. Now working as a RD&I leader in NCE iKuben in Molde.

Head of the Department of Working Life and Innovation, Gøril Hannås, will chair the dissertation.

The trial lecture and the dissertation will take place at the Auditorium in the FoU-building, Jon Lilletuns vei 3, Campus Grimstad Friday 15 February 2019.

Trial lecture at 10:15 a.m.

Dissertation at 12:00 noon

Given topic for trial lecture: The cluster concept and the role that cluster play in regional sustainable development

Thesis title: «Enabling corporate sustainability transition: The case of the Norwegian process industry»

Search for the thesis in AURA - Agder University Research Archive, a digital archive of scientific papers, theses and dissertations from the academic staff and students at the University of Agder. The thesis will also be available at the University Library, and some copies will also be available for loan at the auditorium where the dissertation takes place.

Opponents:

First opponent: Associate Professor Lizhen HuangDepartment of Manufacturing and Civil Engineering, NTNU

Second opponent: Research director James Wilson, Orkestra-Basque Institute of competitiveness/Researcher Deusto Business School

Professor James KarlsenDepartment of Working Life and Innovation, UiA is appointed as the administrator for the assessment commitee.

Supervisors were Professor Hans Christian Garmann JohnsenDepartment of Working Life and Innovation, UiA (main supervisor) Professor Halvor HoltskogDepartment of Industrial Economics and Technology Management  (IØT) NTNU (supervisor) and Associate Professor Stina TorjesenDepartment of Economics and Finance, UiA (supervisor).