P10: Hållbar utveckling #3

P10: Hållbar utveckling #3

4.0 HP
Startdatum: 22 september 2021

Lärosäte: Chalmers tekniska högskola, Linköpings universitet, Luleå tekniska universitet

Målgrupp: Industri, Doktorand

Senaste anmälningsdag: 20 september 2021
Platser: 13 lediga (av 25)

Sista anmälningsdagen är redan passerad.

Kursen syftar till att öka medvetenheten om hållbarhet i allmänhet via ett livscykelperspektiv och mer djupgående m.a.p. de sociala, miljömässiga och ekonomiska aspekterna inom varje deltagares forskningsområde. Att genomföra effektiv hållbarhetsforskning kommer att leda till hållbar utveckling!

Kursen ges på engelska.

Target group

PhD Students mainly, other applicants may be welcome if there is space.

Fee for industrial members

7500 SEK


The course addresses a life cycle perspective of sustainability in general, and in specifics from three viewpoints—environmental, social, economic. The core area of work for each PhD student will be their own research domain while addressing sustainability from a life cycle perspective and in each dimension of the triple bottom line. The PhD students will identify and connect relevant societal challenges to their own research topics in order to strengthen their understanding of the wider sustainability implications within their field. The written and presented material will be useful for papers and theses in a near future, especially in regards to societal challenges and UN Global Goals relevant for their research.

Course organisation

Three physical meetings are planned (lunch to lunch), in addition to work in-between the meetings.


Björn Johansson is a professor at Industrial and Materials Science, Chalmers University of Technology. One of his main responsibilities at Chalmers within the area of advance Production was to increase the awareness of about 200 researchers on sustainability over a lifecycle perspective of their own research field by coaching them. He is also teaching sustainable development on bachelor and master level courses. His research aims at utilizing digitalization and virtual tools to achieve more sustainable manufacturing industries. For example, methodologies and tools for analyzing production impacts and implications throughout a product lifecycle, addressing social, environmental and economic KPIs towards circular economy. https://www.chalmers.se/en/staff/Pages/bjorn-johansson.aspx

Mélanie Despeisse is associate professor at Industrial and Materials Science, Chalmers University of Technology. Her research focuses on the relationship between industry and environmental sustainability at various organizational levels, from operational efficiency to corporate social responsibility. The aim of her research is to develop tools and methods to help companies implementing concepts such as eco-efficiency and circularity to create sustainable value. https://www.chalmers.se/en/staff/Pages/melanie-despeisse.aspx

Erik Sundin is a professor in Sustainable Manufacturing at  Linköping University. He has performed research and teaching within the areas of remanufacturing, recycling, design for remanufacturing, design for the environment since year 2000. Currently he holds a course on master level called Sustainable Manufacturing. Erik has been leading several sustainability and remanufacturing research projects where four has been within in Production2030 . In addition he has also been involved in EU projects mainly regarding remanufacturing. https://liu.se/en/employee/erisu71

Anna Öhrwall Rönnbäck, chair professor Product Innovation at  Luleå University of Technology. She conducts research on technology-based business and product development, in both larger corporations and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), with special focus on innovation and sustainable growth for small businesses. She has worked with sustainable business models and product-service systems (PSS) since early 2000. University webpage: https://www.ltu.se/staff/a/annohr