Environmental Change (TEMAM)

Tema M – Environmental Change is a platform for highly topical, problem-oriented and critical interpretive environmental research and education. At a time when almost the entire nature bears traces of human activity, the state of the environment is strongly linked to the development of society. Today, environmental problems are no longer perceived as ‘problems in nature’ but also as complex social problems that set new standards for scientific breadth, integration and problem-solving.

Environmental Change meets this challenge through a strong combination of analysis traditions and methods for natural science, social sciences, and the humanities. Among these included are analysis of biogeochemical processes and material flows, policy studies developed in close collaboration with user groups, as well as analytical studies of ideas and debates within the environmental and climate field. By promoting interdisciplinary cooperation in the borderland between these different analytical traditions, Tema M ensures that environmental change as a concept, process and political point at issue is not taken for granted but instead subject to constant review and transparency.

Tema M builds on a strong tradition of interdisciplinary environmental studies that have permeated the unit since 1980 and the Center for Climate Science and Policy Research (CSPR) since 2004. At Tema M, these studies are further developed and profiled in relation to contemporary environmental science and environmental policy development.

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12 March 2021

Public Disputation in Environmental Change: Anna Andersson

1.15 pm – 3.30 pm Temcas, Building T, Campus Valla, Linköping

Anna Andersson, at the Department of Thematic Studies, defends her thesis "Uncharted Waters: Non-target analysis of disinfection by-products in drinking water". Opponent is associate professor professor David Reckhow, University of Massachusetts Amherst. Contact Anna Andersson, anna.e.andersson@liu.se, for more information and a link to the digital broadcast via Zoom.


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Linköping University, Department of Thematic Studies/Environmental Change, 581 83 Linköping, Sweden

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