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Biosketch: Assoc. prof. Linda Soneryd

Linda Soneryd (PhD 2002, Örebro University; Associate Professor 2008, Stockholm University) works as a lecturer and researcher at the Department of Sociology, University of Gothenburg. Her research has focused on public participation, public understanding of science and risk regulation. She is interested in public involvement in the area of science and technology, climate change and urban planning.

Current Research Projects

  • Enacting legitimate concerns: constituting and managing stakeholder involvement (2014-2016, Formas)
  • Governance of transboundary risk: The Göta Älv water system (2013-2016, Formas)
  • InSOTEC, International Socio-Technical Challenges for implementing geological disposal (Scientist in charge from Gothenburg University, Mark Elam)
  • The environmental movement in a globalizing world: institutionalization and/or transformation? (2012-2015, project leader Håkan Thörn, funded by VR)
  • Public Discourse and Environmental Risks: Exploring a gas pipeline plan and flooding scenarios in the Baltic Sea Region. 2,8 miljon SEK funded by Östersjöstiftelsen/The Baltic Sea Foundation. Project director Anna-Maria Jönsson, Institutionen för Kultur och Kommunikation, Södertörn högskola. 2010-2014.

Recent publications

Wärnbäck, Antoienette, Linda Soneryd & Tuija Hilding-Rydevik (2013) "Shared practice and converging views in nuclear waste management: Long-term relations between implementer and regulator in Sweden", Environment & Planning A, 45(9): 2212 – 2226

Casula Vifell, Å. & Soneryd, L. (2010) "Organizing matters: how 'the social dimension' gets lost in sustainability projects" Sustainable development, 20:18-27

Soneryd, L. & Uggla, Y. (2011) (O)Möjliga livsstilar. Samhällsvetenskapliga perspektiv på individualiserat miljöansvar, Studentlitteratur

Lidskog, R., Uggla, Y. & Soneryd, L. (2011) "Making Transboundary Risk Governable: Reducing Complexity, Constructing Spatial Identity, and Ascribing Capabilities", Ambio 40(2): 111-120

Elam, M., Soneryd, L. & Sundqvist, G. (2010) "Demonstrating Nuclear Fuel Safety - Validating New Build: The Enduring Template of Swedish Nuclear Waste Management" Journal of Integrative Environmental Sciences, 7, 3: 197-210

Sundström, G., Soneryd, L. & Furusten, S. (eds) (2010) Organizing Democracy. The Construction of Agency in Practice, Edward Elgar Publishing

Lidskog, R., Soneryd, L. & Uggla, Y. (2009) Transboundary Risk Governance, Earthscan

Linda Soneryd

Assoc. professor

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