|Tid: Onsdag 1997-03-12, 13:15-15:00
Plats: MIT-huset, MC 413
Gunilla Bradley, (Institutionen för teleinformatik, KTH, Stockholm), nyutnämnd professor i informatik vid Mitthögskolan/Umeå universitet:
Min forskning inom området Människan i Informationssamhället
Gunilla Bradley, (Institutionen för teleinformatik, KTH, Stockholm), nyutnämnd professor i informatik vid Mitthögskolan/Umeå universitet: Min forskning inom området Människan i Informationssamhället
Gunilla Bradley, nyutnämnd professor i Informatik vid Mitthögskolan/Umeå Universitet, berättar om sin pågående forskning inom området "Människan i Informationssamhället" (alternativt "Människa, Samhälle, IT"). Det gäller framför allt:
- Tvärvetenskapligt tema i nätverksform med inriktningen "Interaktiva Kreativa Miljöer" och det ingående projektet "Net Working" (KFB)
- "Towards a Global Learning Space" - forskningsplanering inom IT-pedagogik i seminarieform." (Wallenbergstiftelsen)
- "Societal and Psychosocial Challenges and IT - comparisons between a rural community and a suburbarn commmunity" (HSFR)
Gunilla Bradley (GB). Guest Professor, Technology and Social Change, at the Department of Teleinformatics, Royal Institute of Technology. GB got her PhD from the Department of Education, University of Gothenburg in 1972. She has specialized in organizational behavior and computerization. During 14 years (1973-1987) she was associate professor at the Department of Sociology at Stockholm university. Here she initiated and led the interdisciplinary research program on computerization and changes in working life. In 1983 GB received competency as full professor in Technology and Social Change, Linköping University. During two years (1987 and 1991) GB was a visiting researcher at Stanford University.
GB has authored 10 books in Swedish and a considerable amount of articles in Swedish and international scientific journals. One of her books is broadly used internationally, "Computers and the Psychosocial Work Environment" (Taylor & Francis, 1989). GB has been a member of the board of The Swedish Institute for Work Life Research. She is also a professional psychologist, elected to the National Committee of Psychology in Sweden and has been a member of that committee. In 1989 she got the award, the "Golden Leaf", for important contributions within research on psychosocial work environment. She has in 1993 reported both in Swedish and internationally from her project on knowledge based systems and their organizational and psychosocial impact. During 1992-94 GB was working as general chair for ODAM IV, the international conference on Organizational Design and Management - subtitled Development, Introduction and Use of New Technology -Challenges for Human Organization and Human Resource Development in a Changing World (Bradley & Hendrick, 1994). She is now involved in extensive research planning, focusing information technology and changes in the life environment - our professional roles as well as our roles as citizens.