Doctoral thesis defence Dan Andersson

On March 22, Dan Andersson defends his thesis “Exploring Perceptions of Route Environments in Relation to Walking.”

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The doctoral thesis

In his doctoral project, Dan Andersson has examined how various environmental variables, such as greenery, noise, and aesthetics, are perceived by those who commute on foot in Greater Stockholm. These experiences have, in turn, been analyzed about whether the walking routes are appraised as hindering or stimulating for walking and unsafe or safe about traffic.

The public defence

The defence will occur on Friday, March 22, at 09:00 a.m. in GIH´s auditorium.

Opponent is Professor Maria Johansson External link, opens in new window., Lunds University.

The principal supervisor is Professor Peter Schantz, The Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences. Co-supervisors are PhD Lina Wahlgren, The Swedish Research Council for Sport Science, and Docent Eva Andersson, The Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences.

The grading committee consists of:

The chairman is Professor Abram Katz, The Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences.

The defence will also be able to be viewed digitally and GIH will return with a link.


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Last modified:23 Jan 2024