Projects offered 2019

Save favourite 7 Nov November 2019
Campus Östersund
Mid Sweden University, Campus Östersund

The summer university offers exciting projects in the subjects of : Biology, Environmental Science, Gaming, Visualization, Electronics, Computer Science, Information Systems, Human Centered Design, Economics, Social Science, Media & Journalism/Design.

Due to the nature of the project-based course, we only offer a limited number of places within each project! If you are interested in a project and have a different background than recomended, contact the projectleader in charge!

About the projects

Fine Dust Measurement   with this project, we would like to measure the fine dust concentration in ans around the city of Sundsvall and possible sources of fine dust.

Fight or Flight – Climate Stand or Climate Run! 
Our climate is changing.  How we live and where we live will have to change.  How will we change?
Project ‘Fight or Flight’ explores the issues around how we adapt to change.  We look at our changing weather, its impact on people from flooding and coastal erosion, and how we might cope. Should we fight or flight

Designing sustainble indoor environments      
It is estimated that we spend about 90% of our lifetime indoors in average. However, does our indoor environment sustainable enough? Can we design them better?

This project shows and teaches the fundamental understanding and implementation of a practical robotic system with defining a scientifically sustainability-exploration-task on the investigation of the water quality, water fauna, water temperature, water acidity in the lake of Sidsjön in Sundsvall and collect research data using this robot system.

Forest Game 
The use of natural resources includes taking many different values into account, reflecting the three different aspects of sustainability; economy, environment and social values.

Design for social change
To develop a sustainable approach to design and to explore sustainable ways to communicate and inform about global challenges through design. 

Sustainable Storytelling and Design
To develop a multimedia approach to telling/documenting stories surrounding sustainability. To explore engaging ways to communicate and inform about global challenges through visual/interactive media.


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