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  1. The increased pressure on cities has led to a stronger need to build sustainable cities that can last. Planning sustainable cities of the future, educated by the lessons of the past and anticipating the challe...

    Authors: Simon Elias Bibri

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2021 9:13

    Content type: Research Article

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  2. Extreme solar storms, high-altitude electromagnetic pulses, and coordinated cyber attacks could disrupt regional/global electricity. Since electricity basically drives industry, industrial civilization could c...

    Authors: David Denkenberger, Anders Sandberg, Ross John Tieman and Joshua M. Pearce

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2021 9:11

    Content type: Research Article

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  3. Technology innovation is inherently uncertain. The risk–benefit divide for such innovation is a classical debate within scholarly literature and is often framed on a monetary scale where innovation approval is...

    Authors: Jeffrey M. Keisler, Benjamin D. Trump, Emily Wells and Igor Linkov

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2021 9:10

    Content type: Commentary and Discussion

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  4. The article examines the increasingly important role played by technology in the domain of public security in Germany, illustrating its effects on social life. In order to illuminate developments that govern t...

    Authors: Lars Gerhold and Edda Brandes

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2021 9:7

    Content type: Research Article

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  5. The article introduces and exemplifies the approach of evidence-based narratives (EBN). The methodology is a product of co-design between policy-making and science, generating robust intelligence for evidence-...

    Authors: Philipp Schepelmann, Susanne Fischer, Martin Drews, Ton Bastein, Jürgen Kropp, Linda Krummenauer and Karoline Augenstein

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2021 9:6

    Content type: Research Article

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  6. Engaging non-experts in matters of science and technology has been increasingly stressed in both rhetoric and action during the past decades. Under the call for moving participation upstream, agenda setting pr...

    Authors: Niklas Gudowsky, Ulrike Bechtold, Walter Peissl and Mahshid Sotoudeh

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2021 9:5

    Content type: Research Article

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  7. To support schools, improve learning outcomes, create innovative learning opportunities, and reduce social disadvantage, many countries have introduced policies to mandate or incentivize educational networks i...

    Authors: Anika Duveneck, Julius Grund, Gerhard de Haan and Kathrin Wahler

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2021 9:4

    Content type: Research Article

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  8. The urgency of current social challenges is driving new approaches to framing and funding research, development, and innovation. The “mission-oriented” approach framing the EU’s New Horizons funding program is...

    Authors: Aaron B. Rosa, Simone Kimpeler, Elna Schirrmeister and Philine Warnke

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2021 9:2

    Content type: Research Article

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  9. Regional foresight is one of the regional planning approaches that increase the ability to deal with uncertainty and changes. This study aims to provide an overview of regional foresight studies and domain map...

    Authors: Hamed Amini, Mohammad Saeed Jabalameli and Mohammad Hosein Ramesht

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2021 9:1

    Content type: Research Article

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  10. The nature of the relationship between the European Union (EU) and Africa is in permanent evolution. Historically, the EU mostly dominated the relationship while Africa developed adaptive/reactive strategies. ...

    Authors: Robin Bourgeois, Frank Mattheis and John Kotsopoulos

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2020 8:9

    Content type: Research Article

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  11. The circular economy can be defined as an economic system of exchange and production intended to increase the efficiency of the use of resources at all stages of products’ life cycle (including goods and servi...

    Authors: Michel Héry and Marc Malenfer

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2020 8:8

    Content type: Research Article

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  12. Since the Green Revolution, worldwide agriculture has been characterized by a typical top–down approach. The degree of autonomy, creativity, and responsibility of farmers has been limited by the continuous ext...

    Authors: Elena Pagliarino, Francesca Orlando, Valentina Vaglia, Secondo Rolfo and Stefano Bocchi

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2020 8:7

    Content type: Research Article

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  13. This paper presents a case study of a participatory agenda setting process in rural areas, with the aim of establishing at which points participation was achieved and via which channels and processes the resul...

    Authors: Fabian Schroth, Hannah Glatte, Simone Kaiser and Marie Heidingsfelder

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2020 8:6

    Content type: Research Article

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  14. This empirical paper presents a case of a participatory agenda-setting exercise for green care services in Hungary. Science Cafés were utilised as a participatory agenda-setting tool within the framework of th...

    Authors: Bálint Balázs, Janka Horváth and György Pataki

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2020 8:5

    Content type: Research Article

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  15. Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are generally recognized as important actors in societies, fulfilling diverse sets of roles. Given the nature of their work and the complexity of the fast-changing context...

    Authors: Eva Šerá Komlossyová, Martin Schlossarek, Lucie Macková and Nikola Medová

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2020 8:4

    Content type: Research Article

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  16. The participation of practitioners in transdisciplinary sustainability research has been heralded as a promising tool for producing ‘robust’ knowledge and engendering societal transformations. Although transdi...

    Authors: Livia Fritz and Claudia R. Binder

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2020 8:3

    Content type: Research Article

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  17. Co-creation principles have become prominent in the scientific disciplines that aim to respond to global sustainability challenges especially in the global south. This paper analyses a co-creation pilot of glo...

    Authors: Kaisa Matschoss, Maria Pietilä, Mikko Rask and Tanja Suni

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2020 8:2

    Content type: Research Article

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  18. The current European context is characterised by the emergence of socio-political tensions that threaten to derail the cohesion objectives traditionally promoted by the authorities of the European Union. With ...

    Authors: Esther Cores-Bilbao, María del Carmen Méndez-García and M. Carmen Fonseca-Mora

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2020 8:1

    Content type: Research Article

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  19. It seems that the least accurate (population) forecasts are those published in the period of great historical turning points both economic and political. Several studies analysed the forecasts’ accuracy in Wes...

    Authors: Branislav Bleha

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2019 7:6

    Content type: Research Article

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  20. To address future challenges of planetary decision-making on key ecological and social issues in an increasingly nationalistic world, we propose a new global governance model of technocratic ascendancy that ca...

    Authors: Alice Ba, Kara Ellerby, Daniel Green, Daniel Kinderman, Stuart Kauffman, Matthew Weinert and Saleem H. Ali

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2019 7:3

    Content type: Commentary and Discussion

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  21. Vehicles are increasingly equipped with sensors that measure the state of the vehicle and surrounding road users. Although most of these sensor data currently remain local to the vehicle, the data could be sha...

    Authors: J. C. F. de Winter, D. Dodou, R. Happee and Y. B. Eisma

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2019 7:2

    Content type: Research Article

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  22. Software is the key enabling technology (KET) as digitalization is cross-cutting future energy systems spanning the production sites, distribution networks, and consumers particularly in electricity smart grid...

    Authors: Petri Kettunen and Niko Mäkitalo

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2019 7:1

    Content type: Research Article

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  23. The transport sector produces 23% of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions globally. While the mitigation of climate change requires GHG emissions to be drastically reduced, the emissions from the transport sector ar...

    Authors: Heikki Liimatainen, Markus Pöllänen and Riku Viri

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:22

    Content type: Research Article

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  24. This paper centralises the question of what academics in higher education settings need to know about other fields to stimulate cross-disciplinary collaborative work. The concept of ‘knowledge’, while recognis...

    Authors: Nicky Priaulx and Martin Weinel

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:21

    Content type: Research article

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  25. No contemporary major city is sustainable, with current population and levels of consumption, beyond the fossil fuels which have facilitated what has appropriately been called “high-energy modernity.” At prese...

    Authors: Graeme Lang

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:19

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Based on previous studies on corporate foresight, companies and organizations still suffer from the lack of a framework to encounter future economic conditions as well as assuring all relevant external changes...

    Authors: Sohail Dadkhah, Rohullah Bayat, Safar Fazli, Einallah Keshavarz Tork and Aboalghasem Ebrahimi

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:18

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Films can be seen as cultural projections of technoscientific futures. The ways that technoscience is represented in films may shape the way we perceive future innovations and the social implications of such d...

    Authors: Regula Valérie Burri

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:17

    Content type: Research article

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  28. If futures studies aims to become someday an autonomous field of research and application, it must prove that it contributes knowledge, methods, and viewpoints different from those distinctive of other already...

    Authors: Roberto Poli

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:15

    Content type: Research article

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  29. In this contribution, we investigate how results produced in a large-scale participatory agenda setting process differ from results of expert-based foresight studies with a similar aim of informing EU research...

    Authors: Aaron Rosa, Niklas Gudowsky and Philine Warnke

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:14

    Content type: Original Article

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  30. Backcasting as a scholarly and planning approach is increasingly used in futures studies in fields related to urban sustainability as an alternative to traditional planning approaches and a formal element of f...

    Authors: Simon Elias Bibri

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:13

    Content type: Original Article

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  31. The question whether foresight processes are scientific procedures at all is still under lively discussion. In this article, we shall try to give an answer by creating a generic model of such processes and com...

    Authors: Michael Lauster and Stephanie Hansen-Casteel

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:11

    Content type: Original Article

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  32. The relationship between media and politics in Iran is significantly complicated and multidimensional. Although the so-called independent press and news media are being published in a regular basis, the entire...

    Authors: Sara Talebian and Hamed Talebian

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:8

    Content type: Original Article

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  33. Water utilities are facing the challenging problem of planning rehabilitation and renewal of their urban water systems for an uncertain future, which will be affected by climate change, demographic changes and...

    Authors: Stian Bruaset and Sveinung Sægrov

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:7

    Content type: Research Article

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  34. In the present work, a set of future studies were implemented in order to answer the following question: What will the future scenarios be within the next 5 years regarding new technologies in the public educa...

    Authors: Matías Mateu, Cristóbal Cobo and John Moravec

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:6

    Content type: Research article

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  35. The current business environments are increasingly dominated by the networked and systemic conceptualisation of value creation. However, surprisingly, little is known about the explicit and symbolic (inter)rel...

    Authors: Sanna Ketonen-Oksi

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:5

    Content type: Research article

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  36. The National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP) has conducted foresight activities for decades. In recent years, the speed of social change has increased and the complexity in politics and eco...

    Authors: Miki Kuribayashi, Kazuhiro Hayashi and Shinichi Akaike

    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:4

    Content type: Original Article

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