Birgitta Bergvall-Kareborn

Member of: 
Working Group WG 1 - Digital methods
Short biography: 

Birgitta Bergvall-Kåreborn is Pro-Vice Chancellor and Professor in Information Systems at Luleå University of Technology. She has experience of acting member in a number of boards such as: Blekinge Technical University, Norrbottens Research Council, Centre for Interorganisational Innovation Research, eHealth Innovation Centre, the Centre for Long-term Digital Preservation. Birgitta’s research interests concern design oriented research focused on participatory design in distributed and open environments; human-centric and appreciative methodologies for design and learning; value-based information systems development; the increasing overlap between stakeholder-participation and labour-sourcing, and its consequences for value-creation and value-capture. She has published over 60 articles within these areas and participated in a large number of national and international research projects and has participated in numerous national and international research projects.

Research interests: 

Participatory Design
Living Lab Methodology
User needs
Action-Design Science
Digitalization and Globalization of work

Institution and contacts:
Porsö campus
971 87
birgitta.bergvall-kareborn [at]