Benjamin Weaver

affiliated with the university, Doctoral student

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Business Administration
  • Building Technologies
  • Telecommunications
  • Information Systems
  • Media and Communication Technology
  • Social Sciences Interdisciplinary

Keywords

  • Technology diffusion, security, surveillance studies, disruption, innovation and industrial dynamics, social shaping of technology

Research

As a member of Lusax project, my research activites have focused on the effects of shift from analog technonology to digital and network-enabled platforms within the security industry. My research project is a longitudinal study of the security industry and involves perspectives such as, digitalization, technological disruption, security and surveillance and the social shaping of technology. 

Teaching

I teach various subjects related to strategy, IT and technology, management and oragnization at both the Department of Informatics and the Department of Business Administration. I also supervise and examine student projects and theses, both at the bachelor and master level.

Professional work

In addition to my academic research activities, I have led or participated in several consulting research projects related to both the security industry as well ICT-related projects with clients such as Ericsson and Axis Communications.

Outreach

As part of the Lusax project, I have engaged in numerous outreach activites, e.g. public speaking engagements and press participation related to my research in the security and ICT industries.

Recent research outputs

BENJAMIN WEAVER & Markus Lahtinen 2016 Sep 27 Övervakning och integritet: Teknik, skydd och aktörer i det nya kontrollandskapet. Agrell, W. & Petterson, T. (eds.). Stockholm: Carlsson Bokförlag, p. 142-172 30 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapter

Benjamin Weaver & Markus Lahtinen 2015 Myndigheten för samhällsskydd och beredskap. 14 p. (Övervakning och integritet – en antologi)

Research output: Book/ReportReport

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