The University of Göteborg (UGOT) is represented by the Department of Sociology and Work Science in Modern2020 A research group at the department, based in Science and Technology Studies (STS), has a long-standing interest in stakeholder engagement in risk issues and risk governance more generally. The academic focus is about improving the understanding on how and when publics and other stakeholders can and should have a say on decisions concerning science and technology, and the impacts of such possible influence. The group has carried out detailed empirical research in the environmental field, such as climate change, air pollution, urban transportation and nuclear waste on international, national and local levels.