Prof Frank Geels

Professor of System Innovation

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  1. Published

    System innovation through stepwise reconfiguration: The case of technological transitions in Dutch greenhouse horticulture (1930-1980)

    Berkers, E. & Geels, F. W., Mar 2011, In : Technology Analysis and Strategic Management. 23, 3, p. 227-247 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Evaluating sustainability transitions pathways: bridging analytical approaches to address governance challenges

    Bruno, T., Frans, B., Geels, F., Andries, H., Mcmeekin, A., Bjorn, N. & Detlef, V. V., Nov 2015, In : Global Environmental Change. 35, p. 239-253 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Towards demand-side solutions for mitigating climate change

    Creutzig, F., Roy, J., Lamb, W. F., Azevedo, I. M. L., Bruine De Bruin, W., Dalkmann, H., Edelenbosch, O. Y., Geels, F. W., Grubler, A., Hepburn, C., Hertwich, E. G., Khosla, R., Mattauch, L., Minx, J. C., Ramakrishnan, A., Rao, N. D., Steinberger, J. K., Tavoni, M., Ürge-Vorsatz, D. & Weber, E. U., 2018, In : Nature Climate Change. 8, 4, p. 268-271 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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    System innovation and the transition to sustainability: Theory, Evidence and Policy

    Elzen, B., Geels, F. W. & Green, K., 2004, Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd. 314 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportScholarly edition

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    Normative contestation in transitions 'in the making': Animal welfare concerns and system innovation in pig husbandry

    Elzen, B., Geels, F. W., Leeuwis, C. & Van Mierlo, B., Mar 2011, In : Research Policy. 40, 2, p. 263-275 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    A socio-technical analysis of low-carbon transitions: introducing the multi-level perspective into transport studies

    Geels, F. W., Sep 2012, In : Journal of Transport Geography. 24, p. 471-482 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Local and global dynamics in technological development: A socio-cognitive perspective on knowledge flows and lessons from reinforced concrete

    Geels, F. & Deuten, J. J., May 2006, In : Science and Public Policy. 33, 4, p. 265-275 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    The enactment of socio-technical transition pathways: A reformulated typology and a comparative multi-level analysis of the German and UK low-carbon electricity transitions (1990–2014)

    Geels, F. W., Kern, F., Fuchs, G., Hinderer, N., Kungl, G., Mylan, J., Neukirch, M. & Wassermann, S., 11 Feb 2016, In : Research Policy. 45, 4, p. 896-913 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    The hygienic transition from cesspools to sewer systems (1840-1930): The dynamics of regime transformation

    Geels, F. W., Sep 2006, In : Research Policy. 35, 7, p. 1069-1082 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Typology of sociotechnical transition pathways

    Geels, F. W. & Schot, J., Apr 2007, In : Research Policy. 36, 3, p. 399-417 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Transformations of large technical systems: A multilevel analysis of the Dutch highway system (1950-2000)

    Geels, F. W., Mar 2007, In : Science Technology and Human Values. 32, 2, p. 123-149 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Cultural legitimacy and framing struggles in innovation journeys: A cultural-performative perspective and a case study of Dutch nuclear energy (1945-1986)

    Geels, F. W. & Verhees, B., Jul 2011, In : Technological Forecasting and Social Change. 78, 6, p. 910-930 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    The dynamics of sustainable innovation journeys

    Geels, F. W., Hekkert, M. P. & Jacobsson, S., 2008, In : Technology Analysis and Strategic Management. 20, 5, p. 521-536 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Processes and patterns in transitions and system innovations: Refining the co-evolutionary multi-level perspective

    Geels, F. W., Jul 2005, In : Technological Forecasting and Social Change. 72, 6, p. 681-696 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    The impact of the financial-economic crisis on sustainability transitions: Financial investment, governance and public discourse

    Geels, F. W., Mar 2013, In : Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions. 6, p. 67-95 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Regime Resistance against Low-Carbon Transitions: Introducing Politics and Power into the Multi-Level Perspective

    Geels, F. W., 1 Sep 2014, In : Theory, Culture & Society: explorations in critical social science . 31, 5, p. 21-40 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Foundational ontologies and multi-paradigm analysis, applied to the socio-technical transition from mixed farming to intensive pig husbandry (1930-1980)

    Geels, F. W., Oct 2009, In : Technology Analysis and Strategic Management. 21, 7, p. 805-832 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Socio-cognitive evolution and co-evolution in competing technical trajectories: Biogas development in Denmark (1970-2002)

    Geels, F. W. & Raven, R. P. J. M., Feb 2007, In : International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology. 14, 1, p. 63-77 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Failed technology futures: Pitfalls and lessons from a historical survey

    Geels, F. W. & Smit, W. A., 2000, In : Futures. 32, 9, p. 867-885 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Comment on 'Techno therapy or nurtured niches?' by Hommels et al. [Res. Policy 36 (7) (2007)]

    Geels, F. W. & Schot, J., Sep 2007, In : Research Policy. 36, 7, p. 1100-1101 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    The Dynamics of Sustainable Innovation Journeys

    Geels, F. W., Hekkert, M. & Jacobsson, S., 2011, New York: Routledge.

    Research output: Book/ReportScholarly edition

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    Feelings of discontent and the promise of middle range theory for STS: Examples from technology dynamics

    Geels, F. W., Nov 2007, In : Science Technology and Human Values. 32, 6, p. 627-651 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Dynamics in socio-technical systems: Typology of change processes and contrasting case studies

    Geels, F. W. & Kemp, R., Nov 2007, In : Technology in Society. 29, 4, p. 441-455 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    The dynamics of transitions in socio-technical systems: A multi-level analysis of the transition pathway from horse-drawn carriages to automobiles (1860-1930)

    Geels, F. W., Dec 2005, In : Technology Analysis and Strategic Management. 17, 4, p. 445-476 31 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Automobility in Transition? A Socio-Technical Analysis of Sustainable Transport

    Geels, F. W., Kemp, R., Dudley, G. & G. Lyons, G., 2012, New York: Routledge.

    Research output: Book/ReportScholarly edition

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    Analysing the breakthrough of rock 'n' roll (1930-1970) Multi-regime interaction and reconfiguration in the multi-level perspective

    Geels, F. W., Oct 2007, In : Technological Forecasting and Social Change. 74, 8, p. 1411-1431 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Non-linearity and expectations in niche-development trajectories: Ups and downs in Dutch biogas development (1973-2003)

    Geels, F. & Raven, R., Jul 2006, In : Technology Analysis and Strategic Management. 18, 3-4, p. 375-392 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    The multi-level perspective on sustainability transitions: Responses to seven criticisms

    Geels, F. W., Jun 2011, In : Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions. 1, 1, p. 24-40 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Cultural enthusiasm, resistance and the societal embedding of new technologies: Psychotropic drugs in the 20th century

    Geels, F. W., Pieters, T. & Snelders, S., Mar 2007, In : Technology Analysis and Strategic Management. 19, 2, p. 145-165 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Ontologies, socio-technical transitions (to sustainability), and the multi-level perspective

    Geels, F. W., May 2010, In : Research Policy. 39, 4, p. 495-510 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Technological transitions as evolutionary reconfiguration processes: A multi-level perspective and a case-study

    Geels, F. W., 2002, In : Research Policy. 31, 8-9, p. 1257-1274 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Bridging analytical approaches for low-carbon transitions

    Geels, F., Berkhout, F. & Van Vuuren, D., 9 May 2016, In : Nature Climate Change. 6, 6, p. 576-583 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Die Realisierung soziotechnischer Transitionspfade: Eine reformulierte Typologie und eine vergleichende Mehrebenenanalyse der deutschen und britischen CO2-Reduzierungspolitik im Stromsektor (1990-2014)

    Geels, F., Kern, F., Fuchs, G. & Mylan, J., 2017, Die Energiewende verstehen – orientieren – gestalten: Erkenntnisse aus der Helmholz-Allianz ENERGY-TRANS. Schippl, J., Grunwald, A. & Renn, O. (eds.). Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft mbH und Co. KG, p. 53-112

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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    Sociotechnical transitions for deep decarbonization

    Geels, F., Sovacool, B., Schwanen, T. & Sorrell, S., 22 Sep 2017, In : Science. 357, 6357, p. 1242-1244 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    The socio-technical dynamics of low-carbon transitions

    Geels, F., Sovacool, B., Schwanen, T. & Sorrell, S., 15 Nov 2017, In : Joule. 1, 3, p. 463-479 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Disruption and low-carbon system transformation: Progress and new challenges in socio-technical transitions research and the Multi-Level Perspective

    Geels, F., Mar 2018, In : Energy Research & Social Science. 37, p. 224-231 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Reducing energy demand through low carbon innovation: A sociotechnical transitions perspective and thirteen research debates

    Geels, F., Schwanen, T., Sorrell, S., Jenkins, K. & Sovacool, B., Jun 2018, In : Energy Research & Social Science. 40, p. 23-35 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Low-carbon transition via system reconfiguration? A socio-technical whole system analysis of passenger mobility in Great Britain (1990–2016)

    Geels, F. W., Dec 2018, In : Energy Research & Social Science. 46, p. 86-102 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Socio-technical transitions to sustainability: a review of criticisms and elaborations of the Multi-Level Perspective

    Geels, F. W., 2019, In : Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  50. E-pub ahead of print
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