Xiumin Yan's scientific contributions

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As a new sustainable alternative to linear economics, the circular economy (CE) is bound to be accompanied by the requirements of the existing production model, science and technology, as well as the public perception of CE. To expose the potential impact of higher education on CE transition, this study systematically reviewed the relevant literatu...
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The successful implementation of circular economy (CE) requires the joint participation of the whole society in China. University is one of the main drivers of CE, and its curriculum education activities of CE is an important way to implement CE education, which includes the training activities for professional talents for society and the general e...

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... However, a transition to a circular economy requires a drastic shift from the conventional way products and services are designed, produced, and used, including in the construction sector. Previous studies emphasized the essential role of higher education in this transition (Kirchherr & Piscicelli, 2019) (Qu et al., 2020). Higher education institutions can be strategic agents supporting a CE and have a dual impact of promoting behavioral change at the personal level and implementation in professional practice (Bugallo-Rodríguez & Vega-Marcote, 2020). ...