Essays about: "science communication"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 228 essays containing the words science communication.

  1. 1. No shared vision for the sharing economy? : exploring the transformative potential of the non-profit sharing economy in Southern Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Annabel Schickner; Sanne Raggers; [2017]
    Keywords : sharing economy; collaborative consumption; non-profit sharing; transformative social innovation; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Consumerism contributes to sustainability problems of social fragmentation and environmental degradation. In response to this the sharing economy is a relatively new and rapidly growing phenomenon. READ MORE

  2. 2. Strategic Sea Lines of Communication - China’s South China Sea policy and the Copenhagen School of Security Studies

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Global Studies; Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Fredrik Moberg; [2017]
    Keywords : China; South China Sea; Securitisation; Security; Audience Costs; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The issue of Chinese assertiveness has become a big focus area for International Relations scholars in recent years due to China’s growing global and regional impact in Asia, which is increasingly challenging USA’s hard and soft power in the region. The purpose of this thesis is to nuance the realist interpretation of the Chinese assertiveness in the South China Sea by applying a Copenhagen School theory of Security Studies theoretical framework to uncover underlying motives and incentives for China’s actions. READ MORE

  3. 3. The power of (In)security narratives in populist Social Media: The far-right’s attempt of reclaiming conversation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Global Studies; Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Maximilan Rau; [2017]
    Keywords : Ontological security; Securitization; Nationalism; Identity; Populism; Social media; Facebook; Narrative analysis; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the way how far-right populist movements manifest themselves through social media. It approaches the problem by taking a political psychology perspective of ontological security which informs the behavioural need of an individual and groups to search for stable identity narratives to create a secure feeling of biographical continuity. READ MORE

  4. 4. Comics’ and graphic novels’ effect on the perception of climate change and natural disasters

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Tatyana Sarayeva; [2017]
    Keywords : Comics; comics’ effect; graphic novel; climate change perception; disaster perception; risk awareness; science communication.; Social Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : There is a paucity of research in the field of communicating disasters and climate change through comics and the effect sequential art has on the perception of these two subjects. Increasingly, communication through comics is becoming very trendy, and a few studies demonstrate evidence that comics have effects on the people’s perception of complex matters. READ MORE

  5. 5. Power on the plate : how industry upholds consumption of animal products

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Colin Matthies; [2017]
    Keywords : funding effect; meat; doubt; sustainability science; lobbying; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Background: Current consumption levels of animal products (APs) are unsustainable but measures to reduce their consumption are lacking. Simultaneously, APs are widely perceived as healthy which hinders their substitution with other foods. READ MORE