Essays about: "science communication"

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  1. 1. Framing the vote for Brexit - The Leave campaign and the EU-referendum

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Emmy Lundblad; [2017]
    Keywords : Brexit; Framing; EU-referendum; UK; Euroscepticism; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : On the 23rd of June the British electorate chose to vote in favour of leaving the EU. The fact that one of the prominent states will leave the EU project is in itself controversial. This thesis examines the Leave campaign through a framing analysis. READ MORE

  2. 2. EU-funded Projects and the Management of Knowledge in the Swedish Public Sector - An Exploratory Study

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Katinka Ernstsson; [2016-09-14]
    Keywords : Knowledge Management; European Regional Development Fund; European Union; Public Sector; Gothenburg;

    Abstract : Gothenburg is the municipality in Sweden that spends most money on EU funded projects. Theprojects financed are in line with the Europa 2020 agenda, and are concerned with sustainableurban development. READ MORE

  3. 3. “Do we have to actually understand all this?” Students’ on-line information search and evaluating the sources when working with Controversy Mapping

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Réka Izabella Csonka; [2016-07-05]
    Keywords : controversy mapping; mediated learning; information search; information literacy;

    Abstract : Aim: The purpose of this thesis is to explore upper-secondary students’ information search and their evaluation of on-line sources in a project work on socio-scientific issues when controversy mapping as a new digital method is implemented in the assignment. Accordingly, the focus of this study is on how students manage on-line information search and how they evaluate web-sources by relating these to their learning activities with specific socio-scientific issues. READ MORE

  4. 4. Communication & Implementation for Social Change: Mobilizing knowledge across geographic and academic borders

    University essay from Malmö högskola/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Krystle van Hoof; [2016]
    Keywords : Communication for development and social change; Diffusion of Innovations; Implementation Science; Knowledge Translation; Academic Silos;

    Abstract : In many academic disciplines, there are promising discoveries and valuable information, which have the potential to improve lives but have not been transferred to or taken up in ‘real world’ practice. There are multiple, complex reasons for this divide between theory and practice—sometimes referred to as the ‘know-do’ gap—and there are a number of disciplines and research fields that have grown out of the perceived need to close these gaps. READ MORE

  5. 5. The convergence of societal advancement and the education of future sustainability professionals: a solution-oriented approach to place-based environmental changes - A descriptive case study of the Master's course 'Strategic Environmental Development' of Lund University, Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Lindsey Zemler; [2016]
    Keywords : participatory sustainability research; sustainability research education; key competencies; stakeholder engagement; real-world learning; higher education; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Building sustainable, collaborative solutions to contemporary sustainability challenges requiresa new generation of future professionals or ‘change-agents,’ the engagement of non-academicstakeholders, and academic facilitation. Educational reform is needed in order to enhancestudents’ competencies in becoming effective sustainability professionals. READ MORE