Essays about: "science communication"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 217 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. 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

  3. 3. Towards a Green Global Golden Age? : ICT enabled cornucopian sustainability and a suggestion for its reform

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Kai Christian Wagner; [2017]
    Keywords : green growth; rebound effect; human development; doughnut economics; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This conceptual thesis analyses Carlota Pérez vision of a ‘Green Global Golden Age’ that is supposed to reconcile the tension between economic growth and sustainability (Pérez, 2016b). Aiming to address the pressing issue of continued unsustainability, Pérez’ proposed solution is based on the assumption that technological innovation in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) can successfully decouple economic growth from unsustainable levels of raw material consumption and environmental pollution. READ MORE

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

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Emmy Lundblad; [2017]
    Keywords : Framing; Brexit; 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

  5. 5. More than just Rodent Control : A Transdisciplinary Study on Library Cats and their Impact on the Library as Third Place

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för ABM

    Author : Silvana Lotz; [2017]
    Keywords : Library cats; Human–Animal relationships; Animals – Therapeutic use; Libraries and society; Children and animals; Katter; Bibliotek och samhälle; Djur – sociala aspekter; Djur och människor; Barn och djur;

    Abstract : Introduction. The traditional purpose of library cats has been to keep rodents away. Today most resident library cats can be found in the United States where they even seem to serve other purposes. The aim of this study is to analyze how library cats affect the library’s role as third place in its local community. READ MORE