Essays about: "Lo"

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  1. 1. Defining Nature: Who’s Talking? The concept of nature in legal cases with Rights of Nature in Ecuador : a frame/framing analysis of interpretations of nature, underlying factors and recommended actions

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Laura Elisabeth Wolf; [2019]
    Keywords : rights of nature; Ecuador; framing; frames; nature; Ecuadorian constitutional court; defining nature; social constructivism;

    Abstract : Since 2008, the Ecuadorian constitution grants intrinsic rights to nature. However, scholars highlight the stark contrast between the intended philosophy of rights of nature (RoN) and its implementation. The concept of “nature” in the constitution is left relatively undefined, hence open for interpretation of any actor in court. READ MORE

  2. 2. Energy-water nexus in Mexico: A network-based approach of polycentric governance.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Ricardo Gómez Zamudio; [2019]
    Keywords : Energy-water nexus; polycentric governance; social network analyis; sustainability science; Mexico; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : By 2050, sixty percent of human population worldwide is going to live in cities. This will increase natural resource consumption to provide products and services in cities. Additionally, current policy making is done through a silo thinking mindset where unintended consequences can undermine natural resources availability. READ MORE

  3. 3. A User Centred Approach To Sustainable Development : How UX as means to develop a tool to reduce everyday stress and promote a sustainable lifestyle.

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för tillämpad fysik och elektronik

    Author : Fanny Gylling; [2019]
    Keywords : user experience; UX; Sustainable development;

    Abstract : How can user experience as means support people in their struggle to keep up with their stressful life. This thesis cover how user experience can be used as method to develop a application that in short term reduce everyday stress, and in long term support a sustainable development. READ MORE

  4. 4. Maximum Predictability Portfolio Optimization

    University essay from KTH/Matematik (Avd.)

    Author : Nazim Huseynov; [2019]
    Keywords : Portfolio optimization; linear programming; multi-factor model; Portföljoptimering; linjär optimering; multifaktormodell;

    Abstract : Harry Markowitz work in the 50’s spring-boarded modernportfolio theory. It gives investors quantitative tools to compose and assessasset portfolios in a systematic fashion. The main idea of the Mean-Varianceframework is that composing an optimal portfolio is equivalent to solving aquadratic optimization problem. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring Needs and Designing an Interactive Service to Empower Home Dialysis Patients in their Everyday Life

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ergonomi och aerosolteknologi

    Author : Ebba Ahlberg; Paula Carlsson; [2019]
    Keywords : dialysis; empowerment; interaction design; user experience; thematic analysis; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The average life expectancy for people around the world is higher than ever before. Older people are at higher risk of suffering from chronic diseases, including chronic kidney disease. Patients with dysfunctional kidneys need dialysis. The main function of the kidneys is to clean the blood from waste products and excess water. READ MORE