Essays about: "Uppsala"

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  1. 1. Gaining international legitimacy by improving women's rights and gender equality - The case of Nicaragua

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Douglas Svedberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Nicaragua; International legitimacy; Women s rights; Gender equality; Autocracy; Political reform;

    Abstract : A reoccurring argument in previous research is that autocracies implement policy changes for women’s rights in order to gain international legitimacy. The idea is that by showing the international community that they are on-board with the global movement to empower women; focus is diverted from their shortcomings in other democratic aspects. READ MORE

  2. 2. Neural networks for imputation of missing genotype data : An alternative to the classical statistical methods in bioinformatics

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för biologisk grundutbildning

    Author : Alfred Andersson; [2020]
    Keywords : genetics; imputation; bioinformatics; neural networks; GWAS;

    Abstract : In this project, two different machine learning models were tested in an attempt at imputing missing genotype data from patients on two different panels. As the integrity of the patients had to be protected, initial training was done on data simulated from the 1000 Genomes Project. READ MORE

  3. 3. The War on Children's Rights : Civilian Support and Rebel Groups' Recruitment and Use of Child Soldiers

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Klara Karlsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Rebel groups; child soldiers; civilian support;

    Abstract : In an attempt to deepen the understanding of rebel groups' recruitment and use of child sodiers, this paper theorizes that a greater dependence on civilian support increases the cost of systematically recruiting and using child soldiers, leading to a decreased likelihood of them engaging in this recruitment pattern. This would be a result of rebel groups receiving resources mainly from a civilian supprt base, and therefore adjusting their conduct in order to obtain the support. READ MORE

  4. 4. Advanced Characterization of Exoplanet Host Stars

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Observationell astrofysik

    Author : Khaled Al Moulla; [2020]
    Keywords : stars: exoplanet hosts - fundamental parameters - spectroscopy: HARPS - SME; stjärnor: exoplanetvärdar - fundamentala parametrar - spektroskopi: HARPS - SME;

    Abstract : The spectroscopic determination of stellar properties is important for subsequent studies of exoplanet atmospheres. In this thesis, HARPS data for 6 exoplanet-hosting, late-type stars is processed to achieve an average signal-to-noise ratio of ~105. READ MORE

  5. 5. Statements for Peace? : How Statements by Leaders Affect Domestic Support for Negotiations

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Marta Lindström; [2020]
    Keywords : conflict; statements; support for negotiations; apologies; humanisation; narratives; survey experiment; United States; Iran;

    Abstract : This study explores the effect of statements by leaders on domestic support for negotiations. It distinguishes between two types of statements: those that humanise the out-group, and those that apologise for past wrongdoings. The theoretical argument is threefold. READ MORE