Essays about: "behaviour"

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  1. 1. Differences in velocity between the sexes and stages of courtship in a dance fly

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för biologi och miljövetenskap

    Author : Filip Myllyaho; [2022-02-17]
    Keywords : Dansfluga; Hilara maura; höghastighetskamera; partner-val; Dance fly; Hilara maura; high-speed camera; mate choice;

    Abstract : Dance flies (Diptera: Empididae: Empidinae) are famous for their elaborate mating behaviour, which can be broken down to three distinct stages in adults: hunting, swarming, and mating. In many species, males hunt for prey that they present as nuptial gifts to recipient females in swarms, after which the pair will copulate in the air or after landing on nearby vegetation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Investigating the relationship between economic preferences and attitudes towards vaccination against COVID-19.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Rasmus Eriksson; [2022-02-14]
    Keywords : COVID-19; attitudes towards vaccination; vaccination willingness; economic preferences; risk preferences; risk aversion; ambiguity preferences; ambiguity aversion; other regarding preferences; altruism; freeriding; conditional cooperation;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between economic preferences and attitudes towards vaccination against COVID-19. These relationships are important to explore in order to design correct and effective vaccination policies that can increase vaccination willingness and decrease vaccination hesitancy. READ MORE

  3. 3. 1:0 for the environment: Engaging football fans on tackling climate change

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Jennifer Amann; [2022-01-18]
    Keywords : mobilising climate action; collective action; public participation; social transformation; pro-environmental behaviour change; football fandom; non-league football; community;

    Abstract : In general, the existence of anthropogenic climate change and the need for deeper societal transformations are widely accepted. Less agreement exists on how to best motivate the public to act in a way that allows for these transformations to happen. Currently, research stresses the potential of existing communities. READ MORE

  4. 4. Understanding views on sufficient clothing consumption: Using Q methodology

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Katla Eiríksdóttir; [2022]
    Keywords : Sufficiency; consumer perceptions; clothing consumption; social practice theory; Q methodology; Social Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Overconsumption of clothes is a global environmental and social problem, where 80 billion new clothing is produced each year. Efficiency measures have focused on improving resource efficiency on the production side and improving clothing care on the consumer side. However, literature shows that these measures are not enough. READ MORE

  5. 5. Experimental and computational analysis of the thermal degradation and the loss of strength of engineered wood-based panels

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik

    Author : Wickramasooriyage Devmini Kularatne; [2022]
    Keywords : Oriented strand board; thermal decomposition; mechanical degradation; heat transfer modelling; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The current trends in the construction industry push toward materials that are more sustainable and environmentally friendlier than more traditional building materials such as concrete and steel. Timber and timber composites are one of the most popular materials on this list, due to both their mechanical strength and pleasant aesthetics. READ MORE