Essays about: "critical studies"

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  1. 1. Improving Short-Range Cloud Forecasts in Harmonie-Arome Through Cloud Initialization Using Mesan Cloud Data

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Luft-, vatten och landskapslära

    Author : Joakim Pyykkö; [2019]
    Keywords : cloud initialization; HARMONIE-AROME; MESAN; satellite product; synoptic weather station;

    Abstract : Previous studies, such as van der Veen (2012) and White et al. (2017), have demonstrated the potential of using measurement-based cloud data to improve Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP) based cloud forecasts. This can be done through cloud initialization; a process of injecting cloud data after the regular data assimilation in an NWP model. READ MORE

  2. 2. Digital wellbeing, according to Google

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Daniel Svensson; [2019]
    Keywords : Digital wellbeing; Google; technology; smartphones; science and technology studies; social shaping; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : In May 2018, Google presented a new initiative called Digital wellbeing at their annual developer conference, Google I/O. Digital wellbeing consists of part a new design philosophy guiding the company’s products, part a set of tools to improve people’s relationship with digital technology. READ MORE

  3. 3. Mitigating Not-Invented-Here & Not-Sold-Here Problems : Leveraging External Ideas through Corporate Innovation Hubs

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle; Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Gabriel Granström; Marie Amann; [2019]
    Keywords : Corporate Innovation Hubs; NIH; NSH; Knowledge Transfer;

    Abstract : Purpose – The purpose of this study is to understand How Corporate Innovation Hubs (CIHs) can Mitigate NIH and NSH Problems in Knowledge Transfer. To fulfill this purpose, the following research questions were derived: RQ1: What are the causes of NIH & NSH problems among actors collaborating through a CIH? RQ2: What are the consequences of NIH & NSH problems among actors collaborating through a CIH? RQ3: What mechanisms can a CIH use to mitigate NIH & NSH problems among collaborating actors? Method – The study is an explorative inductive multiple case-study, investigating five CIHs situated in either Silicon Valley, US or Gothenburg, Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. Diversity is best : A literary analysis of how Mark Haddon’s “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” may promote understanding and awareness towards the social construct of neurodiversity  

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Julia Hollertz; [2019]
    Keywords : Neurodiversity; English Level 6; Fundamental Values; Autism Spectrum Disorder; Neurotypicality; Social Model of Disability; Accurate Representation; Self-determination; Impairments; Disability;

    Abstract : This essay investigates how the first person narrative of Mark Haddon’s neurodiverse protagonist in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time raises awareness for the complexity of neurodiversity in relation to a neurotypical society. This has been done by applying the critical lens of Disability Studies and Disability Studies in Education to explain how disability is a concept of social and cultural construct. READ MORE

  5. 5. “Like in Europe”: Promotional Discourses of the Stipend Reduction and Justification of the Neoliberal Transformations in Ukraine

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender

    Author : Daria Popova; [2019]
    Keywords : Neoliberalism; post-Soviet Ukraine; post-Maidan politics; nationalism; neoliberal state.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This research explores the promotional discourses the neoliberal experts and politicians use to legitimise the stipend shortages to the students, whose interests this policy contradicts. The thesis argues that the proponents of the reform established the dialogue with the opposition in order to avoid the large-scale protests against the policy. READ MORE