Essays about: "dog"

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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. Sample quality effects of laser cutting : An empirical study on the heat affected zone and the surface quality in laser cut samples

    University essay from KTH/Materialvetenskap; KTH/Materialvetenskap

    Author : Emma Bevin; Matilda Björklund; [2020]
    Keywords : Laser cutting; Laser cutting quality; Heat affected zone; Surface quality; Surface angularity; Laserskärning; Laserskärnings-kvalité; Värmepåverkad zon; Ytkvalité; Ytvinkel;

    Abstract : This study has been conducted with the aim to examine the extent of the heat affected zone in order to use laser cutting when making samples for tensile testing. When cutting with a laser the material absorbs heat energy from the laser beams which causes changes in the microstructure. READ MORE

  3. 3. Relation between retinal morphology, visual pathway integrity and plasmatic amyloid beta 42 peptide in old and young beagles

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Emilia Miranda Peluso; [2020]
    Keywords : cognitive dysfunction syndrome; dog; optical coherence tomography; OCT; visual evoked potentials; VEP;

    Abstract : The spontaneously occurring behavioural syndrome referred to as canine cognitive dysfunction (CCD) is considered the canine counterpart of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Changes in the retina such as nerve fibre layer (NFL) and ganglion cell complex (GCC) thinning have been observed in Alzheimer’s patients. READ MORE

  4. 4. Relationship between physical activity, energy intake and body condition in companion dogs

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry

    Author : Camilla Harju; [2020]
    Keywords : dog walking; energy intake; exercise habits; heart rate; overweight dogs;

    Abstract : Obesity is a common nutritional disorder of companion dogs and can cause several health and welfare problems. Many studies focus on the nutritional aspect i.e. the effect of energy intake on overweight in dogs, whereas there are few studies on the physical activity aspect i. READ MORE

  5. 5. Species identification and pathogen detection by FLUIDIGM, a high-throughput PCR technique in ticks collected from northern Sweden

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health

    Author : Phimphanit Choklikitumnuey; [2020]
    Keywords : ticks; tick-borne diseases; fluidigm;

    Abstract : Due to the environmental climate changes, northern Sweden is potentially a geographical area where new tick species could become established and introduce along with them new tick-borne pathogens. High-throughput real-time PCR, FLUIDIGM, was selected to perform the pathogen detection in this study. READ MORE