Essays about: "student life"

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  1. 1. The effect of vessel holes on fracture behaviour in the femoral neck of the human femur

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Biomedicinsk teknik

    Author : Sofia Rokkones; Karin Odin; [2020]
    Keywords : image analysis; femur; FE model; biomechanics; CT image; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Hip fractures are widely spread in today's society and affect a person's quality of life. Osteoporosis is a bone disease that results in more fragile bones and an increased risk of bone fractures, including hip fractures. A method proposed for assessing the fracture risk is finite element (FE) models of the femur. READ MORE

  2. 2. Impact Investing in the Residential Real Estate Sector

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Produktionsekonomi

    Author : Gustav Östgren; Hugo Tedroff; [2020]
    Keywords : Impact investing; Sustainable investing; Sustainability; Sustainability accounting; Residential real estate; Real estate management; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The investing industry has historically been built around the sole purpose to bring superior financial returns to investors. Due to the rising concern towards global social and environmental issues, investments promoting sustainable development have grown popular. Centring sustainable investments debate is the strategy impact investing. READ MORE

  3. 3. Nanoscale detection of insulin granule sub-structures using dSTORM imaging

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Atomfysik; Lunds universitet/Fysiska institutionen

    Author : Yu Hong; [2020]
    Keywords : islet β-cells; dSTORM imaging; Alexa Fluor 647; Physics and Astronomy;

    Abstract : Diabetes mellitus is a global disease, mainly caused by insufficient insulin secre- tion from pancreatic islet β-cells. Insulin is stored in the granules of islet β-cells and released in response to extracellular stimuli e.g. glucose. READ MORE

  4. 4. The role of salt inducible kinases in the regulation of the mammalian target of rapamycin pathway in adipocytes

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Examensarbeten i molekylärbiologi

    Author : Sulochana Kotresh Jali; [2020]
    Keywords : Biology and Life Sciences;

    Abstract : Salt inducible kinase 2 (SIK2) is found abundantly in adipose tissue and may have a role in the development of diabetes. SIK2 is downregulated in insulin-resistant and obese individuals, thereby providing a new potential target for therapeutic solutions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Re-thinking green roof design : The prospect of a carbon sink structure investigated through a life cycle cost-benefit analysis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Aziliz Le Rouzo; [2020]
    Keywords : Carbon Footprint; Green Roof Design; Carbon Sink; Cost-Effectiveness; Life cycle Cost-Benefit Analysis; Green Roofs; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Green Roofs (GRs) have been used worldwide as a solution for greening cities, while providing useful services to society such as storm water management, improved air quality, energy savings, and increased biodiversity, to name a few. However, the environmental impact of their structure has been understudied, and more importantly, the carbon cost related to the use of materials that have a high carbon footprint has received little to no attention. READ MORE