Essays about: "studying science"

Showing result 16 - 20 of 219 essays containing the words studying science.

  1. 16. Speaking is Silver, Silence is Gold - A decolonial study examining Swedish exceptionalism and colonialism and the struggle of the Sámi people in Swedish elementary school textbooks from 1930-2013.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Lovisa Warpman; [2022]
    Keywords : Sámi; Sweden; Silence; Exceptionalism; Decolonial theory; Social Sciences; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The narrative regarding Sweden and the self-understanding often excludes its colonial past and instead presents a “moral superpower”, deeply connected to the welfare state. While the nation has described itself as exceptional, the Sámi people have struggled for rights, acknowledgement and visibility over a long period of time. READ MORE

  2. 17. The rising role of pricing algorithms: positive and negative effects in the framework of EU Competition Law

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Rahil Mammadov; [2022]
    Keywords : competition law; EU law; algorithms; pricing algorithms; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Pricing algorithms are gaining a wide application in the market and in this regard are the cause of various challenges in terms of competition law. This work is aimed at studying pricing algorithms, and their positive and negative effects on competition in the market, as well as identifying possible solutions under EU law for current and future challenges with the increasing role of algorithms. READ MORE

  3. 18. Identifying Metrics For Measuring Maintainability Of Models Defined in SystemWeaver

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för data- och informationsteknik

    Author : Abdullah Awad; Sinan Saleh; [2021-03-03]
    Keywords : Computer science; Software engineering; Case study; Models; Maintainability; Patterns; Metrics;

    Abstract : Software maintenance forms a crucial activity of any viable software system. Sometimes it becomes the most expensive and time-consuming phase in the life cycle of the software product. Software maintainability on the other hand, measures how easy it is for a software product to be modified. READ MORE

  4. 19. Citizens resisting Smart Cities’ initiatives : The case of Concepción (Chile) and the R+D PACYT project.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för Urbana Studier (US)

    Author : Natalia Belén Sandoval Quezada; [2021]
    Keywords : Smart cities; urban social conflict; right to the city; flagship projects; corporate storytelling; placebo interventions.;

    Abstract : Parque Científico y Tecnológico (PACYT, Science and Technology Park) is a large-scale R+D project that seems to be framed in a Smart City plan for Concepción, Chile, which the media has presented as “the Chilean Silicon Valley” (Araus, 2015; Tele13, 2019) and promises to bring not only research and development opportunities for the city but also thousands of direct and indirect jobs (Estudio Interdiseño, 2018; la Tercera, 2015) carried out by PACYT Corporation. Nonetheless, voices have raised to question the construction of the 91 hectares initiative, and some of them have even organized in citizen groups targeting the creation of the urban complex, which actively share information contesting the PACYT through social media, and coordinate activities to protest and spread the word. READ MORE

  5. 20. Emotions matter: Raising awareness about the importance of emotions for sustainability students and their well-being

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Lena Stern; [2021]
    Keywords : sustainability students; emotions; sustainability science; emotional resilience; mental health; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Due to the focus of their study program, environmental and sustainability students are vulnerable to experience negative emotional impacts, potentially affecting their mental health. This thesis contributes to increased understanding of emotions and emotional resilience in relation to the climate crisis by examining experienced emotions, studying the power students have over their emotions, and potential supporting measures. READ MORE