Search for dissertations about: "Annika E. Nilsson"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words Annika E. Nilsson.

  1. 1. A Changing Arctic Climate Science and Policy in the Arctic Climate Impact Assessment

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Annika E. Nilsson; Björn-Ola Linnér; Sofie Storbjörk; Oran R. Young; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Arctic; climate; framing; knowledge production; regime; institution; actor network; co-production; indigenous knowledge; Arktis; klimat; kunskapsproduktion; regim; institution; aktörsnätverk; traditionell kunskap; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : Climate change has often been framed as a global issue but slow progress in the global climate negotiations and an increasing need to plan for local adaptation have made it increasingly salient to also discuss the potential of other arenas for climate policy and knowledge production. This dissertation analyzes the interplay between science and policy at the international regional level based on a study of an assessment of the impacts of climate change in the Arctic. READ MORE

  2. 2. Bacterial adaption to novel selection pressures

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Microbiology and Tumor Biology Center (MTC)

    Author : Annika Nilsson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Evolution; bacterial adaptation; mutation rate; population size; mutation accumulation; fitness; antibiotic resistance; compensation; genetic drift; genome reduction;

    Abstract : The rates and trajectories of bacterial evolution are determined both by microbial factors and environmental parameters. In this thesis 1 have investigated how bacterial mutation rates and selection pressure affect the rate and extent of adaptation to novel environments. READ MORE

  3. 3. Effects of family configuration on cognitive functions and health across the adult life span

    University dissertation from Umeå : Samhällsvetenskaplig fakultet

    Author : Sara Holmgren; Bo Molander; Lars-Göran Nilsson; Annika Melinder; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sibship size; birth order; intelligence; executive functioning; episodic memory; health; diseases; adulthood; old; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi;

    Abstract : This thesis examines whether childhood family configuration influences performance on cognitive functions and health in adulthood and old age. All studies examined participants in the Betula Prospective Cohort Study aged 35 to 85 years (Nilsson et al., 1997). READ MORE