Search for dissertations about: "Högskolan I Borås"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 195 swedish dissertations containing the words Högskolan I Borås.

  1. 1. Sustainable Competence Development of Librarians in Pakistan

    Author : Syed Rahmat Ullah Shah; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; sustainable competence development; motivated learning; socio-cultural learning; Library and Information Science; Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates proactive learning and competence development among academic librarians in Pakistan. The concept of motivation comes out of McClelland’s need theory, while the idea of competence development in this thesis emerges from the continuous contact of a person with the professional learning environment. READ MORE

  2. 2. Academic librarianship in flux : The dynamics of negotiating professional jurisdiction

    Author : Pieta Eklund; Elena Maceviciute; Nasrine Olson; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; academic librarianship; librarians; profession; occupation jurisdiction; Abbott; negotiations; Universitetsbibliotekarier; bibliotekarier; professioner; yrke; jurisdiktioner; Abbott; förhandlingar; Library and Information Science; Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study aims to better understand the dynamics of negotiating professional jurisdiction within research from the perspective of academic librarians who develop library services for researchers. This qualitative case study consists of 24 semi-structured interviews, 32 recorded non-participant observations, and seven official university library documents collected at one Swedish university library with three division libraries during 2016. READ MORE

  3. 3. Novel application of membrane bioreactors in lignocellulosic ethanol production : simultaneous saccharification, filtration and fermentation (SSFF)

    Author : Mofoluwake M. Ishola; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Biofuel; Ethanol; Membrane bioreactors; High solids loading; Lignocellulose; Nigeria; Pretreatment; SSFF; Saccharomyces cerevisiae; Resource Recovery; Resursåtervinning; Resource Recovery;

    Abstract : Biofuels production and utilisation can reduce the emission of greenhouse gases, dependence on fossil fuels and also improve energy security. Ethanol is the most important biofuel in the transportation sector; however, its production from lignocelluloses faces some challenges. READ MORE

  4. 4. Effect of fruit flavors on anaerobic digestion : inhibitions and solutions

    Author : Rachma Wikandari; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Fruit wastes; Fruit flavors; Anaerobic digestion; Biogas; Leaching pretreatment; Membrane bioreactors; Resource Recovery; Resursåtervinning; Resource Recovery; Resursåtervinning; Resource Recovery;

    Abstract : Fruits are among the most important commodities in global trading due to its fundamental nutritional values. In 2012, the fruits supply was 115 kg/person/year, however, only 50 % of the fruits reached their consumers and the rest ended up as waste during the long fruit supply chain. READ MORE

  5. 5. Superabsorbent Polymers from the Cell Wall of Zygomycetes Fungi

    Author : Akram Zamani; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; chitosan; cell wall; chitin; polyphosphates; dilute sulfuric acid; zygomycetes fungi;

    Abstract : The present thesis presents new renewable, antimicrobial and biodegradable superabsorbent polymers (SAPs), produced from the cell wall of zygomycetes fungi. The cell wall was characterized and chitosan, being one of the most important ingredients, was extracted, purified, and converted to SAP for use in disposable personal care products designed for absorption of different body fluids. READ MORE