Search for dissertations about: "Per Knutsson"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words Per Knutsson.

  1. 1. Experimental Adaptive Optics. A test facility for adaptive optics on a small telescope

    Author : Per Knutsson; Astronomi - Genomgår omorganisation; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; imaging through turbulent media; wavefront sensing; active or adaptive optics; aberration compensation; astronomical optics;

    Abstract : This thesis presents the work on the design of, construction of, and finally observations with, an experimental setup comprising a small telescope equipped with adaptive optics. The facility has been assembled at Lund Observatory, where also observations on the sky have been made. READ MORE

  2. 2. Interdisciplinary knowledge integration and the Sustainable Livelihoods Approach. Case studies on rural livelihoods in Kenya and China

    Author : Per Knutsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; sustainable livelihoods approach; rural development; climate change; land use; interdisciplinary; transdisciplinary; China; Kenya;

    Abstract : To understand the complex and multifaceted problems of rural development in Africa and Asia, perspectives that have the capacity to consider, combine and integrate contributions from different disciplines and different stakeholders are needed. Through five papers based on case-studies in rural Kenya and China, this dissertation contributes towards reaching such a perspective. READ MORE

  3. 3. Public Health Programmes, Healthcare and Child Health

    Author : Daniel Knutsson; Per Pettersson-Lidbom; Mårten Palme; Sonia Bhalotra; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Public Health; Mortality; Infant Mortality; Piped Water; Well-visits; Crowding; Delivery Care; Sulfa; Information; Clean Water; Neonatal Mortality; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three self-contained chapters.Modern Medicine, Public Policy and Infant Health: Evidence from a Preventive Health Programme in Sweden. This paper explores a universal preventive health programme targeting infants that coincided in time with the introduction and availability of an early antibiotic, sulfa. READ MORE

  4. 4. People of the Dolmens and Stone Cists : An archaeogenetic Investigation of Megalithic Graves from the Neolithic Period on Gotland

    Author : Magdalena Fraser; Kjel Knutsson; Mattias Jakobsson; Paul Wallin; Anders Götherström; Per Åke Persson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; archaeology; aDNA; ancient genomics; archaeogenetics; mtDNA; osteology; radiocarbon dating; Strontium; Carbon; Nitrogen; TRB; PWC; BAC; CWC; dolmen; stone cist; population demography; diet; mobility; cultural duality; admixture; kinship; Neolithic period; Early Bronze Age; Europe; Baltic Sea area; Scandinavia; Gotland; Molekylär genetik; Molecular Genetics;

    Abstract : The study of ancient genomics of pre-historic human remains has in recent years offered unprecedented knowledge regarding pre-historic migration and population structure on the European continent which has fundamentally altered the current views in the archaeological community. However, the merging of the two fields, archaeology and genetics, is still in its infancy and much work is still needed in order for these fields to integrate. READ MORE

  5. 5. Studies on the complications and prediction of mortality after hip fracture surgery

    Author : Carl Mellner; Sebastian Mukka; Per Morberg; Olof Sköldenberg; Björn Knutsson; Lasse Lapidus; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Hip fracture; femoral neck fracture; treatment; total hip arthroplasty; hemiarthroplasty; internal fixation; outcome; infection; periprosthetic joint infection; mortality;

    Abstract : An elderly patient who sustains a hip fracture has increased morbidity and mortality. Scandinavia presents the highest incidence annually of hip fractures worldwide. Femoral neck fracture (FNF) of the hip accounts for 50% of all hip fractures in geriatric patients. READ MORE