Search for dissertations about: "academia"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 245 swedish dissertations containing the word academia.

  1. 1. Creating value from science : Interaction between academia, business and healthcare in the Uppsala PET Centre case

    Author : Anna Launberg; Enrico Baraldi; Linda Wedlin; Frans Prenkert; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; interaction; commercialisation; science; science use; value; academia; business; healthcare; Företagsekonomi; Business Studies;

    Abstract : Recent decades have seen greater focus, both national and global, on universities’ role in boosting economic growth. Besides teaching and conducting research, universities are urged to contribute directly to the economy by commercialising research findings and interacting with industry. READ MORE

  2. 2. Regression Testing Challenges and Solutions : An Industry-Academia Perspective

    Author : Nasir Mehmood Minhas; Jürgen Professor; Kai Professor; Tanja E.J. Vos; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []

    Abstract : Background: Software quality assurance (QA) is an essential activity in the software development lifecycle. Among the different QA activities, regression testing is a challenging task for large-scale software development. READ MORE

  3. 3. Mapping Gender in Academic Workplaces : Ways of reproducing gender inequality within the discourse of equality

    Author : Paula Mählck; Nora Räthzel; Olle Persson; Lis Höjgaard; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Gender studies; gender; equality; inequality; academia; career; socio-bibliometric mapping; meritocracy; discourse; Genusforskning; Gender studies; Genus; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Sweden is often described as one of the best countries in the world for women to live in. Despite this and despite a number of equal opportunity interventions within the area of higher education from the mid 1990s and on, Sweden follows the international pattern of the "leaking pipeline" when it comes to gender distribution in academia. READ MORE

  4. 4. Learning in Collaboration : Academics’ experiences in collaborative partnerships

    Author : Jan Karlsson; Elsie Anderberg; Shirley Booth; Per Odenrick; Pedagogik; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; multidisciplinary; SMARTA; krAft; Sweden; NIWL; holistic learning of scholarship; scholarship; interactive research; service; collaboration; Learning; SMEs; academia; Education; Pedagogik; SMARTA;

    Abstract : There is an ongoing debate both in the United States and Europe about the need to develop a broader view of scholarship and the different activities connected with it, including “service to the community”. In Sweden, service takes the form of practice-oriented engagement and collaboration with the surrounding community, as stipulated by Swedish law regulating universities’ activities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Understanding management accounting when "institutions matter" : a multimethod approach

    Author : Malin Härström; Jonas Gerdin; Hans Englund; Kirsi-Mari Kallio; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Management accounting; institutional theory; performance measurement; academia; situations; perceived control exposure; multimethod approach;

    Abstract : This thesis departs from a need to map extant research on management accounting (MA) drawing on institutional theorizing, due to unnecessary confusion and unclarity within. Four ‘areas of confusion’ are reviewed, i.e. MA as a concept, modelling of workings of and reasons for agency, MA’s role in social accounts and sources of (i. READ MORE