Search for dissertations about: "academia"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 262 swedish dissertations containing the word academia.

  1. 1. Telework in academia – Opportunities and challenges for well-being at work

    Author : Linda Widar; Birgitta Wiitavaara; Marina Heiden; Calle Rosengrad; Högskolan i Gävle; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; telework; academia; psychophysiological activity; physical behaviors; stress; well-being; leadership; phenomenography; distansarbete; akademianställda; psykofysiologisk reaktivitet; fysiska beteenden; stress; välbefinnande; ledarskap; fenomenografi;

    Abstract : Background:Telework reshapes the conventional work practice by providing the flexibility to perform work at new places and times. Telework can increase individual autonomy to control and organize work, but can also place higher demands on the ability to separate work-nonwork in time and space, physically and mentally. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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