Search for dissertations about: "independent study"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2125 swedish dissertations containing the words independent study.

  1. 1. Exploring the diversity and evolution of giant viruses in deep sea sediments using genome-resolved metagenomics

    Author : Disa Bäckström; Thijs J. G. Ettema; Anna J. Szekely; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Metagenomics; binning; viruses; NCLDV; Megavirales; viral evolution.;

    Abstract : Viruses are the most abundant biological entities on this planet, which is impressive considering that they are completely dependent on their hosts for reproduction. Recently the idea of what viruses are has changed dramatically, with the discovery of giant viruses that belong to the Nucleocytoplasmic Large DNA Viruses (NCLDV), such as Mimiviridae, Marseilleviridae, and the proposed families Pandoraviruses, and Pithoviruses. READ MORE

  2. 2. Medical and social conditions in the elderly gender and age differences : the Umeå longitudinal study

    Author : Per Olov Österlind; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Population study; elderly; diseases; social situation; drug consumption; prognostic factors; reference intervals; blood components; electrocardiogram;

    Abstract : In 1981, no representative study of the medical and social conditions among elderly persons in northern Scandinavia was performed. Nor was there such a study in a smaller Swedish town than Gothenburg. This study was initiated to fill that knowledge gap. READ MORE

  3. 3. Quality of Democracy Around the Globe : A Comparative Study

    Author : John Högström; Ingemar Wörlund; Svante Ersson; Joakim Ekman; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; quality of democracy; stable democracies; political institutions; political participation; political competition; political equality; rule of law; demokratikvalitet; stabila demokratier; politiska institutioner; politiskt deltagande; politisk konkurrens; politisk jämlikhet; rättsstatens principer;

    Abstract : This study deals with the quality of democracy, and its purpose is to examine which factors affect the varying levels of the quality of democracy in the stable democracies in the world. The research question posited in the study is: what explains the varying levels of the quality of democracy in the democratic countries in the world, and do political institutions matter? Theoretically, the quality of democracy is distinguished from other similar concepts employed in comparative politics, and what the quality of democracy stands for is clarified. READ MORE

  4. 4. Externalizing and internalizing adjustment problems in teenage girls : a longitudinal study

    Author : Margit Wångby; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Psychology; Psykologi; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The present thesis concerns the development of girls' adjustment problems during the adolescent period and into early adulthood. Its main focus is on a) developmental associations between externalizing and internalizing problems; and b) typical patterns of self-perceived adjustment problems in adolescence and their associations with adult maladjustment. READ MORE

  5. 5. What Role of God and National Curriculum in School life? : A Comparative Study of Schools with a Muslim Profile in England and Sweden

    Author : Åsa Brattlund; Holger Daun; Geoffrey Walford; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Islamic school; Muslim; Muslim school; Primary school; comparative study; International Education; independent school; school leader; intercultural; confessional school; faith school; religious education; confessional; school head; islamiska skolor; muslim; muslimska skolor; grundskolor; jämförande studie; internationell pedagogik; interkulturell; konfessionella skolor; religiösa skolor; skolledare; International education; Internationell pedagogik; internationell pedagogik; International Education; comparative; islamisk skola; muslimsk skola; grundskola; friskola; fristående skola; konfessionell skola; religiös skola; religionsundervisning; konfessionell; Didactics; didaktik;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to gain a better understanding of principles and ethics that dominate four schools with a Muslim profile, two in Sweden and two in England.The specific objectives of the study are:  to examine educational policies with regard to primary schools with a confessional orientation in Sweden and England; to compare two primary schools with a Muslim profile in Sweden with two such schools in England; and in these four schools to describe and examine the manner in which school heads, teachers and other staff deal with the encounters between the values found in the national curriculum of Sweden and England respectively and the principles and ethics embodied in their private philosophy of life; to describe and examine the views of school heads, teachers and other staff on school leadership and any educational, ideological or personal role model they emulate; to describe and examine the expectations and views of parents with regard to the school with a Muslim profile; and describe the views of the pupils regarding their schools and the norms and values in school and; finally, to examine the attitudes of some local authority politicians in Sweden to MP schools. READ MORE