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IS-MOBIL-Mobilitetsprogr.f.utl.Ph.D-stu

Population genomics in forest trees based on reduced representation genome sequencing - Ksenya Zakharova - Russia

Previously, genetic characterization and population genetics on forest trees have been based on very few molecular markers, typically isozymes, microsatellites or cytoplasmic markers, gaining a poor coverage of the genome. Recent developments in reduced-r epresentation genome sequencing have brou...

Awarded: NOK 84,000

Project Period: 2013-2013

Location: Akershus

IS-MOBIL-Mobilitetsprogr.f.utl.Ph.D-stu

Regulation of anoxic respiration in endosymbiotic bacteria, implications for N2O emission - Emilio Bueno Romero - Spain

The project draws on complementary skills and knowlege of the two groups; UMB Nitrogen Group (UMBNG) and Maria Delgado Group (MDG). MDG has established in depth knowlege of the genetic makeup of the regulatory network controlling anoxic respiration in B . japonicum, and has constructed several ...

Awarded: NOK 56,000

Project Period: 2013-2013

Location: Akershus

IS-MOBIL-Mobilitetsprogr.f.utl.Ph.D-stu

Landscaping Multilingualism and Superdiversity in Bellville's CBD (Cape Town) - Quentin Emmanuel Williams - South Africa

The following study investigates how multilingual landscapes serves as infrastructures of superdiversity. "Superdiversity" is a concept designed to capture new forms of diversity, or diversity of diversities, in societal dynamics during the last 20 years. It was originally conceived as a way of ...

Awarded: NOK 0.33 mill.

Project Period: 2013-2014

Location: Oslo

IS-MOBIL-Mobilitetsprogr.f.utl.Ph.D-stu

Markers of cancer in sewage for assessing community health - Laura Ferrando - Spain

The evaluation of micropollutants as tracers of the water quality has become a trend topic within the scientific community because it allows obtaining a global view of the contamination levels in the different aquatic ambiences. These environmental marker s permit to establish relations between t...

Awarded: NOK 98,000

Project Period: 2013-2014

Location: Oslo

IS-MOBIL-Mobilitetsprogr.f.utl.Ph.D-stu

How Do Sleep Disorders Affect The Ageing Brain? - Claire Sexton - UK

Our group at the Dept of Psychology, UiO, has a strong interest and track record in the study of neurocognitive changes associated with aging. We are running a large longitudinal study - - Cognition and Plasticity through the Life-Span - including neurops ychological testing and brain MRI. This s...

Awarded: NOK 42,000

Project Period: 2013-2013

Location: Oslo

IS-MOBIL-Mobilitetsprogr.f.utl.Ph.D-stu

Investigation of mechanisms leading to early loosening of knee prostheses - Ines Kutzner - Germany

Knee replacement surgery is a common treatment for degenerative arthritis providing the patient with relief from joint pain and restoring function. More than one million knee replacements are performed each year and due to a continually aging population t his number is predicted to increase drama...

Awarded: NOK 0.13 mill.

Project Period: 2013-2014

Location: Vestland

IS-MOBIL-Mobilitetsprogr.f.utl.Ph.D-stu

Intra-European Union (Im)Mobility of Migrants from Nigeria - Jill Ahrens - UK

The aim of my research is to explore the different motivations and experiences of intra-EU mobility of migrants from Nigeria currently residing in Germany, England and Spain. The data collection, transcription and analysis will already be completed before my arrival in Norway. During the mobilit...

Awarded: NOK 0.17 mill.

Project Period: 2013-2014

Location: Oslo

IS-MOBIL-Mobilitetsprogr.f.utl.Ph.D-stu

Development of a transplantable artificial ovary (TAO) to restore fertility in cancer patients - Julie Vanacker - Belgium

In order to restore endocrine function and fertility in patients suffering from cancer with a high risk of ovarian involvement, my project is to develop a transplantable artificial ovary (TAO). This artificial ovary would contain isolated ovarian follicle s, as they are encapsulated in a basement...

Awarded: NOK 84,000

Project Period: 2013-2014

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

IS-MOBIL-Mobilitetsprogr.f.utl.Ph.D-stu

Behavioural aspects in regulatory framework - cross-cultural perspective on competition law&economics. Mob res: Bartosz Koziej, Poland

The project investigates the theoretical aspects of the design and effective enforcement of competition law in the energy market. Based on the comparison between Polish and Norwegian regulatory framework, the general theory of regulation would be verified using the insights from behavioural econ...

Awarded: NOK 81,000

Project Period: 2013-2013

Location: Vestland

IS-MOBIL-Mobilitetsprogr.f.utl.Ph.D-stu

Antastic Mobile researcher: Alessio Malizia, Spain

ANTASTIC - a bio-inspired approach to social search interactions aims to design, implement and test algorithms for the next Web searching paradigm going significantly beyond the state of the art. Our goal is to make substantial advances in the frontiers o f knowledge by designing algorithms based...

Awarded: NOK 81,000

Project Period: 2013-2013

Location: Vestland

IS-MOBIL-Mobilitetsprogr.f.utl.Ph.D-stu

Albino Jopela: visiting researcher at IAKH Mobile researcher: Albino Jopela:, South Africa

Mr Jopela's research focus is of particular interest to several archaeologists at IAKH. His studies of rock art and issues of conservation and management systems of heritage in southern Africa, particularly in Mozambique and South Africa, intersect with t he academic interest of Scandinavian coll...

Awarded: NOK 91,000

Project Period: 2013-2013

Location: Oslo

IS-MOBIL-Mobilitetsprogr.f.utl.Ph.D-stu

Modified gravity and cosmic magnetic fields in weakly nonlinear structure formation Mobile researcher: Lukas Hollenstein, France

Astronomers observe the presence of magnetic fields in all cosmic structures, and still their origin is poorly understood to date. The only viable mechanism known so far that generates magnetic fields from zero initial conditions relies on weakly nonlinea r evolution of cosmic density fluctuation...

Awarded: NOK 0.13 mill.

Project Period: 2013-2013

Location: Oslo

IS-MOBIL-Mobilitetsprogr.f.utl.Ph.D-stu

Architecture and Environment: A Study in Modern Architectural Theory and History (1945-1975) Mobile researcher: Ondrej Hojda, Czech Republic

The project is set in the field of architectural Theory and History. It is a study in modern Norwegian architecture, focusing on its relationship to landscape, place and natural context. The approach is interdisciplinary, based on Art History, but also st udies in spatial perception and environme...

Awarded: NOK 81,000

Project Period: 2013-2013

Location: Oslo

IS-MOBIL-Mobilitetsprogr.f.utl.Ph.D-stu

Prevalence of clinically troublesome antibiotic resistance traits in severely polluted freshwater channels in Northern China earch

The emergence and spread of antibiotic-resistance is of general concern worldwide. To understand the causal factors driving these processes, we need to identify and quantify antibiotic resistant determinants in natural ecosystems, such systems being both as a source and sink of resistance genes....

Awarded: NOK 67,500

Project Period: 2013-2013

Location: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

IS-MOBIL-Mobilitetsprogr.f.utl.Ph.D-stu

Work Addiction Among Students in Norway and Poland and the Identification of the Socioeconomic Factors Related to Students' Workaholism-

The main objective of the project is to compare the structure of work addiction among students in Norway and Poland and to identify, through the cross-cultural comparisons and within particular culture analysis, the socioeconomic factors related to studen ts' workaholic behaviours. In order to ac...

Awarded: NOK 0.16 mill.

Project Period: 2013-2013

Location: Vestland

IS-MOBIL-Mobilitetsprogr.f.utl.Ph.D-stu

Actors in new business development and innovation Mobile researcher: Antonella La Rocca, Switzerland

The scope of the study is how innovations and new businesses emerge and how new solutions materialize as actors interact when developing new customer-supplier relationships. Research approached new business development and innovation mainly from the persp ective of the entrepreneurial firm, respe...

Awarded: NOK 81,000

Project Period: 2013-2013

Location: Oslo

IS-MOBIL-Mobilitetsprogr.f.utl.Ph.D-stu

Wh-movement within Echo Questions: a comparative analysis of English, Spanish and Russian- Mobile researcher: Ekaterina Chernova, Spain

It is well known that crosslinguisticaly echo questions (EQs) -which are pronounced in immediate response to a surprising or partially heard utterance (U)- present considerable challenges to standard theories of syntax of non-EQs since they appear to coun ter-exemplify general claims about questi...

Awarded: NOK 67,500

Project Period: 2012-2013

Location: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

IS-MOBIL-Mobilitetsprogr.f.utl.Ph.D-stu

Methodology for combining sensory attributes and marketing variables for food product development. Mobile researcher: Daniele Asioli, Italia

Dette prosjektet er basert på en allerede etablert kontakt med Universitetet i Bologna. Foreløpig har dette samarbeidet kun ledet til en felles EU søknad, som er under vurdering. Dette prosjektet har som et viktig mål å fylle den gode kontakten med et kon kret innhold. Temaet som er valgt er av s...

Awarded: NOK 81,000

Project Period: 2012-2013

Location: Akershus

IS-MOBIL-Mobilitetsprogr.f.utl.Ph.D-stu

The study of dielectric properties of a dielectric with large dc conductivity. Mobile researcher: Evgeniy V. Andreev, Russia

The proposed research is aimed at solving the really challenging and appealing problem of the modern. At present the study of dielectric properties of a dielectric with large dc conductivity can be regarded as one of the most intensively developed and sig nificant field of electronics, and electr...

Awarded: NOK 0.16 mill.

Project Period: 2012-2013

Location: Vestland

IS-MOBIL-Mobilitetsprogr.f.utl.Ph.D-stu

Association of Generalized Procrustes Analysis and Preference Mapping for assessing consumer preference Mob researcher: Eric Ferreira, Brazi

Sensory properties of food are assessed through human senses. For this task, trained assessors (panel) are most reliable choice. Usually, consumers are not precise (may be biased) and present high variance on responses. Generalized Procrustes analysis (GP A) is good way of removing bias and getti...

Awarded: NOK 50,500

Project Period: 2012-2013

Location: Akershus

IS-MOBIL-Mobilitetsprogr.f.utl.Ph.D-stu

Monitoring of Marine Pollutants by Automated Remote System (POLAR) Mobile researcher: Marta Pokrzywnicka, Poland

Main goal with the project is to promote the internationalization of Norwegian research by inviting an international younger researcher for a research stay in Norway through the Yggdrasil program. The visiting period is planned to last for 4 months (16 we eks), and the project will include 7 smal...

Awarded: NOK 54,000

Project Period: 2012-2013

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

IS-MOBIL-Mobilitetsprogr.f.utl.Ph.D-stu

Experiences of place and movement among reindeer herders in Norway and Siberia Mobile researcher: Evelyn Landerer, UK

I study the cultural implications of changes in movement in relation to reindeer herding contrasting indigenous reindeer herding people in Norway (Sami) with those (Evenki) in a remote region in Eastern Siberia who primarily walk on foot. I follow the mov ement of both groups of indigenous people...

Awarded: NOK 0.13 mill.

Project Period: 2012-2013

Location: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

IS-MOBIL-Mobilitetsprogr.f.utl.Ph.D-stu

Using environmental proxies from speleothems to investigate the effect of climate change on human behaviour. Mobile researcher: Jane Noah,

SYNOPSIS The core of my research is to investigate if environmental (and climatic) factors played a significant role in influencing aspects of Middle Stone Age life. The intention is to determine how environmental variables could have affected Middle Sto ne Age behaviours associated with subsist...

Awarded: NOK 0.13 mill.

Project Period: 2012-2013

Location: Vestland

IS-MOBIL-Mobilitetsprogr.f.utl.Ph.D-stu

Analysing DNA damage and repair in human population groups- Mobile researcher: Olena Bilyk, Ukraine

Molecular epidemiology is a discipline in which the methods of molecular biology are applied to human populations. We have developed a battery of methods for measuring diverse kinds of DNA damage, and capacities for DNA repair, in human lymphocytes. These biomarkers allow us to investigate the i...

Awarded: NOK 0.11 mill.

Project Period: 2012-2013

Location: Oslo

IS-MOBIL-Mobilitetsprogr.f.utl.Ph.D-stu

Economic reconstruction after World War II. A Comparative Approach Mobile researcher: Artur-Lorand Lakatos, Romania

During my stay in Trondheim, I will be in regular interaction with my host researcher, Pål Thonstad Sandvik, and the other specialists of the University of Science and Technology. I want to involve in research projects having as subjects the Organisation Todt, German War Economy 1939-1945 and S...

Awarded: NOK 67,500

Project Period: 2012-2013

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

IS-MOBIL-Mobilitetsprogr.f.utl.Ph.D-stu

Mechanisms underlying the modulation of electrical coupling in retinal neurons - implications for visual adaptation-Mob Sabrina Asteriti, it

Our laboratory has studied in detail the functional aspects of electrical coupling between AII amacrine cells in the inner retina of rat, and we are one of the few laboratories in the world to routinely use the challenging technique of simultaneous dual p atch-clamp recording. We recently observe...

Awarded: NOK 81,000

Project Period: 2012-2013

Location: Vestland

IS-MOBIL-Mobilitetsprogr.f.utl.Ph.D-stu

Combined effect of anti-miRNAs delivered by nanoparticles and ionizing radiation on cancer cells- Mobile researcher: Manuela Frasco, Portuga

The project aims at studying the combined effect of anti-miRNAs delivered by nanoparticles and ionizing radiation on cancer cells. Polymeric nanoparticles will be synthesized and loaded with an antisense oligonucleotide that will act as an inhibitor of an overexpressed miRNA involved in tumorige...

Awarded: NOK 81,000

Project Period: 2012-2013

Location: Oslo

IS-MOBIL-Mobilitetsprogr.f.utl.Ph.D-stu

Nanoparticle trapping with a nanostructured optical fibre Mobile researcher: Claude Tinguely, Austria

The project will establish co-operation between the University of Tromsø and the Karl-Franzens University Graz. The development of a state-of-the-art optical trapping device for nanoparticles will strongly profit from the complementary expertise of the tw o groups. The visiting researcher grant w...

Awarded: NOK 0.16 mill.

Project Period: 2012-2013

Location: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

IS-MOBIL-Mobilitetsprogr.f.utl.Ph.D-stu

Interface elements for finite element modeling of soil structure interaction Mobile researcher: Henning Stutz, Germany

The young researcher seeking for a mobility grant works on a PhD thesis entitled "Global structure response considering transient Soil-Structure Interaction (SSI)" at Bauhaus-Universitat Weimar within the Research Training Group "Coupled Numerical Models for Structural Engineering" funded by the...

Awarded: NOK 0.11 mill.

Project Period: 2012-2013

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

IS-MOBIL-Mobilitetsprogr.f.utl.Ph.D-stu

Evolution of the bristle worm family Onuphidae (Polychaeta, Annelida) Mobile researcher: Nataliya Budaeva, Russia

Bristle worms of the family Onuphidae are very abundant and diverse both in shallow waters and deep sea playing a significant role in many benthic communities. Being very widespread in Norwegian waters, onuphids are commonly present in sediment samples us ed in ecological studies and environmenta...

Awarded: NOK 0.16 mill.

Project Period: 2012-2013

Location: Vestland