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

The political integration of migrants: a study of the Italian collectivity in London and Peterborough.

My project aims to study the topic of the political integration of migrants, and is focussed on the Italian collectivity in London and Peterborough. My research problem tackles the concepts of ethnic community, social capital, political opportunity struct ure and transnationalism and analyses the...

Tildelt: kr 57 999

Prosjektperiode: 2010-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Surface topography nanostructure of model and natural plant cell wall assemblies

Cell walls are the major component of a plant tissue which significantly influence on textural properties of fruit and vegetables. Geometrical dimensions of parenchyma cells are very small what makes impossible studying their properties in a natural state . An alternative is creating a model cell...

Tildelt: kr 24 999

Prosjektperiode: 2010-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

High Index Contrast Tantalum Pentoxide Waveguides for Optical Propulsion

This proposal is for a research stay of a PhD student under YGGDRASIL mobility program announced by Research Council of Norway.The stay is for 7 months starting from 1 February 2010. The candidate, Mr. Ananth Subramanian is pursuing PhD (3rd Year) at the Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC), Un...

Tildelt: kr 57 999

Prosjektperiode: 2010-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

The biological properties of phytocomplex in different aronia (Aronia melanocarpa E.) and blueberry honeysuckle (Lonicera caerulea) products

Oxidative stress is an important risk factor in the pathogenesis of numerous diseases, including atherosclerosis and cancer. Accordingly, dietary and medicinal intervention decreasing reactive oxygen species (ROS) exposition became a hot field of research . Aronia (Aronia melanocarpa E.), belongi...

Tildelt: kr 69 999

Prosjektperiode: 2010-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Ways of change - shifts in Norwegian ethnology and its lessons for Hungarian ethnologists

In the present research I would like to focus on the changes of the Norwegian folkloristics and ethnology in the 1960s and in the last 15-20 years. The Hungarian ethnologists mention about the Norwegian and Scandinavian changes of ethnology as a successfu l process, in which the classic disciplin...

Tildelt: kr 84 999

Prosjektperiode: 2010-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

New markets for Italian and Norwegian food products

The main objective of the project is to identify new trade channels for the Italian and Norwegian business which produce food goods. To do that, the study will be conducted in empirical way, using as methodology of study the customer satisfaction analysis . The research will involve the Departme...

Tildelt: kr 69 999

Prosjektperiode: 2010-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

The Human Side of Sustainable Design from the Perspective of Change Management

Sustainable design is steadily becoming a well-known concept within the field of product innovation. Several drivers such as depletion of resources, rising prices of raw materials, etc. make the awareness for sustainability issues rise within governments, the market and businesses. Firms that de...

Tildelt: kr 81 999

Prosjektperiode: 2010-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Functionalized gold nanoparticles with biomolecules for cancer therapy and neurodegenerative diseases

Design and testing drug delivery systems using biodegradable and bio compatible colloidal carriers made of functionalized gold/polymeric nanoparticles (GNPs) are the vectors of this project. The concept prove will be tested in therapy strategies for cance r and Alzheimer's disease. The project wi...

Tildelt: kr 81 999

Prosjektperiode: 2010-2011

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

The academic discourse on 'magic' - a review about an ongoing controversy

The question 'What is magic?' has received highly ambiguous answers in the academic discourse over the last one and a half centuries. Many different definitions and theories have been suggested, but none was immune against critiques. Thus, increasingly ra dical, deconstructionist positions on 'ma...

Tildelt: kr 99 999

Prosjektperiode: 2010-2011

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Second Language Acquisition and parameters (re)setting

Second language acquisition (SLA) is a wide and interesting field of research, to which many scholars have contributed under different theoretical frameworks, both for adult SLA and early SLA. The theoretical framework to which I refer in my work is that of generative grammar and my research pro...

Tildelt: kr 69 999

Prosjektperiode: 2010-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Impact of successive short starvations of nitrogen nutrition on plant fitness and polyphenol metabolism of tomato

Polyphenols are plant secondary metabolites widely distributed in the plant kingdom. They display a large variety of activities and are notably involved in plant defense against pathogens. These molecules are also implicated in fruits and vegetables quali ty, by contributing to colour and taste a...

Tildelt: kr 99 999

Prosjektperiode: 2010-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Modeling the Egyptian Agricultural Foreign Trade: With Special Emphasis on the Egyptian Chinese Bilateral Trade

Developing agricultural foreign trade receives an increasing attention in Egyptian economic policy, while the country has recently placed emphasis on export development by enacting the Egyptian exports development strategy and the agricultural development strategy for up to 2017. Generally, the ...

Tildelt: kr 64 999

Prosjektperiode: 2010-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

The Personal Voice in Joseph Conrad's Fiction

It is something of a commonplace to say that a great part of Joseph Conrad's fictions are told by contemplative 'first-person' narrators, many of whom produce recognisably oral narratives to a listener or a group of listeners. It is also well-known that i n a smaller but important part of his wor...

Tildelt: kr 81 999

Prosjektperiode: 2010-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

"Russia" as Global Economic Actor: Capabilities and Strategies of Energy Multinationals

The project looks at Russian world market integration from the angle of its biggest energy corporations. It investigates oil and gas majors such as Gazprom, Rosneft or LUKoil and their strategies on a global scale. The project focuses on their domesticall y generated capabilities and at their uti...

Tildelt: kr 81 999

Prosjektperiode: 2010-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Investigating word prosody in Russian: phonological and tonal aspects

One of the most remarkable features of Russian phonetic word is so-called prosodic nucleus uniting stressed and 1st prestressed syllables in contrast to all other unstressed syllables. Our intention is to conduct a research of Russian prosodic nucleus in two directions. First, to give a phonolog...

Tildelt: kr 45 999

Prosjektperiode: 2010-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Active materials for the in-situ stabilisation of contaminated soil

Numerous soils worldwide act as a sink for contaminant inputs from urban and industrial activity including waste water discharge as well as from the atmosphere, all of which result in severe contamination. Remaining soil legacy pollution containing persis tent organic pollutants and heavy metals ...

Tildelt: kr 0,11 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2010-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

The library as a virtual meeting place

The research is part of both my PhD project and the PLACE (Public Libraries as Arenas for Citizenship) project which is hosted by Oslo University College. My PhD dissertation explores the possible implications of the application of the semantic web techno logies in libraries. The PLACE project a...

Tildelt: kr 21 999

Prosjektperiode: 2010-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Nanosyntax in the neurolinguistic analysis of aphasia: theoretical compatibility and possible diagnostic tools.

The primary objective of the project is to investigate the theoretical compatibility of the nanosyntax approach to generative grammar in terms of the current neurolinguistic analyses of aphasia based on generative frameworks. The secondary objective is to devise a set of cross-linguistic diagn...

Tildelt: kr 69 999

Prosjektperiode: 2010-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Appropriation of Landscapes and Resource Management in the Evenki Native Village in the North Baikal

My dissertation analyses the construction of indigeneity in Kholodnaia Evenki village located in Severobaikalskii district in the Republic of Buriatiia in Russia. The aim of my PhD dissertation is to analyse how the "life projects" of the local population coexisted with various development proje...

Tildelt: kr 93 999

Prosjektperiode: 2010-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Time and Practie in the Evenki Native Village in the North Baikal

The project of my dissertation is based upon material I gathered in native Evenki villages in North Baikal, Republic of Buriatia, Russia. I spent one year (2007-2008) doing my fieldwork among the local population mostly in Kholodnaia village in the North Baikal area. I also spent five months doi...

Tildelt: kr 81 999

Prosjektperiode: 2010-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Environmental change and cultural continuity: Alutiiq identity, subsistence practice and ways of knowing in a changing environment

My thesis analyses the construction of Alutiiq indigenous identity in the villages of Chenega Bay and Tatitlek, Prince William Sound, Alaska. I argue that Alutiiq identity is based upon ties to the land and kinship which are actively fostered through the practice of subsistence related activitie...

Tildelt: kr 69 999

Prosjektperiode: 2010-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Ethics and Contemporary European Security Discourse

This project consists of three intersecting elements which will examine, and lay the foundation for further research on, the interface between contemporary security concerns and ethics. The first component consists of a relatively discreet analysis of con temporary European security discourse, lo...

Tildelt: kr 54 999

Prosjektperiode: 2010-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

The role of popular media in shaping adolescents' socio-pragmatic competence in English: a Polish-Norwegian comparative study.

The project addresses the relation between the the form of media transmission and recipients' language competence and attitude formation. In particular, the role of adolescents' extended exposure to subtitled foreign broadcast in the development of socio- pragmatic competence in English will be i...

Tildelt: kr 93 999

Prosjektperiode: 2010-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Theoretical investigation of the electronic spectrum of pyrazine

The electronic spectrum of pyrazine has been the subject of several experimental and theoretical studies. This molecule has for a long time been of interest not only because it provides insight into the molecular dynamics of simple aromatic systems but also because it is a fundamental parent...

Tildelt: kr 93 999

Prosjektperiode: 2010-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Development of the methodology for Polar Low investigation using multi-sensor approach

In the frame of the Project multi-sensor approach for Polar Low study is going to be developed, with the strongest emphasizing upon the passive microwave data usage. Most available data will be used: Envisat ASAR for high resolution wind speed retrievals using existing CMOD-4 model, QuikSCAT low...

Tildelt: kr 54 999

Prosjektperiode: 2010-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Anisotropic cosmologies and dark energy

The generation and formation of structure in the universe and the physics of the cosmic (CMB) are central in the understanding of cosmology. The large-scale structure and the CMB are the richest and most precise sources of information about our universe. Remarkably, recent cosmological data seem...

Tildelt: kr 84 999

Prosjektperiode: 2010-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Distal ash isochrons throughout Northern Eurasian lake records

The ability to precisely correlate the relative timings of palaeoenvironmental change events between distant sequences is vital if researchers are to answer questions about the synchroneity of such events and link them with causal factors. The Greenland i ce-core records highlight a number of suc...

Tildelt: kr 0,11 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2010-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Dialectal doubling and the syntax of relative clauses

This research project aims at providing a principled account of the nature and limits of (micro)variation in Germanic (long-distance) relative clauses and related constructions in general, and of the dialectal pronoun doubling construction in particular. The latter construction sheds light on ma...

Tildelt: kr 81 999

Prosjektperiode: 2010-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

The Pitch You Keep Missing: Listener type effects in speech production and perception

"That's not what it sounded like to me." - We have probably all used this sentence in some context. But can we really disagree about what we hear? Can some of us perceive an attitude in the voice or a meaningful accent on a word that is just not there for other listeners? Why are some people sen...

Tildelt: kr 25 000

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Development of screening battery for preschool children and early intervention program for improvement of language abilities.

The aim of the research project is to establish a battery for early assessment of cognitive abilities and signs of behavioral problems in children 3-5 years of age and an Early intervention program for promotion of language acquisition and use. The assess ment battery and Early intervention progr...

Tildelt: kr 69 999

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke