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

Rapid biospectroscopic process & quality analysis.

A major challenge for the food industry is to increase efficiency and sustainability of production and at the same time maintain or improve product quality. Consequently, rapid sensors, in particular spectroscopic techniques, are increasingly applied in p ro¬duction lines for quality control and ...

Tildelt: kr 0,16 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Application of the Eddy Dissipation Concept (EDC) model to the numerical simulation of oxyfuel combustion

Oxyfuel combustion is a process of burning fuel in a boiler in a mixture of oxygen and recirculated flue gas, thereby eliminating the presence of atmospheric nitrogen in the flue gas. This allows for a relatively easy separation of carbon dioxide from the flue gas which is a prerequisite for car...

Tildelt: kr 22 000

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2009

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Mineral requirements of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) larvae at first-feeding

Production of Atlantic cod has increased sharply in recent years, but production of juveniles is still a bottleneck in the production line, because juveniles of good quality have a great impact on the success in ongrowing, and because the present knowledg e is insufficient for optimal intensive j...

Tildelt: kr 0,15 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Remediation efficiency and ecotoxicological effects of zero-valent nanoparticles in polluted soils

Nanotechnology has a high potential for abating environmental problems through development of new materials for energy generation and storage, water purification and range of other environmentally benign applications. A new technology based on nanomateria ls that is emerging is the use of nanosiz...

Tildelt: kr 0,21 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Genomics of the Heterobasidion-Spruce Interaction as a Tool to Understanding Host Resistance

Root and butt rot of conifers caused by Heterobasidion is one of the most important tree diseases in the Northern hemisphere. Despite the high impact of Heterobasidion, ability to control the disease in forests with a long history of management is very li mited. Traits associated with resistance ...

Tildelt: kr 84 999

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Gender Categories and Social Kinds

This project will provide the conceptual foundations for a longer-term and in-depth philosophical research on the nature of gender and sexual orientations. In this research, Dr Tripodi's aim is to clarify, develop and defend - from a philosophical point o f view - an account of gender categories ...

Tildelt: kr 0,16 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Stabilization of marine oils

Long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids are essential compounds for humans and have been shown to have a series of beneficial effects on human health, especially important are eicosapentaenoic (EPA) and docosahexaenoic (DHA) acids. The dietary sour ce of these acids is almost exclusively f...

Tildelt: kr 0,13 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Structural and socio-pragmatic aspects of Bulgarian-English code-mixing in some printed media

The current study aims mainly at examining the grammatical and the socio-pragmatic aspects of one relatively new bilingual phenomenon, English-Bulgarian code-mixing, or insertion of words from English into the sentence structure of Bulgarian, in some Bulg arian printed magazines. The study can be...

Tildelt: kr 81 999

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Studying Norwegian Free Improvisation

My purpose is to study the aesthetical specificities of Norwegian Free Improvisation and to include the data I will gather in a broad transcultural study on Free Improvisation in Europe. I am invited by the Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo, one of the g reatest music schools in Norway. I will f...

Tildelt: kr 34 000

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2009

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

The Euchologion of Jerusalem: An Introductory Study of Codex Sinai Greek NE MG 53

The liturgical tradition of the first millenium Jerusalem Church is of utmost importance for any study of the history of Christian worship, in the East as well as in the West. The first scholarly investigations of this tradition appeared about a century a go, but a certain lack of Greek sources d...

Tildelt: kr 25 000

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2009

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Charterparty standard form contracts, international customs and lex mercatoria.

The project deals with the problem of the unification of private international maritime law by virtue of maritime international customary rules (lex mercatoria maritima), in the tramp market. The project I am submitting is intented to be the test of the g eneral theory developed, in summer 2008, ...

Tildelt: kr 25 000

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2009

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Stability of solutions of the Camassa-Holm equation

The Camassa-Holm equation, which is a modell for shallow water waves, has been studied extensively over the last 15 years. Recently, A. Bressan, H. Holden and X. Reynaud discovered a new technique that provides stability of solutions for the Hunter-Saxton equation, a related to the equation of i...

Tildelt: kr 58 000

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2009

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

European Existentialism and Postmodernism

The project emphasizes on a presentation of European Existentialism and its "clash" with Postmodern relativism. After the general description of the fundamental Existentialist concepts I will focus more on the relationship between Existentialism and Postm odernism. My target philosophers are Sart...

Tildelt: kr 58 000

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2009

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Aural Sonology Project (Concrescence) for Ligeti's music. Aural perception, spectra, heterogeneous temperaments, harmonics

Ligeti's music is based on several aspects. Some of them are strictly connected to the music as heard. Works like "Continuum", "Chamber Concert", "Atmosphères", and many others are based on aural illusions. The ordinary ways of analysis are insufficient a nd inadequate to interpret the complexity...

Tildelt: kr 0,13 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Rheological properties of lime based renders containing alternative silicate binders

My work deals with newly designed plasters, which should have properties similar to original historical materials. During my stay, I would perform research of the rheology and adhesion properties of lime based renders containing alternative silicate binde rs. I´m testing several different types o...

Tildelt: kr 58 000

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2009

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Modelling and study of SAR signatures of sub- and meso-scale ocean dynamic phenomena

The general objective of proposed project is to investigate synthetic aperture radar (SAR) signatures of sub- and meso-scale oceanic dynamic phenomena (IWs, meso-scale currents and fronts) in the Norwegian and Barents Seas with use of Envisat ASAR imagery , supplementary satellite data and ocean ...

Tildelt: kr 58 000

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2009

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

The impact of the Anatomy Act in Ireland: Body supply, medical education and professionalisation in Ireland:1832 to 1921

This project studies the history of anatomy in Ireland (1832 to 1921), a much-neglected topic compared to the level and intensity of research on England. The Anatomy Act determined which poor bodies, and in what numbers, could be used for medical research purposes. This study will examine Irish ...

Tildelt: kr 40 000

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2009

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Numerical modeling of fluid-structure interaction in human vocal folds

The project is focused on mathematical modeling of airflow in human vocal folds. It builds on the research conducted by both the proposer and the host institution. The proposer and the host institution hope to exchange knowledge and compare the results of numerical simulations of airflow in huma...

Tildelt: kr 55 000

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2009

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Research for Disseration Thesis

My project is focused on the research for my dissertation thesis, which I plan to defense at my home university (Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Czech Republic) in June 2011. I started my Ph. D. studies in September 2008 and it is usual to study 3 years. M y stay in Norway and all information I wi...

Tildelt: kr 70 000

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2009

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

An Ethnographic Research on the EU-Driven Security Policies and Bureaucratic Transformation Efforts in the Everyday Work of the Police.

With the EU membership process, Turkey has been subjected to many diverse and contradictory policies in different areas, which affect the structure of the bureaucratic institutions and everyday life of the people. Therefore, it is not only important but a lso crucial to study the impact of these ...

Tildelt: kr 69 999

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

The lost paradise? Images of Childhood in 20th Century's Norwegian Children's Literature.

The project deals with the change of childhood in 20th century's Norway and with the images of childhood reflected in Norwegian children's literature of this time. Do the literary pictures correspond with "reality" or do they differ from it? Which images of childhood can be found in Norwegian ch...

Tildelt: kr 0,13 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Examination of unpublished cylinder-seals, seals and gems of the Antiquity collection in the Museum of Cultural History (University of Oslo)

With the research in the Museum of Cultural History (Oslo), my objective is to classify the cylinder-seals, seals and gems held there. These objects were collected by Baron Plato von Ustinow in the 19th century. This collection counts more than fourty cyl inder-seals, seals and gems coming from t...

Tildelt: kr 25 000

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2009

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Crime, police corruption and development: evidence from victimization data

The proposal is part of the the NFR project no 178683 "Violence, poverty and police corruption" for the period period 2007- 2009. Jens Christopher Andvig is project leader. Involved researchers are me and Amit Shrivastava from the Norwegian Institute of I nternational Affairs (Norsk Utenrikspolit...

Tildelt: kr 85 000

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2009

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Dwelling with Power: an ethnography with Gwich'in Harvesters

The project concerns with movements and continuity of life for indigenous peoples, specifically Teetl"it Zheh Gwich"in, and critically asserts conventional ethnographic and anthropological research through focusing on "mundane" themes such as wood, trails , cabins, texts, and policies. Using the ...

Tildelt: kr 70 000

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2009

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Isolation and characterization of crocetin derivatives from wild Crocus species and alternative total synthesis of crocetin and analogs

Crocus sativus L., is cultivated in many areas of the Mediterranean region and South Asia for its red stigmas (style branches, commonly known as saffron). Saffron is used as food and beverages additive, is an important ingredient of Mediterranean, Indian and Chinese diet and has been used as a d...

Tildelt: kr 55 000

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2009

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Definition of a new paradigm of health care services patient based through the use of Web 2.0 tools

The goal of the project is the definition of a new paradigm of health care services patient based through the use of Web 2.0 tools. The work will be mainly focused on two goals: A. Analysis of the telemedicine service provision model in the Nordic countri es to be applied in Spain The existing mo...

Tildelt: kr 40 000

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2009

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Effects of fatty acids and phytochemicals on inflammation in APCmin/+ mice, a model of colorectal cancer.

Colorectal cancer is a common form of malignancy in developed countries, and its incidence keeps increasing every year. Many are the factors that contribute to its development. However, food habit seems to play a very important role in this type of cancer . Because of the importance on colorectal...

Tildelt: kr 0,15 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Latin works of Ludvig Holberg

During my research stay in Oslo I would like to focus on the literary output of Ludvig Holberg (1684-1754) a writer, philosopher and historian born in Bergen. As I am a classicist, I am especially interested in his works written in Latin. This significant person has not been a subject of scienti...

Tildelt: kr 34 000

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2009

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Small rodents in a fragmented landscape: distribution and habitat dependent demography at different spatial scales

Small rodents are regarded as the heart of many northern terrestrial food webs and their characteristic inter-annual cyclic fluctuations in densities have long been recorded (since the 1920s). Recent indication of a long-term decline in some of the most a bundant vole species in boreal ecosystems...

Tildelt: kr 0,13 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke

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

Modulation of hepatic peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor isoforms and lipid peroxidation by Tributyltin in Atlantic salmon in vitro

Organotin compounds, such as tributyltin (TBT) are one of the main marine contaminants. They are used as antifouling biocides in marine paints for ships and are continuously released to the enviroment. TBT is a known endocrine disruptor, i.e. compounds th at disrupt the hormonal equilibrium in or...

Tildelt: kr 0,13 mill.

Prosjektperiode: 2009-2010

Sted: Ukjent Fylke