Master's Thesis (prior to 2018)

The effect of modified F-75 on diarrhea in the treatment of children with severe acute malnutrition

Master thesis Abstract:

Mortality and morbidity from severe acute malnutrition (SAM) remains a problem among children under five years of age living in especially developing countries. Frequent co-existing infections have been found to aggravate ...
Period: 2017-11-19 to 2018-08-19 Countries: Uganda Lead institutions: Grant recipient: Charlotte Salgaard Nielsen and Trine Guillaume Jensen Project code: A31702 Total grant: 40,000 DKK
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Domestic Violence and Intra-household bargaining

Master thesis Abstract: Violence against women is a serious problem in many developing countries, and Tanzania has a higher than average of prevalence of violence against women compared to other Sub-Saharan countries. There are both equity and efficiency r ...
Period: 2018-01-1 to 2018-02-27 Countries: Tanzania Lead institutions: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Faculty of Social Sciences University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Economics Grant recipient: Anna Linnea Järneteg and Ellen Amanda Ahlberg Project code: A31772 Total grant: 29,240 DKK
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Birth weight in Rural Guinea-Bissau. Does maternal BCG scarification affect birth weight?

Master thesis Abstract:

The Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccine is associated with reduced mortality that cannot be attributed solely to the protection against tuberculosis. In a randomised trial from Denmark, among children with BCG-vaccinate ...
Period: 2017-02-16 to 2018-01-13 Countries: Guinea-Bissau Lead institutions: Grant recipient: Alexander Dahl Stjernholm Project code: A31295 Total grant: 33,256 DKK
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The connection between sustainable menstruation management, women’s health and Human Security

Master thesis Abstract: Menstrual health management (MHM) has long been ignored in the field of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and in development projects. Only recently, the combination of MHM and improvements of educational outcomes has become popu ... Abstract:

Menstrual health management (MHM) has long been ignored in the field of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and in development projects. Only recently, the combination of MHM and improvements of educational outcomes has b ...
Period: 2017-08-31 to 2017-11-30 Countries: Tanzania Lead institutions: Aarhus University (AU), Denmark Aarhus University (AU), Faculty of Arts, Denmark Grant recipient: Katja Brama Project code: A31728 Total grant: 18,656 DKK
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Logistical challenges to relief aid: An explorative study on Somaliland’s transport sector and the emergence of logistics service providers

Master thesis Abstract: 

This thesis provides an explorative baseline study of Somaliland’s transportation sector in Berbera corridor through a lens of humanitarian utilisation. The analysis of the main actors, their interrelations, and mode ...
Period: 2017-08-29 to 2017-11-29 Countries: Somaliland Lead institutions: Aarhus University (AU), Denmark Grant recipient: Simon Wallisch Project code: A31633 Total grant: 21,921 DKK
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Transformative learning and ideas of citizenship: An ethnographic exploration of transformative education in an NGO setting in Myanmar

Master thesis Abstract:

This thesis explores the personal strategies and educational trajectories of young people living through a double transition in Yangon, Myanmar. The young generation in Myanmar is growing up in a time of change and uncerta ...
Period: 2017-07-15 to 2017-11-17 Countries: Myanmar Lead institutions: Aarhus University (AU), Danish School of Education, Denmark Grant recipient: Kirstine Lya Høj Mathiesen Project code: A31820 Total grant: 13,845 DKK
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It Takes Twenty to Tango – A Case Study of the Multi-Stakeholder Implementation of the Strategic Sector Cooperation in Kenya

Master thesis Abstract: A new Danish programme called Strategic Sector Cooperation (SSC) combines development and export, which demands a multi-stakeholder implementation. This thesis is motivated by the puzzle of whether the combination of export and deve ...
Period: 2017-10-15 to 2017-11-16 Countries: Kenya Lead institutions: Aarhus University (AU), Denmark Grant recipient: Rikke Sand Jensen and Lea Vad Brændgaard Project code: A30210 Total grant: 22,000 DKK
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Comparative analyses of the digestive tract microbiota of New Guinean passerine birds

Master thesis Abstract:

Digestive tract microbiota (DTM) play many important functions in animals and the evolution of this symbiosis has enabled many animal groups to exploit novel niches. The DTM of mammals and insects has been well studied, bu ...
Period: 2017-08-12 to 2017-09-11 Countries: Papua New Guinea Lead institutions: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Faculty of Science, Department of Biology Grant recipient: Kasun H. Bodawatta Project code: A31661 Total grant: 20,000 DKK
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