Research of dependency and causality in time series

Description:
Dependency and causality analysis are related in the sense that both deal with relationships among variables. The main difference: the observed dependency can be linear or nonlinear, positive or negative but it cannot identify a cause-and-effect relationship, whereas the causality analysis allows to achieve that purpose. The research can be followed to determine the multiple causality, conjectural causality, mutual effect and influence of time factor. The analysis of relationship among macro indicators and stock index could be as an example of the research. Potential customers of this service – business units that see this analysis relevant for the decision making, in forecasting or scenario analysis.

Research on impacts between language and technology

Description:

Interdisciplinary research about language and/or language technology. Linguistic data and resources play an important role in advancement of technologies. Language technology, one of the AI spheres, is the fastest growing sector within technologies, including smart phones, learning tools or programmes for the disabled. The research involves testing of AI-powered spoken and written language technologies and societal impacts.

Translation, postediting and subtitling quality research and assessment

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Analysis and quality evaluation of translated and post-edited content, using established methodologies. Provision of recommendations for improving the quality of translated and post-edited content. Testing of competences of translators, post-editors. Specialized preparation and assessment of surtitles for performances. Evaluation of translation project management systems

Software, webpage and game localization

Description:

Lithuanisation and localization strategies on software, website and game localization with a specific focus on language and culture of a specific target locale in country or company with an aim to increase accessibility of information and the element of gamification.

Design thinking as learning innovation in Academia and Business/Public Sector

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Design thinking as a learning method, tool, mindset and thinking and solutions for challenges to foster “WeQ”, team working and collaboration and design a product or a service

Modeling of public services provision process, digitization of the service

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Application of public service management methods and tools (e.g. Mission model canvas, Stakeholder map, Process flow diagram, Service blueprint, etc.) to optimize service delivery processes, to increase their efficiency and effectiveness.

Public services quality assessment and solutions for public services quality improvement

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Assessment of public service customer satisfaction and solutions for increasing customer satisfaction with services, e.g., application of the Kano model, Personas, Customer value proposition, Customer journey map, etc.

Development of concert recording editing methodology

Description:

Scientifically based recording editing methodologies are needed to get the best possible sound from a concert recording.

Translation problems: analysis and research

Description:

Translation research is a broad field, which includes analysis of the intercultural transmission of ideology, mindset, worldview, which depend on many factors: the country's history, social development and change, the formation of gender stereotypes, social and economic systems, and others. Language determines human thinking, the process of cognition, culturally shapes and changes behavior and even lifestyle. Strategies for translating Lithuanian cultural realities, phraseologisms, intertextual units,  issues of translation of Lithuanian phraseologies into Russian, translation of the realia in animated  films, media language and intersemiotic translation peculiarities have been analyzed. 

Research on the learning strategies

Description:

Learning strategies and their diversity, teaching to apply learning strategies, impact of learning strategies on learning outcomes.

Applied research on non-governmental organizations and communities, public participation and citizen science

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Applied Research of non-governmental organizations and communities; analysis and methodologies of co-creation and citizen engagement into science, public governance, private sector decision making

Research of Lithuanian music digital scores publishing

Description:

Digitization has fundamentally changed the publishing of musical notes in Lithuania. Therefore, it is important to focus on new ways to disseminate musical information.

Contrastive studies of English and Lithuanian

Description:

Comparative research of modern English, French, German, Russian, Lithuanian and other European languages is carried out. The method of comparative analysis is applied, deepening into the peculiarities of grammar, semantics, lexicology, stylistics in traditional and digital (new media) texts and contexts.

Edit and restoration of old sound recordings

Description:

As the recording media and standards are changing very rapidly, methodologies are being developed for the reproduction and dissemination of sound 

Research on employee learning needs and competence development

Description:

Research on employee learning needs, enabling the development of employees competence and career development.

Technologies for preschool children's health competence development

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Technologies for preschool children's health competence development.

Methodological solutions for social research

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Methodological strategies and solutions for organizational needs: surveys, focus group discussion, interviews, mass media discourse analysis

Evaluation and/or development of organization’s social responsibility

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Evaluation, modeling and improvement of  management of organization’s social responsibility. We analyse the social responsibility to internal and external stakeholders, value management processes and communication contents (applying document analysis, monitoring, interview and survey methods), model organization’s social responsibility management system, adapt social and environmental indicators to the specific organization.

Development of the strategy of society inclusion to public policy decision-making with the design-based thinking methodology

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We conduct research on society inclusion to public policy decision-making (at municipal and state level) with the methodology of design-based thinking. The methodology draws on cooperation between stakeholders (municipality or the state and citizens) and experimenting. It facilitates development of empathetic processes and services that are responsive to citizens (residents) needs. Such strategies at municipal or state level promote society engagement into public policy decision-making, increase public trust in governance and strengthen citizens’ respect to law.

Exploratory survey data analysis (EDA) and structural equation modeling (SEM)

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We provide  survey data analysis service, including exploratory and confirmatory data analyses (EFA and CFA), structural equation modeling (PLS-SEM and CB-SEM), moderation, mediation and multilevel regression analyses.

Training on the topics of the EU functioning

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We provide training on the EU legal system and the principles of internal market operation to civil servants, managers of public institutions and politicians.

Analysis of e-government, policy discourse and democracy

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Research on policy agenda, democracy and populism. Solutions for e-government, policy briefs. 

Applied research of social and technological innovations

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Research of social enterprises, social and cultural entrepreneurship, policy briefs

Research on Media Accessibility

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Media accessibility research is in line with EU directives and aims to increase and ensure the accessibility of the media to all citizens, and to comply with European legislation. Research is related to the aims to ensure access to media and digital space and may serve for the purposes of governmental and non-governmental organisations, including media, social media platforms, education, culture organisations, libraries, IT product developers, etc.

Social analytics

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Quantitative and qualitative analysis of statistical data, survey results, mass-media discourse, data visualization, comparative analysis of macro social data

Diagnostic tests for assessment of mathematics progress in primary education

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The Impact of the educational environmental on the academic performance of primary school children.

The use of algae in energy and the production of third-generation biofuels

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The purpose of feasibility study is to evaluate the conditions for the efficient use of CO2 from Lithuanian energy companies for the production of algae and their further processing into biodiesel and other valuable products. Works include: 1. Analysis of the energy balance of algae cultivation and recommendations for its optimization. 2. Assessment of the suitability of biofuels made from algae for use in internal combustion engines. 3. Solving the issues of the use of efficient production waste.

Research on leadership development at individual, group, organizational levels

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Research on  leadership development at individual, group, organizational levels; individual leadership development guidelines 

Research of Modern English Didactics

Description:

Use of traditional and virtual communication medium for teaching / learning foreign languages in both traditional and innovative aspects. The research on  the application of technologies to teach Lithuanian as a foreign language, issues of foreign language teaching at the Technological University, issues of game-based language learning, peculiarities of testing in learning a foreign language, use of video material in English lectures.