Sociological applied studies for business and public organizations

Description:
Organization and execution of sociological research for different types of organizations (businesses, public and non-governmental organizations). The main methods: focus group discussions, interviews. Development of methodology and methodic, construction of questionnaires.

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 of social media

Description:
The research on the new social media - a global phenomenon - is up-to-date in many countries. For hundreds of millions of people around the world social interaction in the social networking platforms such as Facebook, Google, Twitter or LinkedIn has become an inseparable part of their daily life. Therefore, the social media has a potential influence on the social interaction of individuals, opening wider possibilities for communication as well as resulting in new challenges and threats. Accordingly, the research on the impact of the new social media on the sociality of people, the Lithuanian identity and citizenship, changes in the social interaction in the virtual environment and other similar issues is very relevant

Research of migrants' social inclusion in the society

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A study that assesses the social inclusion of migrants in the community, and answering how education helps a person to become involved in the activities of different institutions has been prepared. Educational tools which help government and non-governmental institutions seek for social inclusion are also discussed. This will help to stimulate the creativity and productivity of migrants, and develop research methodology.

Applied research of archaeological heritage

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In the course of restoration, construction or design work, a customer often has to work in the archaeological heritage site area. Archaeological research is usually carried out in order to continue the work before preparing a project, or already preparing for construction works, in the possible construction or impact zone. Depending on the site, detailed, exploratory or archaeological exploration studies are available. The study of archeological objects of immovable cultural heritage is carried out by an appropriate scientist with a certificate of professional qualification.

Expert examination of immovable cultural heritage - assessment of archaeological heritage

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Cultural heritage is an essential element in shaping the perception of identity, which is also very important for cultural tourism. Historical memory, cultural significance of the place is an important argument in justifying the importance of the object or place for the formation of the identity spot. The scientist specializes in the assessment of the prehistoric and medieval period (until the 18th century) in the assessment of cultural, mythological, historical, archeological and architectural objects or locations, identifying their valuable qualities, importance or significance in the cultural and historical context and possible application in the propagation of heritage.

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.