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  1. The creative development process within U.K. advertising agencies : an exploratory study

    Author: Dr Sarah Turnbull , Nov 2011

    Supervisor: Wheeler, C. (Supervisor) & Clark, L. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  2. Integrated correlation of the Kimmeridge Clay Formation (Late Jurassic‒Early Cretaceous): a Boreal‒Tethyan transect

    Author: Turner, H. E., Jan 2018

    Supervisor: Professor Andy Gale (Supervisor), Professor David Martill (Supervisor) & Gradstein, F. M. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  3. Young people, tobacco and cannabis: social and place-based complexities in co-consumption

    Author: Tyler, R. E., Nov 2015

    Supervisor: Professor Liz Twigg (Supervisor) & Dr Julia Brown (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  4. The troublesome nature of significant learning for UK university business school students

    Author: Tymon, A., Sep 2017

    Supervisor: Dr Stephen Williams (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  5. Climate change and financial performance

    Author: Tzouvanas, P., Sep 2019

    Supervisor: Kizys, R. (Supervisor), Dr Roza Sagitova (Supervisor) & Chatziantoniou, I. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  6. Fall and injury prevention interventions: an exploration using three complementary methodologies

    Author: Dr Julie Udell , Jan 2013

    Supervisor: Dr Amy Drahota (Supervisor), Dean, T. (Supervisor) & Costall, A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  7. Legal convergence and interpretation of the regimes of international trade and investment law: arguing a sustainable development pathway

    Author: Umar, A. I., Sep 2017

    Supervisor: Professor Munir Maniruzzaman (Supervisor) & Osborne, G. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  8. An in-depth investigation into the associations between maternal dietary intake during pregnancy and obesity and allergy outcomes in children

    Author: Vahdaninia, M., Nov 2017

    Supervisor: Dean, T. (Supervisor), MacKenzie, H. (Supervisor) & Dr Suzannah Helps (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  9. LDHA as a potential therapeutic target for medulloblastoma

    Author: Valvona, C. J., Feb 2016

    Supervisor: Pilkington, G. (Supervisor), Donovan, L. (Supervisor) & Dr Helen Fillmore (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  10. French-South African arms trade relations as a community of practice, 1955-1979

    Author: Van Der Velde, R. M., Jun 2017

    Supervisor: Professor Tony Chafer (Supervisor), Dr Natalya Vince (Supervisor) & Mr Emmanuel Godin (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  11. A Twitter-based study on the reach of a smoking cessation organisation and the social meaning of smoking

    Author: Van Diepen, C., Jan 2018

    Supervisor: Professor Liz Twigg (Supervisor) & Dr Carol Ekinsmyth (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  12. Metabotropic glutamate receptors in oligodendrocytes and astrocytes in white and grey matter brain regions

    Author: Vanzulli, I., Sep 2014

    Supervisor: Professor Arthur Butt (Supervisor) & Professor Jerome Swinny (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  13. Improving the efficiency of photovoltaic power plants with soft-computing model-based controllers

    Author: Varnham, A. A., 2007

    Supervisor: Virk, G. (External person) (Supervisor), Liu, Y. (Supervisor), Professor David Sanders (Supervisor) & Dr Djamel Azzi (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  14. Innovation in the German manufacturing SMEs: current issues, future prospects and potential remedies

    Author: Vathauer, M., Sep 2019

    Supervisor: Dr Vijay Vyas (Supervisor) & Schuhmacher, A. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  15. Past and present visions of an island-city: Portsmouth's urban improvement plans 1750s-2010s.

    Author: Verenini, A., Aug 2014

    Supervisor: Lemes De Oliveira, F. (Supervisor), Farrelly, L. (Supervisor) & Dr Marius Kwint (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  16. The effect of embedded lies on the verbal quality of statements and implications for credibility assessment

    Author: Verigin, B. L., Dec 2019

    Supervisor: Dr Zarah Vernham (Supervisor), Professor Aldert Vrij (Supervisor) & Dr Sharon Leal (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  17. Different ladders for police progression?: reviewing black and minority officers' progression in the police service

    Author: Verma, K. K., Apr 2015

    Supervisor: Clements, P. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  18. No safety in numbers: detecting deception using a collective interviewing approach

    Author: Dr Zarah Vernham , 27 Jan 2015

    Supervisor: Professor Aldert Vrij (Supervisor), Dr Sharon Leal (Supervisor) & Dr Sam Mann (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  19. A discourse on pterosaur phylogeny

    Author: Vidovic, S. U., Aug 2016

    Supervisor: Professor David Martill (Supervisor), Unwin, D. M. (External person) (Supervisor) & Dr David Loydell (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  20. An alternative design framework for the generation of sound particles

    Author: Villez, P., Nov 2014

    Supervisor: Delve, J. (Supervisor) & Anderson, D. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  21. The awkward question: an examination of questioning techniques used by banks to prevent financial crime

    Author: Vineer, A., Dec 2018

    Supervisor: Professor Becky Milne (Supervisor) & Dr Andie Shawyer (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  22. eXtensible business reporting language semantic error checking for accounting information systems

    Author: Vipoopinyo, J., Mar 2013

    Supervisor: Dr Shikun Zhou (Supervisor), Ndzi, D. (Supervisor) & Onuh, S. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  23. The role of TAM receptors in brain tumour cell signalling and behaviour

    Author: Vouri, M., May 2016

    Supervisor: Dr Sassan Hafizi (Supervisor), Dr Qian An (Supervisor) & Pilkington, G. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  24. Exploring resilience in children at risk of offending

    Author: Wainwright, L. E., Feb 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Claire Nee (Supervisor) & Professor Aldert Vrij (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  25. On the edge of thermoregulation: a matter of physiology and physics

    Author: Walker, E., Sep 2015

    Supervisor: Dr Jo Corbett (Supervisor), House, J. R. (Supervisor) & Professor Mike Tipton (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  26. Facial expression in chimpanzees and humans

    Author: Waller, B., 2005

    Supervisor: Professor Kim A. Bard (Supervisor) & Ost, J. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  27. An examination of the relationship between the Police Service of Northern Ireland and the Orange Order since 2001

    Author: Walls, S., Jul 2015

    Supervisor: Loveday, B. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  28. Obsolete restrictive convenants: a socio-legal analysis of the problem and solutions

    Author: Dr Emily Walsh , May 2016

    Supervisor: Goodhead, T. (Supervisor), Dr Ann Veronica Coats (Supervisor) & Dr Salam Al-Bizri (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  29. The future trend of Chinese currency renminbi exchange rates

    Author: Wang, L., 2012

    Supervisor: Judge, G. (External person) (Supervisor) & Asteris, M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  30. To investigate relative effectiveness of the dimensions of interactivity

    Author: Wang, H., Jul 2011

    Supervisor: Fill, C. (External person) (Supervisor) & Wheeler, C. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  31. Assessing tourism sustainability in an ancient town: the case of Lijiang, China

    Author: Wang, H., Aug 2017

    Supervisor: Collins, A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  32. Face frontalization for facial expression recognition in the wild

    Author: Wang, Y., Sep 2018

    Supervisor: Professor Hui Yu (Supervisor), Dr Brett Stevens (Supervisor) & Mr Neil Dansey (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  33. Analysis of the initial nerve connections in the embryonic vertebrate brain

    Author: Ware, M., Nov 2010

    Supervisor: Dr Frank Schubert (Supervisor) & Dr Colin Sharpe (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  34. Lying about intentions

    Author: Warmelink, L. N., May 2012

    Supervisor: Professor Aldert Vrij (Supervisor) & Dr Sam Mann (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  35. France in Rhodesia: French policy and perceptions throughout the era of decolonisation

    Author: Warson, J. F., 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Tony Chafer (Supervisor), Mr Emmanuel Godin (Supervisor) & Evans, M. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  36. Reptilian welfare in a biological context

    Author: Warwick, C. P., 2020

    Supervisor: Dr Matt Parker (Supervisor) & Professor Alex Ford (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  37. Closing the gap between university curriculum in entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial learning in networks : an interpretivist constructivist approach

    Author: Wasim, J., Sep 2019

    Supervisor: Dr Vijay Vyas (Supervisor), Hoecht, A. (Supervisor) & Dr Zoe Dann (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  38. Intergovernmental fiscal relations: a case study of Pakistan

    Author: Wasti, S., Sep 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Shabbar Jaffry (Supervisor) & Judge, G. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  39. Grooming men: culture and constitution of masculine identities

    Author: Watkins, M., May 2017

    Supervisor: Professor Barry Smart (Supervisor), Peggs, K. (Supervisor) & Dr Sarah Turnbull (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  40. Physico-chemical and microbial factors affecting the operation of a package wastewater treatment plant

    Author: Watkins, S., May 2011

    Supervisor: May, E. (Supervisor), Williams, J. (External person) (Supervisor) & Mitchell, J. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  41. Information and intelligence sharing in the fight against fraud and intellectual property crime: challenges and strategies for professional practice

    Author: Watson, C., Oct 2017

    Supervisor: Professor Mark Button (Supervisor) & Wakefield, A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  42. Social aerial circus : female experience, self-perception and self-representation

    Author: Miss Carolyn Watt , Oct 2019

    Supervisor: Dr Marius Kwint (Supervisor), Dr Matt Smith (Supervisor) & Professor Joan Farrer (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  43. Elite Association Football referee training and officiating: a comparative analysis of refereeing practices in three European Leagues’

    Author: Dr Thomas Webb , Nov 2014

    Supervisor: Professor Barry Smart (Supervisor), Professor Richard Thelwell (Supervisor) & Taylor, M. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  44. Ice-marginal process and retreat dynamics of Norwegian plateau icefields

    Author: Paul Weber , Oct 2020

    Supervisor: Dr Harold Lovell (Supervisor) & Dr Clare Boston (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  45. Designing an economic instrument for sustainable solid waste management in the household sector

    Author: Welivita, I., Sep 2014

    Supervisor: Wattage, P. (Supervisor) & Bloor, M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  46. Democratic legitimacy? : the online consultations of the European Commission

    Author: Weller, J., Apr 2012

    Supervisor: Professor Wolfram Kaiser (Supervisor), Wright, S. (Supervisor) & Heard-Laureote, K. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  47. A mixed methods study to explore the diagnostic accuracy and acceptability of the tuning fork test in the detection of ankle fractures

    Author: Welling, A., Jan 2012

    Supervisor: Dewey, A. (Supervisor) & Kilburn, S. A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  48. A hybrid intelligent technique for induction motor condition monitoring

    Author: Wen, X., Apr 2011

    Supervisor: Brown, D. (Supervisor) & Professor Honghai Liu (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  49. Towards a subjective knowledge elicitation methodology for the development of expert systems

    Author: West, D., Apr 1991

    Supervisor: Stowell, F. (Supervisor), Fluck, M. (External person) (Supervisor) & Coleman, M. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  50. A study of the relationship between the painter's intention and the spectator's interpretation, employing methods of social inquiry within the image field of football culture

    Author: Ms Jackie West , 2009

    Supervisor: Quinn, M. (External person) (Supervisor) & Blacklock, G. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  51. Using pre-recorded investigative interviews to improve the quality of complainant evidence in rape cases

    Author: Westera, N., Dec 2011

    Supervisor: Kebbell, M. (External person) (Supervisor) & Professor Becky Milne (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  52. Doublecortin-like kinase 1 as a novel drug target and biomarker in gastrointestinal and renal cancers

    Author: Weygant, N., Jan 2018

    Supervisor: Dr Sassan Hafizi (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  53. Drivers of change in mudflat macroinvertebrate diversity

    Author: Dr Shannon Maureen White , Oct 2018

    Supervisor: Dr Gordon Watson (Supervisor), Herbert, R. J. H. (External person) (Supervisor) & Farrell, P. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  54. Combined nanostructural and isotopic analysis of baddeleyite: new horizons in solar system chronology

    Author: White, L. F., 2017

    Supervisor: Dr James Darling (Supervisor), Moser, D. E. (External person) (Supervisor) & Dr Dean Bullen (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  55. Breast support implications for female recreational athletes

    Author: Dr Jenny Burbage , Jul 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Joanna Wakefield-Scurr (Supervisor), Dr Chris Mills (Supervisor) & Professor Mike Tipton (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  56. The communicative function of self-directed behaviours in macaques

    Author: Whitehouse, J., Jul 2018

    Supervisor: Waller, B. (Supervisor), Dr Jerome Micheletta (Supervisor) & Dr Juliane Kaminski (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  57. Full-field characterisation of the deformation near fatigue crack tips using advanced imaging and diffraction techniques

    Author: Wigger, T., Mar 2019

    Supervisor: Tong, J. (Supervisor) & Dr Sarinova Simandjuntak (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  58. Constraining gravity models with clusters of galaxies

    Author: Wilcox, H., Nov 2016

    Supervisor: Professor Bob Nichol (Supervisor) & Dr David Bacon (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  59. Accidents in context: the relative contributions of pilot, equipment and environmental stress to paragliding incidents

    Author: Wilkes, M. R., Dec 2020

    Supervisor: Dr Heather Massey (Supervisor), Professor Mike Tipton (Supervisor) & Dr Clare Eglin (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  60. full spectral fitting of stellar population models for studies of galaxy evolution

    Author: Wilkinson, D. M., Aug 2015

    Supervisor: Professor Claudia Maraston (Supervisor) & Professor Daniel Thomas (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  61. The carbon dynamics and phenology of oak woodland growing in south-east England

    Author: Wilkinson, M., Aug 2019

    Supervisor: Tallis, M. J. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  62. Source apportionment and dispersion mapping of fugitive dust using directional passive monitors

    Author: Williams, W. B., Dec 2014

    Supervisor: Professor Mike Fowler (Supervisor) & Giles, D. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  63. The role of an immersive 3-D virtual reality environment in the development of the spatial visualisation skill of pre-registration therapeutic radiography students

    Author: Williams, A. J., May 2020

    Supervisor: Dr Jason Oakley (Supervisor), Dewey, A. (Supervisor) & Dr Mick Harper (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  64. Reflection in policing: a study of how student constables in the Metropolitan Police conceptualise reflection

    Author: Wingrave, J., 2011

    Supervisor: Clements, P. (Supervisor) & Professor Jane Creaton (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  65. Rural older adult physical activity participation and promotion in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

    Author: Dr Chad Witcher , 2012

    Supervisor: Spencer, J. (External person) (Supervisor) & Holt, N. L. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  66. An investigation into the status of women in Sierra Leone

    Author: Wolton, S. A., Nov 2019

    Supervisor: Professor Andy Thorpe (Supervisor), Dr Ann Matear (Supervisor) & Professor Tamsin Bradley (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  67. Falklands Royal Navy Wives: fulfilling a militarised stereotype or articulating individuality?

    Author: Woodman, V. M., Dec 2018

    Supervisor: Dr Ann Veronica Coats (Supervisor), Goodhead, T. (Supervisor) & Packer, A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  68. Trauma of the “Quasi-Prisoner” - the voice of visitors denied access at the prison gates.

    Author: Woodrow, A. J., Apr 2017

    Supervisor: Dr Jacki Tapley (Supervisor) & Professor Francis Pakes (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  69. A critical survey of BBC films: 1988 – 2013

    Author: Woods, A., Jan 2015

    Supervisor: Smith, J. (Supervisor) & Ede, L. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  70. Intelligent methods for locomotion optimisation

    Author: Wright, J., Nov 2015

    Supervisor: Dr Ivan Jordanov (Supervisor), Dr Mo Adda (Supervisor) & Gaber, M. M. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  71. Modelling non-linear structure formation with modified gravity and massive neutrinos

    Author: Wright, W. S., Dec 2019

    Supervisor: Professor David Wands (Supervisor) & Professor Kazuya Koyama (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  72. A cross-cultural analysis of gender and practitioner-child interactions in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) settings in Scotland, Hong Kong, and Mainland China

    Author: Xu, Y., 2018

    Supervisor: Read, B. (External person) (Supervisor) & Schweisfurth, M. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  73. Multi criteria decision making methodology for fuzzy rule based systems and networks using TOPSIS

    Author: Yaakob, A. M. B., 2017

    Supervisor: Dr Alexander Gegov (Supervisor), Dr Mohamed Bader-El-Den (Supervisor) & Dr Janka Chlebikova (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  74. Vers une contribution dans le transport maritime de marchandises: optimisation de placement des conteneurs dans un port maritime

    Author: Yachba, K., 2017

    Supervisor: Gelareh, S. (Supervisor) & Bouamrane, K. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  75. Corporate governance, IFRS 7 compliance and the cost of equity capital in GCC banks

    Author: Yamani, A., Mar 2020

    Supervisor: Professor Khaled Hussainey (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  76. Intersexuality and endocrine disruption in the amphipod Echinogrammarus marinus : from genes to physiology

    Author: Yang, G., Feb 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Alex Ford (Supervisor) & Kille, P. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  77. Rainfall field modelling For European satellite networks

    Author: Yang, G., 2016

    Supervisor: Ndzi, D. (Supervisor), Professor David Sanders (Supervisor) & Brown, D. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  78. Information systems framework to conceptualise the role of awareness in e-commerce success in developing countries: Jordanian context

    Author: Yaseen, H., Oct 2017

    Supervisor: Dingley, K. (Supervisor) & Adams, C. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  79. Seismic fragility assessment of masonry buildings in the Kurdistan region

    Author: Yaseen, A. A., Oct 2015

    Supervisor: Dr Nikos Nanos (Supervisor) & Dr David Begg (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  80. A context-aware framework for personalised recommendation in mobile environments

    Author: Yeung, K. F., Sep 2011

    Supervisor: Dr Linda Yang (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  81. Laboratory simulation of reservoir-induced seismicity

    Author: Ying, W. (. L., 2010

    Supervisor: Dr Philip Benson (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  82. Abnormalities in P2X7 receptor expression and function in muscle of the mdx mouse model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy

    Author: Young, C. N. J., Jun 2011

    Supervisor: Professor Darek Gorecki (Supervisor) & Arkle, S. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  83. Interpreting the ideological evolution of an insurgency: lessons from the North Caucasus, 2007-2015

    Author: Dr Mark Simon Youngman , 2019

    Supervisor: Moore, C. (External person) (Supervisor) & Averre, D. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  84. A generative model for new houses based on the cultural traditions and sustainability: a study on villages of rice fields in the north of Iran

    Author: Yousefniapasha, M., 2016

    Supervisor: Ms Catherine Teeling (Supervisor), Martinsen, B. (External person) (Supervisor) & Goodhead, T. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  85. Berberine8998, a new derivative of berberine, improves hyperlipidemia through additional mechanisms

    Author: Yu, C., 2018

    Supervisor: Dr Asmita Vithaldas Patel (Supervisor), Wang, Y. (External person) (Supervisor) & Professor Darek Gorecki (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  86. Distribution of landslides and geotechnical properties within the Hampshire Basin

    Author: Yuangdetkla, K., May 2013

    Supervisor: Dr Andy Gibson (Supervisor) & Dr Malcolm Whitworth (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis