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  1. 2014
  2. Mapping cosmological fields

    Author: Szepietowski, R. M., Apr 2014

    Supervisor: Dr David Bacon (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  3. The importance of consumer protection for the development of electronic commerce: the need for reform in Jordan

    Author: Alhusban, A. A. A., Apr 2014

    Supervisor: Mr Joe Sekhon (Supervisor) & Professor Munir Maniruzzaman (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  4. Understanding and unraveling the therapeutic correctional relationship, using a participatory approach

    Author: Lewis, S., Apr 2014

    Supervisor: Professor Michael Nash (Supervisor) & Dr Dennis Gough (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  5. Addiction and criminal justice interventions: a complex systems analysis

    Author: Dr Aaron Pycroft , Mar 2014

    Supervisor: Professor Michael Nash (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  6. A comprehensive new IT value model : “the case for Lebanon”

    Author: Nicolian, N., Mar 2014

    Supervisor: Welch, C. (Supervisor), Dr Martin Read (Supervisor) & Roberts, M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  7. A theory of digital library metadata: the emergence of enriching and filtering

    Author: Alemu, G., Mar 2014

    Supervisor: Dr Brett Stevens (Supervisor), Ross, P. (Supervisor) & Ms Jane Chandler (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  8. Challenges to the enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in the states of the Gulf Cooperation Council

    Author: Almutawa, A. M., Mar 2014

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  9. Spectacles of suffering: self-harm in new woman writing 1880-1900

    Author: Messem, A., Mar 2014

    Supervisor: Pulham, P. (Supervisor) & Dr Charlotte Boyce (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  10. The royal dockyard worker in Edwardian England: culture, leisure and empire

    Author: Dr Melanie Marie Bassett , Mar 2014

    Supervisor: Professor Bradley Beaven (Supervisor) & Dr Karl Bell (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  11. Wnt and Lithium promote Gliogenesis in the adult optic nerve

    Author: Dr Andrea Rivera , Mar 2014

    Supervisor: Professor Arthur Butt (Supervisor) & Dr Anthony Lewis (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  12. Assessing the need for the adoption of operational and environmental performance systems in Omani shipyards

    Author: Alabri, A. M. O., Feb 2014

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  13. Cosmological signatures of brane inflation

    Author: Kidani, T., Feb 2014

    Supervisor: Professor Kazuya Koyama (Supervisor) & Dr David Bacon (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  14. Decision support framework for resources allocation to corporate social responsibility (CSR) programmes

    Author: Poplawska, J., Feb 2014

    Supervisor: Professor Ashraf Labib (Supervisor), Dr Debbie Reed (Supervisor) & Professor Alessio Ishizaka (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  15. Investigating the factors affecting readiness for lean system adoption within Kuwaiti small and medium-sized manufacturing industries

    Author: Al-Najem, M., Feb 2014

    Supervisor: Professor Hom Dhakal (Supervisor) & Onuh, S. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  16. Primordial perturbations from string inflation

    Author: Emery, J., Feb 2014

    Supervisor: Professor David Wands (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  17. Searching for isocurvature non-Gaussianity in the CMB trispectrum

    Author: Galliano, D., Feb 2014

    Supervisor: Professor Robert Crittenden (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  18. Structural and mutational analysis of the controller protein C.Esp1396I and its role in gene regulation

    Author: Martin, R. N. A., Feb 2014

    Supervisor: Professor John McGeehan (Supervisor) & Kneale, G. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  19. Training for success: an analysis of the Irish Garda Siochana trainee programmes from 1922 to present day

    Author: Foley, J. S. M., Feb 2014

    Supervisor: Clements, P. (Supervisor), Johnston, L. (External person) (Supervisor) & Jones, J. C. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  20. A comparative study of teachers’ continuing professional development (CPD) in Nigeria and England: a study of primary schools in Abuja and Portsmouth

    Author: Adagiri, S. O., Jan 2014

    Supervisor: Holloway, D. (Supervisor), Horton, S. (External person) (Supervisor) & Birch, R. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  21. An intelligent monitoring system to predict potential catastrophic incidents

    Author: Painting, A., Jan 2014

    Supervisor: Professor David Sanders (Supervisor), Mr Nick Capon (Supervisor) & Dr Giles Tewkesbury (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  22. Characterisations and properties of nanocomposites based upon vinyl ester matrix and layered silicate

    Author: Alateyah, A. I. S., Jan 2014

    Supervisor: Professor Hom Dhakal (Supervisor), Dr Zhong Yi Zhang (Supervisor) & Bennett, N. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  23. A lonely endeavour: clinical nurse leadership and the older unpopular patient in community settings

    Author: Metcalfe, J., 2014

    Supervisor: Dewey, A. (Supervisor), Burnell, K. (Supervisor) & Dr Heather MacKenzie (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  24. Implementing talent management in a global services company

    Author: Staunton, M. J., 2014

    Supervisor: Dr Valerie Anderson (Supervisor) & Dr Martin Read (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  25. Police learning in the university context: student perceptions of the classroom environment on a police foundation degree course

    Author: Sheridan, B. J., 2014

    Supervisor: Jones, J. C. (Supervisor) & Clements, P. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  26. Resilient places? : healthcare gardens and the Maggie's Centres

    Author: Butterfield, A., 2014

    Supervisor: Professor Deborah Sugg Ryan (Supervisor), Depledge, M. (External person) (Supervisor), Hawkins, D. (External person) (Supervisor) & Kamp, D. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  27. Stated preferences for future management developments in the hospitality sector: A case study of Abu Dhabi, UAE

    Author: Al Suwaidi, H., 2014

    Supervisor: Professor Shabbar Jaffry (Supervisor) & Apostolakis, A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  28. 2013
  29. Extension of the gambler's ruin problem played over networks

    Author: Chamberlain, N., 30 Dec 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Andrew Osbaldestin (Supervisor) & Dr Andrew Burbanks (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  30. Quantifying the soil community on green roofs

    Author: Dr Heather Rumble , 10 Dec 2013

    Supervisor: Gange, A. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  31. The impact of foreign aid and donations to Palestine on development of its economy under alternative Israeli- Palestinian economic interaction regimes

    Author: Shoukair, S., Dec 2013

    Supervisor: Dr Judith Rich (Supervisor), Collins, A. (Supervisor) & Judge, G. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  32. Essays on the analysis of performance and competitive condition in the Chinese banking industry

    Author: Tan, Y., Dec 2013

    Supervisor: Floros, C. (Supervisor) & Dr Judith Rich (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  33. Modified theories of gravity

    Author: Sbisa, F., Dec 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Kazuya Koyama (Supervisor) & Dr Marco Bruni (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  34. Adoption of international financial reporting standards in Greece: a critical approach

    Author: Mantzari, E., Nov 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Lisa Jack (Supervisor) & Hines, T. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  35. Digital spray: Channel 4, innovation and youth programming in the age of new technologies

    Author: O'Neill, M., Nov 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Lincoln Geraghty (Supervisor) & Dr Trudy Barber (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  36. In textasis: matrixial narratives of textile design

    Author: Dr Elaine Igoe , Nov 2013

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  37. A molecular study of contemporary and museum Calliphoridae of forensic importance

    Author: Parrott, J. J., Oct 2013

    Supervisor: Dr Colin Sharpe (Supervisor), Dr Alan Thorne (Supervisor) & Harvey, M. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  38. Late-time acceleration: interacting dark energy and modified gravity

    Author: Clemson, T., 23 Sep 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Kazuya Koyama (Supervisor), Professor Roy Maartens (Supervisor) & Dr Marco Bruni (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  39. A systemic study into the problem space of widening participation in UK Higher Education

    Author: Dr Lynn Day , Sep 2013

    Supervisor: Welch, C. (Supervisor) & Professor Frank Stowell (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  40. Aspects of the life history strategies of the Teredinidae

    Author: Shipway, J. R., Sep 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Simon Cragg (Supervisor) & Professor Alex Ford (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  41. Countering fraud in the insurance industry : a case study of Malaysia

    Author: Mohamed, M., Sep 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Mark Button (Supervisor) & Johnston, L. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  42. Developing risk of Mortality and early warning score models using routinely collected data

    Author: Badriyah, T., Sep 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Jim Briggs (Supervisor) & Professor David Prytherch (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  43. Early childbearing and behavioural flexibility in the United Kingdom

    Author: Chipman, A., Sep 2013

    Supervisor: Mr Ed Morrison (Supervisor), Dr Paul Morris (Supervisor) & Professor Bridget Waller (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  44. 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

  45. Local community involvement in cultural heritage management: a case study of Melaka Heritage Trail, Malaysia

    Author: Ismail, M. H., Sep 2013

    Supervisor: Aygen, Z. (External person) (Supervisor) & Dr Elizabeth Tuson (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  46. Memory, myth and forgetting: the British transatlantic slave trade

    Author: Ball, L., Sep 2013

    Supervisor: Rau, P. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  47. Pathways to accountability?: Independent oversight, the right to life and the investigation of deaths involving the police

    Author: Doherty, B. J., Sep 2013

    Supervisor: Savage, S. (Supervisor) & Clements, P. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  48. The distribution and development of eruptive centres and lava flow-field characteristics at Somma-vesuvius, Italy

    Author: Brown, S. K., Sep 2013

    Supervisor: Dr Carmen Solana (Supervisor) & Kilburn, C. R. J. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  49. Uncovering the iceberg: mandating the measurement of fraud

    Author: Tunley, M. J., Sep 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Mark Button (Supervisor) & Clements, P. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  50. Undercover and collective interviewing to detect deception

    Author: Jundi, S., Sep 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Aldert Vrij (Supervisor), Professor Lorraine Hope (Supervisor) & Dr Sam Mann (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  51. Advancing student geographies: habitus, identities and (re)sensing of place

    Author: Holton, M., Aug 2013

    Supervisor: Dr Carol Ekinsmyth (Supervisor) & Twigg, L. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  52. Geotechnical properties of chalk putties

    Author: Mr Stephen Bundy , Aug 2013

    Supervisor: Watson, P. D. J. (Supervisor), Dr Steve Mitchell (Supervisor) & Giles, D. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  53. Reworkings in the textual history of Gulliver’s Travels: a translational approach

    Author: Colombo, A., Aug 2013

    Supervisor: O'Sullivan, C. (External person) (Supervisor) & Dr Benjamin Dew (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  54. Small area synthetic estimation of perceptions of alcohol and drug-related anti-social behaviour

    Author: Taylor, J. L. M., Aug 2013

    Supervisor: Twigg, L. (Supervisor), Mohan, J. (External person) (Supervisor) & Jones, C. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  55. Structure-function relationships in matrix metalloproteinase-1

    Author: Miss Louise Butt , Aug 2013

    Supervisor: Dr Andrew Pickford (Supervisor) & Kneale, G. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  56. Transnational socialist networks in the 1970s: the cases of European Community development aid and southern enlargement

    Author: Salm, C., Aug 2013

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  57. 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

  58. Essays on macroeconometric modelling: housing and financial markets in the light of inflation targeting monetary policy. Evidence from the United Kingdom

    Author: Dr Ioannis Chatziantoniou , Jul 2013

    Supervisor: Floros, C. (Supervisor), Judge, G. (External person) (Supervisor) & Snell, M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  59. Social capital in an online brand community: Volkswagen in China

    Author: Li, C., Jul 2013

    Supervisor: Wheeler, C. (Supervisor), Christy, G. (External person) (Supervisor) & Clark, L. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  60. The effect of breast support on running biomechanics

    Author: Milligan, A., Jul 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Joanna Wakefield-Scurr (Supervisor), Dr Chris Mills (Supervisor) & Dr Jo Corbett (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  61. Understanding temporal and spatial temperature variation at the local scale in a high latitude environment

    Author: Pike, G., Jul 2013

    Supervisor: Dr Nick Pepin (Supervisor), Wilson, G. P. (External person) (Supervisor) & Dr Philip Soar (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  62. Advanced FRP for flooring in buildings: a low carbon material application in the construction industry

    Author: Gao, Y., Jun 2013

    Supervisor: Dr Jiye Chen (Supervisor), Dr Zhong Yi Zhang (Supervisor) & Fox, D. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  63. Assessment of methods for the diagnosis of Giardia infection in a clinical laboratory

    Author: Boadi, S., Jun 2013

    Supervisor: Kilburn, S. A. (Supervisor) & Professor Graham Mills (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  64. Determining the LIBOR: a study of power and deception

    Author: Dr Alexis Stenfors , Jun 2013

    Supervisor: Lapavitsas, C. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  65. Fuelwood and vegetation change in Northern Nigeria: an exploration using remote sensing (RS), geographical information systems (GIS) and field reports

    Author: Naibbi, A. I., Jun 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Richard Healey (Supervisor), Collier, P. (Supervisor) & Dr Brian Baily (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  66. An investigation of food choice behaviour and dietary intake of children, teenagers and adults with food allergies

    Author: Sommer, I., May 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Tara Dean (Supervisor), Venter, C. (Supervisor) & Dr Heather MacKenzie (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  67. Computational methods for processing ground penetrating radar data

    Author: Bostanudin, N. J. F., May 2013

    Supervisor: Dr Branislav Vuksanovic (Supervisor), Hewitt, A. (External person) (Supervisor) & Gremont, B. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  68. Corporate social responsibility and sustainable development in sub-Saharan Africa: exploring the perceptions of Ugandan SME's

    Author: Nkiko, C. M., May 2013

    Supervisor: Rodgers, C. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  69. 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

  70. Holding police accountability theory to account

    Author: Harris, F. C., May 2013

    Supervisor: Savage, S. (Supervisor) & Mr David Pritchard (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  71. Improving the prevention of money laundering in the United Kingdom: a situational crime prevention approach

    Author: Gilmour, N. J., May 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Mark Button (Supervisor) & Grieve, J. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  72. Tests of cosmological structure growth

    Author: Raccanelli, A., May 2013

    Supervisor: Percival, W. (Supervisor) & Professor Robert Crittenden (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  73. The role of microzooplankton grazing in trace element biogeochemistry

    Author: Hamilton, A. S., May 2013

    Supervisor: Dr Michelle Hale (Supervisor) & Professor Gary Fones (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  74. UK sales managers’ perceptions of the antecedents and moderating factors influencing the outsourcing of sales activities

    Author: Dr Beth Rogers , May 2013

    Supervisor: Dr Beth Rogers (Supervisor), Wheeler, C. (Supervisor) & Professor Paul Trott (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  75. Vampiric enterprise: metaphors of economic exploitation in the literature and culture of the Fin de siecle

    Author: Ford, J., May 2013

    Supervisor: Pulham, P. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  76. Fitness Standards for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency and the oil and gas industry

    Author: Dr Gemma Milligan , 18 Apr 2013

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  77. A study of quasars: an investigation into the molecular gas of a high-redshift quasar and the radio loudness of radio-quiet quasars

    Author: Schumacher, H., Apr 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Bob Nichol (Supervisor) & Kapinska, A. D. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  78. A grounded theory of emergent benefit in pervasive game experiences

    Author: Mr Neil Dansey , Apr 2013

    Supervisor: Eglin, R. (Supervisor), Dr Brett Stevens (Supervisor) & Mr Daniel Mcguire Pinchbeck (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  79. An econometric investigation of the relationship between the price of oil and U.K. macroeconomic performance

    Author: Mr Robert Gausden , Apr 2013

    Supervisor: Judge, G. (External person) (Supervisor), Snell, M. (External person) (Supervisor) & Collins, A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  80. Epigenetic basis for Tensin3 dysregulation in human renal cell carcinoma

    Author: Carter, J., Apr 2013

    Supervisor: Dr Sassan Hafizi (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  81. Social intervention: supporting success, guiding desistance

    Author: Bain, A. J., Apr 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Michael Nash (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  82. Cosmology with photometrically-classified type Ia Supernovae

    Author: Campbell, H. C., Mar 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Bob Nichol (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  83. Development of a quality management model for Thai small, medium and large enterprises (SMLEs)

    Author: Kluaypa, P., Mar 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Hom Dhakal (Supervisor), Professor David Sanders (Supervisor) & Dr Ivan Popov (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  84. 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

  85. Exploring resilience in children at risk of offending

    Author: Wainwright, L. E., Feb 2013

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  86. 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

  87. Multi-agent based cooperative search in combinatorial optimisation

    Author: Martin, S., Feb 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Djamila Ouelhadj (Supervisor) & Professor Dylan Jones (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  88. The behaviour of pharmaceuticals in anaerobic digester sludge

    Author: Campbell, A. J., Feb 2013

    Supervisor: Professor John Williams (Supervisor), Dr Julian Mitchell (Supervisor) & May, E. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  89. Thermal comfort during and following water immersion in humans

    Author: Guéritée, J., Feb 2013

    Supervisor: House, J. R. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis