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  1. 2013
  2. An investigation of the accessible information process for adults with learning disabilities

    Author: Mander, C., Jan 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Tara Dean (Supervisor), Dewey, A. (Supervisor) & Jenkins, C. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  3. Combining simulation and multi-objective optimisation for equipment quantity optimisation in container terminals

    Author: Lin, Z., Jan 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Dylan Jones (Supervisor) & Dr Xiang Song (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  4. DePICT: a conceptual model for digital preservation

    Author: Dappert, A., Jan 2013

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  5. Description of outcomes, patient experiences and related costs of care in low back pain patients undergoing chiropractic treatment in the UK

    Author: Houweling, T. A. W., Jan 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Graham Mills (Supervisor) & Bolton, J. E. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  6. Exploring how fishermen respond to the challenges facing the fishing industry: a study of diversification and multiple-job holding in the English Channel fishery

    Author: Morgan, R., Jan 2013

    Supervisor: Collins, A. (Supervisor), Glenn, H. J. (Supervisor) & Bjorndal, T. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  7. Expression of inward rectifier potassium channel subunits in optic nerve glia

    Author: Brasko, C., Jan 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Arthur Butt (Supervisor) & Professor Geoff Pilkington (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  8. Orbital pacing of Maastrichtian climate: integrated stratigraphy of the Zumaia and Sopelana sections (N-Spain)

    Author: Batenburg, S. J., Jan 2013

    Supervisor: Gale, A. (Supervisor) & Dr David Loydell (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  9. The UK back pain subpopulation study: predictors of outcome in patients receiving chiropractic treatment

    Author: Davies, L. L., Jan 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Graham Mills (Supervisor) & Bolton, J. E. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  10. The behaviour, fate and removal of pharmaceuticals in biological nutrient removal sewage treatment

    Author: Popple, T., Jan 2013

    Supervisor: Professor John Williams (Supervisor), May, E. (Supervisor) & Professor Graham Mills (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  11. Establishing a cultural quarter in Abu Dhabi, UAE

    Author: Al Hamad, H., 2013

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  12. Finite element studies of femoroacetabular impingement

    Author: Hellwig, F. L., 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Jie Tong (Supervisor), Hussell, J. G. (External person) (Supervisor) & Zhao, L. G. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  13. 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

  14. How do intermediaries experience their role in facilitating communication for vulnerable defendants?

    Author: O'Mahony, B., 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Becky Milne (Supervisor) & Dr Jane Creaton (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  15. Increasing the effectiveness and impact of Community Safety Partnerships in two London boroughs: practitioners’ perspectives

    Author: Thwaites, C. J., 2013

    Supervisor: Loveday, B. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  16. Mandatory interpretation for coastal protected areas

    Author: Roberts, M. A., 2013

    Supervisor: Dr Jonathan Potts (Supervisor) & Goodhead, T. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  17. Persons of versatility: private security officers and private policing in residential estates in Hong Kong

    Author: Kwong, W. Y. H., 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Mark Button (Supervisor) & Dr Alison Wakefield (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  18. Radical service innovation capabilities and competences and its performance measurement in the Egyptian banking sector

    Author: El Shafeey, T., 2013

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  19. Reproducing budgeting and budgeting reproduction: cases on the adaptation of Greek hotels to the financial crisis

    Author: Makrygiannakis, G., 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Lisa Jack (Supervisor) & Bowhill, B. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  20. The contribution of pharmacy to the management of HIV patients at Maitama District Hospital, Abuja, Nigeria

    Author: Audu, B., 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Paul Rutter (Supervisor) & Morgan, R. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  21. The intrinsic bispectrum of the Cosmic Microwave Background

    Author: Mr Guido Walter Pettinari , 2013

    Supervisor: Professor Robert Crittenden (Supervisor) & Professor David Wands (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  22. The wood boring amphipod Chelura (terebrans)

    Author: Green Etxabe, A., 2013

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  23. 2012
  24. A game-based learning approach to building conservation education in UK : undergraduate built environment degrees

    Author: Hauer, M., Dec 2012

    Supervisor: Aygen, Z. (External person) (Supervisor), Mr Daniel Mcguire Pinchbeck (Supervisor) & Dr Ann Veronica Coats (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  25. An investigation of breast support for older women

    Author: Risius, D. J., Dec 2012

    Supervisor: Professor Joanna Wakefield-Scurr (Supervisor), Professor Richard Thelwell (Supervisor) & Dr Chris Wagstaff (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  26. Chemical exposure and lung function in fragrance industry employees

    Author: Dix, G. R., Dec 2012

    Supervisor: Dr Isobel Ryder (Supervisor), Kilburn, S. A. (Supervisor), Ogollah, R. (External person) (Supervisor) & Professor Graham Mills (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  27. Circulating DNA markers of gastro-intestinal cancers

    Author: Mead, R. J., Dec 2012

    Supervisor: Dr Alan Thorne (Supervisor), Mr Pradeep Bhandari (Supervisor) & Cree, I. A. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  28. Collective induced phenomena in systems of coupled oscillators

    Author: Mulhern, C., Dec 2012

    Supervisor: Dr Andrew Burbanks (Supervisor), Hennig, D. (Supervisor) & Professor Andrew Osbaldestin (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  29. National e-health innovation: conduct of international e-health technology transfers in Africa

    Author: Iluyemi, A., Dec 2012

    Supervisor: Professor Jim Briggs (Supervisor), Adams, C. (Supervisor) & Dr Tineke Fitch (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  30. The holistic discourse and formalising education of non-medically qualified acupuncturists and homeopaths in England: an in depth, qualitative study

    Author: Givati, A., Dec 2012

    Supervisor: Dewey, A. (Supervisor), Professor Tara Dean (Supervisor) & Hatton, K. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  31. Developing a compositional ontology alignment framework for unifying business and engineering domains

    Author: Azzam, S. R., Nov 2012

    Supervisor: Dr Shikun Zhou (Supervisor), Professor Mark Xu (Supervisor) & Professor Dylan Jones (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  32. Nanoparticles from alkylglyceryl-modified polysaccharides for drug delivery to the brain

    Author: Toman, P., Nov 2012

    Supervisor: Barbu, E. (Supervisor), Professor Darek Gorecki (Supervisor) & Dr John Tsibouklis (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  33. Social communication in crested macaques (Macaca nigra)

    Author: Dr Jerome Micheletta , Nov 2012

    Supervisor: Professor Bridget Waller (Supervisor) & Mr Ed Morrison (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  34. Energy aware routing protocols in ad hoc wireless networks

    Author: Kanakaris, V., Oct 2012

    Supervisor: Ndzi, D. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  35. Financial and operational performance of privatized cement industrial units of Pakistan

    Author: Dr Yaseen Ghulam , Oct 2012

    Supervisor: Professor Shabbar Jaffry (Supervisor) & Murphy, B. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  36. Investigations on the feasability of using Phytoremediation for treatment of hydrocarbon-contaminated sediments at Horsea Lagoon

    Author: Pinchin, H. E., Oct 2012

    Supervisor: Professor John Williams (Supervisor), May, E. (Supervisor) & Mant, C. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  37. Novel nano-particulate/polymer treatment systems for masonry enhancement and protection

    Author: MacMullen, J., Oct 2012

    Supervisor: Dr Zhong Yi Zhang (Supervisor) & Professor Hom Dhakal (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  38. Primordial perturbations from early universe cosmology

    Author: Fonseca, J., Oct 2012

    Supervisor: Professor David Wands (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  39. A study of self-reported surgical site infection post total hip or total knee replacement

    Author: Sandell, C., Sep 2012

    Supervisor: Dewey, A. (Supervisor) & Dr Rebecca Stores (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  40. An Investigation into Novel helicases from Plasmodium falciparum

    Author: Evans, L. S., Sep 2012

    Supervisor: Dr Darren Gowers (Supervisor), Dr Andrew Pickford (Supervisor) & Professor Anastasia Callaghan (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  41. An analysis of the management of packaging within new product development: an investigation in the UK food and drinks sectors

    Author: Simms, C. D., Sep 2012

    Supervisor: Professor Paul Trott (Supervisor), Wheeler, C. (Supervisor) & Lowman, M. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  42. An investigation of ambient gameplay

    Author: Eyles, M., Sep 2012

    Supervisor: Mr Daniel Mcguire Pinchbeck (Supervisor), Hand, S. (Supervisor) & Eglin, R. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  43. Clark Kent drives my bus: a study of safety and risk in public spaces through the narratives of young people

    Author: Dr Robin Bhairam , Sep 2012

    Supervisor: Professor Francis Pakes (Supervisor) & Hayden, C. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  44. Fraud and corruption: measurement, strategies and policing

    Author: Brooks, G., Sep 2012

    Supervisor: Mr Richard Trafford (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  45. General relativistic effects on cosmological observations

    Author: Meures, N., Sep 2012

    Supervisor: Dr Marco Bruni (Supervisor), Professor David Wands (Supervisor) & Professor Roy Maartens (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  46. Implementation and evaluation of a blood products traceability procedure in a District General Hospital

    Author: Ajeneye, F. O., Sep 2012

    Supervisor: Kilburn, S. A. (Supervisor) & Higgins, B. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  47. Rutile: a new petrogenetic tool to investigate old subduction zones

    Author: Enea, C. F., Sep 2012

    Supervisor: Professor Craig Storey (Supervisor) & Professor Rob Strachan (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  48. Testing gravity and dark energy with gravitational lensing

    Author: Beynon, E., Sep 2012

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  49. The development of Self-Compassion and Mindfulness as a possible intervention for weight loss

    Author: Mantzios, M., Sep 2012

    Supervisor: Wilson, C. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  50. Time is on my side...or is it? : do our subjective experiences of time perspective and representations of time influence emotions and goal achievement?

    Author: Richmond, J., Sep 2012

    Supervisor: Wilson, C. (Supervisor), Dr Julie Cherryman (Supervisor) & Zinken, J. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  51. Effective leadership of a culturally diverse workforce in Saudi Arabia Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC)

    Author: Alzoman, M. M., Aug 2012

    Supervisor: Professor Charlotte Rayner (Supervisor) & Dr Stephen Williams (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  52. From mission idealism to operational realism: a study of Norwegian contribution to international police reform missions

    Author: Kleiven, M. E., Aug 2012

    Supervisor: Dr Paul Norman (Supervisor) & Professor Francis Pakes (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  53. The becoming of immigrants from outsiders to in-betweens: the national identity of immigrant women in Taiwan

    Author: Dr Isabelle Cheng , Aug 2012

    Supervisor: Fell, D. J. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  54. Utility of the Calliphora vicina (Diptera: Calliphoridae) pupal stage for providing temporal information for death investigations

    Author: Brown, K. E., Aug 2012

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  55. Financial reporting by small and medium enterprises in Thailand

    Author: Ploybut, S., Jul 2012

    Supervisor: Hines, T. (Supervisor) & Professor Mike Page (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  56. Human temperature regulation in wind and waves

    Author: Power, J., Jul 2012

    Supervisor: Professor Mike Tipton (Supervisor) & Barwood, M. J. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  57. Biometric identification using user interaction with virtual worlds

    Author: Al-Khazzar, A. M. A., Jul 2012

    Supervisor: Dr Nick Savage (Supervisor), Ndzi, D. (Supervisor) & Dr Rinat Khusainov (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  58. Watchdogs of the wrongly convicted: the role of the media in revealing miscarriages of justice

    Author: Poyser, S., Jul 2012

    Supervisor: Professor Becky Milne (Supervisor), Savage, S. (Supervisor) & Bretherick, D. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  59. Working it out: perceptions of community reparation

    Author: Dr Nick Pamment , Jul 2012

    Supervisor: Mr Tom Ellis (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  60. Robust control design for vehicle active suspension systems with uncertainty

    Author: Li, H., Jun 2012

    Supervisor: Professor Honghai Liu (Supervisor) & Hand, S. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  61. Drawing comic traditions': British television animation from 1997 to 2010

    Author: Dr Van Norris , May 2012

    Supervisor: Professor Sue Harper (Supervisor) & Dr Graham Spencer (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  62. Essays on the econometric analysis of electronic banking in Greece

    Author: Giordani, G., May 2012

    Supervisor: Floros, C. (Supervisor), Collins, A. (Supervisor) & Judge, G. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  63. Investigating copper chelation with tobramycin as an anti-inflammatory therapy in cystic fibrosis

    Author: Gziut, M., May 2012

    Supervisor: Professor Jan Shute (Supervisor) & Dr David Laight (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  64. Key determinants of research-knowledge sharing in UK higher education institutions

    Author: Mahamed Ismail, N. A., May 2012

    Supervisor: Professor Mark Xu (Supervisor), Welch, C. (Supervisor) & Dr Michael John Wood (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  65. Lying about intentions

    Author: Warmelink, L. N., May 2012

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  66. Studies in licit and illicit markets for digital entertainment goods

    Author: Dr Joe Cox , May 2012

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  67. Teacher assisting and subject adaptive material system: an Arabic adaptive learning environment

    Author: Aljojo, N. M., May 2012

    Supervisor: Adams, C. (Supervisor) & Dr Tineke Fitch (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  68. The use of measures of modularity in electronic design

    Author: Rogers, I. A., May 2012

    Supervisor: Professor David Sanders (Supervisor), Dr Giles Tewkesbury (Supervisor) & Robinson, D. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  69. To what degree have the non-police public services adopted the National Intelligence Model? : what benefits could the National Intelligence Model deliver?

    Author: Osborn, N., May 2012

    Supervisor: James, A. (Supervisor) & Savage, S. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  70. Voices from the Silence: a qualitative study giving voice to adults with learning disabilities who have experience as service users with mental health needs

    Author: Sutton, R. P., May 2012

    Supervisor: Hatton, K. (Supervisor) & Dewey, A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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

    Author: Weller, J., Apr 2012

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  72. Modelling human fairness in cooperative games: a goal programming approach

    Author: Zaibidi, N. Z., Mar 2012

    Supervisor: Beullens, P. (Supervisor) & Professor Dylan Jones (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  73. Reforming Saudi foreign direct investment laws: the legal impact, challenges and prospects

    Author: Al-Farhan, F., Mar 2012

    Supervisor: Professor Munir Maniruzzaman (Supervisor) & Dr Roger Welch (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  74. Structure and function of the external ciliation of larval bivalves with different life history strategies

    Author: Stanton, S. A., Mar 2012

    Supervisor: Professor Simon Cragg (Supervisor) & Dr Gordon Watson (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  75. Synergistic interactions of targeted therapy within signal transduction pathways

    Author: Glaysher, S. L., Mar 2012

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  76. The interplay of sRNAs, Hfq and RNase E in the control of gene expression

    Author: Mrs Charlotte Henderson , Mar 2012

    Supervisor: Professor Anastasia Callaghan (Supervisor) & Kneale, G. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  77. Preparation and evaluation of a thermosensitive hydrogel for the nasal delivery of insulin

    Author: Nazar, H., Feb 2012

    Supervisor: Dr Marta Roldo (Supervisor), Dr Susanna Van Der Merwe (Supervisor) & Dr John Tsibouklis (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  78. Responding to change? : a cultural analysis of Garda perceptions of police reform agendas within the Republic of Ireland

    Author: Corcoran, D. P., Feb 2012

    Supervisor: Dr Sarah Charman (Supervisor) & Savage, S. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  79. 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

  80. Bisubstrate Kinetics and Processivity Measurements on Escherichia Coli DNA Ligase A

    Author: Fraser, C. L., Jan 2012

    Supervisor: Dr Darren Gowers (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  81. Chronic radiation doses to aquatic biota

    Author: Pungkun, V., Jan 2012

    Supervisor: Professor Jim Smith (Supervisor) & Dr Chris Dewdney (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  82. Empirical investigation of the impact of foreign direct investment on manufacturing firms and banks in Nigeria

    Author: Onyekwena, C., Jan 2012

    Supervisor: Snell, M. (Supervisor) & Collins, A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  83. Fine-tuning stellar population models

    Author: Strömbäck, L. G., Jan 2012

    Supervisor: Professor Claudia Maraston (Supervisor), Thomas, D. B. (Supervisor) & Professor Bob Nichol (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  84. The death of the other: paradoxes of subjectivity in Derrida’s autobiographical thought

    Author: Clark, A., Jan 2012

    Supervisor: Nicol, B. (External person) (Supervisor) & Morgan-Wortham, S. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis