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  1. Stability of self-accelerating solutions in modified gravity models

    Author: Silva, F. P., Jul 2010

    Supervisor: Professor Kazuya Koyama (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  2. 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

  3. Statistical-based optimization of process parameters of fused deposition modelling for improved quality

    Author: Alhubail, M. A. M. J., 2012

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  4. Stochastic methods and genetic algorithms for neural network learning

    Author: Georgieva, A., Feb 2008

    Supervisor: Dr Ivan Jordanov (Supervisor), Dr Alexander Gegov (Supervisor), Perez-Fontan, F. (External person) (Supervisor) & Professor David Sanders (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  5. Story as a function of gameplay in First Person Shooters and an analysis of FPS diegetic content 1998-2007

    Author: Pinchbeck, D. M., 2009

    Supervisor: Dr Brett Stevens (Supervisor), Dr Darren Van Laar (Supervisor) & Kalus, A. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  6. Strategic information systems: their contribution to organisational performance

    Author: Roberts, M., Nov 2016

    Supervisor: Professor Ashraf Labib (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  7. Strategic knowledge management system in public sector in Saudi Arabia

    Author: Alhamoudi, S. A., Oct 2010

    Supervisor: Welch, C. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  8. Strongly lensed supernovae: a powerful probe of astrophysics and cosmology

    Author: Foxley-Marrable, M., Dec 2020

    Supervisor: Dr Thomas Collett (Supervisor), Dr David Bacon (Supervisor) & Professor Bob Nichol (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  9. Structural and functional characterisation of the interaction of the gene regulatory protein C.Esp1396I with its DNA recognition sites

    Author: Ball, N. J., Sep 2011

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. Structure-function analysis of a multifunctional enzyme using the atomic force microscope

    Author: Sikora, A. E., Nov 2010

    Supervisor: Firman, K. (External person) (Supervisor), Dr James Smith (Supervisor) & Campbell, S. A. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  13. Structure-function relationships in matrix metalloproteinase-1

    Author: Miss Louise Butt , Aug 2013

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  14. Student engagement with formal lectures on the MPharm programme at the University of Portsmouth

    Author: Rennison, S. M., Mar 2011

    Supervisor: Portlock, J. (Supervisor) & Brown, D. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  15. 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

  16. Studies on the degradation of horn, antler and ivory at archaeological sites

    Author: Simpson, P., Jun 2011

    Supervisor: May, E. (Supervisor) & Jones, M. A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  17. Sustainability appraisal of waste management in Nigeria: development and evaluation of an index based tool

    Author: Batagarawa, R. L., Jul 2011

    Supervisor: Dr Jonathan Potts (Supervisor), Dr Julia Brown (Supervisor) & Professor John Williams (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  18. Sustainable design strategy: assessment of the impact of design variables on energy consumption of office buildings in Abuja, Nigeria

    Author: Mu’azu, A. I., Mar 2015

    Supervisor: Mr Roger Tyrrell (Supervisor), Dr Brett Martinson (Supervisor) & Goodhead, T. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  19. Synecdoche, two-component systems: E. coli EnvZ/OmpR as a model of transmembrane communication and chimeric biosensor design

    Author: Yusuf, R., Jan 2019

    Supervisor: Dr Roger Draheim (Supervisor) & Ebenezer, I. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  20. Synergies between 21cm & optical surveys for probing large scale cosmic structure

    Author: Cunnington, S. D., Sep 2019

    Supervisor: Dr David Bacon (Supervisor), Dr Marco Bruni (Supervisor) & Pourtsidou, A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  21. Synergistic interactions of targeted therapy within signal transduction pathways

    Author: Glaysher, S. L., Mar 2012

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  22. Systematic reviews regarding iron and iron supplementation in blood donors

    Author: Smith, G. A., Sep 2014

    Supervisor: Kilburn, S. A. (Supervisor) & Dr Amy Drahota (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  23. Tackling fraud in UK central government: a review of the legal powers, skills and regulatory environment

    Author: Gilbert, M. C., Aug 2015

    Supervisor: Wakefield, A. (Supervisor) & Smith, G. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  24. Targeting intracellular neutrophil elastase in the treatment of airway inflammation in cystic fibrosis

    Author: Clarke, S. L., 2008

    Supervisor: Professor Janis Kay Shute (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  25. Task oriented robotics

    Author: Strickland, P., 1993

    Supervisor: Hollis, J. (External person) (Supervisor), Billingsley, J. (External person) (Supervisor) & Professor David Sanders (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  26. 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

  27. Techniques for cosmological analysis of next generation low to mid-frequency radio data

    Author: Tarr, M., May 2018

    Supervisor: Dr David Bacon (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  28. Telecommuting choice modelling using fuzzy rule based networks

    Author: Dr Farzad Arabikhan , Feb 2017

    Supervisor: Dr Alexander Gegov (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  29. Temperature controlled laminar airflow treatment for patients with severe allergic asthma

    Author: Storrar, W., Sep 2018

    Supervisor: Professor Anoop Chauhan (Supervisor), Dr Rebecca Stores (Supervisor), Pilkington, K. (Supervisor) & Dewey, A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  30. Temporalities of change: a synchronic and diachronic examination of the process from addiction to recovery

    Author: Kougiali, G. Z., Feb 2015

    Supervisor: Dr Alessandra Fasulo (Supervisor), Dr Darren Van Laar (Supervisor) & Dr Adrian Needs (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  31. Temporary appropriation: theory and practice of the street

    Author: Lara-Hernandez, J. A., Aug 2019

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  32. Testing and emulating modified gravity on cosmological scales

    Author: Tamošiūnas, A., Nov 2020

    Supervisor: Professor Bob Nichol (Supervisor), Dr David Bacon (Supervisor) & Professor Kazuya Koyama (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  33. 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

  34. Testing inflationary cosmology

    Author: Hardwick, R., May 2019

    Supervisor: Professor David Wands (Supervisor), Vennin, V. (Supervisor) & Dr Hooshyar Assadullahi (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  35. Tests of cosmological structure growth

    Author: Raccanelli, A., May 2013

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  36. The 'where' of sovereign power and exception: Palestinian life and refugee camps in Lebanon

    Author: Martin, D., 2012

    Supervisor: Amoore, L. (External person) (Supervisor), Campbell, D. (External person) (Supervisor) & McEwan, C. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  37. The (change) blindingly obvious: investigating fixation behaviour and memory recall during CCTV observation

    Author: Graham, G., 27 Jan 2016

    Supervisor: Dr Lucy Akehurst (Supervisor), Ost, J. (Supervisor) & Page, J. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  38. The Assessment of deteriorated concrete structures using extended digital image correlation (EDIC)

    Author: Mamand, H., Sep 2015

    Supervisor: Dr Jiye Chen (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  39. The Boys’ Brigade and urban cultures, 1883 – 1933: a relationship examined

    Author: Spackman, C. J., 2016

    Supervisor: Professor Bradley Beaven (Supervisor), Dr Karl Bell (Supervisor) & Dr Jodi Burkett (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  40. The Central American Common Market (CACM): an analysis of economic integration and competitiveness

    Author: Deras, J. E., 2010

    Supervisor: Professor Andy Thorpe (Supervisor) & Snell, M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  41. The Daily Mail Ideal Home Exhibition and suburban modernity, 1908-51

    Author: Professor Deborah Sugg Ryan , 1995

    Supervisor: Nava, M. (External person) (Supervisor) & Alexander, S. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  42. The E-Cultural Adaption Framework (E-CAF): adapting the local travel interface for Egyptian consumers

    Author: Hagag, W., 2011

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  43. The Engineering Geology of Slopes in the South Cotswolds

    Author: Privett, K. D., Nov 1980

    Supervisor: Hawkins, A. B. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  44. The History Boys: masculinity, memory and the 1980s in British cinema, 2005 – 2010

    Author: Pope, A., May 2015

    Supervisor: Smith, J. (Supervisor) & Etherington Wright, C. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  45. The Second World War in Polish history textbooks: narratives and networks from 1989 to 2015

    Author: Bobryk, S. P., 16 Apr 2017

    Supervisor: Professor Wolfram Kaiser (Supervisor), Dr Paul Flenley (Supervisor) & Mannin, M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  46. 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

  47. The WTO and developing countries: The missing link of international distributive justice

    Author: Altaer, A. S. A. S., Sep 2010

    Supervisor: Professor Munir Maniruzzaman (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  48. The anatomical and molecular characterisation of vascular ingression in the embryonic vertebrate brain

    Author: Corla, A. R., May 2017

    Supervisor: Dr Frank Schubert (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  49. The animal rights movement: the challenge for corporate resilience

    Author: Green, J., Jul 2014

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  50. The application of Western norms in relation to corruption

    Author: Baldock, G., Jul 2018

    Supervisor: Professor Mark Button (Supervisor) & Mr Chris Lewis (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  51. 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

  52. The basis and nature of attitudes toward animal use: a psychological approach

    Author: Knight, S., Sep 2006

    Supervisor: Professor Aldert Vrij (Supervisor) & Professor Kim A. Bard (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. The behaviour of pharmaceuticals in anaerobic digester sludge

    Author: Campbell, A. J., Feb 2013

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  55. 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

  56. The biological effects of ionising radiation on crustaceans: combining lab and field studies

    Author: Fuller, N., May 2018

    Supervisor: Professor Alex Ford (Supervisor) & Professor Jim Smith (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  57. 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

  58. The causal impact of education on income: income inequality and poverty in Thailand

    Author: Phromwong, S., Sep 2017

    Supervisor: Sekeris, P. (Supervisor) & Professor Andy Thorpe (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  59. The causes and costs of intersexuality in two freshwater populations of the amphipod, Gammarus minus found in Montgomery County, Virginia USA

    Author: Brown, T. L., Jun 2020

    Supervisor: Professor Alex Ford (Supervisor), Glazier, D. S. (External person) (Supervisor) & Downer, R. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  60. The chemical evolution of unresolved stellar populations: from stellar astrophysics to cosmology

    Author: Johansson, J., Dec 2011

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  61. 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

  62. The complexities of reflective practice in theacher education: a new approach

    Author: Meierdirk, C., Feb 2018

    Supervisor: Professor Karen Johnston (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  63. The computer network faults classification using a novel hybrid classifier

    Author: Qader, K., Feb 2019

    Supervisor: Dr Mo Adda (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  64. The conceptualisation of weapons of war

    Author: Dr Patricia Shamai , 10 Dec 2018

    Supervisor: Bluth, C. (External person) (Supervisor) & kuhrt, N. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  65. The conservation of archaeological sites in Syria: Ugarit as a case study

    Author: Dr Tarek Teba , 2016

    Supervisor: Theodossopoulos, D. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  66. 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

  67. The control of natural ventilation with opposing wind and buoyancy

    Author: Lishman, B., 2007

    Supervisor: Woods, A. W. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  68. 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

  69. The day of German unity 1990-2005: redefining the past, present and future

    Author: Ball, C. S., 5 May 2009

    Supervisor: Professor Wolfram Kaiser (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  70. 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

  71. The determinants and economic consequences of risk disclosure: evidence from Saudi Arabia

    Author: Alzead, R. S., May 2017

    Supervisor: Professor Khaled Hussainey (Supervisor) & Kallias, A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  72. 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

  73. The development of a Quality Management implementation model for the Nigerian Space Industry

    Author: Lawal, J. N., Jan 2020

    Supervisor: Dr Debbie Reed (Supervisor) & Mr Chris Milner (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  74. The development of a theoretical framework for designing smart and ubiquitous learning environments for outdoor cultural heritage

    Author: AL-Khafaji , A., Jun 2018

    Supervisor: Dr Ella Haig (Supervisor), Fallahkhair, S. (Supervisor) & Crellin, J. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  75. The development of satellite radar interferometry for geohazard application

    Author: Capes, R. E., Jan 2017

    Supervisor: Professor Richard Teeuw (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  76. The development, measurement and implementation of a bystander intervention strategy: A field study on workplace verbal bullying in a large UK organisation

    Author: Lansbury, L. N. S., Sep 2014

    Supervisor: Rayner, C. (Supervisor), Dr Iona Byford (Supervisor) & Dr Cheryl Brook (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  77. The development, piloting and evaluation of a bra intervention for women with larger breasts who are experiencing breast pain

    Author: Sharland, E. L., Aug 2018

    Supervisor: Professor Joanna Wakefield-Scurr (Supervisor), Dr Jenny Burbage (Supervisor) & Agrawal, A. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  78. 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

  79. The distribution of galaxies as a test of primordial non-gaussianity

    Author: Kalus, B. K. W., May 2018

    Supervisor: Percival, W. (Supervisor), Samushia, L. (Supervisor) & Dr David Bacon (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  80. The durability of polyurethane protective coatings for sub-marine applications

    Author: Joseph, J., Oct 2019

    Supervisor: Dr James Smith (Supervisor) & Dr Zhong Yi Zhang (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  81. The dynamics of bride price in Zimbabwe and the diaspora

    Author: Dr Ottis Mubaiwa , Apr 2019

    Supervisor: Professor Tamsin Bradley (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  82. The economics of electricity market reforms in developing countries: an African experience and lessons

    Author: Nworie, I., Mar 2017

    Supervisor: Professor Andy Thorpe (Supervisor), Mr Robert Gausden (Supervisor) & Dr Yaseen Ghulam (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  83. The effect of a cows’ milk exclusion diet and substitute formula in infancy on childhood eating habits

    Author: Maslin, K., Sep 2015

    Supervisor: Dean, T. (External person) (Supervisor), Venter, C. (Supervisor) & Arshad, S. H. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  84. 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

  85. 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

  86. The effect of ethnicity on the vascular responses to cooling in men

    Author: Maley, M., Sep 2015

    Supervisor: Dr Clare Eglin (Supervisor), House, J. R. (Supervisor) & Professor Mike Tipton (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

  87. The effect of interpreters on eliciting information, cues to deceit, and rapport

    Author: Ewens, S., Sep 2015

    Supervisor: Professor Aldert Vrij (Supervisor), Dr Lucy Akehurst (Supervisor) & Dr Sharon Leal (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis